by Steven Doyle
Arrrrrr, it is National Talk Like A Pirate Day and it didn’t take us too long to figure out the only restaurant that is fit for a pirate is Twenty Feet in East Dallas. You may wish to haul wind and enjoy the booty that chef-owner Marc Cassel happily shares with his mateys. You will want to crimp the Davey Jones’ favorite sandwich, the lobster roll. Bring your own grog and splice the main brace before the ship sails.
Bone up on your pirate-speak before ordering, and be sure to give them your pirate name.
by 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
by Steven Doyle
Last night I caught up with chef Marc Cassel after noticing some heavy activity happening at his soon-to-open Peavey Road seafood restaurant, 20 Feet Seafood Joint. I spotted Cassel readying the space from my perch at Goodfriend and shot him a text asking for a few minutes when he was finished with his business. An hour later the chef grabbed me for a quick tour.
The restaurant will hold about 50 seats and should open in about a week. The time changed every time I asked him, so I stopped asking and settled with the answer I wanted to hear. Continue reading