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Kid Kritic Milkshake Update: Hopdoddy’s in Dallas

In February our Kid Kritic, Elizabeth Chandler, ranked several milkshakes in town.  A few commenters asked, “What about Hopdoddy’s?” School is out, and she made the trek.  I recently tried Hopdoddy’s milkshakes. I got the red velvet one. It  sounds like it would taste disgusting but it turned out to be fantastic. It was really rich, […]

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Kids Kritics: Schools + Restaurants = One Big Happy World

We don’t often think of schools and restaurants in the same train of thought.  In this post, our Kids Kritic, Elizabeth Chandler, notes the synergism between food trucks/restaurants and schools. Kudos to restaurants who support their local schools by hosting a “Restaurant Night” and giving back a portion of their proceeds to the school. Recently, […]

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Dirtiest Restaurants in Dallas: The Magic Time Machine

I did not go to The Magic Time Machine for haute cuisine. When I packed up a good portion of my family, including three kids, and headed to the popular restaurant known for servers dressed as Peter Pan, Superman, or Jack Sparrow, I had no expectations of getting a decent meal even though the prices […]

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Kid Kritics: Cupcakes from “The Cup Cakin’ Machine”

We debuted Kid Kritic last November. Our kritic is 10-year-old Elizabeth Chandler. She loves sweets. Today she reviews The Cup Cakin’ Machine, a food truck of sorts, but officially it’s a mobile grocery.  “The Machine” can often be found in the Arts District or roaming the DFW Metroplex.  Read on to see what she thinks […]

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