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Smoked Dallas Gears Up This Weekend

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Join the Texas-sized food fest and backyard BBQ party in the heart of downtown Dallas, Sept. 21.  Enjoy massive tastings from 20 of the most celebrated BBQ joints from across the Lonestar State.  ALL the BBQ, along with sides and desserts are included in your ticket.  
BBQ tastes better with good country music and they’re serving up some hot tunes on the Main Stage with honky tonk legend Dale WatsonStraight Tequila Night and The 40 Acre Mule.  On the opposite end of the park our Tate Farms Stage will feature Frankie LeonieMike Randall and LuLu and the Black SheepContinue reading

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Chefs For Farmers Returns With Early Bird Tickets Now On Sale

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One of Dallas’ most anticipated food and wine festivals, Chefs For Farmers, returns with notable chefs November 1-3, 2019. Limited quantities of early bird tickets are available now through August 25. Early bird pricing includes 15% off both General Admission and VIP at Street Food Night Market presented by Audi and The Main Event.

The festival is a collection of the greatest and most talented in the Dallas culinary scene. This year Chefs For Farmers boasts an extensive chef lineup including John Tesar of Knife Steakhouse, Joel Orsini of Izkina, Alex Astrantiof Uchi and Uchiba, Dean Fearing of Fearing’s, Donny Sirisavath of Khao Noodle Shop, Robert Lyford of Patina Green, Matt Pitman of Meat Church and Alex Seidel of Fruition Restaurant and Mercantile Dining & Provision. For a full list of the 50+ chefs participating, visit https://chefsforfarmers.com/chefs/. Continue reading

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State Fair Announces  15th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards

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State Fair of Texas concessionaires are officially off to the races with a new lineup of incredible, edible innovations for the public to taste. The 15th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards  is offering another year of exciting bites for all appetites. From savory snacks to sweet treats, 2019’s assortment will not disappoint! After much deliberation in the first round of judging, the scores have been tallied and the results are in; 33 semi-finalists have been named to move forward. Comprised of 20 savory and 13 sweet entries, these semi-finalist contenders are one step closer to the main event, where they will compete for one of three winning titles: “Best Taste – Sweet,” “Best Taste – Savory,” and “Most Creative.” Continue reading

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2019 Restaurant Week Launches August 5th

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Mark your calendar for North Texas’ largest foodie fundraiser, the 22nd Annual DFW Restaurant Week launches Aug. 5, 2019, with nearly a month of dining supporting charity partners the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope. Reservations open when the official list of 140 participating restaurants is unveiled on DFW Restaurant Week Reservation Day – Tuesday, July 9 – at DFWRestaurantWeek.com. Continue reading

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Margarita Meltdown 2019

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This past Sunday, Margarita Meltdown celebrated nine years of showcasing the best of the Dallas hospitality industry’s margaritas. This year’s festival took place along Dallas’ Historic West End, where 30 of Dallas’ best restaurants and bars competed for the title of Best Margarita. Each of those one-ounce ramekins packed a powerful, unique punch, with no two samples tasting alike, however, only one would take the title of Dallas’ Best Margarita. Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Suggestions

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This weekend we celebrate our mothers and we put together a short list of serving suggestions. Let us know where you go and how it turned out! Let’s look at a few selections: Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo 2019 Guidebook

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Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated all weekend in North Texas and you won’t be able to toss a peso without hitting on some celebration in DFW. We put together a few ideas for you and your running buddies to enjoy, but feel free to add more in comments. Be sure to use one of the ride share options in town for optimum and safe fun. Continue reading

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