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2017 Crave Grill Guide and Reviews

by Steven Doyle

Grilling season is in full swing and it is time you thought about tossing out the old rusty model you have been clinging to for so many years. We have a little guidance in selecting a new model that will not only impress your neighbors, but ease you through many summers ahead. Unlike our pal Hank Hill, we prefer using real charcoal for a better tasting product.

When using charcoal, we recommend natural lump charcoal and not briquettes which can be laced with undesirable ingredients. Lump charcoal burns hot, and with some brands your grill can reach over 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. Perfect for grilling steaks. You just can’t get this kind of heat out of briquettes. Plus there is very little waste cleanup with natural charcoal.          Continue reading

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Chefs For Farmers 2017 To Be Tastier Than Ever

 

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Chefs For Farmers (CFF) 2017, the down-home, no-fuss festival celebrating top chefs and local food, will be bigger than ever before with more than 150 combined chefs, food artisans, bartenders, breweries, wineries, and distillers.

This year is to be the best and brightest yet in what we have described as the pinnacle of food festivals in Texas.

The fifth annual festival will again feature exciting pop up dinners, delectable tastings, and parties that celebrate the vibrant Dallas culinary scene with talented chefs from across Texas and beyond. And, as the festival name implies, each CFF chef has one thing in common – they support local farmers.   Continue reading

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Ten Meaty Ideas For Dad’s Day in Dallas

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Father’s Day is this weekend so most likely you will spring out last minute for a tie that he will never wear – unless you take him out on the town for a plate of big beef. Oh, let me tell you, dad loves his beef and is not afraid to talk about it. It hasn’t been that long when you stood beside the old man as he tended grill, carefully peeking under at the giant chops or sizzling slabs of sirloin.  Continue reading

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Taste of Dallas This Weekend!

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Taste of Dallas has created a unique festival experience for 2017. If you love burning hardwood, crackling embers, and you like to cook with either High Heat or Low & Slow, it will be hard to leave our new BBQ, Burgers & Brews area, curated by Tim Byres of Smoke and presented by Napoleon Gourmet Grills.

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Lyle Lovett And His Large Band August 28-29

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AT&T Performing Arts Center and Performing Arts Fort Worth jointly announced today that tickets for An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band will go on sale Friday, June 9 at 10am.   Continue reading

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Margarita Meltdown Sunday May 28th *Win Two Tickets*

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You taste, you sample, you play judge and vote for your favorite margarita. The best margaritas from the DFW area will be at one location. Savor won last year. Pie 314, Asador, Soleo, Whiskey Cake and Iron Cactus won previous years. You decide which margarita is the best at the Dallas Margarita Meltdown.

Competitors will concoct their finest margarita and offer samples during the competition from 4pm-7pm in the West End of Downtown Dallas, TX. The winner will be announced at 8pm. The event ends at 9pmContinue reading

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Save The Date: 2017 Chefs For Farmers Nov 2-5

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The organizers of the pride of Dallas’ best food and wine event announced today the date to save for the 2017 events.  With a mission to bring chefs, artisans, and culinary influencers together to celebrate supporting local and regional farmers at a three-day culinary blowout, 2017 promises to be bigger and better than years past.   Continue reading

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