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Rodeo Goat Opens in Denton

Rodeo Goat, a casual beer and burger ice house known for house-ground patties, cold beer, moonshine cocktails, good vibes and friendly folks is now open in Denton. Located in the former Catahoula Louisiana Kitchen on I-35, Rodeo Goat encompasses over 6,000 square feet of dine-in and patio area.

The menu features over 20 unique burger selections including namesake nods to local luminaries. Celebrities from Denton or UNT graduates include Don Henley (blue cheese slaw, caramelized onions, blue cheese crumbles and garlic-herb mayo), Norah Jones (candied jalapeños, smoked ham, pepper jack cheese, jalapeños, bacon, pico de gallo, and poblano dressing on a  jalapeño cheddar bun with avocado butter) and Larry McMurtry (Irish-whiskey cheddar, candied bacon, blackberry compote, shredded lettuce and whole-grain mustard). The Mean Joe Green is a cobb salad piled high with marinated steak, mixed greens, applewood smoked bacon, hardboiled egg, avocado, Roma tomato, chive goat cheese, crispy jalapeño croutons and avocado ranch dressing. 

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Portillo’s Opens in Denton

Following a highly successful opening of its first two restaurants in the Dallas-Fort Worth market, Portillo’s – the fast-casual restaurant concept known for its menu of unrivaled Chicago-style street food – today announced plans to expand further in the Lone Star State with a new DFW restaurant.  

The new Portillo’s restaurant will be located in Denton at Rayzor Ranch Town Center, at the corner of Interstate 35 and University Drive. Designed with a Southwest garage theme, the 7,700 square-foot restaurant will feature seating for more than 170 guests inside as well as a seasonal outdoor patio with room for about 50 more guests. It will also feature the brand’s signature double drive-thru lanes to accommodate off-premise guests.

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Shacking up in Denton!

41185026_325584854861693_6120305401545097216_n.jpgby Nafeisa Shukair-Farley

Looking for your favorite seafood customized to your taste buds?  Want to crack crabs but not have your hands smell fishy? Look no more as the Shell Shack in Denton has officially completed its remodel and ready for you to dine.

Shell Shack, which opened this past Spring recently remodeled adding its signature colorful chalkboard walls and white tables.  The décor has changed but not the food which is still customized to your liking using the freshest ingredients. And don’t worry, the hospital-grade handing washing machine is available that cleans your hands and shines your jewelry at the same time. Continue reading

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Shell Shack Open in Denton


Shell Shack’s newest location is now open for business. Hungry diners can find the Denton restaurant—and all of its perfectly-seasoned crabs and seafood—on I-35 near the Golden Triangle Mall. The new spot marks Shell Shack’s sixth DFW location, as the restaurant, which started in Uptown Dallas in 2013, continues to share its fun concept and delicious menu with surrounding cities. Continue reading

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Shell Shack Opening in Denton Spring 2018


Shell Shack opened its first location in Uptown Dallas in late 2013. Fast forward a few short years, and the popular seafood spot known for its perfectly-seasoned crabs is getting ready to open its sixth DFW location. Joining the Uptown original, as well as stores in Plano, Arlington and Mesquite—and soon Ft Worth—the new location is landing in Denton near Golden Triangle Mall. Crews have already broken ground, and Shell Shack Denton is expected to open in the spring of this year. Continue reading


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2017 DFW Best Haunted House Guide

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It’s haunting that there are merely weeks remaining in 2017. This means cooler temps, Fall parties and terrifying romps through DFW’s best haunted houses.

Most haunted houses have two prices, one for regular admission, and a second speed pass price to exit through the long lines that you will surely meet. Jump in the haunted pit of horrors for a list of our local favorites. If you wish to add to our list send us an emailContinue reading

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