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Crave the World: Oaxaca

Crave readers travel with verve and you never know where one of our readers might pop up. We are traveling with you and are creating some simple guides to the best hotels (all budgets) and restaurants (again, we span the budgetary lines).

Today we visit Oaxaca. Oaxacan food is no secret. Even if you’ve never been to Mexico, you’ve probably heard that the food in Oaxaca (pronounced wa-ha-ka) represents some of the very best in traditional Mexican cuisine. Like Puebla, Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Merida, Oaxaca is one of the top food destinations in Mexico.

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Easter Dining and It’s History

One of the most beloved aspects about cultural or religious holidays is the food. From turkey and blood sausages at Christmas to stuffing and cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving, the holidays often revolve around the meals we gather for with loved ones. But do you know why certain foods are favored for certain holidays?

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Terry Black’s Has Something Wonderful for the Super Bowl

The Central Texas style barbecue restaurant and 2021 Texas Monthly Top 50 BBQ Restaurant, Terry Black’s Barbecue wants to help stock your Game Day celebration. On Sunday, February 13, Terry Black’s is offering their Game Day Party Packs available for pick up or delivery from the Dallas and Austin locations. 

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Gas Monkey Rebrands as Amplified – Manchester Orchestra Performing Oct. 5

Amplified is Dallas’s new home for live music, great food and cold drinks. Occupying the same space as the former Gas Monkey Bar & Grill, the updated concept reopens October 5 with a renovated interior, improved audio system and new menu. Headlining the grand opening is Manchester Orchestra—tickets are on sale now.

The October 5 opening will also include Hush Money bassist and tattoo artist, Bob Kakaha (aka Bob Zilla), who will be on site inking attendees with Amplified lightning bolt tattoos and other designs to commemorate the occasion.

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Fort Worth’s Highest Grossing Bar to Open in Dallas

After much anticipation, Texas Republic is set to open it’s doors to the Dallas crowd for a sneak peek weekend this Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th from 9PM-2AM. Regular operating hours will be from 11AM-2AM daily beginning Thursday, September 30th. Located at 5609 SMU Blvd Dallas, TX 75206, Texas Republic is a modern Texas inspired neighborhood bar with stimulating nightlife. 

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2021 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists Announced

The final countdown to three of the most coveted food titles in all of Texas begins. The State Fair of Texas is proud to present the 17th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards.

On Sunday, August 29, three winners will be crowned in the categories of: “Best Taste – Savory,” “Best Taste – Sweet,” and “Most Creative.” The competition began in early July with an impressive 43 entries represented by 26 concessionaires. Of those entries, 32 were selected as semi-finalists. Each entry was evaluated on four Fair-food elements: uniqueness, creativity, presentation, and taste.

After some tasty tests and delicious dishes, votes were cast and the results are finally in! Now the top ten finalists must present themselves to a prestigious panel of celebrity judges in hopes of securing one of the top spots. If your favorite entry did not make the final cut, fret not, concessionaires may still choose to introduce their creation at their stand as a new food during this year’s Fair.

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