Park Tavern, one of the last of the Restaurant America restaurants in Dallas, closed yesterday from what we are told is non-payment of rent. Located at 8166 Park Lane in the Shops of Park Lane, the restaurant offered some unusual takes on typical bar fare, including the “animal tots” which was an early version of Dallas poutine. More recently Central Standard shuttered. Continue reading
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I am a fan of poutine, but Dallas is in short supply of the unofficial Canadian national dish that is made up of house-made fries, fresh squeaky cheese curds and a rich brown gravy. In Canada you will find as many versions of the dish as you might find restaurants. From the best 5-star fine dining establishment to most any fast food chain carry the dish with their own special spin.
Today I discovered a unique version in Dallas at Park Tavern in the Shops at Park Lane across from Bowl and Barrel. One table mate insisted on ordering this for the group and what came out was nothing short of terrific. Continue reading