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Village Marquee – Texas Bar & Grill Signs New Chef: Andre Natera

We all knew it would take some big clogs to fill in the void created when Tre Wilcox resigned from his duties at the Village Marquee Texas Bar & Grill. Owner Mark Hearl has done a fine job filling them. He just hired former Pyramid execuchef Andre Natera. Hearl says Natera will start on February 1 […]

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My Five Cents: Tiffany Derry Resigns From Private Social to Make More Money

Yesterday executive chef Tiffany Derry told Leslie Brenner her time at Private Social has “been great,” but she has “some goals and dreams [she] wants to pursue.”Derry goes on to say she “ doesn’t believe in being 20 different places; I like to do things well.” Does anyone see a trend here? Our local chefs […]

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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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Whac-A-Mole Chefs: Andre Natera Leaves Pyramid Restaurant

The blogosphere is exploding with chefs switching kitchens. Now Mike “Thrilla In The” Hiller reports talented chef Andre Natera is leaving the Pyramid Restaurant to take a sabbatical with his family. That’s usually code for: “I’ve been approached by a lot of restaurants and I can take my time to pick and choose.” The good […]

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The Greek-Pita, Meze, Wine in One Arts Plaza Loses Another Chef

I’m starting to think there are evil spirits in the walls at One Arts Plaza. The spaces that housed the Screen Door and the Commissary have had more turnovers than the Dallas Mavericks in their respective early seasons.  The Greek – Pita, Meze, Wine, a restaurant that lost original chef Richard Silva before they opened, […]

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