The Hottest Restaurants in DFW Going into 2016


If you want to celebrate buying a new vehicle at Classic Chevrolet, stop by one of these hot restaurants in DFW. Even if you aren’t ready to buy a new vehicle, you still go out for a nice dinner. Work an appointment in at our service department earlier in the day so that your vehicle is ready for the winter months.

Horseshoe Hill Cafe

If you like chicken fried steak, head over to Horseshoe Hill Cafe, a small, rustic eatery located in the Stockyards, 204 West Exchange Avenue in Fort Worth. Chef Grady Spears is back and he’s cooking up his enchiladas, chili and other toppings. For more information visit

Dagwoods Grinders and Growlers

If you’re in the mood for a great sandwich but don’t want the same old fare, visit Dagwoods Grinders and Growlers where chef David Hollister’s recipes and some craft beer make a great lunch. Choose sandwiches such as ham and brie with cranberry mustard or a 2-ton Reuben with Akaushi corned beef. The salads come with housemade maple balsamic dressing. Dagwoods Grinders and Growlers is located at 1736 Mall Circle in Fort Worth.

Heim Barbecue

If you have a taste for barbecue, stop by Heim Barbecue, a new place run by Travis and Emma Heim. You might have to wait in line, but the brisket is worth every minute you spend waiting. And, get there early for the bacon burnt ends. Heim Barbecue is located at 201 East Hattie Street in Fort Worth.

Gypsy Scoops

If you want some great ice cream, visit Gypsy Scoops, 2905 Race Street in Fort Worth for great ice cream flavors including Candyland and Wookie’s Cookies, and sodas and board games. This kid-friendly place is perfect for when you’re out and about with the little ones.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle or give our service department a call to schedule an appointment. If you are in the market for a new vehicle, be sure to ask your salesperson about any lease or finance specials we may be running.

The Must-Do Events in DFW During November


November in the Dallas Fort Worth and surrounding areas have tons of things for you to do in November including a huge tailgate party, Chevrolet’s Find New Road Trips and a chocolate tour. No matter what you do and how close the event is to your house, you should have your vehicle serviced at Classic Chevy. The manufacturer’s recommended maintenance intervals are an important part of keeping your vehicle in great running condition for many years.

Ozarka Tailgate at Southlake Carroll Dragons Stadium

On November 6, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Southlake Carroll Dragons Stadium side parking lot, 1085 South Kimball Ave., Southlake, Texas, 76092, Lockhart Smokehouse and Ozarka Water will be holding a barbecue tailgate. The owner of the smokehouse, Jill Grobowsky Bergus, will be cooking brisket sliders, mac and cheese, sausage and potato salad. The two businesses are teaming up to support the Southlake Carroll Dragons and to support tailgating for high school football. Learn some tailgating tips from Bergus and have any of your questions answered. The Dragons will be playing the Bell Raiders in this last home game of the season.

Chevrolet’s Find New Roads Trip

On November 7, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, Texas, 76177, the 2016 Camaro will be leading the Find New Roads Trip pack. You’ll get to have a first look at the new sixth generation Camaro along with four other all-new vehicles: the Malibu, Volt, Cruze and Spark. Get an up-close-and-personal look at the Camaro, learn about it’s new design and the technology in the Camaro; and you will also have a chance to support the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer by taking pictures with an oversized frame and using #IDriveFor. Chevrolet donates $5 to Making strides for every picture uploaded to social media. For more information visit

3D Chocolate Tour: Dallas by Chocolate Food Tours

On November 7, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:15 p.m., take a tour of the top chocolate venues in Dallas and enjoy sweet treats and beverages. Admission is $39. Meet at 5118 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75206. For more information call Jeanine Stevens at (972) 814-5997 or visit

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Best Weekend Getaway Places in and Around Grapevine


Sometimes you just need to get away from it all and you don’t have to go far. You can choose to stay in a local bed and breakfast just to relax and let someone else wait on you for the weekend. Make a great weekend out of it by going to the spa or pretending to be a tourist by visiting some of the tourist attractions in the area. If you are considering a new Chevy, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new vehicle so you can take it with you when you go for your relaxing weekend.

Azalea Plantation Bed and Breakfast

Stay at the Azalea Plantation Bed and Breakfast, which is located in a nice residential neighborhood at 1400 Robinwood Drive, Fort Worth, Texas, 76111. You’re about 10 minutes from the Stockyards Historic District and even closer to the newly restored Sundance Square. The Azalea Plantation features a view of an acre of oak trees, a gazebo, fountain and rock terracing.

