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Mavs Open Practice September 28th

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The Dallas Mavericks are hosting an open practice, free and open to the public, at American Airlines Center with the entire 2016-2017 team on Wednesday, September 28th.  The event will also feature Mavs Entertainment by the Dallas Mavericks Dancers, ManiAACs, Drumline, Street Team, Champ and Mavs Man.   Continue reading

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Lobster Porn To Celebrate National Lobster Day Sunday, September 25th

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In celebration of National Lobster Day, which is celebrated this Sunday, September 24th, we pay a visit to local restaurants in search of our favorite lobster dishes. We have a smattering of rolls, plates of crustacean, and even the best enchilada that can be found in Dallas. Enjoy lobster the Crave way.
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Smoked BBQ Festival Saturday, September 24th

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On what is to be one of the busiest food festival weekends in Dallas, enjoy a bit of Smoked at the downtown Main Street Garden park Saturday, September 24th. This BBQ event brings in talent from across Texas, including fantastic bands, including chef Dean Fearing’s Lost Coyote Band. The festival opens at 2:30 p.m. to the public and your paid admission gets you complimentary tastings from every restaurant listed below included until 5 p.m.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Grilled Cheese at Zodiac in Neiman Marcus

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Enjoy the popovers with strawberry butter, but you will most likely want to check out the chicken salad or grilled cheese served with a single splash of tomato soup at Zodiac, the 62 year old favorite for ladies who lunch and the rest of the free world.

Fans of the restaurant crave the chicken salad which is actually made with cream, a dollop of mayonnaise,  apple cider vinegar, celery and diced chicken breast. This with a side of the Mandarin orange gelatin mold “souffle” with export you back to the 1950’s where such delights were commonplace on a luncheon plate.   Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to the Greek Food Festival September 23-25th

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It is that time of year again. As Fall descends upon us we enjoy many cool-aired events such as the Greek Food Festival. This marvelous event runs September 23rd through the 25th. Our Greek friends have this festival down and they know how to throw a great party with music, dancing, food and libations.

You will wan to check out  the special wine Taverna where festival-goers will enjoy specially selected wines from the owners of The Ivy Tavern, Tom and Lisa Georgalis. The hosts will be on hand to discuss the wines, Greek Mythology and their most recent travels to their home country. Enjoy flights of wine, or take hold of a bottle of your own. Continue reading

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Ivy Tavern Takes on New Chefs, New Menu

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Big changes are in the works at The Ivy Tavern, as this Dallas favorite debuts a new menu, launches a Sunday dive brunch, and introduces a couple of all-star chefs into the kitchen.

The bar would like to introduce David Rodriguez as its new Executive Chef. Prior to his role at The Ivy Tavern, Chef Rodriguez held a number of Executive Chef positions—most recently at 904’s Kitchen and Cocktails in Denton, and before that, at Oak Cliff’s Urban Acres and Oddfellows. So he’s well-equipped to lead the kitchen team forward as they look to provide an even better dining experience for the bar’s loyal patrons.   Continue reading

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Ultimate Cocktail Experience November 5th

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After four successful years, the Ultimate Cocktail Experience benefiting Trigger’s Toys is back. And once more, the charitable pop-up event is bringing together bartenders, brands, distributors and consumers to benefit a worthwhile cause. Started by Bryan Townsend, and now in its fifth year, Trigger’s Toys is the hottest ticket in town.

The cocktail showcase and fundraiser provides attendees with craft cocktails from the most talented bartenders across the state, and more importantly, it reduces financial and emotional stress on chronically ill children and their families by providing financial assistance and supplemental programming.  Continue reading

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