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World Food Championship Returns to Dallas

by Alex Gonzalez

The World Food Championships is back in Dallas, and this year, at a new location. This year’s WFC will take place from November 5 through 7 at Fair Park, allowing room for over 1500 chefs to go head to head for cash prizes. 

The last World Food Championships took place in 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Although the competition was expected to return to Dallas in 2020, COVID shut those plans down. Now, at Fair Park, chefs will cook across over 40 different food stations in games of Olympic proportions—appropriately titled Biscuits & Jampionships, Bourb’N’Que, Fire Woman, the latter of which highlighting four female pitmasters as they compete for the title of Fire Woman, as well as a cash prize.

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Oak’d Brings Cozy, Hearty Barbecue to Old Town Shopping Center

The hotly anticipated Oak’d BBQ is now open. The Central Texas-inspired barbecue joint offers indulgent delights like burnt ends, sausage, chicken and wagyu brisket in a cozy, home-like setting.

Oak’d was originally slated to open this spring, but was pushed back due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. They officially opened earlier this month, with radio personality Kellie Raspberry and husband Allen Evans as investors.

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