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Garrison Brothers Bourbon Brawl


Garrison Brothers Distillery, the first legal whiskey distillery in Texas, announced today its plans to celebrate Texas Independence Day in three big ways: The Bourbon Takeover of Texas – a two-week mixology event leading up to March 2 (Texas Independence Day); The Garrison Brothers Bourbon Brawl – a statewide bartender contest; and a 2020 vintage release of Small Batch Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Continue reading

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The Ultimate DFW (and Beyond) Chicken Fried Steak List 2019

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Today is a day of celebration and joy as we mark the official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day. The day’s founder, Jeffrey Yarbrough, said on this auspicious occasion, “I am honored to have worked closely with restaurateurs Tom Perini and Ralph Sheffield to elevate this savory southern dish that reflects our state history. Besides my wife and kids as the loves of my life, creating the official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day has been a dream come true and makes me so proud to be a Texan.”   Continue reading


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A Week of Celebration Honoring Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

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We are in celebration mode this week as we seek out the very best Chicken Fried Steaks in the DFW area and around the state of Texas. It is research that is heartfelt, and I am sure our system is feeling all the fried beef we have consumed for the large list we will present last in the week as we pay homage to Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day.

Chicken-fried steak is a dish in which a cut of beef, usually thin and selected from the round, is breaded and fried. (Occasionally, some restaurants have also cooked a cut of pork.) The method of preparation is similar to that of fried chicken, which explains the name. The Texas staple is most often served with mashed potatoes and covered with cream gravy. Continue reading

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Ebb & Flow Opens in Deep Ellum

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This week, Deep Ellum welcomes its newest addition, Ebb & Flow. The gorgeously-designed restaurant is open now for dinner, with lunch service starting September 30 and brunch beginning October 5. It comes from Crafted Bar Concepts (Shell Shack, Sushi Marquee, Back9), and is the first venture from brothers Dallas Hale and Eric Bradford, along with his wife, Laura, and Whitney Barlow, co-owner of Bomb Factory, Canton Hall and Trees. While Hale was busy building a successful bar and restaurant portfolio, Bradford worked in the music scene for a decade, managing top-tier venues like the Bomb Factory and Trees. With Ebb & Flow, they have come together to provide the city with a new concept that blends their passions for good food, drinks and music into one fun-loving space. Continue reading

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2019 New Line Up Of State Fair Grub


If you love Fair food, then you’re in luck. Fair concessionaires are serious about providing you with great-tasting, unique foods year after year. This year is no exception – the State Fair of Texas is proud to announce the newest creations to the food lineup! In addition to trying the finalists and winners of the 2019 Big Tex Choice Awards, fairgoers can also indulge in some of the competition’s semi-finalist dishes

Check out the list of the semi-finalist food items that can be found at this year’s State Fair of Texas, in addition to other new foods you just must try. For the full list of this year’s new foods and their locations, visit BigTex.com/New-Food. Continue reading

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Dog Haus Moves Into Arlington

Dog Haus – the craft casual concept known for its gourmet all beef hot dogs, handcrafted sausages, humanely raised Black Angus beef burgers, one-of-a-kind fried chicken sandwich, and local craft beers on tap – will celebrate the grand opening of Texas’ second Dog Haus Biergarten location in Arlington on Aug. 3.

Located at 4000 Bagpiper Way, Ste. 110, in Arlington Highlands, this will be Franchisee Ron Ryan’s second Dog Haus Biergarten location. To commemorate its arrival, Dog Haus is inviting locals to swing by for a FREE Haus Dog on Saturday, Aug. 3. Continue reading

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Voicebox headed to Crockett Row in FW


Voicebox, a private suite karaoke experience founded in Portland, Oregon, is heading east and will open its fifth location this fall in Fort Worth, Texas. The new location will open this fall in Crockett Row at West 7th, a vibrant destination to eat, drink, shop and explore in the heart of the Cultural District in Fort Worth. Voicebox is a decade-old Portland-based specialty entertainment venue featuring a relaxed, personal environment for guests to enjoy the company of friends as they mingle and sing along to their favorite tunes. The new 3,900-square-foot karaoke lounge in Crockett Row will feature eight private karaoke suites with seating for more than 100 guests in the suites, along with an open public lounge area.   Continue reading

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