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Cool River Revamps Menu Just In Time For Byron Nelson Week

cr2by Steven Doyle

Las Colinas’ most iconic restaurant, Cool River, recently launched a new menu created by new executive chef Fernando Rodriguez.  Chef Fernando created a menu which both pays homage to the restaurant’s past and yet brings a new regional palate to key menu items.

Chef Rodriguez joined the Cool River family in 1998, and has worked virtually every position in the Cool River kitchen. After almost two decades, he takes the reigns as Executive Chef for Cool River.  Continue reading

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Meet The Deal Changing Cool River 50/50 Burger

DSC09157by Steven Doyle

One of my favorite chefs in Dallas is Rodman Shields at Cool River Café. The chef has a fantastic time in the kitchen, and every time he does something that he knows I will get all giddy about, he gives me a shout out. He had me once with his dedicated duck fat fryer that made the most ethereal frites I have ever sampled. Earlier this week he called to tell me about this new burger he has on the menu. He knows I like a good burger, I suppose.

How right he is.  Continue reading

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