If you want to just relax on the grounds and sleep on one of the most comfortable beds in the city, this is the place. Celebrate a birthday, anniversary or make a reservation just because you want to relax.

The Guesthouse on Allen Street

The Guesthouse on Allen Street is located at 2203 Allen Street in Dallas. If you are looking for a private and intimate spot to spend the weekend and don’t want to drive far, this is the place you’ll want to spend your weekend. The Guesthouse is located in the Uptown State Thomas neighborhood that offers lots of trendy things to do. You’ll need reservations, of course, and you’ll be able to walk to several popular restaurants.

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Visit Classic Chevy today to test drive the vehicle you’ve been keeping your eye on. Once you do that, you can drive it to your favorite place to stay for a relaxing weekend.

Pumpkin Patches to Visit Around North Texas


Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new Chevy, and then head out to visit some of the pumpkin patches around North Texas. Be ready to celebrate Halloween by picking up some pumpkins for your yard decoration and for the kids to carve.

Andersons Farm

This pumpkin patch features a straw/hay bale maze, cow and barrel train rides, a fall festival, a child’s hay bale maze, concessions, tractor-pulled hay rides, restrooms/porta-potties, face painting and a picnic area. Andersons Farm is located at 7958 CR 619, Blue Ridge, Texas, 75424. Hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. through November 8. For more information email holly at andersonsfarm dot com or call (214) 794-7736.

Lavender Ridge Farms

Visit Lavender Ridge Farms for pumpkins, the gift shop and to see farm animals. Visit the snack and refreshment stand and picnic area. Restrooms are available. Lavender Ridge Farms is located at 22391 County Road 178, Gainesville, Texas, 76240. Hours through mid November are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The cafe hours from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For more information call (940) 665-6938 or email info at lavenderridgefarms dot com.

St. James Pumpkin Patch

For pumpkins and gourds, visit St. James Pumpkin Patch, 99845 McCree Road, Dallas, Texas, 75238. The patch is open every day through October 31, 2015. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Sundays from noon until 6:00 p.m. Also available, if the weather permitted during the growing season, is Indian corn. For more information call (214) 348-1345 or email inquiries at stjamesdallas dot org.

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Be sure to visit Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle. Ask your salesperson about any lease or finance specials we may be running. If you’re not ready for a new vehicle because yours is only a couple year old, call our service department to set up an appointment to have your vehicle’s maintenance completed.

Best Food at Texas State Fair


When you visit the Texas State Fair, it’s best to know which vendor has the best food. Fair food is pricey, so you want to enjoy what you decide to eat. Before you head out to the fair, be sure to have your vehicle serviced – or, if you are in the market for a new vehicle, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new Chevrolet to take to the fair with you.

Cowboy Corn Crunch

Enjoy bites of Jalapeno, sweet corn, bacon and cream cheese rolled up in a ball and fried. This ranked 4.6 out of 5 on GuideLive’s ranking. The Cowboy Corn Crunch is 14 coupons or $7 for about six bites.

Chicken Fried Lobster

This breaded and fried lobster tail is served with lemon butter Champagne gravy, but wasn’t ranked by GuideLive since it was sold out. Since this fair food was sold out by the time the publication’s representatives got there, it must be great. The price is a bit hefty, though, but what do you expect when the main ingredient is lobster? Chicken fried lobster is 60 coupons or $30.

Lone Star Pork Handle

This fried pork chop is served with a bourbon barbecue glaze; and it received a GuideLive ranking of 4.1 out of 5. This is tender and delicate and is big enough to make a meal for one person. The sauce is on the sweet side, so go easy on it. The fried chop is so good it doesn’t really need the sauce. The cost is 20 coupons or $10.

Deep Fried Red Velvet Oreos

For dessert, pick up some deep fried red velvet oreos. This fair food received a 4.4 out of 5 from GuideLive. These will be available the first week of the fair. The second week, you’ll get cookie dough oreos, and then cotton candy oreos during the third week of the fair. Cost is 14 coupons or $7.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle to take to the fair. Be sure to ask your salesperson about any lease or finance specials we might be running on your favorite Chevy model.

