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Chicken Fried Steak Day at Norma’s Goes Virtual

By Alex Gonzalez photo by Katy Anderson

While we’re still feeling the effects of the pandemic, there is never a shortage of chicken fried steak in Texas. Times may be tough, but we still find comfort in this comfort food.

A chicken fried steak is a cut of tenderized that is battered and fried, crafted in a way to appear similar to a piece of fried chicken. It is a southern staple with a rich history in Texas. October 26th is Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day, and this year marks the sixth anniversary of the event.

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Origins of Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

Fred’s Café, Fort Worth

In 2004 Yarbrough opened his then public relations firm, BigInk, using his knowledge of the hospitality industry to assist other restaurants and venues. His firm details all aspects of the industry from training, public relations to real estate.

In 2016, the Texas Restaurant Association inducted Jeffrey into the Hall of Honor. A long standing Texas Restaurant Association tradition, outstanding individuals are inducted to the Hall of Honor each year to recognize their significant contribution to the Texas restaurant industry and to the association.

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Celebrate Chicken Fried Steak Day With Fried Elk (Recipe)

As we celebrate Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day all across the great state raise their tongs as they pay homage to this fine example of Texan ingenuity and deliciousness.

We asked Jonathon Erdeljac, owner of both Jonathon’s in Oak Cliff, his secret of how he ended up making a fine example of the CFS in his restaurants. Jonathon gave us this:

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III Forks Does Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day

You may be aware, Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day is October 26th. We will be digging up plenty of information on the subject, but here is the first restaurant to add one to their menu.

Chicken Fried Steak is a quintessential Texas dish, but it’s not something you often find on the menus at upscale steakhouses. III Forks, one of North Texas’ most iconic steakhouses, offers a twist on the traditional comfort food. The restaurant will celebrate National Chicken Fried Steak Day, which falls on Monday, Oct. 26, with its Chicken Fried Filet Mignon. The dish, which debuted on the menu earlier this year, sells for $20.

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Celebrate Chicken Fried Steak Day With Fried Elk (Recipe)

l (2).jpgby Steven Doyle                       Jonathon’s CFS

As we celebrate Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day (see history here), Texas all across the great state raise their tongs as they pay homage to this fine example of Texan ingenuity and deliciousness. Continue reading

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Peace, Love and Chicken Fried Steak (Video)

by Steven Doyle

There is no greater holiday than Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day on October 26th. Celebrate with us by singing along to the Jimmy Baldwin video below.  Notice this was filmed at Allgood Cafe  in Deep Ellum which is top on our list of chicken fried steaks in Dallas.  Continue reading

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