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A Chat With Gilbert Garza at Suze

by Steven Doyle

Recently we sat with chef Gilbert Garza, owner of Suze in North Dallas. Suze is considered one of the better secrets in the restaurant trade, tucked away in its snug strip center surroundings on Northwest Highway and Midway.

Garza was classically trained at California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, but actually started his road to cooking in his grandfather’s restaurant at the age of 11. Suze has been featured in top publications nationwide, including Bon Appétit, Gourmet Magazine and USA Today.

Garza traveled to Tuscany and worked under some of the region’s premier chefs, but has also worked with some top hitters in the Dallas area including David Holben, Dean Fearing and Kent Rathbun.    Continue reading

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Restaurant Week Secrets Revealed

by Steven Doyle    photos by Robert Bostick

Restaurant Week  is blasting through full swing in Dallas and for those poor souls that have yet to make a reservation you may be out of luck. Of course we are here to help you through this difficult problem.

As you may be aware, Restaurant Week benefit’s the North Texas Food Bank (Dallas) and the Lena Pope Home (Fort Worth). Last year this event raised over $600,000 for the charities. Over 100 restaurants participate in this one to three week long event offering a prix fixe dinner for $35 with an extra course available with a Central Market’s  token offered with a $25 purchase at their store.

We spoke to a few restaurants today to see if there were any  tricks in getting a reservation during what can be the busiest hospitality season of the year. What we found should make you smile.  Continue reading


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