October Events Around DFW Area


Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new vehicle, and then head out to some fun October events around the DFW area including the State Fair of Texas 2015 and Dan’s Haunted House. Choose from light-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, SUV models, sedans and sports coupes. Some of the 2016 model years are already here, so if you have been waiting for that, your wait is over.

State Fair of Texas 2015

The State Fair of Texas 2015 is currently running and will run through October 18, 2015 at Fair Park Dallas, 1300 Robert B. Cullum Boulevard, Dallas, Texas, 75210. Enjoy exhibits, entertainment, competitions, midway rides and tons of fair food.

Crazy Water Festival

On Friday, October 9, 2015 starting at 6:00 p.m. and running until October 10, 2015, visit the Historic Famous Water Pavilion, 209 NW 6th Street, Mineral Wells, Texas, 76067 for the Crazy Water Festival. Admission is $3. Enjoy live music, a beer garden, street art, a children’s area and more. Celebrate the acclaimed mineral water of Mineral Springs. For more information call (940) 325-8870.

Dan’s Haunted House

Visit Dan’s Haunted House through October 31, 2015 from 8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. The haunted house is located at 501 E. Swisher Road, Lake Dallas, Texas, 75065. Admission is $20. The haunted house is based on the dreams and night terrors of Little Yuki, a Japanese girl. The haunts include the horrifying tales Samurai spirits, urban legends of demons, mythological ghosts and more. You won’t see zombies, chainsaws or clowns so get scared by something completely different this year. For more information call (972) 821-9154.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new truck, SUV, sedan or sports coupe. Be sure to ask your salesperson if we are running any lease or finance specials on the models you are interested in. And, if you’re not ready for a new vehicle because you already have a new Chevy, be sure to call our service department to set up an appointment for service or to have your vehicle checked before a trip.

Dallas Events for the Rest of September


Visit Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new vehicle so you have something new for commuting, taking the kids to school, taking a fall road trip or to take the entire family to September events in and around Dallas. Whether your vehicle is older and it’s just time for a new one or you need to upgrade to something with more space, you’ll find the perfect vehicle on our showroom floor.

Addison Oktoberfest

From September 17 through September 20, 2015, the Addison Oktoberfest will be held at the Addison Circle Park, 4950 Addison Circle Drive, Addison, Texas, 75001. Hours are from 6:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. on September 17; 6:00 p.m. until midnight on September 18; noon until midnight on September 19; and from noon until 5:00 p.m. on September 20.

Join over 70,000 other fans for German food, polka, Paulaner Bier and more. The Addison Oktoberfest is timed to take place at the same time as the famous Munich Oktoberfest. Admission ranges from $10 to $60. For more information call (972) 450-6221.

The Great Texas Food Truck Rally

From 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on September 19, 2015 at the Reunion Tower Lawn, 692 Sports Street, Dallas, Texas, 75001, enjoy live music, over 20 food trucks and a beer garden sponsored by The Nodding Donkey. Admission is $10 and the wristband covers general admission. The event benefits Executives in Action. For more information call (972) 931-5598.

Autumn at the Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum will sponsor Autumn at the Arboretum from September 19, 2015 through November 25, 2015 at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas, 75218. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily. Enjoy the pumpkin festival, over 150,000 fall-blooming flowers, 75,000 pumpkins, squash and gourds in the Pumpkin Village and several special events throughout the festival, including a pumpkin patch, hay bale maze, Mommy and Me Mondays, special music, scavenger hunts, Tiny Tot Tuesdays and more. Admission is $10 to $15. For more information call (214) 515-6500.

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Best Dallas Food Trucks


When you are out and about or if you are taking a break from work, look for some of the best food trucks in Dallas. And, when you stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle, be sure to hunt down one of these trucks to grab a bite to eat once you close the deal on your new truck.

