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Adair’s Burger is Still Mighty and Meaty After All These Years

screenshot-20170415-181735by Steven Doyle

Adair’s Saloon opened in 1963 on Cedar Springs and operated by S.L. and Ann Adair. They were known for their cold beer and a half pound cheeseburger that brought in plenty of local college students who were encouraged to let their artistic side out by marking up the walls with graffiti.    Continue reading

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Palmer’s Hot Chicken to Open Second Dallas Location in Preston Hollow this Winter

Palmer’s Hot Chicken – the beloved Nashville hot chicken concept with a location in East Dallas’ historic Hillside Village shopping center will open their second location in Preston Hollow this winter at 12300 Inwood Rd #130, Dallas, TX 75244. The restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner as well as curbside pick-up and delivery on most major third-party delivery apps.

The concept was created by Texas native and Nashville-bred Palmer Fortune. Fortune and Chef/Partner Mills Garwood are known for their award-winning recipes and have quickly become a hot chicken staple in Dallas. Everything on the menu is made from scratch including desserts, signature sauces, dressings and sides. Proteins are of the highest quality with fresh farm raised catfish and gulf shrimp. The star of the show, the Nashville hot chicken takes 24 hours to make and pays homage to the original Nashville hot chicken creator, Thornton Prince. It is the authentic, original recipe without any twists.

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Best Queso in Dallas

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The American government hordes cheese. It’s an odd deal you may want to investigate, but there are actual stores of processed American cheese, not too unlike Velveeta, in giant government warehouses on the ready to distribute to disaster victims, food banks and welfare recipients. Other governments have been offered this cheese and refused. Ronald Reagan loved the program, with piles equivalent to two pounds per person. But what can be done with this cheese? Why not make queso? Continue reading

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Wok Star Chinese Debuts with Celebrated Chef

By Joey Stewart      Pictures by Joey Stewart

Wok Star Chinese, the new spot that took over the former Nazca Kitchen space at The Hill, is now open for dine-in, delivery and take-out. The menu is mainly authentic Chinese and was created by Chinese chefs, not the owners, who are American. Running the kitchen is local famed chef Charlie Zhang, who previously dazzled diners with his amazing hand pulled noddle skills at Royal China and Imperial Noodle.

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Zero Gradi Makes Its U.S. Debut in Dallas

Zero Gradi Gelateria and Dessert Bar just made its U.S. debut in Dallas’ City Center District and is now transporting Dallasites to Amalfi Coast’s beautiful beaches.

Imagine walking barefoot along the Italian coast, surrounded by cloudless blue skies and the Mediterranean sea’s clear emerald water. What would make the moment even more perfect? Fresh, handcrafted Italian pastries and gelato, which you can find just off the shores of the Amalfi Coast. 

CVD Developments, LLC – owners of 400 Gradi Dallas, located right next to the new Zero Gradi Gelateria and Dessert Bar – wanted an experiential design firm to help bring this Italian vision to life, while also sticking to the concept’s Australian roots. So, they hired Harrison, a Dallas-based, award-winning design consultancy with a worldwide reach. Harrison also has offices in the U.K. and Melbourne, Australia, which perfectly positioned the company to support Zero Gradi. As concept designer and architect of record, Harrison provided the client with turnkey service. Inspiration for their designs came from the pastel-colored parasols that lined the Amalfi Coast beaches during the ‘60s and ‘70s.

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2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Food Competition Semi-Finalists

State Fair of Texas concessionaires are officially off to the races with a new lineup of incredible, edible innovations for the public to taste at the Fair this fall. The 17th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards offers another year of exciting bites for all appetites. The 2021 lineup is bursting with flavor – whether you love savory or sweet, you’re in for a treat this year. After much deliberation in the first round of judging, the scores have been tallied and the results are in; 32 semi-finalists have been named to move forward. Comprised of 19 savory and 13 sweet entries, these semi-finalist contenders are one step closer to the main event, where they will compete for one of three winning titles: “Best Taste – Savory,” “Best Taste – Sweet,” and “Most Creative.”

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