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So&So’s Sneak Preview Weekend April 18-20

soby Steven Doyle

We have been anxiously awaiting the opening of the latest from the minds behind Standard Pour on McKinney. So&So’s is not quite ready to fully swing open the doors, but invite you to stop by this weekend for a look see, and to help celebrate owner Brandon Hays’ birthday in grand fashion, and we have the details.   Continue reading

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Celebrate With Gloria Campos Tonight

gloriaby Steven Doyle

Pay your respects to outgoing Channel 8 news anchor Gloria Campos tonight from 9 to 11pm at the Victory Plaza studio near downtown Dallas. There will be some revelry and food trucks lined up to serve her fans.

Campos has been with WFAA since September 1984, when she started as an anchor. Campos was the first Hispanic anchor in the Dallas-Fort Worth market. Prior to the Channel 8 gig she spent eight years at KGBT-TV in he hometown of  Harlingen which was her only other broadcasting job shortly after graduating from Southwest Texas State University in 1976.  Continue reading

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Holiday Cocktail Party Ideas

eggnogby Steven Doyle

Holiday season is in full swing with parties abound. You will want to serve up some fine libations to set the mood and lift the spirits, making your holiday cheery and bright. We asked  Elliot Schaum, wine, beer and spirit expert with Dallas-based Goody Goody Liquor, what his top three drinks that will be a hit with guests. Schaum offers us three classic recipes, and we suggest that the egg nog would make a delicious gift for most everyone on your Christmas list.      Continue reading

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Texas Bartenders Are Bringing It Home From Tales Of The Cocktail

IMG_6999by Dorothy Hernandez

Thursday morning, Bar Smyth’s Omar Yeefoon took the national title of Stoli’s Most Original Bartender, winning over the judges with creative cocktails such as a play on a Manhattan and a deconstructed Moscow Mule, which entailed lime, brown sugar, a shot of vodka and candied sugar on a plate. He competed against four other bartenders from New York, Miami, LA, Dallas and Chicago. Yeefoon took Dallas last month at Candleroom where he went head to head with Cedar Social’s Trina Nishimura and the Dram’s Jason Birt.   Continue reading

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Inwood Tavern Celebrates 49 Years Tonight And You Are Invited

inwoodby Steven Doyle

Inwood Tavern celebrates 49 years in business tonight. If the walls of this epic neighborhood bar could talk we would have to seek a gag order. Known for great beer, smooth cocktails and spirited conversation, Inwood has seen its share of fantastic evenings.    Continue reading

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Tres de Mayo Party at Ku De Ta May 3

kudeta1by Jayne Chobot Herring

For those of us who do NOT enjoy spending our weekends sucking in our stomachs for photographers, there is now another way to enjoy the sexy and exclusive pool club Ku De Ta in Old East Dallas. But it is only for one night. The Top Rung Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to improving the Dallas community by raising money for different charities, is having a party this Friday night and we are all invited. Parris Rigby, the foundation’s leader and consummate hostess, along with her well-connected and philanthropic friends and partners, is taking over what they are calling “The Compound,” a first-time-ever combination of the Chicago pub-like Three Sheets, old dance hall reminiscent Southern Comforts, and the previously mentioned urban oasis Ku De Ta for a “Tres de Mayo” party, bringing attention to the foundation and a new crowd to the three properties owned by Patrick Tetrick.         Continue reading

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