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KNON 14th Annual Mardi Gras Gumbo Party March 15th

gumboby Steven Doyle

Release your inner Cajun this weekend at Poor David’s Pub located on Lamar in Dallas Sunday, February 15th were KNON will host an evening of  fun New Orleans style. Look for one hell of a gumbo competition with some pretty terrific chefs turning out their best. There will be plenty of live music, as you would expect with a KNON event.  Mark your calendar, the fun starts at 5pm.

If you are a chef and wish to compete, there are a few open sots still available. Contact David Pippin at dlpipp@gmail.com.

 

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Scenes From KNON Gumbo Competition

DSC00107by Steven Doyle

You know it is time to celebrate Mardi Gras when the Kings of Gumbo show up with their finest as they did last Sunday at Poor David’s Pub for the 13th Annual KNON Gumbo Competition. Sunday was the beginning of the cold snap, but a celebrated crowd of folks showed up, spoon in hand, for a taste of New Orleans.

The event was coordinated by David Pippin who has a pulse on the chefs in Dallas. You might recognize him as the chief behind the State Fair’s chef demonstrations.    Continue reading

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Review: Sara Hickman

sara1by David Indorf

Sara Hickman returned to the scene of many of her most successful performances, Poor David’s Pub, for a Valentine’s Night show, and this one can be added to the “Memorable” folder. David Card is well known for treating his artists like family, which makes for some terrific concerts.

While Ms. Hickman is a talented musician in her own right, she gleefully ceded the yeoman’s share of the music making to local guitar wizard Sam Swank, whose acoustic and electric guitars added a different atmosphere to the songs so many in the audience have enjoyed for years. Absent a guitar cord tether, Ms. Hickman’s inner chanteuse was free to prance, preen, and prowl all over the stage and into the audience, to the expected delight of all in attendance. The only thing missing was a feather boa.       Continue reading

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