Pookies Donuts is located just near Love Field and serves up some mighty fine and unusual donuts. Pookie also makes a damned good Philly Cheesesteak. Read the love we bestowed on them recently. Now Pookies is open until 8pm each day and will even deliver. The things some people will do to get extra business. Continue reading
Category Archives: Sandwiches
The sub chain Capriotti’s is moving into the hot bed for restaurants in the Dallas area, Preston Center. The sandwich shop which has locations in Plano and Downtown Dallas will move into the old Extreme Pizza location located at 6112 Luther Lane in University Park.
The wacky donut shop concept is filtering through this country, much like the FroYo movement and the cute cupcake which took our nation to the task of sugary mastication. The latest to hit that scene in the DFW area is Pookies Donuts which is located on Lemmon within ear shot of Love Field.
Owned by mega-cute couple Rinney Keo (aka Pookie) and Joaquin Lewis (aka Joaquin), the pair left their corporate grind to map out their mutual dream in the hospitality business. Pookie is a business information major and Joaquin formerly made his living as a telecom enginee; both enjoy dining of all sorts. Continue reading
Look for a new sandwich shop to open in Snider Plaza in the former Jiang’s Cuisine location. The name should be East Hampton and will open this summer.
For those keeping score at home, this as the spot John Tesar wanted for his Spoon’s concept that will now be located in Preston Center.
Inspired by the distinct flavors of New Orleans cuisine, husband and wife team, Joey Le and Lan Chi Le will open their first fast-casual concept, Wicked Po’Boys, in Richardson this Wednesday, June 27th.
After moving to Dallas, Chi realized how much she missed the authentic, hole-in-the wall po’boys during her college studies in New Orleans. The couple began working on recipes and sketching ideas for a restaurant. They eventually hired Plan B Group (Royce Ring and Alex Urrunaga) to assist them in defining the concept and Gin Braverman of Gin Designs to consult on design. Continue reading
I had a chance to stop in Malai Thai-Vietnamese Kitchen yesterday for lunch and was taken in by the $7 Banh Mi. This is the sandwich made up of special Vietnamese baguette that is baked daily and is topped with pickled carrots, daikon radish, cucumbers, spicy aioli and Sriracha. You are given a choice of proteins that include chicken, pulled pork, Vietnamese ham (say howdy this is delicious), fried tofu, seared shrimp or their own special meatballs. Continue reading