Food for thought.
Great One Cookie Company
What: A new local biz keeps it simple with only fresh ingredients and three flavors — chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, and white chocolate macadamia cranberry.
Why: That’s the way the cookie crumbles.
When: Greatness calls.
Where: Online at greatonecookies.com.
Lure Salon Dry Bar
What: The budding West Village beauty shop debuts a blow-dry menu with five styles that range from the straight Sleek and Chic to Disheveled (think sexy beach hair) for $35 each.
Why: A free cocktail, plus a fifteen-minute head massage for just $15.
When: Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 3839 McKinney Ave., ste. 100 (214-919-5873).
The Best Bottles to Give
What: You’re on your way to another holiday party — empty-handed. Stop. Drop some cash. And roll in with a nice gift of wine, rum, whiskey, or cognac. You’ll be everyone’s best-loved guest.
Why: It’s as easy as flashing your ID.
When: You have zero time.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Cell Phones for Soldiers
What: Dust off your old cellie and drop it at one of seventeen Mobil 1 Lube Express stops to back the nonprofit that provides troops overseas with prepaid calling cards to stay connected with loved ones.
Why: One phone equals one hour of talk time for a girl or guy in the U.S. military.
When: Thru Dec. 31.
Where: Locations online at mobil1tx.com.
Not Quite Christmas Movies
What: Angelika Dallas rolls the final flick (It’s a Wonderful Life) in its quirky holiday film series.
Why: Tickets are just $6.
When: Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mockingbird Station, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln. (214-826-3300).
Photo: Courtesy of One Great Cookie Company