Issuu on Google+

76092

FALL 2012

MAGAZINE

Up To Date A contemporary showplace that’s warm and inviting

GAME ON Local barbecue pro talks tailgating Fashion’s Night Out Area shops roll out the red carpet New & Notable Silver Spoon Bakery and more


Meet our team FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

It takes a team to handle your construction needs. Here at BRM, we take great pride in our team of professionals that can handle every aspect of your job, big or small. Our managers have been trained to provide immediate professional assistance and quick, free, no-obligation estimates. BRM has built a reputation based on integrity, trust, and quality that’s setting a new standard for remodeling and renovation in DFW.

Full-Service Contractors: • Residential | Commercial • Projects Large or Small • Roofing | Skylights • Solar Screens • Siding | Fences • Seamless Rain Gutters • Hand-Scraped Hardwood Floors

• Window Replacement • Interior and Exterior Painting • Insulation • Natural Disaster Restoration • 24/7 Emergency Storm Response • Insurance Claims

BRM Roofing & ConstRuCtion seRviCes

5TH GENERATION CONTRACTORS See our work at www.BRMconstruction.com

Follow us on:

R E S I D E N T I A L | R E C O N S T R U C T I O N | R E S T O R AT I O N BRM Roofing & Construction Services • 1901 John McCain Road, Suite D • Colleyville, Texas 76034 • 817-251-7799


what’s inside FALL 2012

76092 MAGAZINE

contents 6

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Southlake Town Square’s Fashion’s Night Out 6

LOCAL LUMINARY Dana Davis of the Southlake Chamber of Commerce 10

LOCAL LANDMARK Lonesome Dove Cemetery 12

10

12

HOME Local style makers turn talents toward their own home 18

FOOD/DRINK Tailgating with Feedstore BBQ 22

LOCAL CHAMPIONS Southlake Carroll Dragons season schedule 26

18 2 Fall 2012

22

NEW & NOTABLE 27

DINING GUIDE 30


SOUTHL AKE TOWN SQUARE CELEBRATES

SAVE THE DATE September 6, 2012 5PM-10PM The hottest ticket of the year! Experience fashionʼs biggest party •Live runway fashion show •DJs •Live entertainment •In-store special events •Gifts •Celebrity and designer appearances Debut the seasonʼs latest trends at Southlake Town Square.

S O U T H L A K E T OW N S Q UA R E e v e r y b o d y ’ s

d o w n t o w n

southlaketownsquare.com 817-329-5566 Southlake, Texas 76092

o s ta l e

F r a n C e s C a’ s C o l l e C t I o n s

sephora

CalIFornIa

pIzza

anthropologIe

kItChen

ann

t h e C o n ta I n e r s t o r e

t ay l o r

vera

Bradley

CoaCh

orIgIns

l I l ly p u l I t z e r apple

pa p y r u s


W

elcome to the second issue of 76092 Magazine. If you are reading

this column, it’s likely that you live or shop within the 76092 zip

code. Our goal for this publication is to focus on the area that you

Publisher

Jerry Scott

jerry@360westmagazine.com 817-632-8100, ext. 1101

of where you live and want to be on top of what’s happening

EDITORIAL

nearby. Bringing you timely, noteworthy content within the zip code that defines your home is

the objective of this publication.

76092 Magazine will publish again in December, and will appear

quarterly in 2013. Our flagship magazine, 360 West, takes a

broader view in its coverage,

since it is distributed throughout

Southlake and surrounding areas.

Nancy Myers

Contributing Writers

Joy Donovan, Lisa Martin Rachel S. Peters, Anita Robeson Bridget Rodewald Margaret Shakespeare Contributing Photographer

Clare Miers

Design/Production

Ann Torres, Kathy Gunnels Copy Editor

Carol Nuckols

than before, as well as advertising

Marci Linn

from businesses exclusive to your area.

When most people think

fall they think football, and

nowhere is America’s national

pastime more celebrated than in Southlake. In this issue we talk

tailgating with Mike Lafavers of Feedstore BBQ and offer our own salute to the Carroll Dragons, along with a game lineup.

