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A Chop Off The Old Block


by Andrew Chalk

In early May I reported on a steakhouse in downtown Dallas that flew under the radar in terms of its innovative approach to the toughest restaurant genre in Dallas — the steakhouse. Recall, we sent out-of-towners Smith & Wollensky, Flemings and BLT Steak packing. Even the spellingly challenged were not saved. N9Ne showed that it had exactly one, and not n9ne lives, in Dallas’s ghost town, Victory Park. My find, Dallas Chop House had innovative steak cuts, sides that deserved first-tier status, and preparation that was skillful and consistent. The Dallas Chop House gang, DRG concepts, spun off a baby brother in the form of Chop House Burger (CHB), which quickly gained a following of its own in its Main Street location near the mother ship. DRGs plan was always to go multi-site (although not through franchising, which, says manager Nafees Alam, is where concepts ‘go to die’).   Continue reading

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