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Oak’d Brings Cozy, Hearty Barbecue to Old Town Shopping Center

The hotly anticipated Oak’d BBQ is now open. The Central Texas-inspired barbecue joint offers indulgent delights like burnt ends, sausage, chicken and wagyu brisket in a cozy, home-like setting.

Oak’d was originally slated to open this spring, but was pushed back due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. They officially opened earlier this month, with radio personality Kellie Raspberry and husband Allen Evans as investors.

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Food and Online Slots

Instead of spending hours in land-based casinos playing your favorite online casino game, today all of this is possible in the comfort of your own home. Just open a casino site that features online slots from top providers in the casino industry. Games like blackjack, poker, and roulette are some of the most popular casino games and are still played even in the online gambling community. Online casino sites offer a number of advantages to both existing and new customers, so it’s a good idea to check out what a casino site has to offer before you decide where you’re going to spend your free time.

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Primo’s MX New Location: Hillcrest

Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge, which returned to North Texas with its Uptown location earlier this year  before opening its second location in The Statler, will open its third location Monday, Nov. 23, in North Dallas at 8611 Hillcrest Road.

 “Primo’s is such an iconic brand, and has been a real fixture in both Uptown and Downtown,” says Robert Hall, CEO of Refined Hospitality Concepts. “With the opening of Primo’s Hillcrest, we want to become the go-to destination for elevated Tex-Mex and craft cocktails in Preston Hollow and North Dallas.”

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Introducing the Hendrick’s High Wheel

With the prevalence of home-based exercise equipment evolving into painfully efficient technological heights, Hendrick’s, the world’s most unusual gin, has released its very own HENDRICK’S HIGH WHEEL, just in time for the holidays – a delightfully intricate stationary pedaling device that offers a leisurely, pleasant alternative to the home workout devices on the market today.

“In our view, modern exercise devices are demanding and intrusive, seeking to know your heart rate, V02Max and then sharing your fitness level with others,” explains Vance Henderson, the Scottish ginmaker’s ambassador to the US. “We take a more laissez-faire approach. Choose a good novel, stimulate your mind, and pedal away at your own leisure!”

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Bonchon Relocates Global HQ to Dallas

Bonchon, the internationally revered restaurant brand known for its Korean fried chicken, announces the relocation of its New York City headquarters to Dallas, Texas by January 1, 2020.

In addition to a new HQ, Bonchon is launching a fast-casual restaurant model, incorporating a new interior design, new service model, and streamlined menu. The new model will apply to select new franchise openings and new corporate restaurants and will strengthen Bonchon’s ability to continue to grow online ordering, which currently accounts for over 50% of its current revenue.

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Introducing Thompson San Antonio | Early 2021 Opening

Thompson San Antonio announced today the new lifestyle hotel is accepting reservations for stays March 1, 2021 and beyond. Situated in a luxury mixed-use development, The Arts Residences, on the banks of the San Antonio River, Thompson San Antonio is expected to redefine the city’s skyline and bring modern sophistication to the Texas Hill Country when it opens on the celebrated River Walk.  

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