Last Saturday I was in Holy Ravioli and noticed the space next door was being renovated with plenty of signage stating that Chiladas would soon occupy the space. Today we get further confirmation in an email from their agency that they are indeed moving to the Park Cities location at 4448 Lovers Lane in the space formerly occupied by Mango Thai. Continue reading
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Steve and Brandy Spence met each other in their fourth year at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. He always knew he wanted to own his own restaurant and went to the CIA to get the total understanding of how restaurants work. Brandy, on the other hand, wanted to be a surgeon and was pre-med at the University of Texas in Austin when the restaurant bug bit her. She went to her father and claimed she wanted to be a chef. Being the good father, he helped her find the best culinary school in the United States. Continue reading
The Second Floor which is located in the Dallas Westin Galleria and owned by Scott and Gina Gottlich of Bijoux fame, announced today their new exec chef. Daniel Tarasevich was most recently at his post in Fort Worth working at Tillman’s Roadhouse and is also one of the Charlie Palmer expats. Tarasevich replaces Joel Harloff who is now at Ocho in Preston Center. You need a program to keep up with the chefs in Dallas recently. Check out what the Second Floor sent us in press release form: Continue reading
The Londoner Pub, a traditional British pub with several locations around the Metroplex, will celebrate its new home on Greenville Avenue with a launch party Saturday, February 23. Themed a “British Invasion” the event will embrace and share all things British. Partygoers will enjoy live music by A Hard Night’s Day – a Beatle’s tribute band; English signature cocktails, craft English beer, and pub fare.
The Londoner Pub has been the go-to venue for soccer matches; craft beer and English fare since Barry Tate opened his first Dallas pub in 1990. Mr. Tate’s newest location in Dallas has settled in the historic Greenville Bar and Grill location originally established in 1933. Continue reading
Just weeks ago we learned that Marquee chef Tre Wilcox was leaving the restaurant he helped open, and the restaurant hired former Fairmont Hotel chef Andre Natera. Nataera started as chef at the beginning of February and has been doing a fantastic job as top toque, working with Tre’s menu for the time being and putting out some amazing specials that are being trialed for the new menu which should roll out very soon. Even bigger news is what will become of the second floor that the owners announced would be transitioned into a separate restaurant. There has been plenty of speculation. Continue reading