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New Fried Foods at the State Fair of Texas 2012: Our Guide to the Best Artery-Cloggers

If my arteries could talk, they’d be screaming in half-pain/half-joy because tomorrow, my friends, is the FIRST DAY of the State Fair. When those beautiful Fair Park gates open in 19 hours, 20 minutes, and 45 seconds, we’ll finally be able to enter Fried Food Heaven and rest in buttered peace. But enough of this […]

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Look What I Made: Wonton Ravioli Recipe

The State Fair starts tomorrow. I can’t compete with that. But I always say if you can’t beat ’em, become a third party candidate, say a bunch of crazy stuff and ride the wave of publicity. So this week I’m going the opposite direction of fair foods. Anti-fair fare. Cheap, not fried, and meatless. Don’t […]

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Free Giveaway: A food and wine experience for 8: Robert Mondavi’s Central Coast Wine Crawl on October 9

This is a sponsored post. Redwoods, crisp breezes, ocean views, and of course, fantastic food and wine. Who wouldn’t want to get away to California’s Central Coast? Well, it’s not quite Big Sur, but on Tuesday, October 9, four lucky winners (and a guest) can experience the Central Coast right here in Dallas, sponsored by […]

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Sisu Uptown Resort is Open and Ready For Your Business

Sisu may look like a quaint little house on the outside, but on Saturday, its inside was a snazzy uptown resort flowing with poolside cocktails and sharply dressed people. Our photographer, William Neal, took snaps of the food at the pre-opening party before Sisu officially opened this past Monday. So here’s the lowdown on this […]

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Chili Cook-Off Marks the Beginning of State Fair Festivities

Never having been to a chili cook-off before, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I walked up to the parking lot at Fair Park on Sunday, September 23. One thing was predictable, though: the scorching Texas heat at an unforgiving 91 degrees. This was one of the few chili cooking competitions before the long awaited […]

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