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Cafe Momentum through with pop-ups, will open full-service restaurant in downtown Dallas this December

Café Momentum, the super popular charity that teaches restaurant and service skills to at-risk youths, will terminate its monthly pop-up dinners and relocate to a permanent space of its own in December. Cafe Momentum executive director Chad Houser says he’s relocating the organization to a permanent home at 1510 Pacific Avenue at Akard Street in Thanksgiving Square in Continue reading → ...

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Jack Perkins is on vacation from The Slow Bone BBQ this week. Wait till you see who will be working the serving line while he’s gone

Like the headline tease? So very BuzzFeed. So very not Jack. Know what’s very Jack? Charity fundraisers. That’s why he’s recruited some local names to work the serving line while he’s out on vacation this week.  Each of the temporary locum tenens meat slaves are donating their  “salaries” to worthy causes. Tuesday Aug 5 – Continue reading → ...

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Here’s how John Tesar makes a perfect summer burger at Knife

Did you know the first draft of the Declaration of Independence included the phrase, “…Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Burger happiness,” but the word “burger” was dropped in a last minute compromise with the crazy vegans, who refused to sign the document. So today, it’s fitting to examine how to construct one of the world’s great burgers. No, Continue reading → ...

Memorial Day Wisdom: The Best Advice Ever, from the Navy SEAL who led the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden

On May 17 this year, Naval Admiral William H. McRaven delivered the commencement address at the University of Texas at Austin. McRaven, the ninth commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, directed the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden three years ago. “If you can’t do the little things right,” McRaven told the graduates and their families, “you will never do the big things right.” Here’s the rest >> ...

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