Doughboys Pizza

If you’re looking for fresh-baked pizza, look for the Doughboys Pizza truck. You can pick out one of the specialties or make your own. Everything on a pizza is $10, one topping is $6 and “you call it” is $8. To find Doughboys Pizza, visit

Jack’s Chow Hound

Pick up standards such as a BLT with five slices of thick bacon, pulled pork grilled cheese, an Italian sandwich, fried bologna sandwich, cheeseburger, veggie burger, a TX dog, steak frites, hand-cut fries and the HOSS burger. To find Jack’s Chow Hound, visit

The Butcher’s Son

This food truck is not your typical food truck; and it serves popular Johnsonville products. Try the Santa Fe Sunset, the Black and Bleu, Ralph’s Reuben Brat, The Butcher’s 3 Way, The Longhorn, The German Connection, Southern Hospitality, The Dead Elvis, Braised Beef Quesadilla, The Southern Belle and various versions of tots. To find The Butcher’s Son, visit

Cajun Tailgators

If you have a taste for seafood, locate the Cajun Tailgators for fried alligator nuggets, gumbo, PoBoys, a crawfish platter, seafood platter, blackened catfish, a Cajun barbecue sandwich, loaded cheese fries, bread pudding, hush puppies, shoestring onion rings, house salad and house French fries. You can find Cajun Tailgators by visiting

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Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive your next new vehicle or give our service department a call to schedule a service appointment. When you finish, head out to find your favorite food truck for a bite to eat.

2015 Classic Chevy Golf Tournament


Classic Chevrolet is sponsoring their fourth annual golf tournament on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. This year, the top-rated dealership is running two 18-hole tournaments at the same time. Sponsors are needed for both tournaments.

Charities That Benefit

The charities that benefit from Classic Chevy’s fund raiser golf tournament include 6 Stones Mission Network, Christ Haven, The Angle fund of Trinity High School, Rise, Grace, food for the Soul, V.A.S.T. Community Church, Community Storehouse, North Texas S.N.A.P. and Neuro Fitness.

Sponsorship Levels

Sponsorships must be turned in by September 7, 2015. We need sponsors for both tournaments and have several levels available including the Title Sponsor for $25,000 which includes four teams and a preferred starting spot; the Platinum Sponsor for $20,000 which includes three teams; the Gold Sponsor for $15,000 which includes two teams and a beverage cart advertisement.

Additionally, we have a Silver Sponsor for $10,000 which includes two teams; a Shirt Sponsor for $10,000 which includes your logo on every shirt plus one team; the Hat Sponsor for $5,000 which includes your logo on every hat and one team; the Entertainment Sponsor for $5,000 which includes your logo on signage and one team; the Golf Sponsor for $2,500 which includes one team; the Team Sponsor for $2,000 which includes one team; the Hole Sponsor for $500 which includes your logo on a hole; and the Beverage Cart Sponsor for $1,500 which includes your logo on a beverage cart.

For more information on sponsorship levels please visit our tournament page.

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Stop by Classic Chevy for more information about the Golf Tournament for 2015; and while you’re there, test drive new Chevy if you have been considering new vehicle. We have many 2016 models now available. Be sure to ask your salesperson if we are running any lease or finance specials.

Some of the Best Dallas Restaurants


If you just bought or leased a new Chevy from Classic Chevrolet and are looking for a great place to celebrate your new vehicle, visit one of these restaurants. And, if you are celebrating something else, these are also good choices, depending on your tastes for the evening.

The French Room

This French restaurant, located in downtown at 1321 Commerce Street, Dallas, is in the historic Hotel Adolphus. The décor is romantic and reminds you of a European palace. The food is French-influenced New American and features haute cuisine, a great wine list and more. You may want to order butter-roasted lobster, the Grand Marnier souffle or the pan-seared branzini. If you like caviar, you’ll be happy to hear that the Adolphus Hotel restaurant has some of the city’s best caviar. You will need a jacket for this restaurant. For more information and reservations call (214) 742-8200 or visit

Nick & Sam’s

This New York-style steakhouse features some of the best steaks around, seafood and wine. The setting is sophisticated and features excellent service. You may see some celebrities and A-list athletes dining here. While the prices are high, the food is worth it. Nick and Sam’s is located at 3008 Maple Avenue in Dallas. You may want to try the Cowboy Longbone, lobster mac ‘n’ cheese and the creamed corn. For more information and reservations call (214) 871-7444 or visit


This American restaurant is located in the Bishop Arts District and features sophisticated southern cuisine. Grab Sunday brunch or cocktails in this airy setting. The restaurant is classy but casual and has been serving soul food since the early 1900s. You may want to try shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles or the tomato bisque and grilled cheese. Hattie’s is located at 418 Bishop Ave. in Dallas. For more information and reservations call (214) 942-7400 or visit

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive your next new vehicle, then take it out to celebrate at your favorite restaurant – or try one of these popular restaurants in Dallas if you’ve never been before.