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Pastry Chef Samantha Moss Has Your Pixie Pie Waiting For You

image1 (27).jpeg by Steven Doyle

We seem to have an affinity for pastry at CraveDFW and today we visit with Samantha Moss, owner of Pixie Pies located in Oak Cliff. Although Pixie Pies is not a brick and mortar restaurant you may order from the unique pastry shop via Facebook, and what a fantastic time to enjoy these amazing pies and other beautiful pasties. Continue reading

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Kookie Haven is Cookie Heaven

image3 (15).jpegby Steven Doyle

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 and Small Brew Pub.  Continue reading


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Eat Me: Shrimp and Grits at Hatties

dining_room01by Steven Doyle

The dining room is the first to make an impact on a guest the first time they visit Hattie’s located in Bishop Arts. Hattie’s is the anchor that consistently draws guests in both day and night for fantastic low-country cuisine, dishes that not only are found in Louisiana but circumnavigate the map eastward and up through the Carolinas. These are rich hearty dishes that are familiar but lend themselves to an upscale atmosphere.  Continue reading

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Gravy Up at Jonathon’s

jon1.jpgby Steven Doyle

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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Tiny Victories Introduces New Hip-Hop Themed Cocktails

Interior Bar _ Populated.jpgby Alex Gonzalez

Oak Cliff’s Bishop Arts district is a cultural hub of food, art, and music. It is where local business owners have set up shop and have seen years and decades worth of success. What draws people to Bishop Arts are the unique concepts, including bike shops where you can watch live musical performances as you wait to get your bicycle fixed, yoga studios where you can align your chakras to the latest Travis Scott record, and bars with uniquely named cocktails. Continue reading

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Tikis for TaTas at Tiny Victories


In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Tiny Victories is joining the fight by raising awareness and donating funds to Mammogram Poster Girls, Inc.

Ryan Payne, Operating Partner and the man behind the bar, has created two cocktails that’ll only be available during the month of October: Continue reading

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Tasting Codigo Tequila at Veracruz Cafe

DSC04382by Steven Doyle

Tequila Codigo, launched in late 2016 with the support in the form of country icon George Strait, who is an investor and brand ambassador. Some may think this to be gimmicky, but quite the opposite. Strait has passion for the project, and the tequila is quite remarkable as we found at a tasting recently in Oak Cliff at Veracruz Cafe, which plans a series of tastings and even wine events in coming months charge by a fairly new co-owner, Nico Ponce. You know Ponce for his many years behind the stick in Dallas, and lead of the now famous Margarita Meltdown. Continue reading

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