This is also the time when thoughts turn to fall fashion, and local

retailers are pulling out all the stops for Southlake Town Square’s Fashion’s Night Out. Dana Davis, president and CEO of the

Southlake Chamber of Commerce, talks about plans for the city

and the upcoming Oktoberfest. A local homeowner (and Dragon

mom) and her husband have restyled their Old World home into an entertaining hub best described as family-friendly chic. We also explore Southlake’s past with a walk through Lonesome

Dove Cemetery, and look toward the future with some innovative openings. You’ll see why Silver Spoon Café & Bakery (along with owners Bill and Barbara Harris) is already the toast of the town. Enjoy – and go Dragons!!!

Editorial Director

Now with 76092 Magazine, we are able to deliver more local news

Photo Clare Miers

MAGAZINE

call home. Like me, you probably spend a significant amount of time working, shopping or dining within just a few miles

ON THE COVER As part of a drastic home redo (“Up to Date,” page 22), Julie and David Walsh doubled the size of their kitchen, knocked out a wall, and turned this marble-topped island into a focal point. The Southlake homeowners’ formmeets-function approach is a hit with their kids and frequent guests.

76092

Proofreader

ADVERTISING Senior Account Managers

Toni Stevens

Account Managers

Marti Andring, Sherry Miles Events and Sponsorships

Traci Larrison

Business Manager

Kim Martinez

Advertising Art Director

Bernie Gerstlauer Advertising Designer

Chantal Reed

Production Director

Ann Torres

Sales/Marketing Assistant

Bernice Wade

For advertising information 817-632-8100, ext. 1101 or jerry@360westmagazine.com 76092 Magazine is mailed to a target list of residences in or near the 76092 zip code. Copies also are available at advertiser locations and through other methods. 76092 Magazine is a trademark of Scott Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved without prior written permission of publisher. Copyright © 2012 1612 Summit Ave., Suite 150 Fort Worth, TX 76102 Phone 817-632-8100, ext. 1101 Fax 817-632-8498

4 Fall 2012


2 0+ Y E A

R S O F S E RV ICE


arts & entertainment Local retailers roll out the red carpet for Southlake Town Square’s Fashion’s Night Out.

The Main

Models show a sample of what’s in store in these fashion photos courtesy of Malouf’s. Above, from left, her: dress and jacket, Veronica Beard; necklace, David Yurman; bag, Be Inthavong. Him: dress shirt, Eton; sportcoat, Ibeza; jeans, Mac Jeans; pocket square, Ermenegildo Zegna; bracelet, David Yurman. Her (right): dress, Veronica Beard; earrings, Heather Henry; bracelet, David Yurman; bag, Khirma Eliazov. 6 Fall 2012


Event

By Rachel S. Peters

S

eptember seems synonymous with change – new school year, new season and new fashion. And while it may, for these reasons, be one of the busiest times of the year, in the fashion world it can mean only one thing: New York Fashion Week. Each year, around the second week of the month, fashion doyens break out their best garb and traipse to Lincoln Center for the launch of numerous designer collections, dazzling parties and late nights. However, no longer is fashion action localized to Manhattan; many cities, including many city venues, including Southlake Town Square, are celebrating with their own Fashion’s Night Out. Launched in the fall of 2009, Fashion’s Night Out was created by Vogue editor Anna Wintour as an effort to help restore American consumer confidence and jump-start an American economy steeped in recession. What started as a contained initiative quickly spread around the globe, and today the occasion is celebrated in more than 15 countries. Southlake Town Square’s Fashion’s Night Out will take place on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 10 p.m. Karla Chase, director of marketing for Southlake Town Square, promises an event like no other. “This year, we are taking it to a new level,” she says. With events confirmed at nearly every store in the center — including Malouf’s, Michael Kors, Sephora, The Hair Bar, Brooks Brothers and Lilly Pulitzer — a standout party is assured. “It’s going to be hard to figure out where you want to spend your evening,” says Chase. Guests are invited to party hop from shop to shop, mingling while sipping, munching and vying for giveaways and door prizes. In addition to their usual inventory, many stores will also be hosting trunk shows with goodies that are available just for the night. When planning your evening’s itinerary, include a stop at Malouf’s, which will be featuring representatives from David Yurman, Eileen Fisher, Robert Graham and Lafayette 148 New York. They’ll provide styling tips, wardrobe advice and answers

Dress, Hutch; shoes, Pedro Garcia; necklace, David Yurman; bracelets (left) Chan Luu and (right) David Yurman. Him: shirt, St. Croix; coat, Ibiza; slacks, Ermenegildo Zegna; shoes, Gravati; watch, bracelet, David Yurman; briefcase: Moore & Giles; luggage, Ghurka, Moore & Giles, True Colors, Tumi.

