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Addison Food Truck Festival This Weekend

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Score Your VIP Tickets To Margarita Meltdown 2012

by Steven Doyle

Over 25 restaurants will be featuring their Milagro Margaritas on May 17th and 25th from 6-8pm that they will be entering in the Margarita Meltdown for the title of “Best Margarita in Dallas” voted by you. This years event will be held on May 27th, 2012 3pm-10pm.

Prime Bar , Tate’s, La Calle Dolce, Sfuzzi, Maximo, The Chesterfield, Four Lounge, El Ranchito, Asador, Bar at Belmont, Nova, JPepe’s, Monica Aca y Alla, Windmill Lounge, Veracruz Café, Cafe Maya, Mesa, Cyclone Anaya’s, Whiskey Cake, Thomas Avenue Beverage Commission, Central 214, La Costena, The Standard Pour, Katy Trail Ice house, and Hacienda on Henderson.    Continue reading

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The Great Hico Steak Cook-Off

by Jerry Stewart

For those with a foodie type of bucket list, there are more than a few hot events that should top that list. Certainly Terlingua Chili Cook-off, WurstFest in New Braunfels, the Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival and Hico’s Texas Steak Cook-off,  if the latter has escaped your radar check out scenes from the annual event here.

The event, which is held Saturday, May 19th, 2012 this year,  has been covered annually by the Food Network and is the largest steak cook-off in the Southwest, drawing thousands of tourists from all over the country. Hico is just 90 minutes southwest of the Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex and approximately two hours north of Austin on scenic US 281.      Continue reading

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Coolhaus Truck Comes to DFW!

By Irene Huang               Photos by Irene Huang

For those of you following the food truck scene in DFW, I’m pretty sure you are excited and curious our latest addition, the Coolhaus Truck. And for those who haven’t experienced food truck yet, this is one you don’t want to miss. First of all, what is Coolhaus?    Continue reading

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2012 in Dallas

by Steven Doyle

For most it is not a matter if, but where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The origins of the holiday hardly has roots in copious amounts of margaritas and cheap Mexican beer, but instead considered the turning point in what was until then a losing fight against the powerful invading French forces.  The “Battle of Puebla” gave the Mexican people a renewed sense of hope in defending their beloved country and the eventual victory on May 5, 1862.

I suppose anytime you defeat invading French forces is a fantastic time to take a nip of tequila and should be celebrated in style. We assembled a few ways to pay your respects to Mexico and still possibly get your drink on at the same time.       Continue reading

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Austin’s Yumé Burger Visiting The Texas Food TruckFest In Dallas

by Jerry Stewart

Austin’s Yumé Burger is hitting the road and joining food trucks from all over the state at the first annual Texas Food Truck Fest in Dallas. Founders Eric Silverstein and Mark Tamiso will showcase their delicious and innovative Japanese-inspired burgers and hot dogs, like the JapaJam and the Yume Dog.          Continue reading

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Frisco StrEATS Event

by Irene Huang                         Photos by Irene Huang

This past Saturday was the first ever Downtown Frisco StrEATS Festival. It featured 10 of DFW’s food trucks and live music from the School of Rock and musician, Dave Thomas. The line-up included SoCal Tacos, The Butcher’s Son, Easy Sliders, Cajun Tailgators Truck, Zombie’s Food Truck, Ssahm BBQ, Nammi Food Truck, Rockstar Bakeshop, Eat JoDawgs, and the debut of Coolhaus, the specialty ice cream sandwich truck from LA. This was one of the few food truck events north of the Dallas area. A lot of people came out for the event and the space filled up very quickly.

It was a bright and sunny day and there were lines at the trucks before the event even started at 3PM. I was among the first people in line for Coolhaus at 2:50PM, waiting for them to officially open for business.   Continue reading

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