by 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
On December 14, 2013, Rabbit Hole Brewing sold their first keg of beer. In honor of that anniversary, the Justin, TX-based brewery will hold a First Anniversary Party on Saturday, December 13, from 1-6 p.m. The Rabbit Hole team, including founders Matt Morriss, Tom Anderson, and Laron Cheek, will celebrate the occasion with the release of their limited-edition New Year’s beer, Hole Lang Syne. In addition to sampling of regular and limited edition beers, the party will feature a barbecue lunch and live entertainment. Continue reading
Food has been at the heart of the State Fair of Texas since the gates first opened in 1886. Since 2005, each year State Fair concessionaires cook up tasty and unique foods for a chance to become a finalist in the Big Tex Choice Awards. In 2013, the Big Tex Choice Awards winners were chosen from eight finalists. Fried Thanksgiving Dinner, created by Justin Martinez, won Most Creative, and the Best Tasting food item was awarded to Issac Russo for his creation, the Fried Cuban Roll.
A group of contestants presented their creations to the State Fair of Texas in August. The field has been narrowed to eight. A panel of prestigious judges will pick winners in the two categories – Best Tasting & Most Creative. Here are this year’s finalists in the Big Tex Choice Awards who will compete for the titles of Best Tasting and Most Creative: Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We have been building up to this for weeks now, and Savor Dallas is finally here. Click away to see the various events that are available for you to enjoy, culminating to the wonderful International Tasting we enjoy each year with a bevy of chef tastings and plenty of incredible wines to sample. This is like the Super Bowl of foodie events in the North Texas area, and you will want to savor every bit of the events on schedule.
In addition to all the fun events, organizers, who include Jim White and Vicki Briley-White, they play host to many VIP’s that come in literally from around the world. These VIP’s might include chefs, winemakers and national media. What do the organizers do with these people when they aren’t savoring? They show them around Dallas. Mostly they go to restaurants. If you would like to be a VIP, we somehow came upon the list of where they are going this week. Check these hot spots out: Continue reading
by Andrew Chalk
Fogo de Chão, the Addison-based U.S. subsidiary of a Brazilian restaurant chain is sending three readers to Brazil to report on their trips. Here is how that works: Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
I could eat $200 worth of East Hampton Sandwich Co. sandwiches in one sitting. Of course I would start with the lobster roll, and work my way through the line up to that fried crispy chicken sandwich. You have an opportunity to do just that if you win the sandwich shop’s contest they are running through the month of December.
To win a $200 East Hampton gift card merely post any picture on Instagram relating to East Hampton Sandwich Company with the hashtag #EHsandwich. Now the photos do not actually have to be their sandwiches, it could be a homemade suggestion for new soup or sandwich. It could be anything related to their store, and they will give extra points for creativity. Continue reading