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Chef Amanda Freitag to Open Rise & Thyme in the AT&T Discovery District

Chef Amanda Freitag and Hospitality Alliance are thrilled to announce the upcoming opening of Rise & Thyme, a seasonal American café. The restaurant, located at 211 S. Akard Street will officially open to the public on Friday, September 18. This will be the second restaurant to open in the new AT&T Discovery District, and will be open for breakfast and lunch with dinner coming later, offering guests a wide variety of options from salads to sandwiches, pastas to patty melts – from the acclaimed chef and her team.

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Live entertainment has returned to Truluck’s in Uptown

Live entertainment has returned to Truluck’s in Uptown each Wednesday-Saturday from 6:00pm to closing. Visit the Stone Crab Lounge to enjoy music spanning from the 70’s to today performed live from Clay Davis, Jennifer Perryman, and other exceptional entertainers. Come early to take advantage of Cocktail Hour where all spirits under $25 are 25% off and select wines by the glass are $9 every Monday through Friday from 4:00-6:00pm.

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OysterFest at Knife Dallas on Friday, September 25th

Head to Knife Dallas on Friday, September 25thfor their first ever Oyster Fest complete with all-you-can-eat oysters by Rappahannock Oyster Co and beer* from Texas Ale Project. The festivities will take place on Knife’s newly renovated patio and guests will have the opportunity to be one of the first to enjoy the space. 

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Missing Hard on State Fair Food Competition?

It’s about to get heated! The State Fair of Texas is thrilled to announce a special version of the Big Tex Choice Awards for 2020 – Fair Food Madness: Big Tex Choice Awards Championship. Exclusive to this year, the competition will take place entirely online. With the first of five voting rounds opening today on BigTex.com/Madness, Fair fanatics will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite previous Big Tex Choice Awards winners as they face off in randomized bracket matchups.

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III Forks Announces Move to New Location

III Forks announces today its relocation to a new setting in DFW. III Forks Dallas will now serve guests in Frisco at 1303 Legacy Drive at the 121 interchange.

The Dallas Parkway location is closed permanently due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the crisis brought on by the current pandemic, III Forks has been unable to reach a mutually acceptable solution to a dispute with the California-based absentee landlord of the Dallas North Parkway location. Other III Forks locations in Austin TX, Chicago IL, Jacksonville FL and Palm Beach Gardens FL are unaffected by the relocation.

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Welcome Back, Big Tex

Even in the absence of the 2020 State Fair of Texas, everyone’s favorite 55-foot-tall cowboy is resuming his post as the official State Fair of Texas ambassador for his 68th year. Our beloved Texas icon, Big Texreturns to his rightful home on Wednesday, September 16 starting at 10 a.m. in Big Tex Circle. Due to safety concerns related to COVID-19, this year’s Big Tex installation is only open to media, not to the general public.

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