by Steven Doyle
The story sounds familiar, a few guys who own a couple of restaurants in California visit Dallas and have such an amazing time one of them decides to move here and open an outpost. This was the case for one of the owners of the very new Laurel Tavern on Lowest Greenville Avenue, home to delicious burgers and interested apps and cocktails.
First, let’s get that burger out of the way. In the land of many, many, many burgers I can personally testify it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish one from the other, much less pick out a dozen best of the pack. In the case of Laurel Tavern they have succeeded what many have attempted in the past. In the words of Jules Winnfield, “This is a tasty burger”. And indeed it is one of my favorites now in Dallas. Continue reading
Laurel Tavern opens to the public for dinner on Wednesday, May 23 at 1920 Lowest Greenville Avenue (same block as Nora Restaurant & Bar) is a casual but elevated modern American bar and restaurant with an intentional focus on high quality but approachable food, cocktails and superior hospitality.
Laurel Tavern features a menu with most everything made fresh daily onsite and from scratch. What the kitchen does not make, they source from the highest quality purveyors possible. Breads are sourced via local bakers and the burger is a proprietary blend ground in-house daily and hand formed. Produce is also hyper local and fresh, delivered daily. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
When Clark Food and Wine shuttered last year the owner Randall Warder claimed that a California restaurant chain would soon fill its space. Recently this chain sent us notice, only to find that it only has a two locations in Los Angeles, and the menu appears to be a nice fit for the area.
Scanning photos of the pending restaurant Laurel Tavern its interior looks much like what they found at Clark. Exposed brick and a long narrow bar. The menu is a bit different and burger focused but also has Clark-like small plates. Continue reading