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  • Chew on This: Couple’s family tragedy births Biscuit Bar

    PLANO – When Janie and Jacob Burkett created The Biscuit Bar, it was a decision that stemmed from tragedy. “Jake and I had twin baby girls in September of 2016 and unfortunately, one passed just a few weeks after birth,” Janie Burkett told Newsfix. “We came home around the holiday time. All of our family came together, we have a very large family, they came to our house. And we needed to feed them.” So, they made biscuits. But there […]

  • Chew on This: Fogo de Chão brings lighter options to the table

    PLANO – Brazilian Steak House. What’s the first thing you think of when you hear someone mention one? Stuffing yourself to capacity right? Well, Fogo de Chão wants you to know that’s really not the way Brazilians dine. So, to make sure folks who are looking to have a little something-something on the lighter side, they’re playing around with the menu at their flagship location in Plano. “We have a test kitchen right above our restaurant,” general manager Joe Pasquesi […]

  • Saginaw Fire Department introduces its first arson dog

    SAGINAW–The Saginaw Fire Department introduced a new team member Friday–and he’s furry! Introducing Sheldon, an arson K-9. “It’s an awesome privilege to have this dog. There’s not very many of us in the country,” Lt. John Tadlock said. “There’s eight other dogs that State Farm has sponsored in the state of Texas.” The 2-year-old black lab recently received his certification… And his partner couldn’t be more thrilled. “There’s three things that they do,” Lt. Tadlock said. “They’re non-biased. They don’t […]

  • Chew on This: Bronwen Weber reps Frosted Art Bakery on Food Network Show ‘Dallas Cakes’

    DALLAS – Wedding season is in full effect. And in Dallas, for weddings – or whatever you’re celebrating – Frosted Art Bakery and Studio is one of the go-to spots for over-the-top treats. And Bronwen Weber is the woman running the show! “You know I started working in my first bakery when I was 14 years old. And I never got out,” Weber told Newsfix. “Frosted Arts Bakery has actually been around 70-75 years. The original owners were Neiman Marcus. […]

  • Chew on This: Jasper’s features menu items that are summer body approved

    RICHARDSON – Things are finally heating up in the metroplex, which means instead of grubbing on heavy meats, folks are flocking to lighter options like seafood and fish. And despite being known for things like ribs and steak – Jasper’s has you covered. We visited the Richardson location to check out what Chef Michael Harp had cooking up – starting with the oysters, which come straight outta the Texas Gulf. Then there’s the crab cakes – seared to perfection and […]

  • Risky Business: Dallas-based model turned businessman creates One Vodka

    DALLAS – When Donté Dean sought out a career change, the actor and model traded head shots for a shot at owning at his very own liquor company. And he scored – with One Vodka. “Vodka is more my style. It fits me and it’s what I drink,” Dean told Newsfix. So, what makes this drink worth sippin’? “It’s distilled in France, in the Charente region of France,” Dean said. “There’s a fresh spring river that region of France, that’s […]

  • Chew on This: Tu Bones BBQ brings a taste of Georgia to Texas

    DALLAS – Texans are pretty set in their ways when it comes to BBQ. But Michael Prince is shaking things up by serving a taste of Georgia – with Tu Bones BBQ. “Bringing Georgia BBQ to Texas was a little different, I’m not gonna lie,” Pit Master Michael Prince told Newsfix. “But as people started to taste it and got use to it, it became popular. In Georgia, we use the tree that’s popular and that’s the pecan tree. Most […]

  • Chew on This: Bar Manzanilla brings bold flavors to Big Beat Dallas

    IRVING – Big Beat Dallas. If you haven’t heard about it, it’s the new concept next to the Toyota Music Factory in that’s mixing live music, food, and fun. And one of the five eateries that’s bringing a taste of the forbidden is Bar Manzanilla. “It’s a destination site,” Roberto Madrid told Newsfix. Madrid is the Director of Culinary Operations at Big Beat Dallas. “People are going to come here to enjoy themselves with great music and at the same […]

  • Oprah attends Minnie’s Food Pantry Gala in Dallas

    FRISCO – O, what a night! And by ‘O’ we mean the one and only Oprah Winfrey. The billionaire made her way down the red carpet with Minnie’s Food Pantry owner Cheryl ‘Action’ Jackson at Tuesday night’s annual gala which took place at the Omni Hotel in Frisco. A moment that was eight years in the making. “Cheryl has been a student of mine since I started on the Oprah Show,” Winfrey told Newsfix. “And literally, the principle that she […]

  • Chew on This: Dallas’ Maple Leaf Diner brings a taste of Canada to Texas

    DALLAS – When you walk in, the first thing you’ll notice is an abundance of maple leaves. Then, you’ll notice the food. And that’s when you’ll realize this ain’t your average diner. It’s the Maple Leaf Diner in Dallas. A place where owner Michael Delaurier is serving Texas faves, with a Canadian twist. “It’s myself and my aunt that started it,” Delaurier told Newsfix. “And we are both from Canada. I felt that in Dallas there are really good high-quality […]