TicketCity’s Staff Favorites for a Weekend in Dallas

In Dallas this weekend for the big Texas and Oklahoma rivalry game? Whether you live in Dallas or are traveling there for the big game, check out some of our staff favorites for all things Dallas – our favorite places for entertainment, food, and drink.  No  matter if you’re looking for events that focus on Texas – OU or just looking to experience Dallas, there are plenty of options!

ENTERTAINMENT

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Check out the First Annual Red River Blowout Concert in the West End on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, with Reckless Kelly, Brandon Rhyder, and Dallas based ZZ-Top tribute band, Trio Loco. General admission is free.

Whether you’re going to the game or not, attending the State Fair is a must.  Who doesn’t want to enjoy the rides, the sights, and eating something fried?

If you’re needing to balance football with some local things to do, check out the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Dallas Arboretum or take a walk around White Rock Lake.

FOR THOSE NOT ATTENDING THE GAME

Frankie’s Sports Bar and Grill will host a watch party at both of their locations in Uptown and Lewisville.

The Corner Bar will show the game, and offer drink and food specials, live music, DJ and karaoke.

With over 60 HD TV’s, check out National Sports Lounge off Greenville Avenue.

BREAKFAST/BRUNCH

There’s plenty of great places for brunch – no matter if you’re looking to cure your morning headache or looking for an authentic Dallas brunch icon:

BreadWinners

Ozona Grill

Café Brazil

And if you’re on your way to the fair, stop by Fuel City for the best breakfast tacos. Texas Monthly voted its tacos the Best in Texas. It’s a truck stop and takes cash only. Be warned. 801 N. Industrial Blvd. 214-426-0011.

LUNCH/DINNER

There are so many great places to eat in Dallas, there are options for everyone:

Mia’s Tex Mex – Best Brisket Tacos

Fire Side Pies – Best Gourmet Pizza

La Duni Latin Cafe – Best Latin Food

Jake’s – Best Burger

The Porch – Best of well… everything!

BARS

Whether you’re looking for a dive bar or a place to be seen, check out a few of our favorites:

Barcadia

Corner Bar

Barley House

The Quarter

Idle Rich

WEATHER

With highs in the low 80s, you can’t get better weather than this! No matter what, get out enjoy Dallas!

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