Rodeo Goat honors the State Fair of Texas with a hat tip to the legendary Big Tex. Available through October 17, the “Big Tex” in an over-the-top burger featuring a 44 Farms all beef patty, chicken fried mashed potato cake, bacon, fried onion ring, and chorizo gravy ($13).Continue reading
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The 55-foot Big Tex is on his way to his roost at the State Fair of Texas just east of the number one Fletcher’s Corny Dog stand in Big Tex Circle. This year Tex’ boots were fashioned by Lucchese Bootmaker and were designed by Big Tex Boot Design Contest winner Jessica Bonilla.
Tex has a long and lustrous history dating back to 1952 in Kerens, Texas. The statue was an idea of Howell Brister, manager of the Chamber of Commerce, to encourage holiday sales in the town, and the “World’s Largest Santa Claus” stood over Colket Avenue for two holiday seasons — drawing press attention from as far away as Iran and Australia.Continue reading
Brace yourselves, because Social Hour at Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar, just got a wild transformation. The brand known for crafting garden-to-glass cocktails and damn fine food is pushing boundaries with a new Social Hour that’s set to transform weekday evenings.
Starting September 26, from 3 to 6 p.m. every Monday through Friday, Whiskey Cake’s $7 Social Hour will offer a legendary lineup headlined by an exciting blend of culinary and beverage including a Bone Marrow Booze Luge – roasted bone marrow with smoked date syrup and gremolata followed by a shot of Bulleit Rye Whiskey, channeled through the hollow bone resulting in an exciting meld of rich flavors and textures for an unforgettable flavor experience.Continue reading
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Monarch is showing support to raise funds and awareness by offering a special limited-time cocktail with a charitable giveback.
The limited-time cocktail, Feel the Fizzle, is a refreshing concoction of hibiscus-infused Grey Goose vodka, rose syrup, rose water, coconut cream, lemon juice and soda. For each Feel the Fizzle ordered, Monarch will donate $1 to The Bridge Breast Network, a local organization providing diagnostic and treatment services to low-income, uninsured or underinsured individuals.Continue reading
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Truluck’s is once again proud to partner with J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines to bring you pairings with a purpose. Each time you visit a Truluck’s location in the month of October for a bottle of J. Lohr’s delicious Carol’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, expertly paired with the ocean’s finest seafood, $20 of each bottle purchased will be donated to National Breast Cancer Foundation’s breast cancer education and early detection programs, and $10 per bottle when ordered to-go.
Quarter Acre, the award-winning, chef-owned and operated neighborhood restaurant located on Lowest Greenville Avenue featuring global cuisine from Chef/Owner Toby Archibald has launched a new happy hour program they call “Garden Hour” Tuesday through Friday from 5 – 6:30 pm on the cozy patio or at the bar.Continue reading