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SusieCakes Opens in Plano October 29th


SusieCakes, an all-American, home-style bakery, will open its second Texas location in Plano’s Preston Towne Center at 4909 W. Park Blvd on Saturday, October 29.

The company specializes in an array of sentimental dessert favorites made from scratch using fresh, simple ingredients by on-site bakers. SusieCakes founder Susan Sarich says, “ If you can’t spell it, we don’t bake with it. Just like our grandmothers, we do not use any mixes, artificial preservatives, high-fructose corn syrups or trans-fats in our products. We bake our products from scratch using only the freshest and finest natural ingredients, including European-style butter and Guittard chocolate.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Herrera’s Beef Enchiladas

2cby Steven Doyle

There is nothing quite like our Tex Mex we enjoy ravenously and with aplomb in the DFW area. One of the most respected names in this style of cookery is Herrera’s. We know everyone has their favorites, and it might be difficult to choose the best in enchilada in town, but we have been slowly working on our top list for that category which will arrive at your Crave doorstep soon enough. But the Herrera’s beef enchilada is definitely something to sing about.

Look no further than the 2C when ordering your next plate at Herrera’s. This will give you a nice sampling of beef enchiladas, rice and beans, and a crisp taco. Of course every order arrives with a steaming bowl of bean soup and a stack of the thickest tortillas around. Thick, yet soft and supple and served steaming hot. These make for easy sopping of the beefy gravy left behind after the enchiladas have been devoured.  Continue reading

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Peace, Love and Chicken Fried Steak (Video)

by Steven Doyle

There is no greater holiday than Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day on October 26th. Celebrate with us by singing along to the Jimmy Baldwin video below.  Notice this was filmed at Allgood Cafe  in Deep Ellum which is top on our list of chicken fried steaks in Dallas.  Continue reading

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Happy Hour at Stampede 66


Every Monday, Stampede 66 hosts a Happy Hour accompanied by live music performance. Below is the description for the upcoming event this Monday, October 24th. This week Stampede 66 is proud to feature the Blondettes Band, a “rockabilly soul” duo from Dallas. Featuring one of Stampede 66’s own, The Blondettes’ music “harkens a simpler time of doo-wop, Motown, and rockabilly.”

Check out this fun happy hour Monday, October 24th from 4 to 7pm, with the band playing from 5:30 to 7pm.

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Halloween at Mudhen October 27th



Mudhen Meat and Greens, the popular eatery at the Dallas Farmer’s Market hosts the first annual Halloween Carnival on the Beer Garden, Thursday, October 27 from 6-9pm.

Chef Suki Otsuki prepares a festive Harvest Buffet and Cocktail Director Tia Downey showcases new seasonal cocktails including Sweet Poison, Witches Brew and the Pumpkin Palmer.  Continue reading

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Chef Tre Wilcox’ North vs. South Celebrity Chef Smackdown Proves That… Wait for it…


by Rhonda Dutton

Sunday evening, Chef Tre Wilcox (Best Chef, Iron Chef, Top Chef, eat Bobby Flay and yadda yadda cheffy fame stuff) flexed his culinary industry muscles and pulled together a Celebrity Chef Smackdown with a portion of the proceeds going to Make-a-Wish.   Continue reading

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Kitchen LTO Re-Opens in Deep Ellum Octber 25th


Kitchen LTO (formerly in Trinity Groves) will re-open in Deep Ellum at 2901 Elm Street on Tuesday, October 25 with Executive Chef Josh Harmon and Melissa Ellis as the featured artist.

Created by Casie Caldwell (founder of Greenz Salads and co-owner of Pink Magnolia), Kitchen LTO changes every six months as a new chef rotates in and introduces a new menu concept.  Simultaneously, a new artist will install his/her artwork. Essentially, it is limited time only “LTO”, where a new restaurant is unveiled twice per year.    Continue reading

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