Hash Over: Texas/OU Weekend Watch Parties, Urban Crust Wine Tasting, Espelette Chili Dinner at Cadot, and more.

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All right, folks, it's that time of the year again for die-hard college football fans to take over Fair Park with their crimson red or burnt orange-painted bodies. Yes, it's Texas/OU weekend. We're sure there's about gazillion watch parties from which fans can choose to watch the Red River Shootout, but we thought we would mention a few anyway. You know, because we're nice and stuff.

Frankie's Sports Bar and Grill will host a watch party at both of their locations in Uptown and Lewisville. They'll be serving $2 orange and red jello shots, along with other daily specials. You can visit their Facebook page for more details.

The Corner Bar will show the game, and offer drink and food specials, live music, DJ and karaoke. You can check out www.cornerbardallas.com for more information.

Another place you can check out is National Sports Lounge off Greenville Avenue. They have over sixty HD televisions to watch the legendary football game, and of course, alcohol and food.

Duke's Original Roadhouse will have a huge tent party to celebrate the football madness Friday through Sunday, October 1-3, and that includes $14 Dos XX beer towers.

RA Sushi will offer two different cocktails -- Hook'em Horns and Sooner Than Later -- for $5 all this week.

OK, City of Aters, if you know of more watch parties going on, then feel free to leave a comment with all the details. We would appreciate it.

Also going on this week....

Urban Crust will host a wine tasting tonight at 6:30 p.m. It will be $29.90 per person and feature five different French wines paired with dishes created by chef Salvatore. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 972-509-1400.

Cadot is finally joining in on all the Hatch chili fun by featuring a special espelette chili menu from Monday, September 27, to Thursday, September 30. The menu will offer tomato and red bell pepper garnished with espelette creme and popcorn; blackened ahi tuna with Hatch chilies, prosciutto, and chichore lettuce; peach melba; and much more. For more details, visit www.cadotrestaurant.com.

Samantha Rush from Rush Patisserie will partner with chef Michelle Carpenter of ZEM Sushi this Wednesday, September 29, for the monthly Secret Sushi Society meeting. Both will be creating two different interpretations of the Mille Feuilles, a savory or sweet French pastry. Guests are welcomed to pay $25 for the two dishes, or enjoy seven courses for $80 during the meeting. For more information, visit www.zensushidallas.com.

It's never too late to sign up for our dining newsletter. Well, unless you sign up tomorrow, then you miss this week's Hot Off the Grill, and it's a good one. Of course, we can't give you any details. Sorry.

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