Up Your Grilling Game


The weather is getting warmer outside, which means the grills are getting hotter. And if you are anything like me you can fall into a routine of what to grill. Burgers, chicken, and grilled veggies are fantastic, but here are few new ideas before high stakes grill season kicks off.

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Farm to Market


There are a lot of things that I love about summer, but very close to the top of that list is the abundance of fresh local produce that pours into our stores this time of year. And today is an especially good day, because our produce buyer sent a list of all the goodies arriving from Johnson's Backyard Garden tomorrow.

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Sour Power from Saint Arnold


I discovered sour beers on recommendation from a friend, and they have quickly become my new favorite summer drinking beer. Light, refreshing, and lower in alcohol sour beers are perfect for warm Texas summer days.

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Local Brews from Local Dudes


We know a lot of people who might suggest that when the local beer scene is good, life is good. And if that is true, then life in Dallas is pretty great right now. Two breweries we wanted to be sure to highlight during Beer Fest are Lakewood Brewing Company and Four Corners Brewing.

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Buffalo Bayou Brewing - New Twist on an Old Craft


When Rassul Zarinfar was a student at Rice University he was a bit of a home brew enthusiast. Little did he know that this would eventually become his life’s passion. After Rice, he spent a few years working for a local beer distributer honing his brewing skills, then took some time off to head to Massachusetts, and get his MBA, from Harvard.

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It’s Going to Be a Mango-licious Summer


Starting June 18 to July 1, Central Market is going crazy for mangos.

Learn how to choose, cut, and store new varieties of the tropical fruit, and, of course, we’ve got some recipes for you, too! 

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Welcome to the Community


Only a year-and-a-half old and this talented upstart Dallas brewery has already won enough medals to masquerade as an Olympic team.

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Shmaltz Brewing Company


What started as a high school joke to Jeremy Cowan and his chums became a million dollar brewery in Clifton Park in 2013. After 17 years of contract brewing in Saratoga, San Francisco, and Brooklyn, Cowan and is world famous brands could stop contract brewing and bring their tongue and cheek brews such as Genesis, Rejewvenator, and Hop Manna to life in a brick and mortar home. 

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