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Mardi Gras, Shreveport Style

  Mardi Gras to me has a few forms.  The mother of all Mardi Gras is Carnival in Brazil.  Mardi Gras in New Orleans is the daughter. There are a multitude of grand daughters now throughout much of the south, including Galveston, TX and Mobile, AL.  My favorite is in Shreveport, LA. A quick 3 hour trip east from Dallas…

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Truck Yard Dallas

Truck Yard (Dallas) When you look at the pictures of sparkling downtown Dallas with the Reunion Tower ball & the colorful images of the Omni Hotel, you never think you would find a food truck yard only a few blocks away.  With numerous 5 star restaurants to choose from all over Dallas, some of the best food is found here.…

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Sweetsie Cafe & Bakery

  Sweetsie Bakery & Cafe is what I would have described as SUH-WHEEET in my younger days.  Heck, I have to bring that back for this place & say it now. It is a fitting description for this little place tucked into a shopping center alongside a bustling Walmart. Let me take you back to the beginning.  Yes, I frequent…

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