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Tonight is Mac & Cheese Night at all Neighborhood Services Restaurants

See this cheesy bus? It will be in Dallas today. Why? Because the folks at Tillamook® have three of these mini-buses retrofitted to resemble Baby Loafs of Tillamook cheddar, touring the country to promote cheese. And mac. Tonight patrons of any Neighborhood Services Restaurant can Restaurant can “get their fill of Tillamook Cheese with $1 […]

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Abel Gonzales, King of State Fair Fried Food, Judges Dr Pepper Cake Contest

Yesterday we dispatched intern Valeria Turturro to the State Fair to cover Dr Pepper’s 125th anniversary cake competition. She files this report: Today I got my first taste of the State Fair of Texas. As someone who’s new to Dallas, I’m also new to Big Tex, endless fried food. and everything else that makes the […]

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Big Tex Choice Awards Announced

Last year was the year of fried butter at the State Fair of Texas. What will this year be? You’ve got eight choices: Deep Fried S’mores Pop•Tart, Fried Chocolate, Deep Fried Frozen Margarita, Fried Lemonade, Fernie’s Fried Club Salad, Texas Fried Caviar, Fried Beer Texas, and Fried Frito Pie. Go here to find out more.

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Pop-Tarts the New Cake Balls?

Pop-Tart World is a café in Times Square dedicated solely to exotic versions of the once (and still, IMO) lowly Pop-Tart. The “promoters” (love the emerging term to replace restaurateurs) of Pop-Tart World offer build-your own PTs, Fluffer Butter (marshmallow spread sandwiched between two Pop-Tarts frosted fudge pastries), Sticky Cinna Munchies (cinnamon rolls topped with […]

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The EatDown: A Refrigerator Full of Supplies Needs Some Creative Cooking Ideas

Take a look at the list of what Hannah  has left  in her house and help her come up with dinners for the rest of the week using these ingredients. Our summer intern, Hannah Boen, moves a lot—in the last four years she has lived in eight locations. But she has developed a fun game […]

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New Chick-fil-A Spicy Chicken Sandwich is Almost Ready to Roll

It’s summer! Our office is swarming with interns! So when a press release plopped in the old inbox announcing a preview tasting of Chick-fil-A’s new Spicy Chicken Sandwich, we perused the credentials of our new workers. Hark! Victoria Guida has the cred—she is currently a student at the University of Missouri where she is perusing […]

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