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Nick & Sam’s Grill Park Cities A Beefy Blossomed Butterfly

DSC05560by Steven Doyle

Mere weeks ago the gem of what is Nick & Sam’s Grill in Park Cities performed a transformation not too unlike a beautiful butterfly. Making its way out of the cocoon in its beautiful digs on Preston Rd, the restaurant now is a defining representation of all its sister restaurants, including the eponymous steak house, Coal Vines the pizza Mecca, and more closely related, Nick and Sam’s Grill – all located in Dallas’ Uptown. It is like the owners allowed corporate chef (and now two years later to the day, partner) Taylor Kearney to extract various  individual parts into one building for a massive taste of Dallas. The winners of this grand scheme is undoubtedly the neighborhood who now flocks into the restaurant knowing that individuals in the family can get whatever they desire, because this Nick and Sam’s knows no limits.

The menu is vast, with a large and capable staff in plain view knocking out sushi, wood burning oven pizzas, pastas, seafood selections, beautifully aged beef and so much more. The bar is also a main event with a huge following for happy hour, and late evening night caps. It also lingers through out the night as a sexy spot to see and be seen. This is the ultimate powerhouse restaurant for Park Cities be it for business or pleasure.   Continue reading

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Preston Nicola Gone, Enter Nick and Sam’s Grill Park Cities

by Steven Doyle

Just weeks ago I stopped in to dine at Ristorante Nicola on Preston Road. The promise of the new chef breathing valued life into the restaurant was at once exciting and full of promise. Owner Richard Gussoni had just imported CIA Hyde Park grad Justin Melnick to the Dallas area and I thought the restaurant was back on track from what had been a bit lackluster previous year.            Continue reading

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