by Steven Doyle Woodfire Kirby’s, located at 3525 Greenville directly across from the Granada Theater will shutter tonight after its last service, which is anticipated to be a full house of long time regulars. Woodfire Kirby’s is kin to Kirby’s Steakhouse but has roots that date back to 1921 in Oak Cliff with a then innovative Pig Stand. We will follow up this story with one that regales the historic Pig Stand, but the latest incarnation opened in October of 2009 so this marks a sad day in restaurant history. Continue reading
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by Steven Doyle
Rumors have been flying recently about the Village Kitchen, Toko V and Village Bar closing, and I just received confirmation from partner Mark Hearl that they have reached an agreement with the owners of Highland Park Village to close the restaurant at the end of this month.
“It just made sense to go forward with this decision. We wanted to wait to announce this so employees may transition into another position,” said Hearl via telephone moments ago. Continue reading
Chi and Joey Le, owners of Wicked Po Boy located at 6030 Luther Lane in Preston Center have shuttered with a sign that explains they are remodeling just months after opening the restaurant in April. Inside sources say that luncheon service was terrific but lacked a proper dinner crowd that would help sustain an expensive piece of property.
A remodel will ensue but we have been told there be a re-concepting to capture evening clientele. Look for an announcement as early as next week.
We learned this weekend that the Fort Worth version of Patrizio shuttered after being locked out by the landlord. Owner Ed Bailey was in the midst of renegotiating the lease when they received word Saturday that the building had been locked up for non-payment of rent.
The Fort Worth store was located at 2932 Crockett Street. This closure does not affect any other Patrizio locations.
*Update: The Fort Worth location is back in business.