Jettison, A Cocktail and Spirit Bar Officially Opens Oct 21st at Sylvan| Thirty

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Houndstooth Coffee at Sylvan | Thirty announces the debut of its cocktail bar component and final phase, Jettison, on Friday, October 21. To celebrate Jettison’s opening, Houndstooth Coffee will preview the new space with an intimate dinner series highlighting global cuisine in collaboration with chefs from around the city.   Continue reading

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Ultimate Cocktail Experience November 5th

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After four successful years, the Ultimate Cocktail Experience benefiting Trigger’s Toys is back. And once more, the charitable pop-up event is bringing together bartenders, brands, distributors and consumers to benefit a worthwhile cause. Started by Bryan Townsend, and now in its fifth year, Trigger’s Toys is the hottest ticket in town.

The cocktail showcase and fundraiser provides attendees with craft cocktails from the most talented bartenders across the state, and more importantly, it reduces financial and emotional stress on chronically ill children and their families by providing financial assistance and supplemental programming.  Continue reading

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Chefs for Farmers 2016 Bigger and Brighter Event, September 23-25

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Chefs For Farmers is an annual food and wine festival held in Dallas that brings chefs, artisans and culinary influencers together to celebrate supporting local and regional farmers at a three-day culinary blowout. Now in its 5th year, the festival will be held Friday, Saturday 23 – Sunday, September 25, 2016 with the mission to celebrate supporting the local and regional farming industry. 

In addition to some of the hottest chefs in Dallas, national chefs are also participating. This year, 60+ chefs along with 35+ farmers/artisans and 50+ wineries, breweries and distilleries are all gathered for this “down home no mess, no fuss” weekend.  Please note that the Sunday event has been moved to Gilley’s due to rain concerns. Continue reading

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5 of America’s Most Influential Television Chefs

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Through out time many chefs have contributed to the culinary landscape, offering their unique perspective in the kitchen. Some notable names might include Prosper Montagné, author of Larousse Gastronomique and Georges Auguste Escoffier who penned Le guide culinary, both still heavily referenced in modern commercial kitchens.

Today we take a peek at the chefs that have taught the rest of us to cook. These chefs had the ability to sneak into our homes each week enabling the average home cook to create superb dishes and infleunce the way we think about food. They also poured the foundation for an entire industry that we now accept as routine.

Visit our list for the top 5 most influential televsion chefs.  Continue reading

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Six Unexpected Food Finds at Addison Oktoberfest

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Coming to Addison Oktoberfest September 15-18?  Then you’ll be pleased to find favorites that you’ve come to expect.  You’ll find beautiful bratwurst, spectacular smoked pork and lots of sauerkraut.  You’ll find the same Paulaner bier that is being served at the Munich Oktoberfest.  And, of course, you’ll find delicious strudel in various traditional flavors.

However, there are six things you might NOT expect to find at Addison Oktoberfest, and these would make a good Oktoberfest bucket list:   Continue reading

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Pancakes & Booze Art Show in Deep Ellum October 1st

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Batter sizzles, beer foams, and bare flesh is slathered in paint as gawkers look on. Indie musicians and DJs thunder sound waves off the canvas-lined, graffiti-strewn walls. Revelers stuff their faces with endless pancakes.

What is this, some type of hipster themed IHOP? A Lady Gaga video? Bansky’s mom’s basement? Nah, it’s the Pancakes & Booze Art Show – the hottest pop-up traveling art event in all the land.   Continue reading

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Chamberlain’s Offering 50% off Entrees to Help Operation Kindness

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Every day Operation Kindness cares for more than 300 abandoned cats and dogs in their shelter. In the 40 years since the charities inception, they have found homes for more than 85,000 cats and dogs.

Operation Kindness is the original and largest no-kill animal shelter in North Texas and they are always in need of the supplies required to care for the large number of animals in the shelter. This year they need something really simple and inexpensive – paper towels.   Continue reading

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