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Behind The Scenes At Fogo de Chao

Fogo De Ch+úo - Addison (Dallas) -- 00059by Steven Doyle

Perhaps you have been to a churrascaria or a Brazilian steakhouse and sampled the flurry of meats that are served by the gauchos. If you have chances are you have been to Fogo de Chao, which started with nine locations in Brazil before expanding to the United States, with Dallas as its first domestic location.        Continue reading

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Six Unexpected Food Finds at Addison Oktoberfest


Coming to Addison Oktoberfest September 15-18?  Then you’ll be pleased to find favorites that you’ve come to expect.  You’ll find beautiful bratwurst, spectacular smoked pork and lots of sauerkraut.  You’ll find the same Paulaner bier that is being served at the Munich Oktoberfest.  And, of course, you’ll find delicious strudel in various traditional flavors.

However, there are six things you might NOT expect to find at Addison Oktoberfest, and these would make a good Oktoberfest bucket list:   Continue reading

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Dining at the Italian Club of Dallas

by Steven Doyle

For just over 30 years the Italian Club of Dallas  has celebrated the spirit and traditions of Italy.  Located in Addison at 14865 Inwood Road , the Italian Club is not necessarily exclusive to its members. There are several exciting nights where they open their doors to the public for dinner, and lunch is always available to anyone.

The Italian Club benefits several local charitable organizations and itself is a not-for-profit. You might enjoy the Bocce Ball tournament that benefit’s the Special Olympics held in September. They also partnership with the USO and volunteer for the Children’s Craniofacial Association.    Continue reading

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Lazaranda Means Incredible Fish In Crave Language

by Steven Doyle

I recently had some beautiful dishes at Lazaranda in Addison, including a Sea Bass Ajillo, which is a seared Sea Bass with garlic and gaujillo peppers along with a dash of orange juice and tomato sauce. A true stand out. You may have heard about the small  group of restaurants from Mexico, with its single location in the States in the food capital of Addison, Texas Continue reading

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We Celebrate Addison’s Kaboom Town With A Contest

fireworks-3by Steven Doyle

Summer 201 marches along and we have a bit of a reprieve from the blasting heat we have been experiencing. This happens just in time for the family picnics and outings in celebration of Independence Day. One of the biggest celebrations in the North Texas area is Addison’s Kaboom Town this July 3rd. With cooler temps more people will seek the perfect spot to watch what is included in the top ten fireworks displays in the country. But this year is a bit different than in years past. Stay with us to find out the details and how you can win some fun Kaboom Town prizes.  Continue reading


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“Malt” to Open In Old Truluck’s Addison Location

Trulucks1by Steven Doyle

Way back in October we broke the news that Truluck’s was shuttering in Addison after a long and successful run in that space. The reason was not due to lack of business, the successful micro-chain is growing. It was more about an expensive lease renewal.

Today we learn that the new tenants that have been remodeling the very large space will name the casual concept “Malt”. We have little information on what the restaurant will offer at this time, but we heard that it will not be extremely heavy on alcohol. With a name like malt we were hoping to see a scotch bar go in, or the very least a high end brew pub which that section of Dallas is sorely lacking.    Continue reading


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