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Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop New Fall Menu Brings Out The Caveman (Or Cavewoman) In You

chamberlain%20part1aby Steven Doyle

If you have ever dined at one of chef Richard Chamberlain’s restaurants (Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop, Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill) you will detect his attention to the finer details and his passion for his craft.   Continue reading

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Six Unexpected Food Finds at Addison Oktoberfest


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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Behind The Scenes At Fogo de Chao

by Steven Doyle

Perhaps you have been to a churrascari or a Brazilian steakhouse and sampled the flurry of meats that is served by the gauchos. If you have chances are you have been to Fogo de Chao, which started with 9 locations in Brazil before expanding to the United States, with Dallas as its first domestic location.        Continue reading

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Scenes From 2015 Addison Oktoberfest

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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.

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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Win Our Prize Pack For The 2015 Addison Oktoberfest

Oktoberfestby Steven Doyle

Each year we celebrate the Addison Oktoberfest in style and this year you may join us. Check out the Ultimate Guide for this festival which runs September 17-20 and is sure to bring you a bit of Deutschland happiness.

We are offering one lucky guest a special package which includes (4) event tickets, (2) 1 liter Paulaner steins, (2) Paulaner t-shirts for a total value of $120.  Continue reading


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Dallas Chocolate Festival This Weekend, Announces Special Workshops


DallasChocolate.org is excited to announce a day of hands-on chocolate making workshops to follow the 2015 Dallas Chocolate Festival. The 2-workshop event will be held Sunday, September 13th at Perfect Temper Kitchen in Plano.

Fans of the Dallas Chocolate Festival have been requesting more opportunities to learn from the renowned experts that showcase their treats at the festival. DallasChocolate.org founder Sander Wolf has responded by creating two hands-on workshops for aspiring chocolate makers and chocolatiers of all skill levels. While the intention is to provide a fun chocolate experience to the students, the classes will be held in a commercial kitchen with experts in their fields. Wolf is confident that students will come away with some real skills.  Continue reading

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The 2015 Ultimate Guide to Oktoberfest in Addison

oktoberfest1by Steven Doyle

For nearly three decades, the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich has been held in Addison, Texas.  This year, over 70,000 fans will come together September 17-20, 2015 to share a love of polka, German food and, of course, the same Paulaner Bier that will be served at Bavaria’s favorite festival. As a part of its award-winning tradition, Addison has timed their festival to coincide with the famed Munich Oktoberfest, and Addison Oktoberfest will also feature much of the same music, folk dancing, sing-a-longs plus great German food and entertainment.

Often questioned about hosting a festival called Oktoberfest during the month of September, as a part of their efforts to make Addison Oktoberfest the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration in North America, the festival is always timed to open the same weekend as the Munich celebration.   Continue reading


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