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Where To Find Fantastic Chicken and Waffles in Dallas

cw-roscoesby Steven Doyle

The Chicken and Waffle phenomenon dates back to 1930’s Harlem to Wells Supper Club billed as “Home of Chicken and Waffles Since 1938.” They claim to be the first to sell the dish during the Jazz Age, when late-night diners would order breakfast or dinner to soak up the evening’s alcohol, and get them safely on their way home.   Continue reading


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Elusive Tableside Service and Where to Find it in Dallas

caesarby Steven Doyle

There is simply nothing more elegant and festive as tableside service. We are talking the classic Caesar Salad tossed in full view of the guest, at their table and with great finesse. It is the definitive dinner and a show that has somewhat fallen from a great many menus across the country. Beyond adding a bit of flair, this and many other tableside presentations also demonstrates a commitment to freshness. What could be more fresh and flavorful than a dessert or salad  finished off right before the diners’ eyes? This said, there are still many restaurants across the country creating delicious dishes tableside, and certainly to rave reviews. Continue reading

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Victory Brewing Co Celebrating ‘Merica At Common Table July 3

victoryby Steven Doyle

Cue the fifes. Dallas has been enjoying this delightful renaissance of enjoying beer. Not just any beer, but delicious, cold and frothy craft beer made locally and across this great nation of ours and beyond. Celebrate the love of beer and all things that make ‘Merica great by joining the lads and lasses at Common Table Wednesday, July 3rd, and witness a ten tap takeover by Victory Brewing Company.       Continue reading


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Celebrate Common Table’s Third Anniversary All This Week

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Common Table is celebrating their third anniversary all week in grand style. Each day there will be celebratory tapping’s of incredible beer starting today where the staff will be raiding an inventory set back for just such occasions.

Look for some local beers that will be a blast from the past such as a 2012 Wealth and Taste, long with Numb Comfort. Also find a Lakewood bourbon barrel Temptress and Community Trinity Tripel.

Some other fun brews tapped today include Avery Hand of Buddha, a 2011 Ommegang Three Philosophers, 2010 Sierra Nevada Big Foot, and Great Divide Espresso Yeti and Chocolate Yeti (cask).      Continue reading

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Win A Pair Of Tickets To Untapped Beer Festival Pouring September 8th

by Steven Doyle

Have you made your plans to attend the Untapped Beer Festival in the new Trinity Groves area of West Dallas on September 8, 2012? If you have not purchased your tickets yet you are falling dangerously close to missing out on the event altogether. We spoke to one of the organizers at The Common Table, Cory Pond who is also a beer man about town, and he told craveDFW that the VIP tickets were nearly depleted and the regular admission tickets will soon be gone as well.      Continue reading


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Two New DEBC Beers Premiering This Month

Deep Ellum Brewing Company will launch two brand new beers to the market starting July 31st – one is a seasonal and one will join the year-round lineup for DEBC.  Yes, “Wealth and Taste” is a Rolling Stones reference (but also an homage to the originator of this style of beer – Duvel.  Duvel actually means devil in Flemish) and is a seasonal batch.  It was built in two 30 barrel batches – one batch was aged in Chardonnay barrels and one batch went through the normal fermentation process then they were blended together to get the balance they were looking for.  Continue reading

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Celebrate Common Table’s 2nd Anniversary With A Beer

by Steven Doyle

Stop by and wish the good folks at Common Table a happy birthday this weekend as they stroke the two year mark. There will be plenty of rare brews and live music to help celebrate.

The theme is all Texas with lone star bands headlining all day including Boxcar Bandits at 1pm, J Charles and the Trainrobbers at 3pm, David Wax Museum at 10pm and Joe Pug at 11pm.         Continue reading

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