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Play Ball! Opening Day Of Baseball Brings In New Fare At The Ballpark

rangersby Steven Doyle

Today is Opening Day of Baseball at Globe Life Park (née Ballpark in Arlington) and the crowds are record breaking. Walking through the various parking lots you will see plumes of smoke as tailgaters are taking advantage of the beautiful weather and pre-game spirits.  Grills are in full production to beat hunger, and possibly the high prices set inside the park for hot dogs and nachos. As many know the Ranger chefs have been busy over the past few year to set themselves apart from the past driven by sad boiled wieners and flimsy pseudo-cheese soaked chips. The birth of the Boomstick brought in a new era to the ballpark, one worthy of Texas bragging rights. The Boomstick is a 2-foot all-beef hot dog, smothered in chili, nacho cheese, jalapenos and caramelized onions, all on top of a massive potato bun. The whole thing weighs in at 3 pounds, and when introduced in 2012 the Rangers sold a half million dollars worth of the dogs that first year.  Continue reading

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Want To Buy A Food Truck?

lucky duckyby Steven Doyle

Operating a restaurant can be a beating. A food truck can be just as difficult, especially in the extreme temperatures in Texas. Because of this we have seen more than a few food trucks fold under the pressure. It is not for everyone, but it looks exciting, doesn’t it?

We were recently sent word from Lucky Ducky Dogs that they are dropping out at the end of August and are selling off their operation for family reasons. I will let them speak for themselves:   Continue reading

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The Texas Rangers Have Their Own Food Truck!

DSC06777by Steven Doyle

One of my very favorite holidays is close at hand. No, not Easter. Opening Day of baseball is one of the last vestiges of Americana and well worth taking a day off with the family to take in tradition. In preparation for the big day the good folks at the Ballpark at Arlington, home to the Texas Rangers, spent the off season sprucing up to make your experience even greater. This is code-speak for ‘more food’. Continue reading

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Hofmann’s Opened Today To A Large And Hungry Crowd

hof4by Steven Doyle

We were able to supply the very First Look of Hofmann Hots earlier this week, and the doors opened today to a large and hungry crowd anxious to sample the East coast wonder dog.  We have some photos from the opening day that we wanted to share. So jump and drool.   Continue reading

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Hofmann Hots Opens Feb 8

dogby Steven Doyle

We have been quietly following Hofmann Hots for months now, and last night we received a really cool phone call from one in the know at the doggery that they will definitely be open a week from today, February 8, 2013. The mystery will soon be over. We were invited to a sneak preview and will bring you back all the great information and photos this coming week.

 

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