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Happy Hour at Stampede 66


Every Monday, Stampede 66 hosts a Happy Hour accompanied by live music performance. Below is the description for the upcoming event this Monday, October 24th. This week Stampede 66 is proud to feature the Blondettes Band, a “rockabilly soul” duo from Dallas. Featuring one of Stampede 66’s own, The Blondettes’ music “harkens a simpler time of doo-wop, Motown, and rockabilly.”

Check out this fun happy hour Monday, October 24th from 4 to 7pm, with the band playing from 5:30 to 7pm.

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Parking Deals, Stampede 66 and More Coming to DFW Airport


Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is kicking off its busiest fall yet with a Terminal Parking promotion, updated airport amenities, and new retail and dining options.  To welcome weekend travelers this fall, the Airport is offering a parking discount of nearly 60 percent. Between September 2 and November 13, weekend travelers can park in Terminal Parking for three (3) days for $29, as long as they enter on a Friday. Terminal Parking is DFW’s most convenient self-parking option, with a total of 28,000 spaces and state-of-the-art digital parking guidance systems. The base rate for Terminal Parking is $24 per day.

With Labor Day marking the traditional end of the summer travel season, DFW is projecting 1.2 million travelers will fly through the Airport this holiday weekend. 

Our goal is to make the customer experience as smooth and efficient as possible,” said Ken Buchanan, executive vice president of revenue management for DFW Airport. For the most convenient parking travelers are encouraged to take advantage of our Terminal Parking promotion and we will continue to elevate the overall DFW travel experience with new amenities and updates to make for a delightful trip through DFW.”

DFW is continuing to add new restaurants, stores and services to elevate the customer experience.  Travelers arriving at DFW this weekend will enjoy these new additions for shopping and dining throughout the Airport:

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Elusive Tableside Service and Where to Find it in Dallas

caesarby Steven Doyle

There is simply nothing more elegant and festive as tableside service. We are talking the classic Caesar Salad tossed in full view of the guest, at their table and with great finesse. It is the definitive dinner and a show that has somewhat fallen from a great many menus across the country. Beyond adding a bit of flair, this and many other tableside presentations also demonstrates a commitment to freshness. What could be more fresh and flavorful than a dessert or salad  finished off right before the diners’ eyes? This said, there are still many restaurants across the country creating delicious dishes tableside, and certainly to rave reviews.

In New York the three Michelin-starred restaurant Eleven Madison Park delivers a push cart tableside brimming with bitters, garnishes and ice to create a variety of upscale Manhattan’s. The cocktail tableside is fast becoming a new revolution that separates any restaurant from its competition.  A similar cart can be found in Los Angeles at Bourbon Steak where a host of whiskey’s are plied with garnishes, ice spheres and more for a unique play on this style of service. Expect a perfect martini made with flair by your side in Brooklyn at Maison Premiere. In Portland there is an amazing experience awaiting at Multnomah Whisk{e}y Library which calls upon 1,500 spirits that are retrieved and presented tableside, and also is accompanied with an allegorical treatment on the history of each cocktail.   Continue reading

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11 Hot Spots In Dallas For Chili

chili1by Steven Doyle

A true bowl of Texas red is near and dear to me, and I am always willing to order a bowl if found on any menu I stumble across. I am pleased to report that there are more chili offerings this year than last, and many have upped the ante in developing a perfect bowl. With temperatures dipping into freezing ranges in the coming month, what a perfect opportunity to go out and taste a bowl for yourself.    Continue reading

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Best Restaurants For Fried Chicken In Dallas

chickenby Steven Doyle

We love our fried chicken, and have been seeking out the very best Dallas has to offer. We scoured the streets and found some with an ethnic twist, others are straight forward crispy fried and juicy.

We had to eliminate a few that didn’t qualify as traditional, such as Bon Mua’s fried Cornish hen, which is still worth making the drive to Carrollton.  In making our list we were shocked at how many plates of fried chicken we had sampled over the past months. Col Sanders would have said he was too drunk to taste that chicken after just a few of these places.

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Fiesta de la Vida with Stephan Pyles and Lakewood Brewing at Stampede 66


This Halloween, put the kids to bed, grab your broomstick, and celebrate All Hallows’ Eve with Stampede 66 and Lakewood Brewing Co. at Fiesta de la Vida. As the official kickoff event for North Texas Beer Week, Fiesta de la Vida begins the 10-day local celebration of craft beer.

Admission includes a souvenir glass as well as five beer and food pairings with special, limited release beers. At midnight there will be a cask tapping of Lakewood Brewing Co.’s popular, seasonal Temptress Mole. Stampede 66’s modern ranch house in the heart of Uptown will be transformed into a neighborhood for trick or treating with a twist. Each pairing will be located at a different “house” in the neighborhood along with a dessert room with unlimited candy.   Continue reading

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An Appellated Gulf Oyster?

IMG_20140204_184159.640x480 A Whitehead Reef Oyster

by Andrew Chalk

Eaten a gulf oyster recently? Where, in the thousands of square miles that constitute the Gulf of Mexico, did it come from? You probably were not told. The person who sold it to you probably did not know. I never considered it mattered before.

It turns out it does. Where in the gulf an oyster grew up affects its size and taste. If we know where oysters come from, we can choose between them based on quality, or size, or flavor profile. If we choose oysters from particular locations then oystermen will know what types to harvest.    Continue reading


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