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Dallas Mavericks Honor Veterans With Seats for Soldiers

76608800_10157521054242850_8302594111597182976_oby Alex Gonzalez

On this Veteran’s Day, we honor and thank those who serve and who have served to protect our country. Each year, the Dallas Mavericks basketball team honors soldiers and military veterans by inviting them to sit courtside during a Mavericks game. This past Wednesday marked the 15th annual Seats for Soldiers Mavericks game. Continue reading

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Dallas Burgers & Burgundy 2019

DIFFA-BB-790x500.jpgby Alex Gonzalez

‘Twas a magical Friday evening in Klyde Warren Park, where some of Dallas’ most acclaimed chefs gathered for the annual Burgers + Burgundy celebration. At Burgers + Burgundy, chefs offer samples of their signature burgers and pair them with wines of their choices. Each year, Burgers + Burgundy has a theme, and this year’s was Feather Fete. Attendees arrived to Klyde Warren in their most fabulous feathered attire.

This year’s Burgers + Burgundy was hosted by chef John Tesar (Knife) and Terri Provencal, publisher and editor in chief of Patron Magazine. Tesar sampled his signature Ozersky burger and paired with a lovely bugundy. Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: Wine and Magic at Checkered Past

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Located in the Cedars district in Dallas, Checkered Past winery is a mellow, laid back shop where guests can taste Texas wines, locally brewed beer, and some of the best wines from other parts of country and the world. On the first Saturday of each month, Checkered Past hosts two Wine and Magic shows, with magic performed by award-winning magician, Trigg Watson. Continue reading

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Twin Peaks To Open in Mexico City

TWIN PEAKS - Mexico City Franchiseeby Alex Gonzalez

One of Dallas’ most unique sports bar offerings is Twin Peaks, where the beers are cold, the food is filling and the ladies are pretty. Not to mention, the customer service is top-notch. In hopes to replicate the signature components of Twin Peaks across the border, a group of Mexican franchisees plan to bring the restaurant to various parts of Mexico City. Continue reading

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Eight best places to watch the game in Dallas

texasby Alex Gonzalez

Football season is upon us, and for many of us millennials who don’t have the luxury of cable, finding the right place to catch the game can pose a bit of a challenge. Luckily, Dallas, a city who boasts some of the most legendary sports teams in the nation, is filled with plenty of bars, dives and lounges to watch the big game. Whether you’re a Cowboys, Mavs, Stars or Rangers fan, Dallas has plenty of places that align with your style and help you maintain your game day spirits. Continue reading

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Texas All Star Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktail Festival

beer girlby Alex Gonzalez

Earlier this month, Globe Life Park hosted Texas All Star Craft Beer, Wine and Cocktail Festival in Arlington, TX. The road to this festival was rough, however, the end results proved fruitful. The festival featured hundreds of craft beer, wine, and cocktail brands from around DFW and the world. Notable guests, including Texas Rangers Alumni, were in attendance, and attendees of the festival enjoyed live music, games and tasty bites from local food vendors. Continue reading

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Nosh Premier This Week

image1 (32).jpegby Alex  Gonzalez    photos provided by Nosh

Over the course of the past 40 years, Chef Avner Samuel has been an active force in Dallas’ dining scene. Known for his restaurants like Aurora and earlier versions of Nosh Bistro, Samuel is a master of Mediterranean cuisine. His resume boasts incredible feats, including  Executive Chef for The Crescent Court Hotel, The Mansion, The Fairmont Hotel, and The Churchill Hotel London. Following the closure of the original Nosh in 2010, Samuel spent two-and-a-half years in Israel getting in touch with new Middle Eastern dining trends.  Continue reading

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