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Kent Rathbun’s Hickory to Open at DFW Airport

Hickory, the most recent project from Kent Rathbun Concepts, opened earlier this year at 8100 North Dallas Parkway in Plano. Rathbun’s team has partnered with airport restaurateur and concessionaire, Paradies, to open a second Hickory outpost. The casual barbecue-focused restaurant is slated to open in Terminal B at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in late 2016.

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The Scoop: Leadbelly Coffee, Uptown Pawn, Wild About Harry’s and More Dallas News

There’s not always enough time in the day to skim a lengthy, re-worded press release that’s been stamped with “breaking” or “exclusive.” And some stories don’t warrant an entire page of prose. Each week we’ll gather the most important tidbits of Dallas food news and post them on SideDish.

Because sometimes all you need is the scoop.

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Feast Your Eyes on the Fried Food of the State Fair’s Big Tex Choice Awards

The 2015 Big Tex Choice Awards finalists have been announced and the lineup is extreme. Deep fried alligator, chicken fried lobster with champagne gravy, and a bacon-loaded frozen margarita are among this years contestants.

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The Best Charcuterie Boards in Dallas

Once-trendy charcuterie boards have become a menu staple in Dallas. More and more restaurants are boasting their own unique plates of cured meats, pickled vegetables, and (sometimes) cheese.

Charcuterie boards are an ideal meal for scorching hot summer days when a burger is too heavy, but a salad doesn’t cut your voracious appetite. Here’s a list of some of the best boards in Dallas.

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Casa Dolores Tex-Mex Restaurant is Now Open on Maple Avenue

Jacob Gomez had his eye on the building at 4906 Maple Avenue for several years. “I wanted to open a restaurant here before it was Rice & Wheat,” the 32-year-old explained Friday afternoon. “I grew up down the street, and we used to eat at Rosita’s when it was here.” Rosita’s plated up Tex-Mex dishes in the space for more than 30 years before quietly shuttering in 2010.

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