by Lee Jamison
What a perfect weekend for Park and Palate. This sequel to last year’s debut fundraiser benefiting Klyde Warren Park, both Friday and Saturday – and no wonder. The weather was that perfect mix of clear skies and bright sun, with the occasional crisp breeze hinting at Fall. Continue reading
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by Steven Doyle
Our time at the Texas State Fair has been filled with laughter, music, beer and food. Plenty of food as a matter of fact. How the State Fair became synonymous with all things on a stick and fried is stuff of legend, but the holy grail of all things fried is undoubtedly the corn dog. Continue reading
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by Steven Doyle
It is Fair Season once again and today marks the opening of Texas’ largest month-long foodie event. After you have your obligatory Flethcher’s Corn Dog you will find there is so much more to choose from this year, and we wish to guide you to some of our favorite new treats.
Grab a bib and let’s get started: Continue reading
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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by Jennifer Thomas
Black-eyed peas have long been a traditional New Years dish with the thought that they bring the eater good luck. The tradition dates back to the Civil War, when Union troops, especially in areas targeted by General William Tecumseh Sherman, typically stripped the countryside of all stored food, crops, and livestock, and destroyed whatever they could not carry away. At that time, Northerners considered “field peas” and field corn suitable only for animal fodder, and did not steal or destroy these humble foods. It’s a southern thing.
There are a few great places to enjoy your personal pot of good luck in the Dallas area. Certainly look to the obvious spots such as Celebration where they have been serving up southern hospitality since 1971. In addition to your black-eyed peas, you can also find a great chicken fried steak, catfish and other hearty dishes to start your year off right. Continue reading