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More Restaurant Closings

pints.jpgby Steven Doyle

It has been a terrible week for restaurant enthusiasts and owners alike as we report a few more closings today including Pints and Quarts and Mercado Juarez Dallas.

Pints and Quarts opened exactly three years ago next week and suffered a few heartfelt struggles, namely parking which can be precarious at best on Lowest Greenville. But shed no tears for owner Brooke Humphries who recently opened another Pints in the Centrum building off Oak Lawn, and with 3,500 square feet as opposed to 900 on Greenville.  Continue reading

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Carrollton Monkey King Closed

monkey kingby Steven Doyle

I must be the angel of death today announcing closures, and there are more coming. This morning we learned of the Carrollton outpost of Monkey King shuttering. For fans of this location looking for delicious hand pulled noodle soup or their juicy xiaolongbao the Deep Ellum location is still moving strong.

Downtown Carrollton may have hit its saturation point of restaurants, or perhaps Babe’s Chicken is all our friends in Carrollton are looking for. Continue reading

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Blind Butcher To Shutter June 10th

poutine-e1415988288496.jpgby Steven Doyle

There are days that make me sad and generally this surrounds times when I give notice of an amazing restaurant closure. Owner of Blind Butcher announced just moment ago that he is closing this marvelous restaurant in a few days.  Continue reading

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Closings: Fat Chicken Trinity Groves

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One of our very favorite chicken restaurants in Dallas has shuttered. Fat Chicken has suffered from a spiraling lack of guests in the Trinity Groves leading to their demise.

The press release stated: “Fat Chicken offered Chef DJ Quintanilla’s distinctive take on all things chicken—southern fried with biscuits, oven roasted, grilled, pot pies and even ‘chickarrones’—as well as an old-fashioned pie cart with a daily selection of scratch-made pies”. Continue reading

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Smoke Plano Closed

smoke-pieby Steven Doyle

There is no joy in reporting bad news but once again we have been inundated with news that yet another popular, local restaurant has shuttered. The Plano version of the very popular restaurant Smoke closes at the end of this business day.

Read on for their announcement: Continue reading

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Filament Closes This Weekend

fil2by Steven Doyle    photos by Joey Stewart

Fans of the Matt McCallister Deep Ellum modern southern kitchen best make their way to Filament Sunday, August 13th, the final day for the restaurant.

Employees of Filament just messaged us after a staff meeting that they were informed that the restaurant was closing. Sunday will be your last chance to sample the fried green tomatoes, fried catfish, deviled and smoked chicken. Continue reading

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Preston Hollow Grill Closed

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The restaurant that displaced Ball’s Hamburgers in the shopping center at Midway and W Northwest Highway, Preston Hollow Grill, has closed. In an area that should be a slam dunk for most any restaurant, Preston Hollow Grill never found its footing. The patio was large and actually quite beautiful but the menu didn’t seem to tickle the neighborhood.  Continue reading

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