BeerFeast will feature 40 breweries and 65 craft beers carefully selected by Flying Saucer’s own resident beer gurus. In addition, rare and limited-release beers will be tapped one at a time throughout the fest. New this year is the option to use taster cards to sample any of the 80 brews on the tap wall inside the Saucer. Local bands The Hanna Barbarians, Oh Whitney and Oil Boom will provide entertainment. Continue reading
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With a mere three weeks away the Addison Oktoberfest has some changes in the program worth noting. As in years past we will continue to keep our readers informed about one of our favorite events in the area.
Here are the changes we have noted so far:
Chamberlain’s Brau Haus: Richard Chamberlain takes over the VIP dining experience with a new tasting menu, special gifts and more. This is huge news.
The all new Draught Haus: This replaces the former SportHalle (inside and around the Conference Centre) and will be designed and operated by State Fair fried food king Isaac Rousse (he of the fried Pop Tart and this year’s Fried Cuban Sandwich.)
Kaffee und Kuchen Haus update: The team at Polk A Dot bakery takes over this favorite with an expanded bakery menu and more treats all weekend long. Continue reading
Get ready for bigger and better when the nationally-acclaimed 4th Annual Texas Veggie Fair returns to Dallas on Sunday, October 20, 2013. The annual celebration of all things plant-based, eco and compassion for animals welcomes keynote speaker, Grammy-Award winner Erykah Badu. A practicing vegan herself, Badu will close out the performance stage sharing notes from her journey towards a vegan lifestyle then perform a DJ set. Continue reading
For centuries, the mojito has been a favorite of pirates, sailors and Ernest Hemingway. The rum and mint-based cocktail has also gained popularity with many North Texans. Mojitos are traditionally flavored with lime and mint, but a number of North Texas’ most creative mixologists have taken it upon themselves to create their own variations. Now some of he best restaurants and bars in the Metroplex to compete for the title of “Best Mojito in Dallas” at the Dallas Mojito Pour-Off 2013. Created by Tony Fernandez (Espumoso Caffe) and Nico Ponce (Mutts Canine Cantina), the Mojito Pour-Off will take place on Sunday, September 1, from 4-8pm in Trinity Groves (340 Singleton Blvd), a rising star in the Dallas entertainment scene. Continue reading
Southern Hospitality is renowned around the world and it was something that this Irish blow-in to Dallas experienced at this year’s Tales of the Cocktail. What was hoped was to educate, taste and taste some more spirits. What was found was that there is spirit alive and kicking with the Texas service family.
For this eager traveler this was both a mixture of work and fun with the now legendary William Grant and Sons party on Wednesday night, with a movie, theme taking up the only time spent behind the stick. Texas was again represented in force with Carly Boord showcasing a cell with all the colors of the rainbow with Reyka. JP De Lora looked even more dapper than his usual fun self with slicked back hair and moustache with Milagro. Continue reading