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Seven Restaurants with Delicious Lent-Friendly Dishes

Look for bountiful seafood offering with cooler temps and the Lenten season. Here are seven cool offerings to tantalize:

Ida Claire  Ida whips up a delicious Wood Grilled Atlantic Salmon, served with blistered okra and broccolini, Fresno peppers, spiced yogurt and sesame. 

Mexican Sugar  The Latin restaurant’s seafood dishes include Mesquite Grilled Salmon, served with Latin corn succotash and creamy poblano corn, Lump Crab Enchiladas, served with poblano crema, roasted corn pico and queso fresco and Pescado Tacos, served with adobo marinated white fish, avocado spread, kale, jicama slaw, pickled red onions, mojo vinaigrette, lima crema and habanero mango pico on hibiscus tortillas. 

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Load Up On These New Menus


We have some restaurants with some new menu items we thought you might enjoy reading about. Scurry on over and take a bite at some of our favorite places. Continue reading

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Ida Claire Launches New Vinyl Hour Specials


Ida Claire, known for its menu of house-made southern classics with a twist,has launched new Vinyl Hour specials.

Ida Claire’s Vinyl Hour takes place every weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. As the name suggests, the restaurant plays vinyl records during this time and encourages guests to bring in their own vinyl as well. The southern-inspired restaurant takes pride in their relaxing suppers and slow weekend brunching and wants guests to always feel at home. Guests can put on their favorite vinyl, kick back and enjoy the company, food and drinks. Continue reading

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Where To Find Fantastic Chicken and Waffles in Dallas

cw-roscoesby Steven Doyle

The Chicken and Waffle phenomenon dates back to 1930’s Harlem to Wells Supper Club billed as “Home of Chicken and Waffles Since 1938.” They claim to be the first to sell the dish during the Jazz Age, when late-night diners would order breakfast or dinner to soak up the evening’s alcohol, and get them safely on their way home.   Continue reading


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Breakfast With Ida Claire

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Have you ever wanted to go Down the Rabbit Hole and Grow a Pear while eating breakfast but just could not find the right spot?  Want food with a southern flair will staying in the Metroplex? Your wants are now reality since Ida Claire in Addison started serving breakfast.

As you walk up to Ida Claire, you are immediately greeted by a décor that is not only appealing to the eyes, but reminds you of the “good ole days” and the flea market but with a modern twist.  From the vintage Airstream trailer, tables made out of fans and the bust of Elvis welcoming you, the good juju is felt immediately to set the mood for a hearty made-from-scratch breakfast.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Vice Cake at Ida Claire

DSC08452by Steven Doyle

We visited Ida Claire this week, which just opened recently in their beautiful location in Addison, and we will share our first look in tomorrow’s edition of craveDFW. But we are still ecstatic about the desserts prepared by corporate pastry chef Sarah Lewis.

Chef Lewis prepares all the pastries for the company that owns such restaurants as Whiskey Cake, Mexican Sugar, The Ranch in Las Colinas and even Velvet Taco.  Ever had that Red Velvet cake at Velvet Taco? That is a Lewis cake.   Continue reading

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