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Behind The Scenes At Fogo de Chao

by Steven Doyle

Perhaps you have been to a churrascari or a Brazilian steakhouse and sampled the flurry of meats that is served by the gauchos. If you have chances are you have been to Fogo de Chao, which started with 9 locations in Brazil before expanding to the United States, with Dallas as its first domestic location.        Continue reading

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Scenes From 2015 Addison Oktoberfest

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Named one of the country’s most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations by Forbes and USA Today, Addison Oktoberfest features four days of family-oriented entertainment. German entertainers in authentic costumes perform traditional Bavarian folk dances, schuhplattling, oompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels and more. A special “Oktoberfest” Paulaner Bier is served along with several types of German sausage, sauerkraut, strudel, giant pretzels and more.

For guests who visit Munich’s famed Oktoberfest, the ticket to have is in the VIP balconies of the 14 bier tents at the festival. At Addison Oktoberfest, the massive 30,000 square foot Schloss Addison tent has a similar opportunity. Noted chef and restaurateur Richard Chamberlain will host Chamberlain’s Brau Haus, a full-service restaurant overlooking the Addison Oktoberfest busy dance floor.  Continue reading

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Win Our Prize Pack For The 2015 Addison Oktoberfest

Oktoberfestby Steven Doyle

Each year we celebrate the Addison Oktoberfest in style and this year you may join us. Check out the Ultimate Guide for this festival which runs September 17-20 and is sure to bring you a bit of Deutschland happiness.

We are offering one lucky guest a special package which includes (4) event tickets, (2) 1 liter Paulaner steins, (2) Paulaner t-shirts for a total value of $120.  Continue reading

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Dallas Chocolate Festival This Weekend, Announces Special Workshops

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DallasChocolate.org is excited to announce a day of hands-on chocolate making workshops to follow the 2015 Dallas Chocolate Festival. The 2-workshop event will be held Sunday, September 13th at Perfect Temper Kitchen in Plano.

Fans of the Dallas Chocolate Festival have been requesting more opportunities to learn from the renowned experts that showcase their treats at the festival. DallasChocolate.org founder Sander Wolf has responded by creating two hands-on workshops for aspiring chocolate makers and chocolatiers of all skill levels. While the intention is to provide a fun chocolate experience to the students, the classes will be held in a commercial kitchen with experts in their fields. Wolf is confident that students will come away with some real skills.  Continue reading

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The 2015 Ultimate Guide to Oktoberfest in Addison

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For nearly three decades, the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich has been held in Addison, Texas.  This year, over 70,000 fans will come together September 17-20, 2015 to share a love of polka, German food and, of course, the same Paulaner Bier that will be served at Bavaria’s favorite festival. As a part of its award-winning tradition, Addison has timed their festival to coincide with the famed Munich Oktoberfest, and Addison Oktoberfest will also feature much of the same music, folk dancing, sing-a-longs plus great German food and entertainment.

Often questioned about hosting a festival called Oktoberfest during the month of September, as a part of their efforts to make Addison Oktoberfest the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration in North America, the festival is always timed to open the same weekend as the Munich celebration.   Continue reading

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Don’t Miss This: Tickets Are Available Now for Chamberlain’s Brau Haus

Oktoberfestby Steven Doyle

Every year we go a little crazy with the Addison Oktoberfest, and this year will not be any different. We are busy now working on our ultimate guide to the event but didn’t want you to miss out on something special that will book extra fast. The event is September 17-20th, just three weeks away.

Enjoy Addison Oktoberfest like a true VIP with a special dining experience created by Chef Richard Chamberlain. For only $49.99, you’ll receive event admission, an killer three-course dinner paired with Paulaner beers, a special one-liter commemorative stein and a $25 gift card to return to either Chamberlain’s Steak & Chop House or Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill. Reserve your seats here.

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Tickets Available For 2015 Dallas Chocolate Festival

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DallasChocolate.org will be hosting the 2015 Dallas Chocolate Festival Saturday, September 12th, at the Addison Conference Centre. Last year, this event sold out – and we want to make sure that you don’t miss your chance to get in on the best gathering of chocolate makers and chocolatiers in Texas.

There will be the return of old favorites, local trailblazers, and innovative newbies. See how these talented chocolatiers and chocolate makers are bringing the industry to exciting new places. There will also be informative lectures and demos, food trucks, an interactive kids chocolate table, and a gift shop.    Continue reading

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