Al Biernat’s is partnering with international fitness guru Donna Richardson and her mother, affectionately known as “Mama LaVerne,” to re-introduce a southern staple to the restaurant’s brunch menu using an old Richardson family recipe. The mother-daughter duo recently launched Mama LaVerne’s Chicken Seasoning, Waffle & Pancake Mix on Amazon and ShopRite, as well as select grocery stores on the East Coast. Now, Dallas brunch-goers will be able to dine at Al Biernat’s and taste the soulful goodness of Mama LaVerne’s Chicken & Waffles for themselves. The new dish will make its brunch debut on February 26-27 in celebration of Black History Month.Continue reading
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Al Biernat’s North and Oak Lawn Locations Adds Mama LaVerne’s Chicken & Waffles to Weekend Brunch Menu
by Steven Doyle
As many take a stab at southern fare there is a man in Oak Cliff who has refined the genre with braggadocious fanfare. Everything Jonathon Erdeljac creates is for pure satisfaction. We labeled Jonathon the Gravy King some years back, and the words still stick to our ribs. Continue reading
Long time readers know that I am definitely a fan of Andre Natera and his own brand of cooking. You can always count on fresh, locally sourced ingredients used in his French-influenced method in the kitchen. It goes with out saying that he is one of the best chefs in Dallas and deserves a proper platform to execute his talent. The new incarnation of what was Marquee Grill is now the Village Kitchen. This is the latest to occupy the spot in an effort to shine more friendly, and be inclusive for more people, and even families all through the week. Continue reading
The happy trend of pop-up midnight food service at Ten Bells Tavern in Bishop Arts continues. This time from a chef you may not heard from in the past, but certainly has made her mark in our community. Chef April Barney leads up the culinary program for DISD, and guides dozens of children each year into culinary arts. Upon graduation many students check into one of the local culinary schools, or better yet, they work in fantastic restaurants such as Nick and Sam’s and FT33 in various capacities.
Chef Barney also takes up the slack with many chefs at charity and other food events in Dallas. She recently helped with Fork Fight, and I have seen her at numerous other events such as Savor Dallas and Chefs for Farmers. Continue reading