Since opening in 2007, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company has worked hard to establish itself in Dallas— persevering through a recession, riding out neighborhood development and even changing its business model to embrace delivery. The little pizza shop’s drive has paid off, as Fortune magazine has just named GAPCo one of this year’s 100 fastest-growing inner city companies, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.
With an impressive five-year growth rate of 324%, GAPCo earned the #34 spot in the ranking. And they’re not done yet, as the company is opening a second location soon and hopes to open several more in the next few years. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
If you need a keg of beer in Dallas for your home or party, who would you most likely turn to? Now lets say you want a really cool keg of beer, does that change anything? It shouldn’t. For over 50 years Parkit-Market has been the go-to keg station in Dallas.
Listing over 550 varieties on his web site Tony Todora is rightly excited when he discusses the current state of beer in Dallas, Texas.
“We do have a special now that includes everything you need for $84.95 if you want Coors, PBR, Bud Select and a few other brands, but our customers are becoming more sophisticated and we are seeing better beers being ordered,” said owner Todora. We also noted that Blue Moon was a mere $75.95. Continue reading
by Nicholas Bostick photos by Robert Bostick
As far as Dallas-area bars are concerned The Londoner is a decided staple, and with a brand new location on the Lower Greenville strip its legacy is cemented. This past Saturday night the bar was filled with the sound of Beatles cover band A Hard Day’s Night and cheers from spectators watching sports on big screen T.V.’s scattered about the place. Succulent Scottish eggs and other pub fare where delivered by the coconscious staff and bar expected at any of the five locations the Londoner has around Dallas. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
From Brooke Humphries and Brianna Larson who brought you Barcadia and now full owners of Acme F&B, look for a new venture to be located at 2114 Greenville Avenue. Mudsmith will be an elevated coffee house serving FourBarrel Coffee from San Francisco. Four Barrel implements a vintage German roaster for their responsibly selected green beans, and is known for their extreme quality. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
The Sundown at the Granada is singing a new tune. Starting October 25, 2012 Sundown will feature live music nightly from 11pm to close with no cover charge. The national and local artists booked at Sundown will be of the same diversity and quality as Granada’s calendar. Serenity Presents is booking Sundown as well as continuing to book Granada. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
There is activity at 1928 Greenville Avenue with a sign announcing Nora’s Restaurant Bar in the location that formerly housed Firehouse and DiTerra’s. We’ll keep you updated on what the place is about.
by Jerry Stewart
Not one but two wine dinners you might like to check out this week at The Grape, located on Greenville Avenue in Dallas. The first hosts a special guest from Bouchaine Vineyards in Napa Valley, Mike Richmond on Tuesday, March 27.
A Dallas native, Mike Richmond has over 30 years’ experience in Chardonnay and Pinot Noir production in the Carneros including his founding Acacia Winery. Richmond and the Bouchaine winemaking team have updated both farming and winemaking to bring the wines to a new standard of excellence at the historic winery. Continue reading