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Passover BBQ April 23

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Looking for some Passover fun with friends and family?  Join JCC Dallas for a  kosher Passover BBQ featuring chicken, brisket, chicken fingers,an upscale salad bar, plenty of veggies and desserts April 23rd from 6-9pm.

Adults are $30, but vegetarians and children get a deal. Buy your tickets here.

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WFC Barbecue Saddles Up for Big Debut in Dallas

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The World Food Championships (WFC) welcomes back Cowboy Charcoal and Western Premium BBQ Products (part of the Duraflame Inc. family of brands) as the co-presenting sponsors of the 2019 World Barbecue Championship. Cowboy supplies our competitors with all natural, premium quality lump charcoal with long cooking times and real wood flavor. Western Premium BBQ Products supplies our teams with premium kiln dried wood including logs, chunks and wood chips in a wide variety of flavors that they hope to be their secret ingredient that propels their recipes to victory. Continue reading

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Big Al’s Owner Dead at 74

Alvin Darrel Plaskoff, the founder of Big Al’s Smokehouse Barbecue, passed away on Nov. 24 at the age of 74. Succeeded by his family, who will continue running the business he started in 1973, Plaskoff leaves behind a legacy of multiple entrepreneurial and communal successes.

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Review: Peggy Sue’s BBQ

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In 1948 Peggy and Howard’s Beef Bar opened in what was a former location of a Sinclair gas station located on Hillcrest across from SMU, offering much of the same fare that Peggy Sue’s BBQ does today but in a cafeteria-style fashion. The Beef Bar closed in 1980 and it took another nine years for Peggy Sue’s to resurrect where it is today. Continue reading

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Jack Ingram at Ferris Wheelers Sept 14th

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Texas-native Jack Ingram is set to headline a Kickoff Concert presented by Echelon – The National Young Adult Auxiliary of The Salvation Army – on Friday, Sept. 14, at Ferris Wheelers Backyard & BBQ.

Echelon is a community of diverse young adults collectively rising up, and mobilizing the next generation, to serve The Salvation Army through fellowship and networking, donations and fundraising, and service and volunteering. Collectively, Echelon serves The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command and its efforts to serve the homeless, the abused, veterans in crisis, addicts, senior adults, and at-risk children and families. Continue reading

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Riscky’s Celebrates 91 Years With New Menu Items

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Riscky’s was founded in 1927 by Polish immigrants, Mary and Joe Riscky, who opened its first location – Riscky’s Grocery & Market – on Azle Avenue on the northside of Fort Worth, Texas.  This original location is still open and operating today after four generations of Riscky family ownership.
“After 91 years of operation, we are proud that Riscky’s has maintained the tradition and legacy it was founded upon,” said Eddie Sullivan, co-owner of Riscky’s. “Our original location on Azle Avenue is still open and operating today, and our barbeque is still slow-smoked using the using the decades-old, original post oak wood-burning pits. But we listen and value the opinions of our customers and are excited to provide them with more variety and some tasty new options.” 

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Longhorn Ballroom Hosts Inaugural Low & Slow Festival (Recap)

 

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by Alex Gonzalez

This past Saturday, Low ‘N’ Slow: North Texas BBQ & Music Festival made its debut at Longhorn Ballroom in Dallas. For its first ever showcase, Low ‘N’ Slow proved to be a potential signature event for the newly renovated Longhorn Ballroom.

As its name suggests, Low ‘N’ Slow was an eight-hour long festival consisting of performances by local musicians and booths from some of Dallas’s best barbeque restaurants. Continue reading

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