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Why Your Next Family Outing Should Be at Saint Rocco’s

strocco2.jpgby Alex Gonzalez

Dallas’ is certainly not short on restaurants, especially ones that specialize in Italian fare. But very few specialize in family-style dining. At Saint Rocco’s, parties of four or more are encouraged to order from Saint Rocco’s family menu and sample the best of what the New York-style Italian restaurant has to offer.  Continue reading

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New Menu at Fine China Inspires

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by Alex Gonzalez

While The Statler in downtown Dallas has seen many unfortunate closures with its restaurants in recent months, Fine China still stands. The age-old adage holds that if something ain’t broke, don’t fix it, and while Fine China was already a hit as it was, chef Ryan Carbery (Farmbyrd, Tillman’s) and crew decided to revamp the menu to encompass various Asian cultures. 

One of the new cocktails includes the far east, which is Fine China’s take on the French 76. The far east contains Ketel One botanical orange and peach, lemon, sparkling sake and grapefruit bitters. The cocktail glass comes garnished with an edible piece of paper with Asian art on it. Continue reading

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Dallas Mavericks Honor Veterans With Seats for Soldiers

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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

image015-759x478by Alex Gonzalez

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

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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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