The 2017 Big Tex Choice Award Finalists Announced

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by Steven Doyle

Officials with the State Fair of Texas announced the finalists for the 13th annual Big Tex Choice Awards Wednesday morning. Past years heavy weights such as Abel Gonzales and Isaac Rousso are missing from the finalist list this year, but there are definitely some interesting gastronomic train wrecks that we will all most likely want to sample.

The 10 finalists will compete for the titles of Best Taste, now separated into Sweet and Savory categories, and Most Creative at the 2017 State Fair: Continue reading

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Deepak Chopra Nov 7th at Winspear in Dallas

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In 2013, Deepak Chopra mesmerized a sold-out Dallas audience. He is the author of more than 85 books translated into over 43 languages, including 25 New York Times bestsellers in both the fiction and nonfiction categories and has been described by Time Magazine as “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine.”  Mr. Chopra’s Dallas lecture will address the future of spiritual well-being, among other topics.  Continue reading

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An Afternoon With Tiffany Derry

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This will be a unique experience for everyone who attends. Chef Tiffany Derry is known through out the country for her amazing food and for her work on Top Chef, Bar Rescue, & Hungry Investors. On Saturday, August 19th she will be teaching a cooking class highlighting  some of her favorite dishes at the beautiful new The Brixton at the Shops at Legacy in Plano. From 12p-3p.

Tiffany will teach everyone in attendance her dishes and fielding questions from the audience. While you enjoy the food she is preparing everyone will also enjoy a trio of signature cocktails created by her friends at Western Son Vodka and Red River Whiskey during the class. Don’t miss out on this awesome foodie experience at this beautiful venue.

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Be A Little Piggy At North Main Barbecue

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In the land of buffets we tend to stay clear, but there is one super hot spot you will wish to sample everything – and in abundance.  BBQ can be difficult to monitor unless you have a steady stream of guests filing through, often waiting for the next slice of brisket to fall of onto the line, or a rack of ribs to be hacked into submission. North Main Barbecue stays very busy and for good reason, they have decent BBQ. Continue reading

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Gather Kitchen Opening In Thanksgiving Tower

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Top female culinary entrepreneurs, Soraya Spencer and Nicki Hamilton will launch their new fast casual concept, Gather Kitchen,” in the heart of Downtown Dallas on Monday, August 21st. The duo is spearheading a new fast food experience featuring whole, non-processed meals handmade with fresh ingredients sourced locally and seasonally. Designed for busy consumers, Gather Kitchen is a quality fast dining experience, which provides hearty, nutritious meals without breaking the bank. Continue reading

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Discover Jesus BBQ

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Just around the corner from Rahr Brewery in Fort Worth you will discover a gem called Jesus BBQ. With a name such as Jesus in your title you are sure to elicit something close to ethereal smoked meats and surprisingly one of the better chicken fried steaks to be found in the area.   Continue reading

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Meshack’s Bar-Be-Que is Smokin’

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Meshack’s Bar-Be-Que Shack is simply that. A shack in an industrial encampment of Garland that if anyone had placed the location in a business plan it would have been summarily rejected immediately. However, this long standing BBQ restaurant has succeeded without interior dining, long waits during peak hours, and otherwise some pretty delicious BBQ. That smell is not only pecan wood, it is the smell of success for owner Travis Mayes. Continue reading

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