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Backdoor Chicken at Velvet Taco Reigns Supreme

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For a single Andrew Jackson, Velvet Taco will give you a whole, slow-roasted rotisserie chicken, six handmade corn tortillas, two sides of creamy elote, one side of roasted pico de gallo, and its signature heat sauce and Valentina.

The entire meal is made with fresh ingredients prepared in-house every day. Continue reading

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Chamberlain’s Brau Haus Is The Place To Be For Addison Oktoberfest

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For guests who visit Munich’s famed Oktoberfest, the ticket to have is in the VIP balconies of the 16 bier tents at the festival.  At Addison Oktoberfest, the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration in North America, the Paulaner Partyhalle tent has a similar opportunity.  Noted chef and restaurateur Richard Chamberlain will host Chamberlain’s Brau Haus, a full-service restaurant overlooking the Addison Oktoberfest dance floor.

Guests at Chamberlain’s Brau Haus will enjoy a three-course meal, with each course paired with a Paulaner bier.   Continue reading

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Dallas on the Cheape

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Been entertaining more than usual and caught behind the budget? Looking for something on the sly and need a hot deal? We have some solutions for you, and found great meals under ten dollars. Man cannot live on big steaks and twenty dollar cocktails every day. Continue reading

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Khao Noodle Shop Graces Bon Appetit

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Khao Noodle Shop is one of Bon Appetit magazine’s 50 nominees for America’s Best New Restaurants 2019.

Since officially opening 9 months ago on December 12, 2018, it’s been an exciting year for Chef Donny and his team. Chef Donny’s vision was to introduce and showcase Laotian food in a way that respects its roots and make it his own. Continue reading

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Local Yocal Brings the Taste of The State Fair Home

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Local Yocal BBQ & Grill is bringing the taste of the State Fair to McKinney with made-from-scratch gourmet corn dogs created by Chef Adam West. Everything is bigger in Texas, and these fair-inspired corn dogs are made with a half-pound of house-made sausage from Local Yocal Farm to Market, then dipped in a scratch beer batter to provide the perfect crunch. Local Yocal’s limited edition corn dogs will be served with a choice of a side for $12 and will be available for lunch and dinner through the run of the State Fair of Texas, September 27 through October 20.

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Jettison Omakase Experience Sept 22

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Cozy cocktail and spirits den Jettison is pleased to present their fall cocktail omakase experience, “Ins & Outs,” on Sunday, September 22. The multi-course event will showcase a series of cocktails with an emphasis on special infusion and flavor extraction techniques. Two intimate seatings of 10 will take place at the Jettison bar, offering an inside look into the preparation and careful crafting of drinks. Seats are $84 per person and now available for purchase on Tock.

Bar Manager George Kaiho and Andrew Kelly will present a collection of cocktails specially created for the event, highlighting techniques such as herbs and spices spirit infusion via sous vide, carbonated fruit garnishes, sorbet cocktail, smoke infusions, and more. Continue reading

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Brian Zenner Revamps The Porch’s Fall Brunch Menu

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Fall’s arrival means that diners and drinkers in Dallas will once again be flocking to patios.  Just in time for the cooler temps, The Porch has unveiled a new brunch menu perfect for enjoying on their expansive, covered patio overlooking Henderson Avenue.

On the brunch menu, diners will find an assortment of breakfast items alongside several Texas-inspired classics ranging from chilaquiles rojos with smoked beef short rib, to hot fried chicken and biscuits, to a decadent banana bread French toast.  There’s also a granola and yogurt bowl with acai and chia seed Greek yogurt, fresh fruit and Texas honey.  Guests can enhance their brunch experience with a special selection of brunch cocktails available for $5. Continue reading

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