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Oddfellows Promises Comfort Food for Bishop Arts

Eno's owner and Oddfellows co-owner Matt Spillers. (Photo by Bud Force)

Yet another restaurant is set to open in Oak Cliff’s Bishop Arts District and Oak Cliff People has all the scoop. Set to open in November, this one is going in the recently vacated Vitto’s Italian space and the new eatery has quite the OC pedigree. Oddfellows is the brainchild of Eno’s Pizza Tavern owner Matt Spillers and operations manager Chad Sepulveda, former Local pastry chef Aliza Shier, Go Oak Cliff board members Amy Cowan and Jason Roberts, Fort Worth Avenue Development Group president Scott Griggs, Spillers’ brother Shane, and two more OC residents Gary Buckner and Amanda Pounds. Whew. That’s a lot of cooks in this particular kitchen, one promising to serve “everyday American comfort food” with a sustainable/locavore edge. Sounds promising though, especially with Matt Spillers heading it up. Want to learn more? Go pick up a copy of this week’s Oak Cliff People. It’s front page news.

One comment on “Oddfellows Promises Comfort Food for Bishop Arts

  1. Although hopeful about this new restaurant, I hope it will be better despite it’s Eno’s affiliation (the artice quotes: “especially with [Eno's] Matt Spillers heading it up.”

    As much as I love Eno’s involvement in the grass roots wave of great events going on in Oak Cliff, admittedly, I can hardly believe the quality of food at Eno’s.

    The beer selection and special brews on tap are really great in the neighborhood, but all the pizzas (I’ve tried too many times) tastes like canned ingredients and limp crust as if not from a pizza oven…more like microwave pizza. Why have a pizza place with such low standard pizzas?

    I am so disappointed because I would love to like this place. It seems another addition to the trend of restaurants in the area that lack consistent good food and service but are considered new and hip.