Twitter Talk Tuesday: Greg Abbott and Ted Nugent at El Guapo’s in Denton

Late this morning, Republican candidate for Texas governor, Greg Abbott, campaigned at El Guapo’s in Denton with controversial musician Ted Nugent, much to people’s dismay. (Nugent made such derogatory remarks about President Obama last month that I can’t even bring myself to type them.) Here’s what Twitter had to say about this morning’s appearance:

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Hanna Raskin, Former Observer Dining Critic, is Looking for Work

I’m never good at writing endings, and this one’s especially tough: My position at the Seattle Weekly’s been eliminated. Thanks for reading. — Hanna Raskin (@hannaraskin) May 8, 2013 Just now, Hanna Raskin tweeted this news from her personal Twitter. The former Observer dining critic left Dallas for good two years ago (Wow, has it […]

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French Wine Goes Off The Grid To Promote Itself In Dallas

I was an invited guest at an unusual promotion for French wine sponsored by Wines of France (that’s the French taxpayer, I think) on Friday night. First was the location: it was here. South of downtown, just off Ervay, next to the railroad tracks at the point where Google stops their street view efforts or […]

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TXwine Twitter Tuesday: Texas Winemaker Don Pullum Discusses Pairing Acidity of Wine and Food

Do you tweet? Do you like to talk wine? Then you will enjoy the monthly TXwine Twitter Tuesday, community discussions led by Russ Kane with Vintage Texas. Tonight the tweet-a-thon will tackle food and wine. Sandstone Cellars’ Don Pullum, Texas grape grower and consultant winemaker, will present three recipes and six wines from Texas and […]

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CBS to Host Most Valuable Blogger Competition

I bet Steven Doyle doesn’t even know about this!! I just happened to stumble across it on the CBS site.  Looks like they are going to have a Most Valuable Blogger competition. I would never suggest who you should nominate but The Scott at Dallasfood.org has already made his sentiments known. This is going to be […]

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GO TEXAN Twitter Tasting Tuesday is Tonight

Can you walk and chew gum? Then you can drink Texas wine and tweet! I’ve participated in this monthly Twitter chat and while it’s a little hard to get a word in (difficult for me, anyway), I’ve always learned some unique facts about Texas wine. Tonight the Texas Department of Agriculture will announce a major […]

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Hey Twitter Followers: It’s GO TEXAN Twitter Tuesday

Dang, I almost forgot. Tonight at 7PM, you can join in the fun. Winos all across Texas will “chat” about Texas wine on Twitter. Here’s the deal. Tonight’s guest is Katy Jane Bothum, executive director of the Texas Hill Country Wineries. She’ll be talking about plans for the Hill Country Wine Trail’s road shows around […]

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D Magazine Cover Story: In-N-Out Burger Invades North Texas:

The March issue of D Magazine is out. On the the cover? In-N-Out Burger. Why? Because the farm fresh fast food chain from SoCal is about to open all over North Texas. We asked Nancy (Fast Food Maven) Luna of the Orange County Register to write the story. She was the only journalist allowed a […]

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SideDish Twitter Winner: Rachel Rogers

Congratulations to Rachel Rogers! When she clicked “follow” on SideDish’s Twitter page, she became our 2,500th follower. Here is a little about Rachael: She lives in Waco and her profile says she is a junior in college. Why do we already love her? She says, “According to a fortune cookie, I will become an accomplished […]

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Whole Foods Jumps on the Virtual Bandwagon With a Free Twitter Tasting Tonight in Lakewood

Warm up your thumbs; tonight from 6 to 7 pm, Whole Foods locations in Lakewood and Park Lane will be hosting free Taste and Tweet events. Oenophiles and regular-old shoppers will converge to sample and tweet about Whole Foods’ top 10 holiday wines while virtual event hosts Doug Bell and Geof Ryan (Whole Foods’ global […]

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SideDish Twitter Contest: Randy Winnett Come on Down!

On August 11, Aaron Wang became SideDish follower number 1,700. Today, Randy Winnett, becomes number 1,800! Huh? What’s so special about 1,800. Well, the 1800s gave us Chicken Marengo, the invention of canning technology, and nifty kitchen gadgets such as jelly moulds and pastry cutters. So, congratulate Randy. Perhaps you will be follower number 1,900. […]

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SideDish’s Twitter Contest Winner: Aaron Wang Come on Down

Yesterday, Aaron Wang became DSideDish follower number 1,700! Huh? What’s so special about 1,700? Well, 1700 is considered, by many, as the birth year of farming with seeds in the U.S. which lead to all of this. So, congratulate Aaron Wang. Perhaps you will be follower number 1,800. We all know what happened in 1800, […]

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NBA All-Star Weekend: Celebrity Sightings

Diddy has to eat somewhere. If you spot a celebrity dining in a Dallas area restaurant, we want to hear about it. Servers, this is your time to spill more than the refried beans. We’ll be here all weekend. Go, eat, report. In the meantime, you can help Diddy. He’s looking for “the dopest strip […]

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