How a viral TikTok video put 6.5 million eyes on a Dallas bar’s giant food

This should be a story about the Big Happy Burger, a $99 shareable burger at Happiest Hour in Dallas that’s made with 5 pounds of beef, 1 pound of bacon, 1 pound of cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, fried onions and 5 pounds of fries. It’s the biggest burger I’ve ever seen.

But the big allure at Happiest Hour right now is the $55 nacho tower, after The Colony resident Chelsea Collins posted a short video of this massive, shareable dish on TikTok and it went viral.

“Everything’s bigger in Texas,” Collins wrote in the TikTok

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Award-Winning Regional Snacks the Rest of the Country Needs

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Do you get the munchies between meals? Do you like to sample small-batch and locally made sweets and snacks? Then put down those chips you bought at the local big-box store and expand your snack horizons with one of these tasty treats. Each is a recipient of the 11th annual 2021 Good Food Awards, which honor regional food and beverage makers. From more than 2,000 entries, judges at the Good Food Foundation selected four regional winners in each of 18 categories, including snacks, pantry items, cheese, preserves, beer and spirits, and

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Watch Gwen Stefani surprise Blake Shelton for his birthday

Gwen Stefani is keeping birthday busy! Thursday was a fun throwback slideshow with her brother Eric for his big day, and on Friday it was all about her loving fiancé, Blake Shelton, who turned 45!

In a series of Instagram videos and a photo, Stefani, 51, shared a peek into what appears to have been a surprise party for the big guy.

“Celebrating my besties b day today love u @blakeshelton,” she wrote in the caption, adding hashtags including #surprise, #fiancé, #Gemini and #favoritecountrysinger.

In the first video, the suspense builds, and then

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Lucky Frog marks 7 years serving German cuisine in Bradenton

Hearty food, great beer, and maybe some polka music played on an accordion come to mind when you think of a German restaurant.

For the past seven years, Lucky Frog Restaurant, 4625 Cortez Road W., has been serving the hearty food , the great beer, and occasionally, a little polka as well during their German music parties.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the seventh year was the most difficult.

Owners Uwe and Simone Kaufer are German citizens operating their business under an E-2 visa. Like other restaurateurs working under a special visa, they had

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The only 10 recipes you need this summer

Summer recipes taste best when they’re quick, easy and packed full of flavour. No one wants to hang around in the kitchen when the sun is out, and punchy-tasting food is best for dining al fresco with friends – which I feel we will be doing a lot of this year.

Summer cooking also shouldn’t get you in a sweat. A Sunday Roast may be sacrosanct, but on a bright and sunny day, a simple green salad beats multiple cooked veg – and a creamy tarragon-spiked roast chicken will allow you to get your traditional

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Sweet sorghum promising for the environment

The KIT1 sorghum variety developed by KIT accumulates a high amount of sugar and thrives particularly well under temperate climate conditions. Credit: Botanical Institute, KIT

Sweet sorghum can be used to produce biogas, biofuels, and novel polymers. In addition, it can help replace phosphate fertilizers. A new sweet sorghum variety developed at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) accumulates particularly high amounts of sugar and thrives under local conditions. As the scientists reported in the Industrial Crops & Products journal, sugar transport and sugar accumulation are related to the structure of the plants’ vessels. This was

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