The Big Read Dallas Kick Off: Win Special Editions of Fahrenheit 451

During the month of April, the Dallas Public Library, D Magazine, and D Academy have partnered up for something called The Big Read, a month-long program to get the entire city of Dallas to read Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 together. This morning, a bunch of volunteers handed out free special edition copies of Fahrenheit 451 at […]

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Ham I Am is Giving Away a Free Ham for Easter

Ham I Am is drawing a lucky winner today for one glorious free ham. All you gotta do is “like” its Facebook page, and they’ll select a ham fan for a very special Easter present. They’d also like you to know that tomorrow is the LAST DAY to order by delivery. Check out this handy […]

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Cafe Brazil is Giving Away Free Crepes Today Until 9 P.M.

From Cafe Brazil’s Facebook page: Cafe Brazil’s Annual “Crepe Fest” is here! FREE CREPES Tuesday, March 19th *All Crepes…All locations…All Day *from 6 am( or open) until 9 pm *While supplies last *Valid for dine-in ONLY *One per customer MUST purchase a drink MUST show proof of fan status on any mobile device MUST ENJOY!

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Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets to Savor the Arboretum This Sunday, March 17

Alright, folks. Savor Dallas is happening this weekend (Thursday through Sunday) and the lineup/schedule/whatever you call it looks ahhhmazing. This year, they’ve added a few new events: Savor Trinity Groves, Wine Stroll at the Perot, and Savor the Arboretum. This is, of course, in addition to the usual Wine Panel Tasting Seminar, Global Wine and […]

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Ticket Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets to Thursday’s Sip ‘N Savor with Chef Sharon Hage and Master Sommelier Barbara Werley

A nice, generous person sent me an email this morning, offering to give away a pair of tickets valued at $200. If you wish to attend the YW’s  Sip ‘N Savor event on Thursday, February 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with busybee chef Sharon Hage and wine-a**-kicker Barbara Werley, you should tell me why […]

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Game Time: Guess Which Dallas Restaurant Makes This Pasta

It’s cold outside, and nobody wants to go out. Let’s play a game, shall we? The person who correctly guesses where this pasta dish comes from will win a surprise prize, picked by yours truly. (Update: The restaurant has offered to give away a gift certificate.) At the end of the week (Friday at noon), […]

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Director of George W. Bush Presidential Library to Speak at Highland Park Cafeteria

Okay, friends. Two important things: 1. Alan C. Lowe, director of the new George W. Bush Presidential Library, is presenting his mission and plans for the biblioteca at Highland Park Cafeteria. He’ll have tips on how the public can get involved and give a preview of the opening events for the library. This, libraryophiles, should […]

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Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets to the Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival on November 30

Happy Back-To-Work Day for all of you! To alleviate your sadness, we’re giving away two pairs of tickets to the 29th annual Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival on November 30, which takes place inside the Irving Convention Center at 7 p.m. It’s a festival celebrating French and American vintages with cancans, caricatures, French music, and […]

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Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets to the Dallas Travel & Adventure Show

Every year, the Dallas Travel & Adventure Show blows by at the Dallas Convention Center, bringing you a taste of foreign and exotic places to visit. It’s probably one of the most torturous expos for people with very few vacation days left in 2012, but fun for those who have time to spare. Last year, […]

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A Highland Park Resident Rents Out Ruthie’s Rolling Cafe

Highland Park resident Robin Bagwell decided to celebrate her 50th birthday in the most magnanimous way she knew how: She rented out a food truck to feed an entire community. Ruthie’s Rolling Café parked in front of the Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute at the Juanita J. Craft Center this morning and treated those in […]

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Bloggers v Journalists: Strauss Marketing First Local PR Company to Request “Numbers” From Bloggers

Thanks to all of you who participated in the two SideDish discussions (Bloggers v Journalists and Restaurants Beware of Food Writers who Expect Freebies). I thought the two posts brought up some great points and readers conducted an intelligent discussion. Apparently the restaurant industry and PR agencies took note. And I think we’re about to see […]

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SideDish Giveaway: $100 Theodent Toothpaste Made From Chocolate

This post is brought to you by SideDish, where we care about your dental hygiene. – Liz Johnstone Sometimes Jason, the Web Editor, gets weird packages. One time he received this horrible Monarch butterfly book that I’m sure he’s never read. Yesterday, in the mail, Jason received two tubes of (what he likes to call) […]

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Ticket Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets to Untapped Festival on September 8

I just got off the phone with Corey Pond, one of the organizers behind this whole Untapped Festival shebang that’s happening on Saturday, September 8 from 1 to 11 p.m. Not only is there going to be an incredible lineup of Indie rock bands (The Burning Hotels, David Dondero, The Eastern Sea, etc.) at Trinity […]

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Get Your Free Red Bull Float From Mooyah Today

Mooyah is taste-testing a new Red Bull float topped with vanilla ice cream, and anyone who desires to give this creation a whirl gets a free one today (August 8, 2012) at the Frisco location. The burger chain is trying out this new energy drink-meets-dessert concept, so feel free to give the Mooyah people some […]

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