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First Look: Monarch

By Joey Stewart      Photos by Joey Stewart

Monarch, the highly anticipated wood-fired, modern Italian restaurant led by two-time Michelin-starred Chef Danny Grant has been open for two weeks and is already the hardest reservation to score in town. We were lucky enough to grab one at their opening hour of five o’clock, and here’s our first look.

Open kitchen with wood fired hearth. Diners in the north dining room are in full view of the action.

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A Look Inside Ngon Vietnamese Kitchen

Images & Text by Joey Stewart

This week we trekked down to Lower Greenville for a visit to one of the hottest spots in Dallas as they celebrate the Lunar New Year, as well as its 6-month anniversary.

Ngon, meaning “delicious”, features a wide variety of Vietnamese dishes in a festive and bright setting. The space includes a twelve-seat bar, a spacious dining room, and a patio for those who wish to dine outdoors during this time. Enjoy the peek, then head down to eat.

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things: 2020

Ravioli at Homewood by Matt McCallister

Text + Photos by Joey Stewart

It’s a strange year to try and make any sort of “best of” list. We made it out several times before lockdown, then supported the scene by ordering take-out, and finally were able to venture out to a few patios when the weather would hold up. While there are dozens of options that we sadly missed, here are some favorites from our limited ventures out. (Or in).

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First Look: Son of a Butcher

Photos by Joey Stewart

As we reported earlier this week, Son of a Butcher Sliders will open their doors this coming Monday, December 14th in the old Char Bar space on Lower Greenville. Here’s a look at some of the delicious sliders, sides, shakes and the spacious outdoor patio.

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Sugarfire Smokehouse brings St. Louis style BBQ to Lake Highlands

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Sugarfire Smokehouse, the St. Louis style BBQ spot with several locations around the U.S., has opened in the Creekside development of Lake Highlands, next door to Fireside Pies.

Diners can expect all the standard favorites like brisket, sausage, ribs and turkey, but Sugarfire also boasts a large selection of grass fed burgers and sandwiches, as well as salmon for the pescatarian in the group.

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Razoos Tells 2020 to Shuck It and Brings Back Oysters for a Limited Time

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Razoos Cajun Cafe, the French Quarter inspired restaurant known for its quirky atmosphere and scratch-made Cajun cuisine, is putting oysters back on the menu beginning October 19th.

Razzoo’s sources its oysters from Prestige Oyster’s Inc., a leading oyster supplier that operates a Marine Stewardship Council certified sustainable oyster fishery. The company provides market for over a hundred boats stretching from Texas and Louisiana up to Maryland.

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