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Patio Dining for Late Summer Shenanigans at North Italia

Late summer means longer days best spent sipping cocktails and breaking bread, al fresco style! Whether it’s a post-work happy hour, a weekend brunch with friends, or a special sunset date night, North Italia Dallas’ lush patio makes for the prime spot to take advantage of these final days of the season.

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DIVE Features Extended Summer Happy Hour Program 

DIVE Coastal Cuisinethe neighborhood restaurant located in Snider Plaza for 10+ years and known for their healthy, light and flavorful fare is now open later for summer and is also offering a special “late-night” summer happy hour program. 

The seafood-focused restaurant is open until 10 p.m. Thursday – Saturday with drink specials after 8 p.m. in addition to their daily happy hour from 2 – 5 p.m. featuring 15% off appetizers and drinks. To-go margaritas are offered for those looking to pick up their dinner and drinks!

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Harwood District’s Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar Launches New Menus

Located in the historic St. Ann’s Parochial School building within the Harwood District, Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar is offering a refreshed seasonal lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and signature cocktail menu. 

Harwood’s Corporate Chef Taylor Kearney says of the new menu “You will find modern classics that you know and love, utilizing seasonal and local ingredients. Whether you are dining for lunch, dinner or brunch there is something on the menu for everyone.”

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Tickets for 36th Annual GrapeFest Now Available

Tickets for the 36th Annual GrapeFest  A Texas Wine Experience, presented by Bank of the West, are now on sale. GrapeFest is the largest wine festival of the Southwest and boasts the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the nation. This year’s festival will be held September 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2022, in historic Grapevine, featuring the very best of Texas-grown wines as well as exquisite selections from guest wineries in the California Sonoma Valley and the Italian Sicily region.

Visitors won’t want to miss signature events People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the Liberty Park Plaza Wine Experience and Champagne Terrace, as well as area wine pavilions and award-winning winery tasting rooms on Grapevine’s Urban Wine Trail. Not a lover of wine? Alternative adult beverages such as craft brews, hard seltzers and ciders will also be available at booths throughout the festival.

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Cocktails 101+Recipes

What is a Cocktail?

While there are many methods and mixology techniques, a cocktail is defined as any mixed alcoholic drink of one or more spirits combined with other ingredients such as fruit juice, flavored syrup, or cream.

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Truluck’s Offers Soft-Shell Crab For One Weekend in July 

Truluck’s has soft shells! Like lobsters, as crabs start to grow past the size of their current hard shell, they shed that shell. This leaves them with a brand new, paper-thin soft shell, which then hardens over the course of a few days. During this time, the crab sucks in water to expand the new shell to its maximum size, leaving it space to grow another year (or more).

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