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First Chinese BBQ Roasted Duck For Christmas

by Steven Doyle

Through out Chinese history you will find notable recipes, poetry and even songs extolling the virtues of the tasty duck. The most popular treatment is by far the Peking Duck, one of Kissinger’s favorite and is said to have brought together our two countries during the 70’s Nixon visits.

Now considered a national dish, the Chinese roasted duck can be found almost everywhere. The best versions are most assuredly found where you may view the carcasses in their full splendor, and one of our very favorites can be tasted at First Chinese BBQ.   Continue reading

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Order Texas Treats Before December 21

There’s still time to dazzle your friends and family with this holiday season’s tastiest gift. Order the Ultimate Texas Treats gift box from Assembly and the Texas Food & Wine Alliance (TFWA) before 3 pm, Monday, December 21 for pre-Christmas delivery anywhere in Texas.

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Rooftop Life-Sized Snow Globes and Bubbles To Celebrate the Season

Waterproof, the rooftop lounge at the iconic Statler, offers expansive, breathtaking views of downtown Dallas. But when the temperatures drop, you just might be able to see that breath. That’s why the lounge is offering a way for you to stay nice and cozy this winter. For the second year in a row, Waterproof is offering life-size Snow Globes for your party of 2 to 8 to bundle in and stay warm – and socially distanced from others. 

The Snow Globes – which must be reserved in advance – come in two sizes: One is large enough for a lively party of 8, while three are just right for two to four people to comfortably enjoy an evening.  The large Globe requires a food and beverage minimum of $600 for two hours, and the smaller globes have a minimum of $200 for two hours.

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“Tinsel” Revealed Dec 18 in Trinity Groves

This holiday season, everyone will be looking for fun, safe activities to enjoy with their loved ones. Sure, you’ve got the classics like a good holiday movie or some socially-distanced caroling. But this year, make a new tradition with Tinsel, a drive-through immersive holiday art experience.

This all-original artistic event is free to attend and will take place on Friday, December 18 and Saturday, December 19 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. It will highlight the creativity and culture of West Dallas, including the Tin District and Fabrication Yard communities, where some of the city’s best art comes to life. The two-night event celebrates the holidays in an artistic, authentic and engaging way. It goes beyond your typical evening of looking at holiday lights and instead brings together original art, technology and music into one cohesive experience you won’t soon forget.

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Sea Breeze Makes Your Holiday Merry and Bright

The Oruch family of Sea Breeze Fish Market& Grill is prepared to be the region’s top holiday hospitality resource, however you celebrate this year. In addition to their popular in-restaurant and to go options, and the region’s most impressive array of fresh fish cut to order, the restaurant has created holiday dining and entertaining options.

For those hosting celebrations at home or offsite, Sea Breeze is offering fabulous party platters at a variety of sizes. Guests can enjoy the restaurant’s popular:

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Kate Weiser Chocolate Pop Up at Northpark

Kate Weiser’s gorgeous chocolates taste great all year-long, but the holiday season lets her creativity really shine with fun, seasonal offerings. And this year, she’s taking over a bigger space to make room for even more of her special, limited-time products.

In addition to its usual kiosk, Kate Weiser Chocolates is inhabiting the old Sugarfina candy shop at NorthPark Mall. The seasonal pop-up will feature all of the holiday goodies that people have come to love, including Carl the Snowman and gift boxes featuring hand-painted bonbons. The store pops up November 4 and will run through December 24. Here’s what you can expect:

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