Giveaway: Nespresso Pixie Machine, Two Milk Frothers, 10 Dharkan Capsules, Pixie Intensity Kit, and Two Cappuccino Cups and Saucers

Happy Monday, everyone. Nespresso is about to make this gloomy weather day about a thousand kilowatts brighter. A few weeks ago, the leading brand of coffee machines sent us a Pixie machine + a bunch of other great stuff. Instead of hoarding it all (preferable), we’ve decided to give it away to two of you lucky […]

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Giveaway: Two VIP Tickets to Fort Worth’s BeerFeast on October 12

Good Thursday to you all! I bear good news. Free stuff is coming your way. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium’s 2013 BeerFeast is happening on Saturday, October 12, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. That’s a lot of time to get shizzlefaced with 40 breweries and 65 craft beers to choose from. Did I mention rare […]

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Giveaway: $100 Gift Card to Spend at Garden Cafe

There’s something about a place where you can bring both your appetite and your pooch that makes for the perfect neighborhood hangout. For old east Dallas, Garden Café is the go-to spot. Mark Wootton, manager and cook at the white brick café at Junius Square, takes home-style cooking up a notch. His dishes are made […]

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Giveaway: Two Tickets to Central Market’s Cooking Class with Matt and Ted Lee on Tuesday, May 14

Everyone keeps telling me how cute and adorable the Lee brothers really are, so part of me wants to keep these two free tickets to Central Market’s cooking class for myself. Matt and Ted Lee, the hosts of The Cooking Channel’s Unique Eats, are also the authors of their new cookbook, The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen. Did […]

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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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What To Drink Now: Wine That Is Guaranteed To Impress

Whether you are shopping for your in-laws, your boss, your sweetie, or giving yourself a great holiday prize, these will pack an impressive punch and please any palate.  Here are a few of my favorite wines ideal for pairing with everything from the holiday ham to crown roast to a gorgeous beef tenderloin.  A few […]

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Celebrate With Jams and Pickles Made in DFW

  Every year on SideDish, we like to devote our energy to supporting small local food businesses here in DFW. For the twelve days, we’ll be highlighting jams, jellies, pies, classes, wines, coffees, teas, and basically any food product made locally on Dallas (or close to it) soil. Today is Everything-That-Comes-In-A-Jar Day. If you’ve got […]

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What To Drink and Buy Now: Gifts for the Wine, Food, and Spirits Lover

Looking for a few unique gifts for the person on your list who has everything? Consider one of these beautiful ideas that will please even the most finicky friends. Earlier this year famed photographer Annie Leibovitz lent her talents to The Macallan’s Masters of Photography Series to create unique, limited production single cask whiskies now being […]

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