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Barman’s Halloween at Victor Tangos

Victor Tangos restaurant in Dallas.  Photography by Mei-Chun Jau.

On Monday, 10/31, Victor Tangos will join forces with Brian Floyd of The Barman’s Fund, as well as some of the city’s top bartenders, to raise a glass and money for charity.

The evening will feature drink specials, half-off all food for industry members (it is Monday, after all), and some of the city’s best barmen (and women) behind the bar. Dallas favorite, DJ Bryan C. (of Music is Our Weapon) will handle the soundtrack for the evening. And since no Halloween party is complete without costumes, prizes will be given for the “Best,” “Most Inappropriate” and “Most Outlandish” costumes.   Continue reading

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Moxie’s Grill & Bar Opening in Crescent


Moxie’s Grill & Bar, owned by Dallas Stars proprietor Tom Gaglardi, today announced the opening of its first U.S. location at The Crescent in Dallas, Texas this November, bringing 150 jobs to Dallas.

Our food is a reflection of our passion and commitment to a great dining experience,” said Paul Randle, franchisee of  Moxie’s Grill & Bar. “The menu is made up of high-quality, fresh ingredients delivered to guests in an energetic environment. Opening at The Crescent is the perfect way for Moxie’s to join the popular uptown dining scene.”   Continue reading

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On Aging Whiskey


Technically, it only takes a few days to make a barrel of whisky, but it takes time for that golden beverage’s taste to mature. Although you could drink it straight away, it wouldn’t be the peaty, rich liquor that whiskey fans typically relish. So what transpires in the months, years or even decades that a whiskey is left to age?

When whisky is first distilled and sealed up in its barrel, it’s more like moonshine than what you’d expect from a spirit like scotch or bourbon. Instead of golden-brown, brand-new whisky is perfectly clear and tastes a lot like the malted barley it’s made from. But as soon as it goes into a wooden barrel, things start getting interesting. Continue reading

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Texas Chili Fest at Granada November 6, 2016

peppersby Steven Doyle

Texas Chili Festival is a celebration of autumn that combines music and chili. The event will feature different North Texas chefs competing as they feature their culinary takes on the “Bowl o’ Red” traditions. Chili will be available for purchase, along with other food options, and participating chili Chef’s will provide 1 oz sampling portions while supplies last.   Continue reading

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Bread Winners & the Quarter Bar Undergo a Patio Renovation in Uptown



Bread Winners Café & Bakery and the Quarter Bar announced that they have embarked on a comprehensive patio renovation that should be compete by mid to late November. The patio for both concepts will double in size, have new modern patio furniture, pet-friendly areas and gorgeous new landscaped spaces.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Ten Bells Elotes

ten-bellsby Steven Doyle

What has been an odd week for elotes in Dallas comes a beautiful dish from the good people at Ten Bells Tavern in the Bishop Arts District of Oak Cliff. This sumptuous dish screams for attention, and certainly to be eaten paired with good beer and greater friends. Continue reading

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The Grape Celebrates 44 Years in Dallas


The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has flourished as one of the city’s most beloved eateries as well as an East Dallas neighborhood staple.   Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney celebrate and honor the anniversary October 24-29 with a week of special events.

Monday kicks-off the celebratory week with Burger Night.  Enjoy the much lauded Grape cheeseburger along with “Happy Mondays” happy hour until 8pm.   Continue reading

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