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Po Melvin Schools Us In The Art Of Black-Eyed Peas, Just For Good Luck

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Black-eyed peas are a New Year’s Day “good luck” tradition.  But for Mel LeMane, the Southern staple is something more.  Black-eyed peas literally launched his family into the restaurant business, and they’re the most requested side dish at Po’ Melvin’s, which serves up Southern comfort fare from an unassuming strip mall space in Irving.   Continue reading

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Visiting Las Vegas: What You Need To Know

Visiting Las Vegas can be an exciting and unforgettable experience, with a wide range of activities and attractions to choose from. Here is a story about the best things to do while visiting the city:

As soon as you arrive in Las Vegas, the first thing you’ll notice is the vibrant atmosphere and the flashing lights of the casinos. If you’re feeling lucky, you can try your hand at blackjack, poker, or slot machines in one of the many casinos on the Strip. If you prefer a more low-key gambling experience, you can visit the downtown casinos, which offer a more traditional atmosphere and often have lower minimum bets.

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8 Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

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It has been a terrific year; a blessing to be sure. How do we give back this holiday season? We have a few options below that might pique your interest. What better way than to assemble the clan into the family truckster and make way to assist those less fortunate than us this year as the ultimate family feast in heartwarming acts of kindness with generous sides of valuable life lessons for the children, wrappings of great joy uncovered through lending a hand, and a bit of a treat knowing you made a difference in a life even if for only a day. be cautious because volunteerism is contagious. Continue reading

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First Chinese BBQ Roasted Duck For Christmas

by Steven Doyle

Through out Chinese history you will find notable recipes, poetry and even songs extolling the virtues of the tasty duck. The most popular treatment is by far the Peking Duck, one of Kissinger’s favorite and is said to have brought together our two countries during the 70’s Nixon visits.

Now considered a national dish, the Chinese roasted duck can be found almost everywhere. The best versions are most assuredly found where you may view the carcasses in their full splendor, and one of our very favorites can be tasted at First Chinese BBQ.   Continue reading

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Exploring the World Through Food, Travel, and Poker: Enjoying Life’s Finest Pleasures

Exploring the world through food, travel, and poker is a thrilling way to experience life’s finest pleasures. From savoring the unique flavors of a new cuisine to the excitement of a high-stakes poker game, these activities provide endless opportunities for adventure and discovery. From the hustle and bustle of a bustling city to a tranquil beachfront retreat, the world has something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a foodie, traveler, or poker enthusiast, you can find a way to explore the world and experience its many wonders.

One of the most exciting parts of being a tourist is experiencing the local cuisine. Every country has its own unique culinary identity, and it can be incredibly rewarding to try the regional dishes. From street food vendors to gourmet restaurants, there are so many options for tasting the flavors of the destination. Food can provide insight into the culture and history of a place, and it is a great way to make lasting memories of a trip.

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Bistro 31 Offers A Beautiful Menu With Impeccable Service

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Bistro 31 is what I like to call a beautiful dining decision. All the elements are at hand, a gorgeous atmosphere coupled with a seriously well executed menu and service above reproach.

It is only appropriate that a restaurant located in Dallas’ finest plaza which features exclusive shopping experiences such as Fendi, Dior and Hermes also hosts an impeccable restaurant such as Bitro 31. Consider the low-lustre Venetian plaster walls, custom Murano chandeliers, walls featuring contemporary art by local artists and a stand-up Art Deco coffee bar. Continue reading

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