As many take a stab at southern fare there is a man in Oak Cliff who has refined the genre with braggadocious fanfare. Everything Jonathon Erdeljac creates is for pure satisfaction. We labeled Jonathon the Gravy King some years back, and the words still stick to our ribs. Continue reading →
Separated by a small stretch of road Jonathon and Christine Erdeljac have set up their gravy kingdom in Oak Cliff where they reign as King and Queen of Gravy. Not a bad title if indeed you plan on selling plates of chicken fried steak and giant biscuits. And they do sell enough of these comforting dishes at their restaurants, Jonathon’s Diner and the fresh location on Forest Lane.Continue reading →
What has become a very long wait for opening day has finally arrived. The new Jonathon’s Diner has opened in the former Kel’s space (which is the former Pizza Inn space) in Forestwood. You can find the new location on Forest Land underneath the Tollway overpass.
Built in 1922 and renovated in 2014, the building is appropriately known as Cannon’s Village after Cannon’s 5-Cent store became the anchor tenant in the 1950’s.
Cannon’s Corner showcases traditional Irish culture through a thoughtful food and beverage program. Owner Alan Kearney tells us, “It’s important to me to serve the community that surrounds us. Irish pubs are great back drops for all sports, and good conversation. We look forward to serving our new neighbors.” Continue reading →
Go Oak Cliff is hosting the 13th annual Bastille on Bishop, a localized celebration of France’s Independence Day. The street festival will feature food trucks including Dallas Grilled Cheese, Bisous Bisous, and Great Galette; wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages; street performers including mimes and musicians. This year, the fête adds The Ben E. Keith Main Stage a lively feature which will centralize top entertainment including the fun gypsy French-inspired Le Pompe band and Oak Cliff’s own Spinster Records.