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Texas Chili Fest at Granada November 6, 2016

peppersby Steven Doyle

Texas Chili Festival is a celebration of autumn that combines music and chili. The event will feature different North Texas chefs competing as they feature their culinary takes on the “Bowl o’ Red” traditions. Chili will be available for purchase, along with other food options, and participating chili Chef’s will provide 1 oz sampling portions while supplies last.   Continue reading

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The Grape Celebrates 44 Years in Dallas


The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has flourished as one of the city’s most beloved eateries as well as an East Dallas neighborhood staple.   Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney celebrate and honor the anniversary October 24-29 with a week of special events.

Monday kicks-off the celebratory week with Burger Night.  Enjoy the much lauded Grape cheeseburger along with “Happy Mondays” happy hour until 8pm.   Continue reading

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Greenville Avenue Pizza Company Recognized by Fortune Magazine, Opening Second Location


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

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Ragin’ Crab Cafe Open on Greenville


Ragin’ Crab Café Dallas, a new restaurant featuring top catches of fresh seafood served both steamed and seasoned in the tradition of a Louisiana crab boil, officially opened at 2100 Greenville Avenue on January 1, 2016.   An official Grand Opening day with special pricing and offers will be hosted at the restaurant on Sunday, January 17.

The restaurant is a sister concept to Hibashi Teppan Grill & Sushi Bar in North Dallas, across from Galleria Dallas.   Ragin’ Crab Café Dallas is co-owned by jewelry importer and restaurateur Steven Sohn and restaurateur Tiger Park.    The new Ragin Crab Café Dallas provides a casual experience where customers are served at tables with bountiful batches of fresh seafood, sides and beverages – all enjoyed as guests roll up their sleeves for the fun of cracking and peeling shellfish and eating spicy seafood and crawfish.   Continue reading

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Daiquiris to Go Now Open on Greenville Avenue

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For a taste of New Orleans Daiquiris to Go has been a mainstay in Dallas for quite a few years with its location on Riverfront. A new location opened today so now you may sip all the cool flavors with naughty names such as  Menage a Trois and Pink Panties.  There is something also naughty about taking a drink on the road that possibly attracts us to these places, whereas in NOLA it is very commonplace.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Kadu at Nora

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This is the time of year when everything is infused with pumpkin. From lattes to beer, nothing escapes the gourd’s perfumed treatment. Personally, I prefer my pumpkin in pie form, or one of several delicious savory versions in Dallas such as the kadu at Nora on Greenville Avenue.

Kadu is one of Nora’s signature dishes that is made from sauteed pumpkin, garlic yogurt and an optional meat sauce. I always opt.  Continue reading

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First Look: Rapscallion

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Rapscallion is the newest collaboration between partners chef Nathan Tate, Bradley Anderson and Brooks Anderson. Located at 2023 Greenville Avenue, deep in the heart of one of the busiest restaurant neighborhoods in Dallas, the new restaurant has been met with rave reviews and one of the hottest reservations in Dallas. You will recognize these names from the über successful Bishop Arts restaurant, Boulevardier.   Continue reading

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