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Celebrate Chicken Fried Steak Day With Fried Elk (Recipe)

l (2).jpgby Steven Doyle                       Jonathon’s CFS

As we celebrate Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day (see history here), Texas all across the great state raise their tongs as they pay homage to this fine example of Texan ingenuity and deliciousness. Continue reading

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Gravy Up at Jonathon’s

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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 both of their restaurants, Jonathon’s and Jonathon’s Diner. Continue reading

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Dodds Leaves Mayor’s House Project Due To Delays

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The Mayor’s House, the much-anticipated restaurant set to open in Oak Cliff, will be launching this year without the culinary leadership of Chef Graham Dodds. The two will be parting ways due to construction delays and a timing conflict. The restaurant, co-owned by husband-and-wife team A.J. Gilbert and Martha Madison, continues to move forward with opening plans for 4th quarter, just in time for holiday season, and the new chef will be announced in the coming weeks. Continue reading

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Victor Hugo Opening in Richardson This Winter

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Victor Hugo’s, a comfortable-cozy Oak Cliff neighborhood favorite, lauded for its New American bistro-style cuisine, is expanding to Richardson with a satellite location to be located in a redeveloping center, popular with tech-friendly, mobile-office entrepreneurs. Continue reading

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Tillman’s Stands the Test of Time *Contest

u0uymGSg.jpegby Deborah Wilson

In the beginning, there was Tillman’s Corner.

This was in the era B.C. — before cool — when roosters still roamed the un-gentrified land of Oak Cliff without fear of city code inspectors or the heedless, speeding wheels of a yuppie’s Trek. Continue reading

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Eat Me: Cannon’s Corner Scotch Eggs

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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

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Ann’s Health Food Growing Strong

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Wedged between the best chicken salad you will find in Dallas, and stacks of vitamins and elixirs of health, you will find aisles of organic goodness and a population of non-GMO carrots. Ann’s Health Food Center and Market has been offering these items and much more  since 1984, that’s a might longer than many good readers were alive, and set the pace for larger digs (try 30,000 square feet ) of tasty. Continue reading

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