Shirt, Robert Graham; Remy leather jacket; slacks, Zanella; socks, VK Nagrani; bracelet, David Yurman. Fall 2012 7


Varsity Fashion For Your Collegiate Spirit

55 Main St., # 110 Colleyville, TX 76034 817.503.9753 • pinkhangerclothing.com

8 Fall 2012

to pressing fashion questions. The Hair Bar will serve as a designated watering hole for local celebrities, with the cast of Big Rich Texas on hand to pose for pictures, give hairstyling tips and more. After milling about in the shops, guests are invited to head over to the grassy knoll in the middle of the square for a 30-minute runway show highlighting fall fashions. Produced by RSC Show Productions, it will feature professional models from big-name agencies such as Kim Dawson and the Campbell Agency. “It’ll be a lot different for Southlake this year,” notes Rhonda Sargent Chambers, owner of RSC. “They’re really ramping it up and pulling out all the stops. It’s a community effort with all merchants involved, and every store is going to be open, fashion or not. And everyone loves raffles and swag bags.” There will also be a red carpet, complete with paparazzi, and two DJs spinning the decks and keeping the party hopping. After shopping the night away in your stilettos, take advantage of the onsite pedicabs and valet service for quick transport home.


DETAILS Southlake Town Square’s Fashion’s Night Out Southlake Town Square 5–10 p.m. Sept. 6

Party hoppers will be treated to trunk shows, beauty and fashion tips and fall fashion displays.

Breast Augmentation . . . is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures in the United States today and one of the most common procedures performed in our practice. Some of the most frequent reasons women choose breast enhancement surgery include: • Bringing better balance and harmony to their overall shape • Restoring a look that was lost after pregnancy and breast feeding • Correcting asymmetry between breasts • Or simply to reinvent themselves Implants come in various sizes, shapes, and materials including silicone, and can be placed through several incisions above and below one of the chest muscles. In certain cases, Dr. Rumalla may be able to use minimally invasive endoscopic techniques. Explaining these options and translating your desires and goals into a surgical plan is an important part of the surgical consultation. Our philosophy is that breast implant size and shape should be chosen to enhance and not simply replace your breast. Our job is to make you feel happy and comfortable when you look in the mirror. The procedure is usually performed in our outpatient surgery center under general anesthesia. The surgery takes about an hour and most woman are ready to go home an hour later. Post-surgery recovery time is generally minimal and most women can return to work within several days. Call to set up a free courtesy consultation with us to discuss your breastaugmentation goals.

Save 50% on restaurant gift certificates and tickets to events of all types. Readers have the inside track on savings when they visit 360westmagazine.com and click on HALF-OFF or scan the QR code. Get 50% savings before they’re gone!

Ask about “Mommy Makeover Special”, “Cellulaze”-FDA treatment for cellulite and “SmartLipo”

Tarrant Plastic Surgery, PA Vishnu Rumalla M.D. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 817-334-0030 • TarrantPlasticSurgery.com FORT WORTh 800 8th Ave., Ste. 240 Fort Worth, 76104

KEllER 1870 Keller Parkway Keller, 76248

SOUThlAKE 521 W. Southlake Blvd., Southlake, 76092

Fall 2012

9


local luminary

Plans for the city—and Oktoberfest—are on this Southlake Chamber of Commerce president’s busy agenda.

Team By Joy Donovan

Photos by Clare Miers

“I can honestly say out of everything I’ve done, I like this job best, because I get to work closely with people and develop those relationships, just like we help our members develop relationships.”

—Dana Davis

Dana Davis in his element.

