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The Greek In One Arts Plaza Shuttered

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The Greek at One Arts Plaza hosted its final dinner service on the evening of March 14th. A restaurant concept sharing the same amazing flavors as Ziziki’s Restaurants, The Greek shared an adventuresome menu and edgier décor with patrons dining at One Arts Plaza.

“We are sorry to see The Greek go. What a wonderful restaurant and great team,” said Lucy Burns, Partner, Billingsley Company. “We are however, looking forward to announcing a few new exciting concepts. Some are new to Dallas and others new concepts from established local operators. Stay tuned,” said Burns.  Continue reading

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Taylor Kearney Plays Chef Shuffle And Moves To Nick And Sam’s Steakhouse

by Steven Doyle

We interviewed the latest chef at The Greek last week with anticipation of running the story today, but we have more recent news that  Taylor Kearney is leaving the restaurant and has been installed as executive chef at Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse located on Maple Avenue in Dallas.  Kearney will be working under the corporate chef, Samir Dhurandhar.

The musical toques that have taken place recently might be due to the many new restaurants that have opened this month; a flurry that will continue on into November of 2012. The pool of qualified talent is in shorter supply as the demand rises. The Greek will be seeking a new chef to fill Kearney’s shoes.          Continue reading


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The Greek Opens In One Arts Plaza Monday *Update

by Steven Doyle

The Greek will open its doors this Monday, October 15, 2012 just in time for lunch service. Look for Look for inexpensive pitas such as the sliced leg of lamb on a grilled pita, onions and Ziziki sauce, or steak and egg with grilled skirt steak, polenta and an over-easy egg.

We sat with owner Mary Cloutier-Arabatzis, who with her chef husband also own Ziziki’s three locations throughout Dallas, and she was excited about the newest location in One Arts Plaza which formerly housed The Commissary. Mary took us on a tour of the new restaurant which has expanded to serve just over 70-seats indoors and about half as many outdoors on one of the two patios.     Continue reading

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