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Gino’s East Opens Thursday, November 19th in Dallas


The Gino’s East’s expansion across Texas is on schedule with five locations expected opening this yea. Dallas opens officially Thursday, November 19 at 2pm. ATX Brands Founder and CEO Doug Guller is bringing all the Chicago pizzeria’s signature dishes to the Texas locations, along with menu items created with a Texas spin. Guller, an Austin resident, owns the rights to all Texas locations of Gino’s East as well as venues such as Parish, Historic Scoot Inn, Güller Hall, and Schroeder Hall, among many other properties.

“Gino’s East is an icon in the Chicago pizza scene and we’re excited to bring the classic deep dish style to Texas,” says Guller. “As soon as I tasted Gino’s East, I knew it was a concept that would work great here. I am so excited that this is a dream that turned into a reality.”    Continue reading

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Greenville Avenue Pizza Company Collaborates With Blind Butcher For Special Movember Pizza

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It’s November, and you know what that means: mustaches. Because Movember, the global charity committed to men’s health, is back in full effect, and men everywhere are sporting mustaches to raise awareness for issues like prostate and testicular cancer. So to do its part, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company has created a special pizza in collaboration with neighboring Blind Butcher, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Movember.  Continue reading

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A Dozen Wonderful Pizzas in Dallas That Are Not Neapolitan

by Steven Doyle

We have been in search of the best pizza in Dallas but with a single hitch– not Neapolitan style. We have witnessed an onslaught of pizza being brought to the forefront and most of the new spots in Dallas are of the Neapolitan variety. There will be even more of this style of pizza coming, and that is fantastic. We love this, but what are some of the best non-Neapolitan pizzas in the Dallas area? Glad you asked.

Here is a list of a few of our favorites in no particular order. Peruse our list and offer your favorites. And for the best Neapolitan-style pizza? Stay tuned, we are dining out way through that scene as we write.     Continue reading


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Olivella’s Rolls Out Pizza Food Truck


Olivella’s, Dallas’ rustic Italian restaurant and pizzeria that is widely recognized for its Neapolitan pizza and Roman-style pizza, is introducing a new pizza truck. The restaurant that brought Dallas one of its first wood-burning pizza ovens will now offer fried pizza and other Naples street food staples from its pizza truck.

The pizza truck will debut September 12, 2015 at Southern Methodist University  when Olivella’s assumes the role of official pizza concessionaire of SMU athletics. The selections will vary day-to-day, but will include an assortment of Olivella’s’ favorites like Margherita and Black Truffle pizza as well as several new items, some of which will only be available from the pizza truck.   Continue reading

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Celebrate Cavalli Pizzeria

by Steven Doyle

The McKinney location of Cavalli Pizzeria recently celebrated their fifth anniversary, however their first location has been in business since 2008. They were the first restaurant in Texas to receive the Verace Pizza Napoletana certification, that is the akin to being blessed by the Pope in the pizza business. This weekend we happened to be out running around up north and thought to stop in for a bite and check out how the pizzeria was doing.

As it turns out Cavalli is doing quite well.

The Cavalli family are first generation Americans, and when they settled in the Dallas area they had a difficult time finding the type of pizza they are making today. Since their opening, more than a few others have joined the ranks and are now making Neapolitan pizza. Most notably Dough Pizzeria Napoletana in North Dallas, and Pizzeria Testa in Frisco. Continue reading

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Greenville Avenue Pizza Company Celebrating 8 Years of Pie

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Pizza is big business in Dallas, as it is across the country. This is something that Sammy and Molly Mandell, owners of Greenville Avenue Pizza Company are all too familiar with. They have taken their small pizza concern started eight years ago and taken it to be one of the top producing restaurants of its kind in the nation. From the looks of the building, which stood the test of time through renovation and gentrification of the lowest Greenville area which is now engulfed in some seriously good restaurants now, you wouldn’t know that they have over fifty employees and sell a ton of dough each year. Well, more than a ton.   Continue reading

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Exclusive: ZaLat to Open Second Location in Plano

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More news from the King of Late Night, Khanh Nguyen who owns both DaLat, the interesting and quirky pho restaurant with the late night hours, and ZaLat, the pizzeria that has even later hours. Both restaurants are located on Fitzhugh. Today Khanh tells craveDFW that he plans another location, and actually signed a new lease just after midnight this morning. The new Zalat will be located on the northwest corner of Legacy and Independence Parkway in the Legacy Village Shopping Center at 7224 Independence Parkway. It will mirror the Fitzhugh location exactly and only serve take out and delivery.  This is in a former Domino’s Pizza location.   Continue reading

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