Dallas..is for lovers?

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  1. Bruce Bowen

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    Made it home.
    Got poke bowls and somehow got my wife spam instead of shrimp :pffft:
     
  2. ned's head

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  3. BayouMafia

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    The best in DFW though Celestial is giving them a run for their money. Also a good place to spot both myself and a.tramp (and if you’re very lucky the extremely rare Zack Zedalis ) in the wild
     
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  4. Lyrtch

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    my uncle said if he didn't have to go to the rehearsal dinner he'd be at the $Texas release, after he fed me a ton of cans of theirs he keeps stockpiled

    so made the trek in rush hour for him

    really quality stuff
     
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  5. Zebbie

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    No, their food really is that mediocre - I cringe every time someone comes to town & wants to go there...next time you’re here, go to Los Asaderos on N. Main if you want some good food.
     
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  6. Zebbie

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    Dallas & the eastern burbs got whacked by tornadoes the day after Christmas in 2015 - that was pretty bizarre driving back into town from visiting family for Christmas, unloading the car, then watching the non-stop weather coverage on the local channels a couple of hours after we got back
     
  7. AlternativeFactsRule

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    The fuck?
     
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  8. bigred77

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    I'm not ever seeking out Mexican food when headed north, thanks though

    Still amazes me a restaurant with such terrible food has a waiting line 7 days a week
     
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  9. bigred77

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    Did I stutter?
     
  10. AlternativeFactsRule

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    I was hoping it was some horrifying typo
     
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  11. buy_dont_lease

    buy_dont_lease Ha ha ha. What a story, Mark.
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    Joe T. Garcia’s is by no means the best Tex-Mex you can eat. But it is an institution. And Tex-Mex is by definition not high brow. So if you’re captive audience like Lyrtch was and can’t go there with a good attitude and have a good time getting blitzed, then I’ve got nothing for you.
     
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  12. texasraider

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    And the jalapeño relish tostadas
     
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  13. ned's head

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    70 degrees, tornadoes, snow: 24 hours of #texaslife
     
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  14. Bruce Bowen

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    Snow still coming down in Frisco. Shit is wild. Should make for a fun FCS championship.
     
  15. Marbles

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    I'm coming to grapevine with my wife and kid next week for an awards thing at Greatwolf. Was looking for some ideas to do. We fly in at 9 but can't check into the lodge until 1. Was thinking about taking my son to Legoland or the aquarium in the morning. Do yall have any recommendations for the best kid friendly activities?
     
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  16. ColeTrickle

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    Joe T’s is fun for groups. The food is very mediocre. But I still enjoy going there.
     
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  17. dallasdawg

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    dfw is close to the lodge, but it’s worth going to a different area if you have time to kill

    check out the perot museum in dallas. the aquarium isn’t but a few blocks away from that too
     
  18. bigred77

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    Legoland can eat up hours pretty easily, especially if the kid is already into legos

    Isnt there a little aquarium in the same mall as legoland?
    If he gets bored with lego too soon you could just go there
     
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  19. THF

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    There is a place in Frisco called Kidzania; it’s a bit of a drive from Grapevine, and pricy but my nieces love that place.
     
  20. BayouMafia

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    fyi one of my favorite BBQ places in the DFW area is a mile or two from Great Wolf
    http://www.meatuanywhere.com/
     
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  21. comrade static

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    I might be coming down for a few days during spring break with my wife and our 5 and 2 year old.

    I saw several children’s museums are available to choose from, along with the aquarium and zoo. Any of y’all with little kids have a preference of one place over another?
     
  22. John McGuirk

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    Not sure strippers are the most kid friendly activity, but I could be wrong there
     
  23. Vinegar Strokes

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    What do you recommend?
     
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  24. Corky Bucek

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    The BBQ
     
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  25. BayouMafia

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    Get the brisket meat n bun with the jalapeño bacon Mac and cheese as the side. Even if you don’t eat the bun you get a lot of brisket for a better price than if you just buy it by weight. I always ask for extra bark because the rub Andy uses on his brisket is fantastic. Their pinto beans are an excellent side as well.
     
  26. Vinegar Strokes

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    Should I Uber? Sounds like parking situation is less than ideal?
     
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  27. BayouMafia

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    I only go on weekdays at lunch and it’s pretty limited but they have free valet parking; I assume they have the same other times
     
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  28. BayouMafia

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    wtf Hattie’s closed down?
     
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  29. dtx

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    yep and tillman’s

    bishop arts is dying
     
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  30. Dump

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    they cancelled the damn St. Patty’s parade and block party

    fuck you corona
     
  31. Gaknight

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    Would you have attended either?
     
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  32. Dump

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    Yes I always attend the block party
     
  33. Gaknight

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    Damn could have got a Mavs ticket on the cheap but had to go to a hotel in the burbs for a night
     
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