Monday, October 21, 2013

On Location #39 - TNT's Dallas Episode 15

The Ewing family are no strangers to the inside of a courtroom.  It stands to reason that they've seen the outside of a few courthouses as well.  Which brings us to the next episode of TNT's Dallas.  Several scenes take place at what appears to be the "Dallas County Courthouse":

But, of course, it was just a little Hollywood magic as it was actually the Rockwall County Courthouse standing in:

There were several shots in and around the courthouse.  Here are some side-by-sides:

Another scene in the episode features this BBQ joint being patronized by Drew while his rig gets vandalized:

The actual location is in Wylie, TX and I didn't have time to eat so sadly I can't make any recommendations:

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Golden Anniversary

Last year's 60th Anniversary and fiery destruction of Big Tex along with this year's return of Big Tex has overshadowed another State Fair milestone.  The Zable family's beloved Belgian Waffle stand is celebrating its 50th anniversary:

To celebrate, they are giving out commemorative coins with your purchase (or at least they were the day I went):

And when you stop by and you'd like to try a little something different from the normal Belgian Waffle, I recommend the Chocolate Covered Strawberry Waffle Balls:

They got a very positive review from this critic: