The spaces formerly occupied by Toko V and Village Kitchen will, once again, get another chance at life. The downstairs will become K.T. Burger and the upstairs will morph into 5 Creeks Tavern. The brains behind the project are Ray Washburne of M Crowd and co-owner of Highland Park Village and his best friend forever, Buddy Cramer, the “reformed commercial real estate lawyer” turned restaurateur. Cramer and Washburne are the main team behind both Katy Trail Ice House locations and Bandito’s Tex-Mex Restaurant in Snider Plaza.Full Story
Tristan Simon has sold his stake in Consilient Restaurants to his partner Dallas oil tycoon Tim Headington. Simon has also resigned as CEO of Consilient and has no plans to remain in the restaurant business.Full Story
Today’s edition of Snarky Dallas and Fort Worth Food News Briefs includes sad bar news, how to spell doughnut, and insight into the next hipster Asian food trend.Full Story
I encourage all olive oil lovers to drop what you are doing and head to the nearest Central Market. The prices are fantastic.Full Story
Here’s a funny story that hit my inbox this morning.
Orbit, as you know, makes gum. The head-head-tippy-top food scientist of the company is a guy named Henry O’Brien, who lives in Peoria, IL (where Wrigley is based). But he’s actually from Dallas.
I know. Mind explosion. Or can we say, BBQ explosion?Full Story
Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your best friend? I’ve got you covered. Change their life! Buy them a restaurant. Here are some great opportunities.Full Story
Looking for a Christmas gift for the chef in your life? Head over to Whole Foods Park Lane next Monday. Chefs Chad Houser, Colleen O’Hare, Graham Dodds, and John Mercer will be there to autograph copies and feed you nice food.Full Story
Have you considered buying a fried turkey for your holiday celebrations? If so, we’re putting together a list of places to make it easy for you.Full Story
Look outside your windows. See that Tiffany blue sky? It’s about to disappear and turn evil. Let’s plan a McFarland Signature Cuisine menu for the weekend.Full Story
I have this friend. Her name is Dani. A couple weeks back, she and her husband, Dave, threw a dinner party. Dani prepared Sevy’s corn chowder, using the recipe from D: The Cookbook. To say that I enjoyed the chowder would be an understatement. I put it in my mouth. I put a lot of it in my mouth. So did Dave.Full Story