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The Grape Is Sadly Closing

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It is with bittersweet and very mixed emotions that Brian and Courtney Luscher announce they are closing The Grape Restaurant on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

The Luschers have operated the Lower Greenville institution since 2007 when they bought it from the original owners after working for them for a number of years. Originally opened in 1972 by Kathy McDaniel and Charlotte Parker, The Grape has garnered numerous awards and accolades while hosting marriage proposals too numerous to count. The restaurant has always been known as a chef’s place with an ever changing menu. Continue reading

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Abacus Closes June 1st

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After many years, chefs and the loss of its co-founder Kent Rathbun,  Abacus announced its closure. We have their social media announcement below. We look forward to seeing Chef Chad Bowden tells they  will remodel and open as a new restaurant soon. He will remain chef. Continue reading

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Harvey’s Closing January 14th

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If you have lived in Dallas any length of time you may be familiar with Harvey Goff, owner of Goff’s (now Harvey’s) which is one of the legends of the Dallas burger business. He is made up of one part snark, one park burger aficionado,  and another part patriot. Consider this king of burgers the original Soup Nazi that Dallas has endeared. since the 50’s.

It was 1970 when Harvey Goff took over his family burger business that had been in business since 1950. The years that followed are what legends are made of. Of course the thin pattied burger was char grilled with appropriate hash marks. This is one of the burgers of my youth, and one my departed mother enjoyed most. You might add Prince of Burgers, a drive-in on Lemmon, to this list and yet another establishment in East Dallas called the Dairy-ette. But it was Goff’s that brings the most interesting memories.  Continue reading

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Joyce and Gigi’s to Close

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A beautiful restaurant is closing. Joyce and Gigi’s, the South American themed eatery on Ross in Dallas run by mother-and-daughter team Joyce Stenvall and Gigliola Aguilera has fallen and we are not any better for this.  Continue reading

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Dough Dallas Closing Tonight, Opening in Plano

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One of our very favorite pizzerias is closing its door after tonight, and not due to any horrific market turn or extreme lease hikes. Dough will be moving their operations to Plano into a smaller footprint to match a similar set up as the new San Antonio location opening soon near the historic Alamo.  Continue reading

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Greenville Avenue Bar and Grill to Close

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Heavy hearts weigh in once again, this time with the closing of Greenville Avenue Bar and Grill which shutters February 7, 2017 after losing their lease. On a bright note this is not an announcement to say they have already closed. The Greenville bar will be open for several more weeks and will offer all day and all night happy hour until they finally turn off the lights one final time.   Continue reading

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Luscher’s is Closing in Deep Ellum

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Frankfurter fanatics and Uncle Herky devotees head on over to Luscher’s Red Hots (2653 Commerce) as Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher serves-up his final Post Oak Red Hots at the Deep Ellum eatery through Tuesday, December 13.  This is the last chance to eat at Luscher’s which will close December 14.
“Everyone is invited to come bid Luscher’s adieu with a final Uncle Herky and a beer,” says Chef Brian.  “I am so proud of all we accomplished with Luscher’s.  The food and our team are on point and we are truly honored for all of the accolades and attention garnered during our two-year run. We gave it everything we’ve got.”
Luscher will continue to focus and grow Post Oak Red Hots LLC., which provides the all-natural sausages to area restaurants and retail locations as well as oversee operations at The Grape.

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