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Several Restaurant America Restaurants Closed In Dallas *Update

th1by Steven Doyle

Restaurant America seems to be pulling up roots in Dallas. The Chicago based restaurant group came to Dallas in a storm opening up restaurants across the city with promise of even more. The first casualty was the Mockingbird Taproom, which we found a bit sterile. That restaurant closed just months of opening and was located in Mockingbird Station.

Local food blog Side Dish reported last Friday that the Townhouse Kitchen + Bar in the Galleria was locked out for an apparent non-payment of rent. Then a flood of reports came to us about the very new Boca Chica closing. We actually had a report that was to run on Boca this week.       Continue reading

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Mockingbird Taproom No More

taproomby Steven Doyle

Last week a reader sent word that the Mockingbird Taproom shuttered, today we were sent confirmation from Restaurant America who also owns Primebar, Park Tavern, Townhouse and the soon to open Central Standard which will be located in the Design District.   Continue reading

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Mockingbird Taproom Officially Open

wingsby Steven Doyle

Last night the owners of Mockingbird Taproom finally held their grand opening just shy of a month in business and we were among the invited many who sampled their way through the menu of burgers, wings, tacos and various other kicked up versions of bar food. In addition to a large and well executed food menu, the Taproom boasts a fabulous brew list, with choices from all across North Texas and beyond.

This is another Restaurant America location. You know these guys from Chicago, they are single-handedly attempting to take over Dallas one restaurant at a time. They also own Primebar in Uptown and Park Tavern in the Shops at Park Lane. Both of these locations do superb business and for just reason. They also own the Townhouse Kitchen in the Galleria which has been altered several times, but still suffers from poor service and an even poorer menu.       Continue reading

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