by Steven Doyle
Wings are definitely the perennial fiery bar snack that can be shared by the basket, or devoured solo for a quick meal taken with a very cold beer or a soothing pinot noir. Dallas has their share of very good examples, and much more that are flat on flavor. The latter are of the frozen and pre-sauced variety; an abomination unto mankind. However, done well the wing can be spirited, imaginative, and definitely make you yearn for more.
A perfect wing has a delicate balance of tender white meat that oozes its own juices with a fine balance of sauce and very little decor. A bit of crudité and side of house-made blue cheese dressing is perfect. Some have elevated this combination, others take on an interesting ethnic twist. Let’s explore the better examples in the Dallas area. Continue reading
The second location of Greenville Avenue Pizza Company
is in the works, and this Friday, January 20th
, the pizza spot’s sign is going up. To commemorate the occasion, your friends at GAPCo will be across the street at Goodfriend Beer Garden, where they will be handing out 100 free T-shirts, to those who like them on Facebook, featuring that new signage.
Since opening in 2007, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company has worked hard to establish itself in Dallas— persevering through a recession, riding out neighborhood development and even changing its business model to embrace delivery. The little pizza shop’s drive has paid off, as Fortune magazine has just named GAPCo one of this year’s 100 fastest-growing inner city companies, as ranked by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.
With an impressive five-year growth rate of 324%, GAPCo earned the #34 spot in the ranking. And they’re not done yet, as the company is opening a second location soon and hopes to open several more in the next few years. Continue reading
We like your chances in 2016, but it can’t hurt to stack the deck in your favor. That’s why countless people eat luck-producing black eyed peas on New Year’s Day. But Greenville Avenue Pizza Company wanted to make this tradition a little better and a lot tastier with their “Hoppin’ Jean” pizza.
It all starts with a perfect crust topped with Alfredo or pizza sauce, per the customer’s preference. Then they pile on the mozzarella cheese and a healthy dose of Hoppin’ John, which consists of black eyed peas, sausage, bacon, rice and spices. A large pie costs $23 while a small goes for $17. Continue reading
Back in August, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company launched brunch, and with it, their brunch calzones. A lineup of sweet, savory and all around delicious items that made weekend midmornings better for everyone. And now, after some tinkering in the kitchen, they’re ready to unleash their latest creation: the Thanksgiving Calzone.
This tasty idea includes mashed potatoes, homemade stuffing and turkey, plus cranberry sauce and gravy on the side. Yet somehow, it gets ever better, because they have also introduced a new delicious Apple Cider Mimosa and will be offering both items daily. It’s the best calzone-and-mimosa in town. Continue reading
It’s November, and you know what that means: mustaches. Because Movember, the global charity committed to men’s health, is back in full effect, and men everywhere are sporting mustaches to raise awareness for issues like prostate and testicular cancer. So to do its part, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company has created a special pizza in collaboration with neighboring Blind Butcher, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Movember. Continue reading
Saturday and Sunday mornings have just improved, because Greenville Avenue Pizza Company is now open for brunch. The long-standing pizza joint that fuels Lowest Greenville’s lunches, dinners and late-nights is now playing a role in everyone’s favorite weekend meal. So patrons can end their night with at GAPC, get a few hours of sleep and come right back for more. Continue reading