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The Wonderful World of Pumpkins in Dallas and 10 Places to Find Them

pumpkinby Steven Doyle

We as Americans have an odd relationship with the pumpkin. Sure, we stock up on the squash to ornate during the Halloween season (which according to retailers begins in August), and adorn our tables as centerpieces with them during the eventide of Thanksgiving, but as far as a true dining offering we fall short.  Continue reading

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Lakewood Releases Thread Spinner + Halloween Party News


Thread Spinner, is Lakewood Brewing’s new Legendary Series release, and the first in a mini series of three wood-aged beers based on the Greek myth of the Three Fates, is out now.

This 13.5% American barleywine was aged in Witherspoon Distillery bourbon barrels for months, lending notes of toffee, vanilla, and oak to the malty, robust beer. Pick up a couple bottles – one to enjoy now and one to cellar. Then be sure to pick up her two sisters next year for a unique vertical.   Continue reading

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park1by Lee Jamison

What a perfect weekend for Park and Palate. This sequel to last year’s debut fundraiser benefiting Klyde Warren Park, both Friday and Saturday – and no wonder. The weather was that perfect mix of clear skies and bright sun, with the occasional crisp breeze hinting at Fall.  Continue reading

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The Ultimate DFW (and Beyond) Chicken Fried Steak List

babesby Steven Doyle                                                  Babe’s CFS

Today is a day of celebration and joy as we mark the very first official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day. The day’s founder, Jeffrey Yarbrough, said on this auspicious occasion, “I am honored to have worked closely with restaurateurs Tom Perini and Ralph Sheffield to elevate this savory southern dish that reflects our state history. Besides my wife and kids as the loves of my life, creating the official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day has been a dream come true and makes me so proud to be a Texan.”   Continue reading

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Chef Mo Assi Made Me a Chicken Fried Steak Taco, Bless the Man

crush-cfsby Steven Doyle

When preparing for Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day I reached out to a handful of chefs to get their take on the day, and to uncover where the pro’s find their fix of cream gravy. One of the chefs I spoke with was Mo Assi (formerly exec at Perry’s Steakhouse and Capital Grille) who will soon be opening his first restaurant, Crush Taco.  In actuality I was pressing for more information on the new venture.  Continue reading


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Jimmy Baldwin Sings Our Chicken Fried Anthem

jimmyby Steven Doyle

While we continue to bring you up-to-the-minute reports on chicken fried steak sightings today, we wish to share the very anthem that sheds the spot light on Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day from the Vivador himself, Jimmy Baldwin, another man who serves as one of our great modern Texas heroes. Continue reading

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Cedars Backyard Opens November 4th


Business partners Jeffrey Yarbrough and Chad Boyle are pleased to announce the opening of The Cedars Backyard, Friday, November 4 in the dynamic Cedars neighborhood.

The concept is a first of its kind in Dallas, utilizing a shipping container as a fully operational bar. Guests have the option to enjoy one of the fifteen beers on tap, tap cocktails, or traditional well cocktails, all while hanging out and enjoying the best possible view of the Dallas skyline. The Cedars Backyard provides a kitschy trailer park vibe, but more Airstream than Winnebago.   Continue reading

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