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Jon Alexis to Open Ramble Room in Snider Plaza

Dallas restaurateur Jon Alexis is opening a new neighborhood restaurant, Ramble Room, in the beloved Snider Plaza at 6565 Hillcrest Ave, Suite 150, Dallas, TX 75205 in early Spring 2023. The concept featuring classic American cuisine will be located in the Hilltop Plaza on the south end of Snider Plaza featuring dinner seven days a week. Ramble Room will open for lunch and brunch later in the year.

Ramble Room is the second restaurant by Imperial Fizz, the new hospitality group formed this past year by Jon Alexis. Escondido Tex-Mex, the first in this new venture, instantly became a neighborhood hotspot for Preston Hollow.

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Escondido Preston-Royal Tex-Mex Patio Opens Today

Escondido Tex-Mex Patio, the highly anticipated restaurant from Jon Alexis, is set to open to the public on Monday, November 14

Located at 5950 Royal Lane A, Dallas, TX 75230 in the southwest corner previously occupied by Ruggeri’s, Alexis and his new restaurant group, Imperial Fizz, are bringing Tex-Mex back to Preston Royal for the first time since the 2019 tornado. Escondido will open for dinner seven days a week with lunch and weekend brunch coming soon.

The restaurant offers guests a hip and stylish yet family-friendly Tex-Mex experience with old fashioned hospitality, craveable classics, and refreshing margaritas all while dining in a vibrant space. 

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Who Makes the Best Lobster Roll on National Lobster Roll Day?


TJ’s Seafood Market has conjured up the best lobster the city has ever witnessed. Huge words, right? Allow for explanation. The roll is custom, soft, eggy and buttery. TJ’s griddles the bun on the outside to golden and crispy perfection.  Then the lobster is added. A whole one and a half pound deconstructed lobster. This leaves the discussion of which parts are being used, because it’s the whole thing. Add to the roll is a tantalizing lemon thyme compound butter.

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Dressing Up Your Fish

by Jon Alexis

We eat with all 5 of our senses. Here are some easy ways to dress up your fish meals at home that appeal to all our senses. Tips we’ve learned over the years from restaurant chefs to our own customers.     Continue reading

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TJ’s Seafood Market Shows Us How To Make Mussels And Clams In A White Wine And Garlic Sauce

mussels and clam
by Steven Doyle    video by Joey Stewart

We are truly excited that the new series of how to cook seafood at home  from TJ’s Seafood Market. The series stars TJ’s owner Jon Alexis, and was filmed by filmmaker and contributor to craveDFW Joey Stewart. Joey has been making films in various aspects of the business, and in recent years has produced and directed indie films to much acclaim. Stewart is a seafood fanatic, and is close as one might get to being pescatarian  and still enjoy a good burger on occasion.   Continue reading

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Springtime Seafood Grilling Guide From TJ’s Seafood Market

seafod grillby Jon Alexis

It is time for grilling weather, and we are still deep up in our search for seafood in the Dallas area.  To help us out today, we are featuring TJ’s Seafood Market and their guide for quick and easy seafood on the grill at home.

Of course we invite you to check out the latest at either of the TJ’s Dallas locations, including Preston-Royal and on Oak Lawn where they both offer a dine-in option.

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