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White Trash Bottle Service At Truck Yard For Limited Time

Watermelonby Steven Doyle

Our favorite adult playground is at it again, this time with giant watermelons and zero shame. The same spot off Greenville Avenue who makes the best cheesesteaks in Dallas is offering up a fun option for some end of summer love. Behold: the White Trash Bottle Service. When I first saw the headline in my email inbox I was thinking 40’s of Schlitz. No, this is so much better.

On Friday from 5pm until we run out, the Truck Yard is offering “White Trash Bottle Service.” Basically, they’re tapping whole watermelons with a pour spout and loading them up with tequila, fresh lime juice and triple sec. Combine that with the watermelon juice, and you’ve got a fruit keg full of electrolytes. And tequila.  Continue reading

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Date Night in Dallas: Memorable Evenings For $100 Or Less

couple-holding-hands-sitting2by Mike Marrero

Your next date will be Saturday during the day and starts with brunch at Boulevardier in the Bishop Arts District.  Boulevardier is a French inspired modern bistro with a selection of over 120 bottles of French and American wine, a large liquor selection including signature cocktails, and chef driven menu offering many delicious choices from its wood-fired grill.  This consistently top ranked Oak Cliff gem is open for brunch on the weekends from 11am – 3pm.  Order a round of mimosas for $10, share the Legs and Eggs featuring crisp duck legs confit, sunny side up Texas Farm eggs, homestead stone-ground grits cake, and huckleberry sauce for $16, and the French toast with biscoff, cinnamon toast brittle, Texas pecan maple syrup, and Grand Marnier Chantilly for $10.  Boulevardier is located at 408 North Bishop Avenue in Dallas.   Continue reading

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Barking Good Ice Cream Made With Oh* Brownies

barkerby Steven Doyle

If you have not tried Carnival Barkers Ice Cream, which is located at the very fun Truck Yard on Greenville Avenue, we have a new reason for you to slip on by for a taste. The lastest flavor uses local brownie maven Iris McCallister’s Oh* Brownie to make this Blonde Brownie Nutella ice cream. Seriously good stuff.

The address is 5624 Sears Street, located just across the road from Trader Joes on Lowest Greenville.

 

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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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Twinkie Challenge At Truck Yard Nov 16

truckyardby Steven Doyle

How many Twinkies could you stuff in your belly? I am thinking personally maybe 2. The packages come portion controlled for a reason. However, the good people at the Truck Yard wish to take it to a more epic count. Over the next two weeks the Truck Yard will be profiling ten competitive eaters on their Facebook page, followed up with a Twinkie throw-down Saturday, November 16th at 4pm.  Contestants will wash down the sponge cakes with a few tallboys. Defibrillator optional.

 

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We Love The Truck Yard For So Many Reasons

DSC00820by Steven Doyle

The Truck Yard is an overwhelming smash success you go by mere body count each night, including those precarious evenings when most stay huddled at home watching television, or manicuring their cats. Last evening we checked out the food truck park located on the sizzling hot Lowest Greenville Avenue area directly south of Trader Joes on Sears Street. The recent flack that Dallas Morning News critic shoveled at the venue made us even more excited to sit and sip, since we seem to have polar opposite ideas on what is fun to do and chew in Dallas.

The ice cream vendor Carnival Barker was easily found directly at the front facing Trader Joes just under the giant neon ice cream cone. Plenty of guests were able to locate and devour the house-made ice cream as when we visited about 7pm last night the owner was fresh out of product. Aaron Barker stated that he has been upping the amount of ice cream he makes each day and is now looking for more equipment to keep up with demand. He did have a handful of frozen bananas for sale, and we all know that there is always money in the banana stand.  We have tasted the Barker ice cream on numerous occasions and love the stuff. Plenty of fun, inventive flavors when they are in stock. Continue reading

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