Steak your pick.
Ruthie’s Cheesesteak Cafe
What: After perfecting the grilled cheese on wheels, Ruthie’s Rolling Cafe launches a second concept selling chicken and beef cheesesteaks with a dozen toppings ranging from grilled onions and peppers to bacon.
Why: There’s also a haute hot dog.
When: Cheesy does it.
Where: Find locations on Facebook, Twitter, and ruthiesrollingcafe.com.
What: Book ahead for a monthly BYOB farm-to-table dinner (the first is Sept. 8) set on the cozy-chic patio of a McKinney Square home boutique.
Why: Only sixteen spots ($75 each) per dinner.
When: Second Sat. of each month thru Dec., 6:15 & 8:30 p.m.
Where: Patina Green Home and Market, 116 N. Tennessee St., ste. 102, McKinney. R.S.V.P. to 972-548-9141.
Channing & Quinn
What: The quirky Nashville duo unloads its guitars, drums, accordion, ukulele, and banjo to play original folksy tunes.
Why: Feist meets Florence + the Machine best describes the pretty pair’s songs.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Opening Bell Coffee, 1409 S. Lamar St. (214-565-0383). Cover is $5.
What: Austin singer-songwriter Amy Cook debuts the quintessential lazy Sunday afternoon album.
Why: The raspy rocker balances light and moody just right.
When: Your music juices are cooking.
Where: Available at amazon.com, $13.
Photo: Courtesy of Ruthie’s Rolling Cafe