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Best Buddies “Life Is Sweet” Fundraiser Tonight

by Crave Staff

Best Buddies Texas  presents Dallas’ “Life is Sweet”, one of the city’s sweetest fundraising events you will ever encounter.

Dallas area top local bakers and chefs will be paired with buddies, young adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, to create custom desserts and dishes. Guests will be treated to samples of the dessert and dishes, and have an opportunity to vote for their favorites. To accompany the sweets and dishes, guests will also enjoy wine along with a selection of savory hors d’oeuvres.               Continue reading

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Martha Payne: School Food Critic

by Steven Doyle

An inspiring story comes from Lochgilphead, Scotland, home to 9-year old school cafeteria critic and international blogger, Martha Payne. Martha’s story is an inspiring one. She started writing her blog as an exercise and she enjoyed chatting about her lunches. But what happened in the short 6 weeks the blog, which is called NeverSeconds, is shocking.  
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Kibble & Cocktails: Eating And Drinking To Help Rescue Dogs

by Steven Lindsey

Dallas is a city that loves to give back. And with that generosity of spirit comes an abundance of fundraising events, from elaborate black-tie galas to simple tastings in the back rooms of art galleries.

Next Tuesday, there’s a fantastic fundraiser that falls somewhere in between: Kibble & Cocktails. The brainchild of Lisa Jones at Barking Hound Village, a luxury day care and overnight hotel for the canine set, Kibble & Cocktails is a food-and-cocktail event to raise awareness and funds for DFW Rescue Me, a true no-kill, last-chance rescue organization. To date, they have helped find permanent homes for 487 loveable pooches.                 Continue reading

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Dallas Chefs To Dish At Paul Quinn College

by Jerry Stewart

Kick off the weekend of Earth Day between the end zones of the “WE over Me Farm at Paul Quinn College,” for “A Community Cooks,” an annual fundraising event that offers a fun, eco-friendly evening of live music and fine dining on the newly re-named Farm on April 19 at 6 p.m.

“A Community Cooks” celebrates the Farm’s accomplishments and raises resources to help expand the Farm’s ability to combat the food desert surrounding Paul Quinn College. The Farm brings healthy food to the neighborhood by donating a minimum of 10 percent of all items grown to those in need.  Continue reading

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Cook For A Cause Event At Trinity Hall Featuring Graham Dodds

by Steven Doyle

We have partnered up with chef Graham Dodds to bring you a special Cook For A Cause event at Trinity Hall in Mockingbird Station March, 30, 2012. Dodds will be creating a special menu to benefit the Texas Honeybee Guild at the fabulous dinner for fifty people. Dodds is the new chef at Central 214 who has been on the receiving end of great reviews with his new innovative menu.     Continue reading

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Baldwin Offers a $25,000 Challenge to Dallas

by Crave Staff

A very rare and generous challenge contribution by actor Alec Baldwin will help put the AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Annual Fund over the $1 million mark for the first time.

Baldwin issued the surprise challenge for $25,000 from the stage during his appearance in the Brinker International Forum at the Winspear Opera House last Friday night. It was his first visit to the Center and its striking venues.    Continue reading

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40 Under 40 Benefit For Dallas Furniture Bank

by Steven Doyle

Last evening I stopped in the 40 Under 40 Awards Presentation and Battle of the Bakers that benefited the Dallas Furniture Bank.  There were several recipients of the award that pop up on craveDFW from time to time like Iris McCallister, CEO of Oh* Brownie, Sander Wolf from, Catharine Flagg who is a  partner at Jackson & Flagg Public Relations, and local food and style writer Jennifer Buxton.   Continue reading


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