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Fresh Seafood Market to Open in Oak Cliff

Fresh seafood meets traditional Mexican flavors and techniques with the newest concept opening in Oak Cliff, La Pesca Seafood Market. From the owners of Dallas’ favorite, Yellow Rosa, Joel Roland and team are bringing an authentic Mexican seafood experience to the Oak Cliff neighborhood with a Grand Opening fiesta the weekend of Thursday, April 28th through Sunday, May 1st. 

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Eat Me: Cannon’s Corner Scotch Eggs

Farmhouse double burger .jpgby Steven Doyle

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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Eat Me: Jonathon’s Club Sandwich

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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

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Celebrate Chicken Fried Steak Day With Fried Elk (Recipe)

As we celebrate Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day all across the great state raise their tongs as they pay homage to this fine example of Texan ingenuity and deliciousness.

We asked Jonathon Erdeljac, owner of both Jonathon’s in Oak Cliff, his secret of how he ended up making a fine example of the CFS in his restaurants. Jonathon gave us this:

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Sylvan Avenue Tavern Announces Opening in West Dallas

Sylvan Avenue Tavern (SAT) sailed smoothly through its first official opening week at Sylvan Thirty, bringing its signature take on artisan pizza and a wide menu, along with craft beer, a full bar, tavern games like pool and pinball, and a shaded rooftop patio that overlooks downtown Dallas. 

A sibling to the popular Bryan Street Tavern (BST), SAT plans to inspire the same devotion in locals, enticing people to enjoy a true neighborhood tavern experience with a varied scratch-made menu featuring Readers Choice for Best Pizza in DFW,” salads, wings, sandwiches and pastas. The bar is more than just cold beer—there is a thoughtfully curated selection of craft cocktails with premium spirits and a bar staff who aims to please. TVs adorn most walls making SAT an ideal place to catch a game. SAT is the only restaurant/bar in the area with a late-night kitchen open until 2AM.

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Kookie Haven is Cookie Heaven

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When sisters Nita Briggs, Kim Haynes and Darla McCuen sat down to decide what business they would open it became vastly clear they needed to resurrect their mother’s recipes and open the bakery that it now at 337 West Jefferson in Dallas. Kookie Haven is often confused for just a cookie shop because of the name, but that was actually their mother’s name, and although she is in heaven now it is a haven for those that love great pastries.

We sat down with sister Nita today because we needed to find out why people were flocking to this shop located next to Cultivar. Continue reading

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