Category Archives: East Dallas

20 Feet Seafood Joint Floats Our Boat

Exterior1by Steven Doyle   photos by Joey Stewart

All good things are worth the wait, and for seafood lovers in East Dallas this never rang truer than for 20 Feet Seafood Joint owned and operated by Marc Cassel and his lovely chef-partner Susan Fries, to whom he is engaged. The tiny restaurant located next to two East Dallas sweethearts, Good 2 Go Taco and Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House has already made quite the splash with local residents and foodmongers. There is a good reason why, the food is delicious and very affordable.       Continue reading

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Peak And Elm Concina And Bar Opening Soon In East Dallas

by Steven Doyle

The Moreno family, who owns several locations of La Popular Tamale House, have decided to open a Mexican restaurant in East Dallas in the growing artsy district at Peak and Elm.  In fact, the new restaurant will be called Peak and Elm Cocina and Bar.

The new restaurant has been under construction with great attention for detail to the existing space. The restaurant sits on what was formerly the street car line, and just across the street once housed the street cars at the end of their run through East Dallas. For this reason Jesse Moreno says he plans on bringing one of the original cars to the back patio area for private dining.      Continue reading

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First Look: Alligator Cafe

by Steven Doyle

We visited the newly opened Alligator Café located in the Casa Linda shopping center this weekend to check out the new digs and to tear into a few po boys and etouffee. It would seem that most of East Dallas had the same idea. There was an hour wait at 7pm, but the crowd waited patiently knowing they would soon be rewarding with steaming bowls of Cajun and Creole goodness.      Continue reading

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Casa Linda Alligator Cafe Opens Today

by Steven Doyle

The alligators at the café on Live Oak have ceased snapping as of this past Fat Tuesday and the restaurant went out with a bang and celebrated in high New Orleans fashion. Plan on more celebration tomorrow as Alligator Café will throw down another party to commemorate the opening of their new location in Casa LindaContinue reading

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Sunday Brunch: The Joy of Good 2 Go

by Joy Jangles

There are mornings when you wake up and heavily regret the poor decisions you made the night before.  Kinda like last weekend… and the last thing you wanna do is make an effort and stuff. All you’re really jonesing for is some good food in your belly, who says brunch always has to be formal?

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Artizone’s Dinner in a Garden

by Crave Staff        photo by Steven Doyle

Artizone.com, Dallas’ own online shopping website and home delivery service has paired up with David Anthony Temple (aka Chef DAT) and Tom Spicer for “Dinner in the Garden,” Sunday, October 30 at 5pm benefitting The Family Place.

Using the freshest produce from Artizone supported local farms including Spiceman’s FM 1410, artisanal shops and small businesses, Chef DAT will compose a one of a kind dinner concerto in 5 movements, to be performed in Spiceman’s urban garden with an orchestra of wines to match.              Continue reading

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Whachu Tacobot Willis? Good2Go

by Danielle Leahy    photos by Jacque Manaugh

Can tacos be Artisan? This question has been rattling around my taco-ladened brain since the Tacobots invaded

Good2Go a few weekends ago. What is above gourmet in the Taco World? How does one classify a taco that goes so far beyond what many consider “specialty” or “restaurant” tacos? Cause whatever that would be is what Good2Go is. Next level stuff. Tacos made by the hands of God a delivered down to mere mortals upon baskets of plastic and aluminum foil.   Continue reading

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