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Arlington pair to appear on Netflix cafe fails show Nailed It!
Two amateur bakers from Arlington will compete on the upcoming fifth season of Nailed It!, the Netflix cooking competition in which home cooks try (and usually fail) to recreate elaborate cakes and other baked goods.
This season, Nailed It! Double Trouble will feature pairs of contestants, including siblings, a pair of drag queens, and other teams, like best friends Veronica Scruggs and Justin Lockhart of Arlington. Scruggs and Lockhart aren’t the only Texas contestants on the show — a mother-son duo from Houston will also be competing.
The new season of Nailed It! premieres March 26 on Netflix. Check out the trailer here.
A new delivery app specializing in Asian restaurants launches in Dallas
Chowbus, a new delivery app that focuses exclusively on Asian restaurants, has officially launched in Dallas this week. The app, which aims to help diners find hidden gem mom-and-pop restaurants, also allows restaurant “bundling”, or ordering from more than one eatery for delivery at the same time. There are currently more than 30 locally-owned Dallas-area restaurants on the app, including Hunan Bistro, Fat Ni BBQ, Yin Tang Spicy Hot Pot, Meet Fresh, and Mifen Prince. The delivery radius includes all metro downtown areas, plus Frisco, Carrollton, Allen, Plano, Richardson, The Colony, and Addison.
Dirty Bones heads to Fort Worth with over-the-top wings
The newest restaurant from Milkshake Concepts, the minds behind Serious Pizza and Stirr, is set to open on March 17 at West 7th in Fort Worth. Dirty Bones, at 3028 Crockett Street, will bring everything from classic wings to more elaborate flavors like peanut butter and jelly, Tajin-lime and wings coasted with real gold flake to the development. The restaurant promises a sports bar-like vibe along with a rooftop patio for private parties, with more than 40 big screen TVs and 7,500 square feet worth of space.