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Daiquiris to Go Now Open on Greenville Avenue

daiq1by Steven Doyle

For a taste of New Orleans Daiquiris to Go has been a mainstay in Dallas for quite a few years with its location on Riverfront. A new location opened today so now you may sip all the cool flavors with naughty names such as  Menage a Trois and Pink Panties.  There is something also naughty about taking a drink on the road that possibly attracts us to these places, whereas in NOLA it is very commonplace.   Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Truck Yard’s Soup Du Jour

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Truck Yard wins for doing it right.


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Celebrate The Repeal Of Prohibition Dec 5

prohibitionby Steven Doyle

October 28, 1919 a bill was introduced and vetoed the same day by president Woodrow Wilson. The Volstead Act would criminalize intoxicating beverages containing over .05% alcohol. Not content with the veto the House and Senate over-rode the veto and the Prohibition Era was born.

The Volstead Act gave birth to speakeasies, bath tub gin and gangland violence in what would be recorded as one of the worst social experiments of our time. On December 5, 1933, Utah became the 36th state to ratify the Twenty-first Amendment, which repealed the Eighteenth Amendment, rendered the Volstead Act unconstitutional, and restored control of alcohol to the states.          Continue reading

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