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Closings: Fat Chicken Trinity Groves

fat2by Steven Doyle

One of our very favorite chicken restaurants in Dallas has shuttered. Fat Chicken has suffered from a spiraling lack of guests in the Trinity Groves leading to their demise.

The press release stated: “Fat Chicken offered Chef DJ Quintanilla’s distinctive take on all things chicken—southern fried with biscuits, oven roasted, grilled, pot pies and even ‘chickarrones’—as well as an old-fashioned pie cart with a daily selection of scratch-made pies”. Continue reading

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Where To Find Fantastic Chicken and Waffles in Dallas

cw-roscoesby Steven Doyle

The Chicken and Waffle phenomenon dates back to 1930’s Harlem to Wells Supper Club billed as “Home of Chicken and Waffles Since 1938.” They claim to be the first to sell the dish during the Jazz Age, when late-night diners would order breakfast or dinner to soak up the evening’s alcohol, and get them safely on their way home.   Continue reading

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A Visit to Trinity Groves Saint Rocco’s

DSC02023by Steven Doyle

In the air of Manhattan’s Little Italy chef Jay Valley has etched out a a bit of his past to share with guests who dine with him on any given night at Saint Rocco’s in Trinity Groves.

For nearly twenty years Chef Jay has been working with Phil Romano, who owns the vast culinary complex at Trinity Groves, as chef at Eatzi’s. When it came time to open something decidedly Italian it was an easy decision to bring on the chef as a working partner. With him Chef Jay brought along a lifetime of recipes dating back to his childhood. Continue reading

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The Chicks Are Hot At Fat Chicken

DSC01968by Steven Doyle

Fried chicken is definitely one of the hot items this year in Dallas and plenty of chefs have tossed their toque into the ring opening their own restaurants in homage to this southern staple. Enter Fat Chicken in Trinity Groves which is owned by DJ Quintanilla and Linda Mazzei who formerly ran Resto Gastro Bistro in the same location.

We asked chef DJ why the big change up and he shared that it was Trinity Grove’s mastermind Phil Romano’s idea, but he was up for the task.  Continue reading

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The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association Announces Their First ‘House of Cab Dallas’

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The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association announced today that tickets are now available for their first ‘House of Cab Dallas’ taking place September 26, 2017, at two venues within Trinity Groves in Dallas, Texas. At Saint Rocco’s restaurant, a handful of guests will be seated for a vintner-moderated blind library tasting of 13 Stags Leap District designated Cabernet Sauvignons from 1992-2010.

At 3015, also at Trinity Groves, guests will have the only “Sneak Preview” tasting outside of Napa for the upcoming 2014 Stags Leap District Appellation Collection release and can meet vintners. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by 3015 and Café Momentum with proceeds benefiting Café Momentum, whose mission supports at-risk youth with culinary, job and life-skill training as well as continued mentoring and support to foster successful re-entry into the community. Continue reading

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Eat Me: The Chicken Fried Steak at V-Eats

dsc00372by Steven Doyle

Troy Gardner is a clever man. You may remember chef Troy from his hotdoggin’ days when he owned Samson’s Gourmet Hot Dogs on Oak Lawn. Then he was putting out a terrific product, both for the omnivores as well as the vegans alike. Today he is running the helm at V-Eats Modern Vegan in Trinity Groves, a cozy little hot spot that is thriving selling only vegan dishes to pretty much anyone who loves food.   Continue reading

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Resto Gastro Bistro Closing

DSC07975by Steven Doyle

We received word yesterday that there is yet another fall-out in the restaurant industry, this time in Trinity Groves.

We have written many times about one of our favorites located just across the Hunt-Hill bridge in west Dallas, Resto Gastro Bistro. Cheffed and owned by DJ Quintanilla, he sent word that they were indeed closing. Here is that missive:   Continue reading

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