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Date Night at Antonio Ristorante

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Wine Spectator Award winner and Addison staple, Antonio Ristorante. is now offering a date night doesn’t need to be expensive, but should always be enjoyable. Over twenty  years of making customers happy has proven that enjoying the right wines, paired with spot-on Italian cuisine and great company are the ingredients for a perfect date night. Continue reading

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Addison Spring Wine Dinner April 18

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by Alex Gonzalez

Next Thursday, wine connoisseurs will be able to participate in an elegant wine pairing dinner with food prepared by Chef Jeffrey Kollinger (The Spice of Life Catering, Tillman’s Roadhouse, with wines b expert vinter Hank Wetzel. The Addison Spring Wine Dinner will take place in the Addison Conference and Theatre Center and consist of five courses paired with select wines from Alexander Valley Vineyards. Continue reading

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A Conversation with Chef Antonio Avona

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by Alex Gonzales

Having served Dallas with some of the best Italian food for nearly 40 years, Antonio Avona is an expert in his craft. Upon arriving to Dallas from Calabria, Italy in 1981, Avona worked the late great renowned restaurateur Phil Vaccaro as the Executive Chef at Mario’s. He worked at Mario’s until 1998, when he decided to open his own restaurant, Antonio’s Ristorante, in Addison. For over 20 years, Antonio’s Ristorante has served some of the best Italian food in Far North Dallas. Continue reading

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The Great Distance Home at Water Tower Theater Nov-Dec 16

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Boy, like most children, has an unyielding imagination. But when the rigidness of growing up begins to stifle it, Boy sets out in search of a home to call his own, and on his way discovers a life that he never expected. Back by popular demand, The Great Distance Home moves to the Main Stage this holiday season, bringing the heartwarming and nearly-wordless story of a young man’s journey of discovery to life once more. Continue reading

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Hudson House Opens in Addison

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Hunter Pond and Kyle Brooks, founders of the popular, East Hampton Sandwich Co, have partnered with M Crowd Restaurant Group (Mi Cocina, The Mercury) to open a second North Texas location of their East Coast inspired neighborhood restaurant Hudson House on Tuesday, September 25.

Located in Addison at 4933 Beltline Road in the former Taco Diner space Pond says, “the homey yet sophisticated restaurant is our take on the ‘swanky’ neighborhood joints of the West Village in New York City.” Continue reading

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Make Way for Addison’s OktoberFest and Win!

While Addison, Texas may be a 10-hour flight from Germany, you can find a true taste of Bavaria at the town’s Addison Oktoberfest (September 20-23) most authentic Oktoberfest experience in North America. Insiders for the event, which is celebrating its 31st anniversary this year, know that you don’t have to don a dirndl to enjoy a traditional Oktoberfest celebration. In fact, they share four key tips that every Addison Oktoberfest visitor should know.

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A Preview of Chamberlain’s Brau Haus at Addison Oktoberfest

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I was recently invited to the home of Richard Chamberlain for a preview of what he will be serving this year at the Addison Oktoberfest coming up September 20-23, 2018. Chef Chamberlain, of course, is the chef and proprietor of Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop (recently celebrated his 25th anniversary) and Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill both located in Addison, Texas.

One of my first interviews with Chamberlain was while doing work for the Observer, you may read about that here for some background intelligenceContinue reading

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