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This Week at Alamo Draft House: Hanksgiving, The Jerk Quote-Along, More!

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Calling all movie lovers… Here’s what’s happening this week at Alamo Drafthouse DFW!

This week is all about Tom Hanks, post-Halloween scares, and quoting along with your favorite films. Celebrate one of the most beloved actors of all time all month long with Alamo Drafthouse’s Hanksgiving. Catch 11 of Tom Hanks’ best films throughout November and get in the spirit of Giving Hanks! Halloween might be over, but the scares don’t end. Check out Terror Tuesday at the Drafthouse this week and get your fill of your favorite horror films. Find your special purpose at The Jerk Quote-Along with toy trumpets, bubbles, and E-Z serve name tags. For a full calendar listing, please visit drafthouse.com/dfw/calendar. Continue reading

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Seafood Boil Tuesday at Amberjax

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Amberjax Fish Market and Grille at Trinity Groves serves up great seafood, and once per month the restaurant led by Owner and Executive Chef Larry Williams brings all that fresh seafood out of the kitchen and onto the patio for a tented seafood boil. Continue reading

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Rudolph Makes His Appearance at Winspear Dec 15th

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The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that  tickets for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, sponsored by Children’s Health, are on sale NOW! Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will  perform two shows on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District. DFWChild is the official media partner for the Family Entertainment season. Center Members get access to the best available seats.

Call Membership Services at 214-978-2888 or go to www.attpac.org/support to join.  Tickets for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer range from $25 to $80 and may be purchased online at http://www.attpac.org/family, by telephone at 214-880-0202. Continue reading

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Latin Snacks and Where to Find Them in Dallas

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Let’s do something special today and discover some popular and also less known dishes from Latin America, and point to them on our local map. These treats will tantalize and inspire as you make your way around the city for something new. It was everything we could  do not to scream Zaguan Bakery with each dish but we wanted some places less familiar for the better part of this piece.  Walk with us! Continue reading

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What Is Your Fast Food Guilty Pleasure?

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I got into a discussion today on fast food. This after the airing of the Canadian McDonald’s commercial which defended their chicken nuggets and made an attempt to debunk the pink slime rumors. The most interesting part of the conversation was what fast food would you (or I) actually eat. Although I dine pretty well and have few opportunities or desire for fast food, I contend most people have their favorites when presented a choice. I made a list of my favorites.     Continue reading

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History of the Soup Dumpling and Where to Nab Them in Dallas

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Few things rock my world as much as xiao long bao. The mighty dumpling power-packed with a meatball, (beef, pork, crab, the usual round up) supplied with a generous amount of broth and pleated into a package of steamed love.

Most agree that the xiao long bao’s story begins in the Shanghai suburb of Nanxiang over nearly 150 years ago. It is believed that Huang Mingxian wanted to create a dumpling that would surprise and delight the guests of his restaurant, Ri Hua Xuan. The elegant pleated dumpling was made by adding aspic – or a jellified meat stock – to pork mince, so that once steamed the aspic would melt, thereby filling the inside of the dumpling with a flavorsome broth. Continue reading

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Dallas Mavericks and Nick and Sam’s Team Up With 15th Annual Seats for Soldiers

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The Dallas Mavericks, American Airlines and Nick & Sam’s are proud to partner again for the 15th annual Seats for Soldiers, a one-of-a-kind experience to honor our nation’s heroes. More than 100 wounded service members from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio will join reservists from the Texas Army National Guard to enjoy dinner at Nick & Sam’s Park Cities, as well as courtside seats at the Dallas Mavericks vs. Orlando Magic game on Nov. 6 at American Airlines Center. Continue reading

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