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Olivella’s Rolls Out Pizza Food Truck

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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

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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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Zalat Adding Lunch Hours

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One of our favorite pizzas in Dallas is the new Zalat, owned and located on Fitzhugh next to Dalat, the hip Vietname restaurant that has everyone well fed deep into the night time, has made a slight change in their hours. Until today Zalat was running daily from 4pm to 4am.   Continue reading

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Gino’s East Opens April 30th

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ATX Brands announced the opening of Gino’s East’s Arlington location at 1350 East Copeland Road on Thursday, April 30. This marks the fourth Gino’s East opening in Texas, with the next location scheduled to open in the coming months in Austin.

“It’s been amazing bringing Gino’s East and true Chicago-style pizza to Texas,” said ATX Brands CEO and Founder Doug Guller. “We’ve seen great success with our Texas locations so far, and we knew that the next area to share Chicago’s best pizza with had to be Arlington.”   Continue reading

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ZaLat Grand Opening April 1st, Now Delivers Until 4am

zalatby Steven Doyle

It has been just over a month since Khanh Nguyen opened his new pizza haunt ZaLat next door to his famous late night pho restaurant DaLat on Fitzhugh in Dallas.  Since then he has had a growing number of fans take advantage of the delivery service which roughly covers a five mile radius of the new shop. Since we broke the story most of the Dallas media picked up on the fact that Khanh is actually making one of the best pizzas around – and for good reason.  Continue reading

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