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Where to Celebrate National Doughnut Day in Dallas

On days like National Doughnut Day (think Thanksgiving and the entire Christmas-cookie-season) calories don’t count. Since it’s such a momentous occasion, you might wonder why the government isn’t establishing a three-day weekend. I had the same thought. Alas, let’s head off to work — only this time wielding a doughnut in hand and two dozen in the passenger’s seat for co-workers. Or just yourself. It’s also No Judgment Day.

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Taste Test Thursday Wednesday: Champagne

Sparkling wine is fine for celebrating everyday occasions, but we at SideDish feel there’s something special about ringing in the new year with a proper glass of champagne. For this week’s taste test, with some help from a wine expert, I selected five bottles of champagne that cost less than $50 a piece. Some were dry, others juicy, but only one reigned supreme. Here’s what we thought.

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SideDish Traffic: The Greatest Hits of 2014

Ever wonder which SideDish posts attract the most traffic? The answer is just a click away.

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Flashback Friday: 100 Bars! The Most Complete Dallas Nightlife Guide Ever

Sporting one of the coolest ‘80s covers that I’ve come across in the archives, this flashback teases “The most complete Dallas nightlife guide ever.” The 1981 issue steers readers to 100 of Dallas’ most noteworthy watering holes. From the still up-and-running Stoneleigh P to the recently razed Club Schmitz, this comprehensive offering is like a time machine to Dallas barhopping of yesteryear.

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