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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Crawfish: A Primer

by Jon Alexis

Crawfish boils rock. What’s more fun than bugs, beer and buddies?

We have some useful tips on how to throw your first crawfish boil… without everyone knowing you’re a rookie.  Follow along.  Continue reading

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Celebrate Festivus in Dallas

by Steven Doyle

Festivus is a holiday created by the writers of the now syndicated television program, Seinfeld. The wildly popular show featured the weekly antics of Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer as they battled through life in New York City. Often times they would be disturbed from their self indulgences forced to interact with their parents. One particular episode the viewers discovered a quirky holiday made up by the father of George Costanza, Frank.

Most of what was written into the television program was based on real life, and this is true with Festivus. In real life Festivus dates back to 1966 when Dan O’Keefe, former editor of Reader’s Digest decided that Christmas was too commercial to celebrate. Years later O’Keefe’s son, Daniel, would write for the series and included it into a script that ran in December, 1987.   Continue reading

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Wine Tastings In Dallas

by Steven Doyle

If you like wine or wish to learn more about wines, this might be your lucky week in the DFW are. We have assembled a great list of wine tasting opportunities. The events range in price but some are actually free.  Check these out if you will.           Continue reading

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Charles Manson the Musical: Mean

by Crave Staff

The Ochre House Theater  is pleased to announce the world premiere of Mean for the 2012 Season. Mean is a wicked musical about Charles Manson (Mitchell Parrack), Charles “Tex” Watson (Matthew Posey) and Squeaky Fromme (Anastasia Munoz) meeting for the first time.    Continue reading

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The Beignet Does Dallas

by Jerry Stewart

Laissez les bons temps rouler! The beignet is a humble work horse of a pastry made from pate à choux dough, made up of butter, flour, water and eggs and is also used to pipe éclairs and cream puffs. Except it’s fried. After the pastry has been fried it is covered in an inordinate amount of confectioner’s sugar to bring a smile to the diners face and cover them in the sweet white powder.

We appropriately think to New Orleans for a proper beignet, and most will associate the doughnut with Café Du Monde, who certainly goes through plenty of the pastries along with their chicory coffee. The beignet is the state donut of Louisiana.  Continue reading


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Wine and Cheese Chat at The Grape

by Steven Doyle

I failed to mention this last time these fine ladies had their wine and cheese chat, but it is coming up again so I can make up for that error. Dallas cheese monger and sometimes craveDFW contributor Ali Morgan from Scardello will be a co-hosting the chat at The Grape along side GM and sommelier Courtney Luscher.   Continue reading

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