The Flying Fish looks and feels like it has been in business since the post war era but in fact Shannon Wynne designed and opened his first casual seafood restaurant in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2002. The Flying Fish serves catfish, shrimp, oysters, crawfish and other seafood. Wynne expanded the restaurant throughout North Texas with locations in Addison, Dallas, Garland, Fort Worth, and Arlington. There is also a location in Memphis, Tennessee. All equally as tacky as the very first location in the land of Clinton’s, but so much more savory. Continue reading →
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.
I am not Catholic or Lutheran so I do not fully grasp the whole Lent concept. I know from an outsider’s point of view that there is some fasting and penance going on, so that would pretty much leave me out of that whole business. There is also something called Joyous Saturday, but aren’t all Saturdays joyous? Mine certainly are.
Then we have all these pre-Lenten activities which is an opportunity for excess. This makes the whole season seem much more appetizing for those of us on the outside of things. Mardi Gras could create converts, to be sure.
Catholics over the age of 14 are required to abstain from meat and from food made with meat. With that, this is the busiest time of year for our local fishmongers. Continue reading →
Often imitated, the originator of the Green Mussels can be found at his own restaurant, 20 Feet Seafood Joint. Marc Cassel created this dish decades ago when he was executive chef at the Green Room in Deep Ellum. Those mussels may still be found on the menu several incarnations of the restaurant later. While walking the steps to the rooftop bar you will even spot chef Cassel’s original chef coat. He left that sort of impression on the digs. Continue reading →
Fish is an integral part of a healthy diet. While our good Catholic friends have a commanding reason to eat it today, so does everyone else. The FDA recommends that we each eat a minimum of 2-3 servings per week. You can knock out two of them today at lunch and dinner at these fine options here in Big D. Continue reading →
It’s Friday again here in Lentenville. That means no meat for many. Here are some of the best seafood options in Dallas to help you avoid that lightning bolt, and guide you in the right direction. Continue reading →