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One Night of Queen at Winspear March 6

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AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for One Night of Queen will go on sale Friday, October 18 at 10 a.m. One Night of Queen, performed by Gary Mullen & The Works, is a touring 2-hour stage show paying tribute to the stage theatrics and music of Queen.

One Night of Queen will perform for one night only at 8 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Continue reading

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Jeng Chi Is A Sichuan Delight With Amazing Dumplings

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The crowned jewel of Richardson’s Little China Town is none other than Jeng Chi, with their masterful Sichuan dishes, dim sum and the beloved xiaolongbao, or soup dumplings. Jeng Chi calls the latter “juicy dumplings”, but however you bite into them, they are masterful.

Opened 30 years ago by master chef Yuan Teng, the restaurant is now mostly operated by his son Francisco and daughter-in-law Janelle who has taken a small restaurant to their current digs just a few doors down to its current glorious 8,000 square feet.  Continue reading

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West End Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

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We received a note from the Spaghetti Warehouse today, which is odd because we never heard from theme, ever. They are closing up shop in Dallas. Continue reading

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Dallas Restaurants That Have A Beautiful Patina And A Spark Of History

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Generations have celebrated certain restaurants in Dallas, enjoying the cuisine that made Dallas strong and certainly has given it character. Today we pay homage to a select handful of these Dallas classics and hope you will continue to enjoy them as time honors them with continued success.

I recall some old favorites including  Zeider Zee, The Beefeater, Prince of Burgers and Southern Kitchen. Perhaps you have some memories of restaurants that come to mind.
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The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites

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Apple pie isn’t American in the way people often mean. Every ingredient, from apples to butter to nutmeg and cinnamon, came from somewhere else.

But then, so do most Americans.

A book traces the roots of American tastes from pemmican to Coca-Cola to what are now called “molecularly modified” foods. Libby O’Connell, the chief historian and a senior vice president for the History Channel and A&E networks, wrote The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites. Continue reading

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Ultimate Cocktail Experience This Sunday

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Now in its eighth year, the Ultimate Cocktail Experience is more than just cocktails and fun—although there’s plenty of both. Most importantly is the event’s mission to raise money for Trigger’s Toys, a non-profit organization that provides aid to hospitalized children and their families. Through UCE, the organization is able to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars per year, all earmarked to assist those in need. Continue reading

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CraftWay Soon to Open in Plano

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CraftWay Kitchen, a new American tavern concept, will open in Plano’s Lake Side Market in late October. Owners Troy Cooper and Mike Hutchinson are excited to announce the restaurant’s menu, just weeks before its launch. The menu offers diners an elevated take on modern American cuisine, all at a moderate price point.

CraftWay’s menu offers signature appetizers including Candied Bacon ($8), with brown sugar and ancho chili spice. Blue Cheese Chips ($9) feature Maytag blue cheese, smoked bacon and chives. And Flash Fried Asparagus ($10) are panko crusted with a lemon caper aioli. Continue reading

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