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BBQ Tour Smokin’ Good

BBQBusDallasRVC-12_previewby Steven Doyle                   photos by Stephanie Tann

I hopped on a bus for a BBQ tour this week from the people at RVC Promotions, these are the same people who do multiple weekly pop up dinners and cooking classes with great chefs from around the DFW area. They are also doing a series of BBQ tours which have taken guests to the Hill Country and all points in Dallas and Fort Worth.  Continue reading

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Lavendou Offering Beautiful Jonata Wine Dinner Feb 28th

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Lavendou, our go to for all things French, is offering a beautiful wine dinner featuring Jonata and the Screaming Eagle family of wines. The dinner will be hosted February 28th with a reception beginning at 7pm.  Continue reading

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Meet Chef Aaron Staudenmaier At Dallas Farmers Market Cooking Class January 27th

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Aaron Staudenmaier started humbly in the restaurant business as a graveyard shift dishwasher at a truck stop in Fargo, North Dakota at age 14.  He moved on to an apprenticeship at age 15 and began to learn about cooking and life on the line.

His path has led him through some of the finest restaurants in the country including sous chef positions at The Mansion on Turtle Creek and the Inn at Little Washington.  Staudenmaier opened Abacus with Kent Rathbun in 1999, creating an iconic Dallas restaurant.  Continuing the success of Abacus, Staudenmaier moved on to another Rathbun Concept, Jasper’s, opening multiple locations in Texas. Continue reading

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Events This Weekend Not To Miss

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Looking for a few exciting events to attend this weekend? We have you covered. We also added an event that will sell out quickly next week featuring Dean Fearing. Continue reading

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The Rustic Hosts Day-Long Mardi Craw Party

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Laissez les bons temps rouler at The Rustic’s third annual Mardi Craw Party this Fat Tuesday.

The Uptown hot spot is celebrating Mardi Gras bayou-style by serving up authentic Cajun cooking and cocktails on Tuesday, Feb. 13. In addition to its delicious menu of farm-fresh, homestyle dishes, The Rustic will be offering its twist on Louisiana-inspired food and drink staples. Continue reading

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Eat Me: Wednesday Steak Special at Henderson Tap House

henderson-steakby Steven Doyle

Sometimes we just need a bargain, and Henderson Tap House is ready to step up and play ball.

On Wednesday’s they offer a special that includes a 20 ounce ribeye, steak frites and a 20 ounce beer for, you guessed it, $20.    Continue reading

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Chicken Thang Event Benefits MS Feb 11

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Tickets for the first ever Chicken Thang, brought to you by Meat Fight, Inc., will go on sale Tuesday, January 2nd at 10 a.m. through Prekindle.com.

What is Chicken Thang? Easy. It’s a fried chicken competition. For charity. You should come. Let’s do some good for other people while we stuff our faces with fried chicken. It’s the clearest win-win ever.

The ten Dallas chefs competing for the Best Fried Chicken trophy include, but aren’t limited to: badass Jeff Bekavac of Neighborhood Services, kickass Sandra Bussey of Chicken Moto, wonderbeard Jeffery Hobbs of Slow Bone BBQ, and Jeana Johnson of Mockingbird Diner. Continue reading

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