10 Fall 2012


Leader D

ana Davis can often be found in his art-filled office on Saturday mornings, even after a hectic week and a late Friday night, such as the Southlake Chamber of Commerce’s recent sold-out bash at the Southlake Hilton. He’ll likely find time to take Marcia, his wife of 31 years, out to lunch later, but only after tending to timely business matters. The reason for this weekend dedication is simple: He enjoys his job as president and CEO of the chamber. “I can honestly say out of everything I’ve done, I like this job best, because I get to work closely with people and develop those relationships, just like we help our members develop relationships,” Davis says. “We’re busy all the time here.” That steady pace seems to define Davis. A West Virginia native, he graduated from West Virginia State University with a criminal justice degree before earning a law degree from West Virginia University College of Law. A legal career followed, with a position in the state attorney general’s office, followed by a stint as counsel for the state senate before he joined the governor’s staff. While there, he worked on strategic plans for West Virginia’s economic growth. He dabbled in the oil and gas industry before a son’s acceptance to the University of Oklahoma opened his eyes to possibilities in that state and the Southwest. In 2004, he became CEO of the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce, and in 2010, he took the helm of Southlake’s chamber. “No question we made the right choice,” says Nicole Smith, a real estate agent and chamber board member who served on Davis’s selection committee. The group was impressed by his education and resume, and Smith points to a cohesive staff and successful chamber events as two of his accomplishments. “He’s just a really good guy.” The Davis family easily adapted to life in Texas, and Davis likes that he can find everything he wants here. He values the chamber’s relationships with the city and the school district.

As part of a public art event hosted by the city, artist Ben Purvis created the Dr. Steerman Pinstripe sculpture that sits outside the Chamber offices.

“My first impression was very positive,” he says. “We have a community that has pride in itself. They have pride in their community, not in a haughty way, but pride in achieving excellence.” At the moment, Davis’ attention has turned toward the chamber’s expanding Oktoberfest. The event is set for Oct. 5–7 in Southlake Town Square. Also on his mind these days is his impending empty nest, since the youngest of his three sons will be leaving this fall. Oldest son, Justin, 28, works in Oklahoma; Blake, 27, followed his father’s law school path, attending The University of Tulsa; and 18-year-old Ben will enroll for his freshman year this fall at the University of North Texas. “I’m not a big empty-nest guy, so I’m not looking forward to it,” he says. But it will leave him more time for his hobbies, such as antiquing with Marcia and rooting for his West Virginia Mountaineers as they join the Big 12. Empty nest or not, Southlake, he says, seems like home. He doesn’t feel the restlessness that once triggered the move away from West Virginia. “We just decided this is a place we could call home when we decided to retire,” he said. “We’re Mountaineers, and down deep that’s always going to be home, but when you think about opportunities and places you can call home, this is it.”

Fall 2012

11


Scenes that hint at a simpler and more pastoral Southlake: (clockwise) This metal gate leads into the Lonesome Dove Cemetery; the cemetery was established adjacent to the Lonesome Dove Baptist Church (seen in the background) around 1848; a nearby neighboring pasture; long before Hwy. 114 was completed in 1932, Dove Road served as the connecting road between Grapevine and Roanoke.

12 Fall 2012


local landmark

Lonesome Dove A burial ground may not be on everyone’s sightseeing itinerary, but this one lays claim to some fascinating lore. By Anita Robeson

Photos by Clare Miers

D

espite the cemetery’s name, you won’t find Augustus McCrae or Woodrow F. Call buried here. Fun-loving Gus, stoic Woodrow and the dusty border town of Lonesome Dove were more or less figments of author Larry McMurtry’s imagination. But the haunting name Lonesome Dove is real and, in fact, was conjured (long before the 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel) by families lured to Texas with the promise of free land. In February 1846, during the same week the Lone Star flag was taken down in Austin and the Stars and Stripes were raised, some of these newly arrived settlers organized a Baptist church in what is now Southlake. As they were discussing names, a solitary dove perched nearby. Lonesome Dove, the members agreed, was the perfect name for this lonely outpost on the vast frontier. When a log church was finally built in late 1847 or early 1848, an adjacent cemetery was established. Some 160 years later, that church (replaced several times) and cemetery (now 2.3 acres) are prominent points on the 2300 block of Lonesome Dove Road. The cemetery, thought to be the oldest in Tarrant County, shares a Texas Historical Commission marker with the church and is one of five pioneer cemeteries in Southlake with a marker. More than 750 souls rest at Lonesome Dove, and although the exact number of markers and some names are unknown, readable graves date from the 1860s. The first burial was perhaps Ambrose Foster (1793–1848), a War of 1812 veteran who arrived here in about 1845 as the patriarch of a large Scots-Irish clan.

