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Dallas Yelptoberfest 2009!



A monsoon thunderstorm didn't stop Dallas Elites from partying like full blooded Germans for Yelptoberfest 2009! The Ginger Man hosted our rowdy Squad by giving us the entire upstairs area and provided a laid-back atmosphere to kick start the month with clinks of toasting beer steins.

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The Ginger Man kept the Elites' tummies full with two kinds of Spaten beer – yes, two! The lager and Oktoberfest were both delicious, as were the free-flowing merlot and chardonnay wines. In fact, the Elite Squad was so thirsty, the servers just started delivering pitchers and bottles! To complement the Germantastic drinks, grilled bratwursts with sauerkraut and bite-sized fluffy pretzels with mustard were served buffet-style.

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A few were brave and donned Oktoberfest garb (including Kevin and myself, in classic lederhosen), which got more than a few stares from regular patrons. After the rain and wind gave way, everyone moved to the outdoor upstairs patio to enjoy the cool breeze and mingle. Raffle prizes were award to two Elites, Rachael M and Megan M, courtesy of CONTACT Crisis Line…pairs of tickets to The Great Culinary Escape!

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And of course, there were the Elite lunchboxes. Everyone's faces lit up like holiday lights when they saw what the Yelptastic lunch boxes had inside…indeed, the rumors of Yelp monkeys are true. Go see for yourself!

Danke!
Nikki B

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