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Five Food Trucks We Would Like To See In Dallas

by Steven Doyle

This week I have been thinking about food trucks and what we might be missing in the North Texas area. We are seeing more and more trucks roll through the streets since the city of Dallas has loosened its collar a bit with regards to the legalese of food truck mania.

Now it’s time we kick it up a bit like other cities and bring on some incredible trucks that we can chase with verve. Here is a list of five trucks we would like to see in Dallas. These are not far fetched since each of these trucks exist already.     Continue reading

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We Checked Out Sprinkles Cupcake (Video)

sprinkles-cupcake-atmby Steven Doyle

You may have heard of the legendary Sprinkles Cupcake ATM located just outside the Sprinkles shop in Preston Center near Northwest Highway. This fun device is where you can get your cupcake on in the middle of the night when the city appears to be abandoned and free of delightful pastries.

If you have ever visited the Sprinkles in Dallas, you no doubt experienced the insanely long lines which often spill out onto the sidewalk just outside the doorway. Wait no further.    Continue reading

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Bliss Cupcakes Are Dreamy And Creamy

by Steven Doyle

There doesn’t seem to be a shortage of fascinating people willing to invest in this economy, with many new restaurants opening almost daily. Last November there was just such a person who braved through her dream and opened a cupcakery. Brandy Breaux’s dream was set into motion as she premiered Bliss Cupcakes in the Shop in the Village at Fairview in Allen, Texas.

Breaux had a vision after working in corporate America for so long to step out on her own and today enjoys the sweet taste of success as her business grows daily.     Continue reading

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Southern Breeze Market Café: First Look

by Judy Chamberlain

Melody and Daniel Fitzgerald, who also own the nearby Sugar & Frosting cupcake emporium, have opened Southern Breeze Market Café in Old Town Keller.

Inspired by restaurants along the Carolina coasts, this Breeze offers seasonal “Carolina Chic,” comfort food enlivened by a modern-day culinary flair. The Fitzgeralds bring an understanding of incorporating farm-fresh ingredients into their offerings, and bring an impressive combined culinary pedigree to their newest endeavor.

“We wanted Southern Breeze to be all of our favorite restaurants, rolled into one,” says Melody Fitzgerald, who served as pastry chef at The Mansion on Turtle Creek, working directly for of James Wagner and Dean Fearing. Her husband Daniel, who honed his high-end fine dining skills working at luxury hotels in Maine, Colorado, North Carolina and Texas, agrees.   Continue reading

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We Celebrate Our Single Year Of Existence Tonight

by Steven Doyle

Tonight we celebrate a year at craveDFW, although it is actually a year and a month. We had the good people behind Standard Pour offer to host our party tonight. This is the pub that will open its doors next week to the general public and feature fantastic cocktails and food.  We will sample both of those at tonight’s party.

Standard Pour is located at 2900 McKinney Avenue. Continue reading

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Treats of Christmas at NorthPark

by Crave Staff

The Texas Chefs Association is look for professional bakers to donate their goods to this wonderful cause that benefits several local charities in North Texas.  They are also looking for professional pastry eaters to come buy the goods!  Check out the information below to learn how you may help.

NorthPark Center and the Texas Chefs Association’s 25th Annual “Treats of Christmas” will be held Saturday, December 17th at NorthPark Center.

The best chefs, bakers and culinary students in Dallas will sell sumptuous cakes, cookies, pies and candies to raise much needed funds for the North Texas Food Bank and the Union Gospel MissionContinue reading

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