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5th Street Takes 1st Place

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03/16/2009 from Wenter Blair Reviewing a restaurant on Opening Day is often considered unfair because there is a performance curve that must be met. In the case of 5th Street Patio Café, the curve was cornered like a Ferrari in high gear. It was as if they had been open for weeks as each diner was warmly received and fabulous …

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Kenny’s Burger Joint

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02/24/2009 from Wenter Blair Burgers have been around forever, but the fine art of service and attention to detail when serving a more casual menu has been lost. Pretentious meals deserve some fanfare, but as a guest, I believe I deserve a level of service that is reminiscent of making a new friend. A new friend is exactly what I …

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The Frisco Bar’titude’

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01/22/2009 from Wenter Blair Do you need an attitude check? Has your day been less than stellar or perhaps, even better, your day has provided a reason to celebrate? Well then clearly, you need to make your way to the Frisco Bar and from there you can drink a smile with one of Auntie Rosie’s Lemonades or tickle your tongue …

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Mattitos – Dazzling Tex Mex

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11/20/2008 from Wenter Blair Just shy of a year ago, a crazy, funky sign went up astride the building at the entrance to Frisco Square. In no time, the paint on the windowsills began to match and the patio bounded to life with snazzy furniture, plantings and a three-tier water fountain. I found myself driving by, looking for anything resembling …

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Petra is Perfection

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11/10/2008 from Wenter Blair I spent a summer in Mexico City and I remember the incredible street food that was a Baile Folklorico of flavors and textures. The aromatics danced around me and the lightening fast, warm eyed ladies behind the counter made me feel at home with the traditional Mexican food the were cooking just for me. Ready, set …

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Fireside Wine Flights

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04/16/2009 from Dallas Arborteum Fireside Wine FlightsDallas ArboretumDeGolyer Garden Café & Tea Room Sparkling Wine FlightSmoked Salmon BruschettaDuck pate Cheese Wafers Chardonnay FlightCrab Cakes with Chipotle SauceMini Baked BrieManchego Cheese with Apples & Pears Pinot Noir FlightSeared Ahi Tuna with Toasted Sesameand WasabiSpanokopita Mozzarella/Tomato Bruschetta Merlot FlightMini Beef WellingtonSage Cheese on Rosemary BruschettaManchego Cheese with Apples & Pears Shiraz FlightBeef …

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Spring Concert and Auditions

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04/28/2009 from Children’s Chorus of Collin County The Children’s Chorus of Collin County will present their Spring Concert at 7:00 PM on Monday, May 11th. The concert is entitled, “And This Shall Be for Music”. This concert is open to the public. Tickets for adults may be purchased at the door for $8.00 with free admission for school age children. …