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As we approach the old, stone building, we see the immense line of patrons all eagerly waiting to be admitted inside. Many of them have been waiting since 5:00 am, just to be the first ones in line. We wait for several hours, our anticipation building, before finally seeing the line start to shift forward. Once closer, we detect...
**In the land of Dallas where meat lies One Rib to rule them all, One Rib to satisfy them One Rib to bring them all and the Lodge fill them.** Now, anyone from a hungry office worker in downtown Dallas, to a wandering hipster in Deep Ellum, or to the barbecue enthusiast (basically anyone) who enjoys Dallas food knows or needs to...
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” (Virginia Woolf) Ever since the school year began in late August, SAGE Dining Services has been making breakfast and lunch every day for Jesuit students and faculty. I was able to sit down and talk to the Executive Chef, Ryan Messina, and the SAGE Food Service...
"Bro, I'm hungry, where do you wanna eat?" "I don't know, it's tough to decide. What options do we have around here?" Every Jesuit high school student has engaged in a conversation similar to this one on a typical Friday after school. Selecting a quality spot to enjoy an after school meal can consume a large portion of your Friday afternoon....
The notion of putting everything I know about barbecue into a book is a daunting one. Not because I know so much... but because of the nature of barbecue itself. It's because the printed word- definitive, exacting, permanent- is in many ways antithetical to the process of cooking barbecue, which is, for lack of a better word, loosey-goosey. - Aaron Franklin,...
  https://youtu.be/hSE-TivF7rQ Everywhere you look you see cars honking like there's no tomorrow and pedestrians yelling "I'm walkin' here!" to drivers. The air is filled with a mixture of the smell of hot dogs and cigarette smoke. Buildings tower around you and have tens of giant screens attached to them. You must constantly walk with the crowd, for if you stop,...
The vibrant Open sign quite literally never turns off, a beacon of consistency and reliability in a tumultuous world. As you park and approach the mundane brown building, the delicious smell of waffles hits you. You’ve arrived at Waffle House. Waffle House is one of the greatest, if not the greatest dining establishment for a multitude of reasons, but there...
One of the biggest questions for those going to Jesuit Homecoming is where you and your date will go to dinner before the dance. For a lot of people, this is a tough question because you really want to impress her. So I’ve made a list of restaurants with a wide range of prices, cuisines, and locations that are...

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