By Sharon Kurtz ~ The World Food Championship is the largest culinary competition on the planet, and it happened right here in Dallas this past October. This multi-day culinary competition showcased some of the world’s finest cooking masters, all of whom competed for recognition, fame, and fortune. The event gives home cooks, experienced chefs, and
By Carolyn Bower~ Many classic film enthusiasts and television fans know the names William Holden and Stefanie Powers for their acting endeavors. Some, however, may not be aware of their significant achievements in wildlife conservation and education. William Holden traveled to Kenya on a safari in the 1950s and developed a passion for the area.
By Nick Thomas ~ Photo courtesy of Josh Mills. Opening last summer in Jamestown, New York, the National Comedy Center will launch an exhibition honoring comedian Ernie Kovacs beginning with a Festival on August 7-11 (see www.comedycenter.org). “It’s the centennial of Ernie’s birth this year, so a great time to recognize this influential comedian,” said
Recipes and photos courtesy of William Grant & Sons ~ Skip the cup of coffee and shake things up with an Espresso Tonic made with Fistful of Bourbon. A blend of five straight American bourbons (yep, that would make a fistful!) aged at least two years. Fistful of Bourbon is currently found exclusively in Texas. www.fistfulofbourbon.com Espresso Tonic: 2 parts Fistful of Bourbon ¾ part
By Carolyn Bower Five decades have come and gone since the psychedelic sounds, peace signs, and masses of concert-goers descended upon Max Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, NY. Woodstock 69 was a once-in-a-lifetime event that not only remains etched in music history, but continues to serve as a reminder of the atmosphere of the
By Heidi Frankel. Howdy, folks! DART and the State Fair of Texas welcome college football fans to Dallas. With the fair making its annual run from Friday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Oct. 20 at Fair Park in Dallas, that means it’s time for exciting gridiron action. Get ready for three big games over three Saturdays.
By Heidi Frankel ~ Above photo by Kevin Brown ~ In addition to more than 100 free attractions, 70 Midway rides, and countless activities across the fairgrounds the Fair returns with even more food, festivities and family fun for the 133rd year. “World of Birds” — Steve Martin and his collection of birds return