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Chicken Fried Steak Day at Norma’s Goes Virtual

By Alex Gonzalez photo by Katy Anderson

While we’re still feeling the effects of the pandemic, there is never a shortage of chicken fried steak in Texas. Times may be tough, but we still find comfort in this comfort food.

A chicken fried steak is a cut of tenderized that is battered and fried, crafted in a way to appear similar to a piece of fried chicken. It is a southern staple with a rich history in Texas. October 26th is Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day, and this year marks the sixth anniversary of the event.

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Origins of Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

Fred’s Café, Fort Worth

In 2004 Yarbrough opened his then public relations firm, BigInk, using his knowledge of the hospitality industry to assist other restaurants and venues. His firm details all aspects of the industry from training, public relations to real estate.

In 2016, the Texas Restaurant Association inducted Jeffrey into the Hall of Honor. A long standing Texas Restaurant Association tradition, outstanding individuals are inducted to the Hall of Honor each year to recognize their significant contribution to the Texas restaurant industry and to the association.

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The Holidays Aren’t Cancelled!

The Trains at NorthPark Will Arrive as Scheduled on November 14

In a year that has challenged all, The Trains at NorthPark will still bring joy by the carload starting November 14, 2020, hauling holiday hope for families through January 3, 2021. Benefiting Ronald McDonald of Dallas (RMHD) and presented by Bank of Texas, The Trains is currently selling the keepsake personalized railcars that will run the 2020 season’s tracks. Helping conduct The Trains at NorthPark 2020 are Honorary Chair Sandy Phillips, a long-time RMHD volunteer, along with co-chairs Nicole Brewer and Natalie Lesikar.

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Storied downtown Dallas hotel to host kids’ fun by day, adults’ fun by night

The Stater Dallas will celebrate Halloween not once, but twice. The festivities start in the daytime for children and families, then switch to an adults-only sensibility when the sun goes down.

Guests of all ages can take part in an expanded expression of the usual door-to-door trick-or-treating from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Statler’s Scare Fare. You’ll check in and receive a trick-or-treat kit with a map of all the candy stations located throughout the hotel, which will include each of The Statler’s four restaurants and additional action stations in the hotel lobby. Each stop on your map will be offering a unique treat germane to the venue you’re visiting. The Garden Court “Graveyard” will feature Halloween games, a magician, a fortune teller, and you might even spot a zombie or two.

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GAPCO Partners with Café Momentum for Limited Time

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company is no stranger to innovative pizzas and special releases. But for their latest limited-edition offering, they enlisted the help of Café Momentum interns.

Café Momentum’s unique concept provides a 12-month paid internship program for young men and women coming out of juvenile facilities. The interns rotate through all aspects of the restaurant, learning culinary skills in addition to life and social skills to help them transition into the next phase of their lives.

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Burger Fest at Knife Dallas on Saturday, October 24th

Head to Knife Dallas on Saturday, October 24th for their Burger Fest * (4-6pm) complete with all-you-can-eat burgers by 44 Farms, French fries, and beer* from Texas Ale Project. The festivities will take place on Knife’s newly renovated patio where guests will enjoy their favorite Knife burgers like The Ozerksy, The Pimento, and The Magic.

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