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Blind Butcher’s New Brunch Menu

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Blind Butcher, located in the eclectic Lowest Greenville Avenue neighborhood of East Dallas – is a playful pub-like restaurant with a full bar and lively back patio. The new brunch menu is being served Friday, Saturday and Sunday only from 11am to 3pm.   Continue reading

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Chili Challenge Goes Rewarded at Granada

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Cooler temps always means warm chili and the good people at the Granada (both theater and Sundown) took advantage of the weekend by importing a gathering of chefs to stir excitement into their inaugural cookoff.

Sunday we found chefs from around the city including Graham Dodds (Wayward Sons), Oliver Sitrin (Blind Butcher),  Patton Robertson (Cafe Momentum), Jason West (Sundown at Granada), and Troy Gardner (V-Eats).   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Orange Glazed Duck Drumettes at Blind Butcher

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It was just weeks ago that we were extolling the virtues of Blind Butcher’s  executive chef Oliver Sitrin and his Tripe and Tails dish. It is always good to stop by his deli case pass through for a brief visit to see what he has cooking up that particular day. Last night he suggested the boudin, which was hella good. He hand makes his sausages, as a good chef should, and gives it the grilled treatment.

The sausage was served up with some terrific greens laden with shards of subcutaneous fatty bacon. I am sure the chef calls the bacon ‘lardon’, because it is so much more of a refined way of saying bacon chunks.   Continue reading

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First Look: The Blind Butcher

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Not too unlike the Death Star, The Blind Butcher is now fully operational. That means you may now enjoy food with your cocktails or beer. When Blind Butcher first opened the food aspect of the unique neighborhood tavern was not quite ready for the public, but the wait was very well worthwhile. For those familiar with the quality of Goodfriend (link has a fun Q&A with Tobin and Yingling) located further in East Dallas, this new hot spot is owned by the same folks. Matt Tobin and Josh Yingling truly know how to entertain their guests, and that is simply to offer the best of everything in a uber unpretentious environment. The Blind Butcher definitely qualifies in that respect.    Continue reading

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The Blind Butcher Coming To Lower Greenville

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Matt Tobin and Josh Yingling, the team behind popular East Dallas bar Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House, have joined forces with Chef Oliver Sitrin, formerly of Village Marquee Grill & Bar, to open a new concept on Lower Greenville. Expected to open late spring, The Blind Butcher will focus on house-made meats and, of course, a stellar lineup of craft beers.

“With the addition of Trader Joe’s, the food truck park, and several restaurants, there is a renaissance taking place on Lower Greenville. We’re excited to be a part of the area’s revitalization,” says co-owner Matt Tobin. Continue reading

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