This Friday March, 1 the Addison location of popular chain The Melting Pot announced its permanent closure. A news release blames "financial reasons independent of the business that prevent the current franchisees from continuing to operate the restaurant."
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Go ahead and thank me now, because I've discovered the perfect summer hangover treatment: winesicles. They're called SocialIce, and they're made in Grand Prairie with fruit purchased from local farmers markets. The pops come in two flavors, Mimosa Orange and Sangria Grape (I don't think oranges or ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park dispatches this look at Addison's new water tower, which is presently making the rounds on Reddit. And, yes, those are wind turbines on top -- 10 total, each eight feet tall, the point of which is to operate the water tower and power the street lights on Arapaho.
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Last month the Dallas Independent School District officially dedicated George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary, the Addison campus funded by the 2008 bond program. The affair was populated by pols, Ross Ave. administrators and educators, but at the 3:37 mark of the video just posted by the district th ... More >>
Pepperidge Farm sent two boxes of crackers to my office. Wilonsky saw them and ran over to Jimmy's, returning with some cured meat and a hunk of cheese. My desk is now covered by crumbs, two empty boxes, white wrapping paper of the kind you find at, oh, an Italian shop selling salami, and a dirty kn ... More >>
Back when I first went veg, I was living in some douchey apartment in Addison. The place itself was fine, but I couldn't stand all those McFestivals the town of Addison would hold right outside of my building. I remember fighting crowds just to get into the parking garage, then having to deal wi ... More >>
Patrick Michels/Vanessa Pike-Russell via FlickrEach week, Pairing Off attempts to find just the right bottle of wine to go with ordinary food...or in this case, smoke.The gentleman at Pogo's was adamant when I asked the usual "which wine would go best with" question."I wouldn't pair it with wine, ... More >>
A good selection of beers; not bad when it comes to liquors, eitherCape Buffalo17727 Addison Rd.972-381-9796Don't order the tuna. Most people know better than to stretch the limits of certain kitchens, anyway. And it's natural to make a few assumptions about this place.The name and facade scream "sp ... More >>
Snuffer'sRevisits and quickie reviews
14910 Midway, Addison
There are national chains, legendary burger joints, self-proclaimed backyard grilling gurus...and, of course, standby's like Snuffer's.While few people agree when it comes down to one of those 'this burger is better than that bur ... More >>
Clay Pit in Addison expected miracles from chef Vijay Sadhu when they hired him in June. Five months later—or “awhile ago,” according to a manager—they tired of his antics and unceremoniously canned the one time savior.