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Meet Lamar Moore of Chicago’s Eleven | Eleven

Each year, Chefs for Farmers brings in chefs to Dallas from all over the world, working with local farmers to create fantastic dishes. This year, the lauded food and wine festival celebrated its 10th anniversary, and its return following a hiatus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. One of the chefs in attendance at this year’s Chefs for Farmers main event was Chicago’s own Lamar Moore, executive chef of Eleven | Eleven.

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2018-19 Broadway Series Continues With More Theater Magic


AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that single tickets for A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL; CHICAGO; A BRONX TALE and FALSETTOS will go on sale Friday, September 7 at 10am.

The 2018/2019 Broadway Series season continues December, 2018 through February, 2019 with A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL, the hilarious classic 1983 movie nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical, December 12-16, 2018; CHICAGO, recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history, December 18-23, 2018; A BRONX TALE, the streetwise musical based on Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri’s story directed by Academy Award winner Robert De Niro and Tony winner Jerry Zaks, December 26-January 6, 2019; and FALSETTOS, nominated for five 2017 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, February 12-17, 2019.   Continue reading

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DFW Is Now Texicago

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Doors open and close throughout the years, just as many choose to move down to sunny Texas for cheaper living and warmer climate. What many Chicagoans miss the most from our home city is the food. Listed below are the newest places in the Metroplex serving a slice of Chicago. Enjoy dining at all of these fine establishments.   Continue reading

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Al’s Italian Beef For a Taste of Chicago

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The long waited tastes from back home of Chicago has arrived this year with Al’s Italian Beef in Dallas and the newly opened Gino’s East pizzeria in Arlington. I was the very first customer at Al’s Italian Beef when it opened in February. First bite of the true Chicago dreams to get that taste in their mouths again from back home right in their backyards here in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Al’s Italian beef proved to Texas how many Chicagoans miss their favorites when they ran out of food the very first week in February. Folks coming in from all over the metroplex and buying everything they could, cooked or not, I was told. They just bought all the tamales right from the freezer.   Continue reading

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Gino’s East Opens April 30th


ATX Brands announced the opening of Gino’s East’s Arlington location at 1350 East Copeland Road on Thursday, April 30. This marks the fourth Gino’s East opening in Texas, with the next location scheduled to open in the coming months in Austin.

“It’s been amazing bringing Gino’s East and true Chicago-style pizza to Texas,” said ATX Brands CEO and Founder Doug Guller. “We’ve seen great success with our Texas locations so far, and we knew that the next area to share Chicago’s best pizza with had to be Arlington.”   Continue reading

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WTF Velvet Taco? Veal Brains?

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Velvet Taco has a long standing tradition of making a special taco each week called the WTC Taco. WTF means Weekly Taco Feature,not that other thing you were thinking.

We were sent word this week that they have upped the stakes on the WTF, and you might be a little impressed by their ability t step out there a bit with ingredients. This weeks WTF is  is a cornmeal fried veal brains taco. Specifically a corn tortilla, egg, goat cheese fingerling potatoes, avocado crema, nopales pico, and salsa verde — along with lime poached and then cornmeal fried veal brains.

Haven’t had your ration of brains this week? Go get ’em, tiger. There are locations near you.

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