Shell Shack is famous for its delicious seafood, including crabs, shrimp, crawfish and oysters. Now, Shell Shack is giving its customers even more reasons to visit, with new menu items, from shareable seafood boils to handheld po’boys and decadent desserts. Everything’s made in-house with fresh ingredients and tastes great with an ice-cold beer or one of Shell Shack’s specialty cocktails.Continue reading
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by Melissa Alouf
Fish City Grill wanted to create a comfortable place for neighbors to enjoy great seafood at affordable prices. It is indeed a casual neighborhood restaurant where you could take the family or a casual date, and the prices won’t set you back very far, but definitely deliver the goods. Fish City Grill shows off its longevity and hardiness as a Dallas Staple with progressive new menu items. Continue reading
After a short wait you are approached table-side by a perky member of the waitstaff who scribbles their name on the white butcher paper clad table and asks for your favorite beverage. There is plenty to choose from at Shell Shack, now with locations spread across Dallas and Fort Worth, no doubt with more on the way. We order, we drink. Then the decision time arrives, what to order from this seemingly vast menu.
Without a doubt, crab is to be on the short list of what to order. But it is nearing crawfish season, and even though we are told they are not the largest we will find, those are coming once the weather stabilizes and they are large enough now to enjoy. There are no conspiracies to keep large crawfish from the mitts of Dallasites as your Houston friends might try to tell you. Shell Shack procures the best graded crawfish available. Think mid-March, around St. Pat’s Day for the best crop. Consider that the luck of the Irish. Continue reading
DIVE Coastal Cuisine, the neighborhood restaurant located in Snider Plaza for 10+ years and known for their healthy, light and flavorful fare is featuring food and margarita specials throughout the month of May.
Specials include A Toast to Summer – Crusted Hearth Bread spread with fresh avocado, watermelon, goat cheese, microgreens, hemp hearts and pepitas and served with arugula; Seared Tuna Steak with pickled cucumber, ponzu atop the seasonal Mango, Quinoa and Avocado Salad with savory cabbage/romaine and carrot ginger dressing, Carrot Turmeric Soup; and Gazpacho.Continue reading
Hawthorn, the steak, seafood and raw bar concept in the AT&T Discovery District is now open for brunch Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The district’s newest restaurant combines upscale dining with a down-home, relatable atmosphere, creating an inviting space to enjoy decadent dishes and craft cocktails. Guests will enjoy a brunch menu with classic American dishes ranging from sweet to savory with a unique twist.Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We are still enjoying the seafood season as the crawfish continue to grow larger, and the crabs are ever so sweet. Boiling Crab in Dallas near Garland seems to always be busy with lines starting at least thirty minutes before opening, and on super nice days as much as an hour with guests toting lawn chairs and sipping mystery drinks as they eagerly await a mess of crawfish, a myriad of crabs, shrimp and even lobster steamed in a bag packed full of seasoning.
Here the phrase is “The Whole Shabang”, which means all the spices in the house mixed with butter. , is a common notion. This is the holy grail of boils in Dallas. Continue reading