Occupy Nana: A Peaceful, Tell-Your-Nana-Love-Stories Protest to Keep it Alive

My plea: I can’t write it, sing it, dance it, or say any better than Neil Sedaka. You can help save Nana by writing your stories about your experiences at Nana. Put on your go-go boots and come-a come-a, down dooby do down, down to the comments.

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Jack in the Box Offers Bacon Milkshakes

The world is going pig-crazy. On Friday, I heard that Jack in the Box was offering a very limited number of bacon milkshakes as a secret menu item. Did anyone get a chance to try one? I almost dropped everything to go search for one, but then I remembered my sanity. Now I’m lying deep […]

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SideDish Word Ban: YUM!

Beginning today, July 15, 2011, I am banning the use of the word YUM from any post on SideDish. You can YUM away all you want in the comments, but I will do my best to keep it from appearing in an official report. I do my best to stay away from “foodie,” but have […]

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The Grape “Next Door” Tasting Tuesday

The Grape  has set up shop next door to their Greenville Avenue spot, into the space formerly occupied by Stoney’s, for special wine tastings and events, at least for the holiday season. Check it out on Tuesday when Courtney Luscher, GM and Sommelier for The Grape, teams with Steve Mansir of Republic Beverage, as they host a “Get Your Grape On” event […]

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Kent Rathbun Helps The North Texas Food Bank

There is a great reason to eat out at any one of Kent Rathbun’s  tasty locations in town.  Capital One has teamed with Abacus, Blue Plate Kitchen  and Jasper’s Plano to donate up to $15,ooo to The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB).  Simply order the “Double Rewards Dish” on one of the Rathbun menus from November 11th through […]

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5,200 Free Einstein Bagel Sandwiches? Definitely Worth Getting Out of Bed For.

Einstein Bros. Bagels in McKinney opening in a big way next Tuesday (Nov. 2) by giving the first 100 people in line coupons for one free breakfast sandwich a week for one year. That’s 52 sandwiches, people. Fine print says that you have to be at least 18 years old, have a valid photo ID, […]

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Aspiring Homebrewers, Come to to Central Market on Sunday

Love beer and want to try your hand at brewing a batch yourself? It’s not as hard as you might think. Tomorrow’s (Sunday) Homebrewing Workshop from 2-5:30 at Central Market provides an excellent start-up primer while simultaneously giving already-practicing homebrewers an opportunity to ask questions and perfect their craft. As of right now there are 34 […]

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Restaurant News: Bits and Bites

From the copy and paste press release department. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. Print out this Dallas Christian Choir flyer and 20 percent of your purchase at Menchie’s in Highland Park Village will benefit the group which will be performing next to the fro-yo shop from 1:00 to to 3:00 p.m on Saturday. 214-252-0003. Red Mango. Red […]

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Be a Good Friend and Buy a Gift Subscription to D Magazine

Pardon this commercial interruption from D web editor, Jennifer “Beyaches!” Chininis: You love D Magazine, don’t you? So why not share the love? As a thank you for being a Facebook friend and Twitter follower—and, I suppose, for reading this blog—we’re offering a special deal on a D Magazine subscription: $10, the lowest price ever! […]

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More Tasting Around Town

Following up on Nancy’s  wine tastings and sales here are a few more opportunities.  Mark your calendar for: August 15th at La Cave, their second “Cave Dweller” tasting from 11am-1pm. This complimentary tasting will feature New World summer style options, including wine from Chile, California, South Africa and more.  RSVP required by August 13.  214-747-9463. Next week […]

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Chef Eric Shelton Announces Dallas Summer Musical’s Mamma Mia! Menu

A few days ago, Nancy told you about her trip to the Music Hall to see Legally Blonde: The Musical and her fabulous Blonde-inspired pre-theatre meal (personal fave: bend-and-snap peas). Next Tuesday (August 18), Mamma Mia! begins its run at the Music Hall at Fair Park, and chef Eric Shelton’s menu for this production is […]

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Free Zapp’s Potato Chips at Potbelly on Wednesday, June 3

First of all, can anyone believe it’s June? But whatever. I like free–and Potbelly Sandwiches is giving away Zapp’s potato chips at most locations between 11 am-2 pm on Wednesday, June 3. Why? Because it’s a promotion, silly. Apparently Potbelly searched far and wide for the perfect potato match to its sandwich goodness. So there […]

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