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Receiver Randall Cobb Wears Bright Yellow Cafe Momentum Cleats in Big Cowboys Win

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Randall Cobb’s Cafe Momentum cleats
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WR Randall Cobb supports Cafe Momentum in Cowboys win over Rams

As the Dallas Cowboys prepared to take on the Los Angeles Rams in a truly important game for the team’s playoff hopes, wide receiver Randall Cobb donned a pair of bright yellow cleats in support of Dallas non-profit restaurant Cafe Momentum. The cleats are part of the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats charitable drive, which allows players to support their favorite charities, and Cobb chose Cafe Momentum. “I chose this cause because I have seen the difference it makes to give our youth the opportunity to hope and dream of a better future for themselves,” Cobb wrote in an Instagram post unveiling the cleats earlier this month. Clearly, they brought the Cowboys, who bested the Rams 44-21, some good luck.

Barbecue joint HQ Prime departs North Dallas

Formerly known as Red Hot and Blue, the Memphis-style barbecue restaurant that eventually transformed into HQ Prime has officially closed its doors. Per CultureMap, the restaurant shuttered at the end of November due to a lack of profitability after more than a decade in its space at Walnut Hill and US-75.

Plano scores a new Canadian restaurant

Poutine and a giant platter of French toast awaits at brand new Plano Canadian restaurant Maple Bacon. Per the Dallas Morning News, the restaurant opened its doors at 6009 West Parker Road in a space formerly occupied by Baker Bros. American Deli in Plano earlier this month. It’s a brand new destination for all-day breakfast, lunch, and dinner with more nearly 100 different dishes ranging from Belgian waffles to fish and chips, on the menu.