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SOUK Opens in Trinity Groves Today, Menu Features Chef Najat Kaanache’s Cronuts™

As you all know, SOUK opens its pretty Moroccan doors for dinner service today inside Trinity Groves. And, yes, there are cronuts (aka “creative donuts”) on the menu. But we’ll get to that later. Yaser Khalaf (Baboush, Farnatchi), chef Najat Kaanache (who made a splash at the now-defunct Private Social), and Charles Accivatti have teamed […]

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Restaurant Business: How House Bill 3572 Affects Liquor Taxes Paid by Dallas Restaurants

Amy Severson, co-owner of Sevy’s Grill is an accountant. Today she discusses some important legislation that will impact the Texas restaurant industry. The clancular conversation of restaurateurs at the recent D Magazine’s 100 Best Restaurants party was not only about numbers between one and one hundred. Quietly discussed was number 3572, as in House Bill […]

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Shake-Up In Ownership at Acme F & B: Colleen O’Hare and Jeana Johnson are Out

Last week I heard there was trouble brewing at Acme F & B. My insider, Garganta Profunda de una Vaca, relayed intel: The four owners were in disagreement over the “meat allocation program and front of the house service system.” GPDUV said Acme  F&B c0-owners (Team Barcadia), Brooke Humphries and Brianna Larson, bought out co-owners […]

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Former Mansion Sommelier Convicted of Reckless Manslaughter

Tim Parks, a former sommelier at the Mansion on Turtle Creek, was convicted last week of reckless manslaughter for the death of Roy Salinas. On Wednesday, September 5, jurors deliberated for two hours before they decided to sentence Parks to eight years in prison and $5,000 in fines. Parks is a longtime friend of Khanh […]

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