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Smoke Plano Closed

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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.

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Filament Closes This Weekend

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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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Next Door Closes Sunday, June 24

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We recently wrote about Next Door and have enjoyed several excellent meals at the Uptown restaurant including a seriously good brunch. Sadly, we hear today that they will be closing their doors next week and not due to much of anything except a ruling by the Dallas Fire Marshall.

Next Door is a cute restaurant that serves some kicked up food with unique twists, such as their now famed exploding hot cheesy bun burger. Everyone enjoyed this, we enjoyed this. But the real cash cow for this restaurant was in the nightclub upstairs called the Key Club. After an inspection recently the Fire Marshall determined that a new fire system would need to be installed which involved digging to a line across McKinney Avenue. This eventually proved impossible and so goes the baby, bath water, jobs and whatever else lays in the path of this closure.  Continue reading

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Oak Cliff’s Bouchon 1314 Closed

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The Oak Cliff wine bar Bouchon closed its doors last week after a missive from owner Jean-Michel Sakouhi announced his retirement and ankles from the industry.

Sakouhi has been a mainstay in the industry for nearly 25 years dating back to his service days at the Mansion on Turtle Creek, and restaurants such as  Tramontana, Paris Bistrot, The Vault and S07 Bistro in Fort Worth. Bouchon opened in Oak Cliff almost exactly two years ago.   Continue reading

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Wayward Sons on Greenville Closed

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Owners Brandon Hays, Phil Schanbaum and executive chef/co-owner Graham Dodds announce Wayward Sons is officially closed.

Hays says, “It is truly fitting that we closed Wayward Sons on a day that revolves around love.  The amount of love that went into this project is unparalleled to anything I have ever done before, and I know my partners Phil and Graham feel the same way.”

Dodds says, “I am deeply saddened by the closing of Wayward Sons. I had hoped we would be a neighborhood staple for the long-term – a fun and vibrant place that melded Texas cuisine and family favorites while supporting local farmers and artisans. I will miss my staff the most – a very dedicated and diverse group of passionate and hardworking folks. However, I am looking forward to the future. And, I hope people will continue to seek out restaurants and businesses that align with these principles I hold so dear.”

Hays continues, “To our partners who put their faith in us, thank you. To our landlords who did everything they could to work with us, thank you. To our staff, who worked tirelessly and eloquently to tell the story of Graham’s food, thank you. And finally, to our guests who supported us, thank you.”

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Madrina Closed Today

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A rumor we heard all day was that Madrina was closing, and we just confirmed that fact. Named by many one of the city’s best restaurants, and even made national lists, Madrina will be sorely missed.

This is another of the terrible fall-out from 2016 bubble burst. We will expect more, hopefully not many.  Continue reading

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