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YUM! Brands sells Super Chix concept to Dallas investment firm; is Banh Shop next?

Looks like Nick Ouimet and the team behind Super Chix have a lot to cluck about today. Ouimet, who developed Super Chix under the YUM! Brands banner, has partnered with a Dallas based investment firm to acquired the two-unit Super Chix brand from parent company YUM! Ouimet says the new Superchix Holdings LLC plans a brisk expansion of the Continue reading →

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Braindead Brewing chef David Pena, Lucia chef Justin Holt teaming up for big deal beer dinner on August 17

Deep Ellum’s Braindead Brewing is teaming up with Lucia sous chef Justin Holt for a beer pairing dinner you’ll want to know about. On Monday, August 17, Braindead’s chef, David Pena, and Lucia’s Justin Holt will serve six-course dinner featuring a drop-dead selection of beers brewed in a 200 mile radius of Dallas.  Large format offerings from Continue reading →

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Former Charlie Palmer chef Scott Romano creating menu for new Uptown restaurant, lounge

Former Charlie Palmer chef Scott Romano confirmed he is creating the menu for Parquet, a new restaurant/cocktail lounge under construction on Cedar Springs Road in Uptown Dallas. The site sits on a second floor level above Coal Vines. Romano led the now-closed Charlie Palmer in downtown Dallas to critical acclaim. Several talented chefs such as Wil Continue reading →

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See how chef John Tesar makes this July 4 pimento cheese burger

Deep Dish: New burger concept called The Royale to debut in Plano, from owners of Oak, Pakpao, with menu by John Tesar

The owners of Oak, Pakpao and El Bolero are expanding again. Co-owner Tiffanee Ellman confirmed that her company’s next venture will be a gourmet burger-centric concept called The Royale. And wouldn’t you know, burgermeister John Tesar, who makes one hell of a burger at Knife Modern Steakhouse and a half-dozen really good burgers at his defunct Continue reading →

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Swap school supplies for FREE PIZZA at Greenville Avenue Pizza Company on August 10

Tomorrow, August 10, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company will host its annual “Slices for Supplies,” an initiative that donates school supplies to Ignacio Zaragoza Elementary, a school that GAPP owners Sammy and Molly Mandell say has 395 students, 98% of whom live within a low socioeconomic bracket and for 68% of whom English is a second language. Swing by the Continue reading →

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Exclusive Spy Photos: Uchi’s “more casual, less expensive” restaurant, opening this fall

The Austin-based team behind Uchi Dallas is readying a “more casual, less expensive” restaurant to complement the already popular Japanese-styled restaurant near downtown. Insiders tell me the as-yet-unnamed restaurant will be styled like Uchiko, Uchi’s more casual, less expensive sibling in Austin. Here’s a first look at the space, which sits directly above Uchi Dallas and Continue reading →

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