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Pazzo Bringing Joy To Uptown

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The word for “crazy” in Italian is Pazzo and Pazzo in Uptown is now known for a bit of craziness. Late night people know Pazzo as a superb club, located in the back and occupies as much space as the front of the house. This is where you will find the ultra chic, renowned DJ’s and bottle service that packs the house many nights of the week.

The space up front, all unsuspecting of the craziness that goes on behind the hidden doors of the club is this elegant and lovely restaurant, decidedly American-Italian, that serves up insanely good food and cocktails.  Continue reading

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Fishing For Seafood At Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille

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The Perry family opened its first restaurant in 1979 in Southeast Houston as a modest meat market called Perry’s Butcher Shop and Deli. In 1986, Chris Perry persuaded his father Bob to add dining tables, which eventually led to an expansion and the opening of a second market. As the markets gained popularity, Chris opened Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille in 1993. The original two butcher shops are also still in operation as Perry & Sons Market & Grille. Continue reading

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Tiny Victories Opens in North Oak Cliff

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The folks that brought you neighborhood staples like High Fives, The Whippersnapper and Ferris Wheelers – is at it again with the creation of an extraordinary, first-of-its-kind, out-of-this-world concept that will completely shift the entertainment landscape in DFW, if not all of Texas.

Just kidding. It’s another bar. Continue reading

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Review: Shell Shack For Crabs, Shrimp, Crawfish and More

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After a short wait you are approached table-side by a perky member of the waitstaff who scribbles their name on the white butcher paper clad table and asks for your favorite beverage. There is plenty to choose from at Shell Shack, now with locations spread across Dallas and Fort Worth, no doubt with more on the way. We order, we drink. Then the decision time arrives, what to order from this seemingly vast menu.

Without a doubt, crab is to be on the short list of what to order. But it is nearing crawfish season, and even though we are told they are not the largest we will find, those are coming once the weather stabilizes and they are large enough now to enjoy. There are no conspiracies to keep large crawfish from the mitts of Dallasites as your Houston friends might try to tell you. Shell Shack procures the best graded crawfish available. Think mid-March, around St. Pat’s Day for the best crop. Consider that the luck of the Irish.  Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland With Kent Rathbun and Tiffany Derry at Lava Cantina

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Looking for a holiday blast this weekend? Finding entertainment options for out of town guests can be dizzying at best. This event at Lava Cantina sounds like the perfect answer. Join Kent Rathbun and his friends at this fun holiday event.

There will be plenty of entertainment including DJ’s and Jaret Reddick from Bowling for Soup. I have seen Reddick do a show recently and the man is super entertaining with plenty of band stories during his sets and great tunes. Continue reading

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Cocktails For The Holidays

Laphroaig_GingerManby Steven Doyle

As the holiday season continues we plan on posting recipes for a variety of cool party cocktails to entertain your guests with, and to hone those bartending skills. Today we have several recipes, one from Basil Hayden and the other from one of our favorite scotch whiskeys, Laphroaig.

The Laphroaig distillery is arguably the most famous distillery on Islay. The island itself is famous for its pungent, peaty malts.

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Graham Dodds and Chad Houser Join Forces for Special Holiday Cooking Class

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Two of the Dallas area’s most popular chefs are teaming up on Saturday, December 9th at the Granada Theater on Lower Greenville for a really fun 3 hours of teaching some of their favorite dishes for the holidays. Both Graham Dodds and Chad Houser will be working together at this special cooking class.

Expect some surprise guests, holiday music, and superb holiday cocktails from Deep Eddy Vodka. Everyone who attends the class will enjoy the dishes created by the chefs and will leave with the recipes that day all with a lovely holiday theme.

Grab your tickets below for this class which starts at 11am December 9th.

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