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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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2014 Rose Tasting at Sigels April 9th

Woman drinking wineby Jennifer Thomas

You will want to check out Sigels on Greenville Thursday, April 9th from 5-7pm when they welcome the first of their 2014 French Rose’ wines. You will be able to taste six of these dry, crisp summer sippers from the 2014 vintages as well as a few age-worthy Corsican Rose’ from the 2013 vintage. For more information about this free tasting please contact David Waddington at 214.739.4012 or click here to RSVP. Jump through to see the list wines that will be represented at this tasting.   Continue reading

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Movember Kick Off at Goodfriend

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Movember is a fundraiser that Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House participate in every year. This year, goodfriend will host a kick-off party on Saturday, November 1st and the final party Sunday, November 30th.

Co-owner Matt Tobin says, “ This year we are excited to have Ted Hoffman and FLY Barbershop involved – they have a mobile barbershop in an airstream. We will have a red carpet leading from the restaurant to their airstream. We decided that we wanted to make a bigger impact this year. Last year our team was in the top 10 in the Dallas area for raising money. By partnering with the other restaurants, we could make a bigger and more effective Dallas service industry team.” Their other partners include The Filmore Club, The Common Table, The Standard Pour, Cold Beer Co. and Blind Butcher.   Continue reading

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Get Ready For Some Oktoberfest Fun And Win Our Coveted Addison Prize Pack

Oktoberfestby Steven Doyle

Can you believe it is almost time once again for Addison’s Oktoberfest? The big event takes place September 18-24, 2014, and you will not want to miss even one of the many events. We already published the Ultimate Guide for this year’s fun, but each year we always have some sort of contest to get you all excited. This year is no different.   Continue reading

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AIWF Introduces Chefs for 2014 Caesar Salad Competition

IMG_4660by Andrew Chalk

Each year the Caesar Salad Competition is the biggest event in the calendar of the American Institute of Wine and Food (AIWF) Dallas Chapter. This year’s event is October 26th at The Westin Dallas Hotel. As always, it raises money for the AIWF national “Days of Taste” program to educate 4th and 5th graders about healthy eating. The AIWF/Dallas Chapter’s Days of Taste is the nation’s most extensive.

This week, on the veranda of Ocean Prime Dallas in Uptown,  the AIWF held the big chef introduction event to meet the chefs who will be competing in this year’s event. They are:    Continue reading

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The 2014 Ultimate Guide To Addison’s Oktoberfest

Oktoberfestby Steven Doyle

Named one of the country’s most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations by Forbes and USA Today, Addison Oktoberfest features four days of family-oriented entertainment. German entertainers in authentic costumes perform traditional Bavarian folk dances, schuhplattling, oompah music, sing-a-longs, yodels and more. A special “Oktoberfest” Paulaner Bier is served along with several types of German sausage, sauerkraut, strudel, giant pretzels and more. There are carnival rides, midway games, children’s entertainment and activities and a 5K run and 1 mile fun run benefiting Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer.

For guests who visit Munich’s famed Oktoberfest, the ticket to have is in the VIP balconies of the 14 bier tents at the festival. At Addison Oktoberfest, the massive 30,000 square foot Schloss Addison tent has a similar opportunity. Noted chef and restaurateur Richard Chamberlain will host Chamberlain’s Brau Haus, a full-service restaurant overlooking the Addison Oktoberfest busy dance floor.   Continue reading

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2014 Okrapalooza Benefits Promise of Peace Garden

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In it’s 5th year Okrapalooza continues to bring East Dallas a unique okra cook-off with live music, beer, and specialty okra dishes. Celebrity chefs and Home-Cooks come together in the Dallas Fort Worth area to present their best okra dishes to compete for the title of Okrapalooza champion of the world. Tickets are $35.00 and include okra dish tastings and sides, beer provided by local breweries, and live music.   Continue reading

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