by Mark Graham
You taste, you sample, you play judge and vote for your favorite margarita. The best margaritas from the DFW area will be at one location. Savor won last year. Pie 314, Asador, Soleo, Whiskey Cake and Iron Cactus won previous years. You decide which margarita is the best at the Dallas Margarita Meltdown.
Competitors will concoct their finest margarita and offer samples during the competition from 4pm-7pm in the West End of Downtown Dallas, TX. The winner will be announced at 8pm. The event ends at 9pm. Continue reading
A celebration of food, music, and fun, Taste Addison (May 19 – 21) dishes out the best food and flavor with a healthy side of jam. This year, guests will enjoy an array of activities, many of which are included with their admission ticket, such as the Wine Garden, Craft Beer Hall, cooking demos from Addison chefs and the Family Fun Lawn, featuring games, inflatables and face painting, in addition to all the live entertainment you can pack into three days.
Check out the schedule below then make a comment here for a chance to win a pair of tickets. Winner chosen at random Wednesday.
Mark your calendar for September 30, because the Ultimate Cocktail Experience is back, and tickets are available now. Once more, it’s coming to Klyde Warren Park, where the best bartenders in DFW will showcase their talents via original pop-up bar concepts.
The Ultimate Cocktail Experience has grown into the city’s largest charity cocktail event, and is focused on raising funds for Trigger’s Toys, a non-profit that provides aid to hospitalized children and their families. Last year, the event raised more than $200,000, and they’re hoping to top that number this year. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Sumo Shack opened this past weekend and we checked in to see (and taste) what all the murmuring was about. This is the more casual sister restaurant to Wabi House on Greenville Avenue. Sumo Shack is further north on SMU Blvd and Greenville at 5629 SMU Blvd. Continue reading
The largest celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in North Texas returns to Fair Park. Home Depot returns as a presenter this year for the 27th Asian Festival representing more than 20 Asian cultures on Saturday, May 13 at the Dallas Fair Park at the Cotton Bowl Plaza (Lagoon side) from 11 am to 7 pm. Free admission and open to the public. Festival is Gate 5 and 6 and parking is Gate 5 and 6.
Presented by Home Depot and organized by the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, this family-friendly festival showcases Asian food trucks and cuisines from countries like Thailand, Philippines, Korea to China, cultural performances, arts and crafts, a children’s zone, a meditation area, a free health screening area and 8 cultural pavilions to explore and learn about each culture. Continue reading
A new way to experience Dallas has come to Deep Ellum, and is already proving to be a big head turner.
The Dallas Party Bike offers a fun, innovative way to enjoy a day or night out in Deep Ellum, while highlighting local businesses along various routes. Tours will be marketed heavily toward tourists, corporate groups, and residents who normally don’t visit the area. Continue reading
This April, Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse, will kick off its “Tutored Tasting” wine series. Led by the restaurant’s new award-winning wine director, Jeff Carlson, this new wine series puts an approachable and fun spin on the traditional wine pairing dinner.
With a longstanding goal to “de-mystify wine” for guests, Carlson takes a more casual approach to his tastings. Each event features a different theme, with the first highlighting something we can all relate to: “Tax Relief Wine Tasting.” Continue reading