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Chimmichurri Opening in Old Tillman’s Spot

This October, Bishop Arts District will welcome an authentic Argentinian bistro to the vibrant block. Chimichurri is a partnership between Jesus Carmona of Tacos Mariachi and successful restauranteur Ramiro Fernandez Pazos, who originally hails from Argentina and has been running popular restaurants and bars in Mexico City for 15 years.

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Tillman’s Closing Bishop Arts Location


Since 1992, the Tillman’s name has been a part of the Bishop Arts neighborhood, welcoming thousands of guests to enjoy its elevated take on comfort food classics. However, Tillman’s Bishop Arts will be closing its Oak Cliff doors at 2 a.m. New Year’s Day.

Owner Jeffrey Kollinger did not lightly approach the decision to shutter the location. “We have worked with our landlord, Jim Lake Companies, and after much discussion, we’ve decided not to continue our lease here in Bishop Arts,” explained Kollinger.  “We have been so honored to serve Bishop Arts diners, and are looking forward to sharing Tillman’s again in 2020.” Continue reading


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Tillman’s Bishop Arts Launches Fresh Menu


Every neighborhood needs a warm, inviting local hangout where you can find comforting classics alongside elevated cuisine. And at Tillman’s Bishop Arts, that means everything from Chicken Fried Steak to S’mores. But soon it will mean even more.  Owner and executive chef Jeffrey Kollinger and his team are launching a new Fall/Winter menu on Aug. 15 to celebrate the season and place the restaurant holds within the ever-evolving Bishop Arts District community. Continue reading

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Eat Me: Shrimp and Grits at Hatties

dining_room01by Steven Doyle

The dining room is the first to make an impact on a guest the first time they visit Hattie’s located in Bishop Arts. Hattie’s is the anchor that consistently draws guests in both day and night for fantastic low-country cuisine, dishes that not only are found in Louisiana but circumnavigate the map eastward and up through the Carolinas. These are rich hearty dishes that are familiar but lend themselves to an upscale atmosphere.  Continue reading

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Tasting Codigo Tequila at Veracruz Cafe

DSC04382by Steven Doyle

Tequila Codigo, launched in late 2016 with the support in the form of country icon George Strait, who is an investor and brand ambassador. Some may think this to be gimmicky, but quite the opposite. Strait has passion for the project, and the tequila is quite remarkable as we found at a tasting recently in Oak Cliff at Veracruz Cafe, which plans a series of tastings and even wine events in coming months charge by a fairly new co-owner, Nico Ponce. You know Ponce for his many years behind the stick in Dallas, and lead of the now famous Margarita Meltdown. Continue reading

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Zen Sushi in Bishop Arts Celebrates 11 Years

o (11).jpgby Steven Doyle

Nestled in the heart of the Bishop Arts District Zen Sushi celebrated 11-years of yellowtail nigiri and Sakura rolls this past weekend. Chef-owner Michelle Carpenter, whose mother is Japanese, has over thirty years experience of slicing fish with great expertise and it shows in her beautiful and bountiful plates.

Experience the Zen roll wrapped in thinly sliced cucumber filled with tuna and given the lovely roe crown that gives each bite that distinctive crunch.  Continue reading

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