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Hai Hospitality Names Ariana Quant Exec Pastry Chef Of Uchi Concepts

Hai Hospitality today announced the appointment of Ariana Quant to Executive Pastry Chef of all Uchi restaurants, a new position for the company, effective immediately.  In this new role, Quant will lead pastry recipe development and oversee the pastry departments of all Uchi locations, collaborating with each market’s Chef de Cuisine.

“Ariana is a superb pastry chef and an unlimited source of talent and creativity,” commented Founding Chef and Partner Tyson Cole.  “Ariana’s desserts have become part of the Uchi lexicon; a dish like Jasmine Cream is perfection on its own, but the way it complements the menu illustrates Ariana’s immense talent, sense of nuance and attention to detail.  We look forward to seeing her creative impact on all the Uchi restaurants.”

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III Forks Does Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

You may be aware, Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day is October 26th. We will be digging up plenty of information on the subject, but here is the first restaurant to add one to their menu.

Chicken Fried Steak is a quintessential Texas dish, but it’s not something you often find on the menus at upscale steakhouses. III Forks, one of North Texas’ most iconic steakhouses, offers a twist on the traditional comfort food. The restaurant will celebrate National Chicken Fried Steak Day, which falls on Monday, Oct. 26, with its Chicken Fried Filet Mignon. The dish, which debuted on the menu earlier this year, sells for $20.

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Addison Kaboom Town a Go for 2020

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For more than three decades, one of the nation’s most impressive and unique Independence Day celebrations has been held in the North Texas town of Addison. While 4.4 square mile Addison is only home to 15,000 residents, each July 3rd  Addison Kaboom Town! wows fans as one of the top fireworks shows in the country. Continue reading

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Addison Drive-In Kicks Off July 17th

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Addison is known as the place to gather and celebrate with great music, food and fun. The town’s Special Events team has worked to create ways to safely allow guests to congregate and enjoy live music, and thus has launched Addison Weekend Drive-In presented by Oncor, two weekends of live music offered to patrons in a drive-in environment. The concerts replace Addison After Dark, a more hands-on interactive entertainment series which the town had been offering monthly. Continue reading

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Taste Addison Announces Musical Line Up

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Since its inception in 1993, Taste Addison has earned a reputation for curating the most exciting collection of musical entertainment and pairing it with a menu of culinary treats that showcases the city’s celebrated restaurant history. When the festival returns May 29-31, 2020, it will again present an array of musical legends sure to please everyone.

On Friday night, Taste Addison celebrates its opening night with a party on the Main Stage. The laid-back sounds of Fin City kick off the festival with Jimmy Buffett favorites like “Margaritaville” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” Then, Emerald City Band revels in danceable Top 40 covers from the ’80s, ’90s, ’00s and today. Finally, rapper-singer Flo Rida closes out the evening with fun party hits like “Low,” “Right Round” and “Good Feeling.” Continue reading

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Garrison Brothers Distillery Announces Semi-Finalists in Statewide Bartender Competition

Garrison Brothers Distillery, the first legal whiskey distillery in Texas, announced today the semi-finalists in its Bourbon Brawl 2020 contest, a state-wide bartender competition with a grand prize of $10,000.

The results are in and the five semi-finalists for each city have been determined. They are: Continue reading

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