Over time this crape myrtle has disturbed the obelisk from its base beneath, an ongoing maintenance issue for cemetery caretakers.

Fall 2012

13


Burial markers in the Lonesome Dove Cemetery include time-worn fieldstones, more prevalent tablet headstones and elaborate granite obelisk monuments. Hand-crafted markers include those seen here: ground-level doves and the marker for Malinda Frost Dwight Hill, etched by one of her sons. One of her descendants, Jack Cook, is the cemetery’s longtime caretaker.

14 Fall 2012

Since the 1960s, Jack Cook has headed up the Lonesome Dove Cemetery Association, which owns the cemetery and maintains it through donations. Cook, 94, has roots so deep in this area that he figures he is related to “just about everyone” buried in the cemetery. As a child, he helped rake the grounds. As it has for decades, the association still meets at the church every September for a potluck dinner and cemetery-related business discussion. Most of the plots have been sold or are reserved for those who have a connection to someone buried there. A grid system set up by Cook makes it easy to find a grave. Burial lists can also be found at www.findagrave.com and in the book Cemeteries of Northeast Tarrant County by Evelyn D’Arcy Cushman, available at the Southlake Public Library. Seventeen Civil War veterans, from both the North and South sides, are buried at Lonesome Dove. Other points of interest include a variety of tombstone styles, including Woodmen of the World tree trunks and several stone slabs called cairns. Graves with the names Foster, Throop and Hallford represent a link to Southlake’s first settlers, just as each faded tombstone and craggy fieldstone tie the city of today to its past.


The Carrie Smith Real Estate Team A Leader in Selling Luxury Homes

2208 Vaquero Estates Boulevard • Westlake Palatial Westlake Estate poised on nearly two manicured acres in Vaquero’s gated, guarded, Tom Fazio Golf Course Community. Fabulous family home offers 7 bedrooms, private nanny/staff quarters in addition to a guest house cabana. Offered for lease at $20,000 monthly or purchase at $5,400,000

D

D

T S U

L SO

J

1610 Fair Oaks Drive

Glenwyck Farms • Westlake

T

S JU

L SO

2223 King Fisher Drive Vaquero • Westlake

Carrie Smith • Concierge Services • 817 905-4559 • carriesmith@kw.com


There’s a hole lotta

love in August

August

5 Friendship Day th

Just because! FREE Bund tle t

August

13

Left th Hander’s Day

Enjoy the eruption of the flow of raspberry

FREE

9

HALF-OFF a n y cake p rodu ct Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

th FRE

when y

Limit one coupon p offer. Redeemable during

September National th Woman Road Warrior Day

17

HALF-OFF

Asso rt e d Bu n dt i n i s

when you bring in this ad Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

September

August

28Good th

August

JUST BECAUSE DAY

Neighbor Day

27 y a d y r e v e Make any day a celebration. nothingbundtcakes.com

S

Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

when you purchase 3 bundtlets

24

September

gran

When you show you’re a lefty!

White Chocolate Raspberry Bundtlet

th Vesuvius Day

already

FREE B un d t l e t

when you purchase a bundtlet Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

Hole’y moly

th

FR

Limit offer.


it’s

September

ndparent’s day

Show the love!

Bundtl e t EE you purchase a bundtlet

per customer. Cannot be combined with any other e only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store normal business hours. No cash value.

FREE W hi te Choc o l a te Bundti ni

when you purchase 3 bundtlets Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

September

22

nd

Hobbit Day/ White Chocolate Day

Bun dt let REE when you purchase a cello wrapped bundtlet

one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other . Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

Put some BOO in your October

October

October

5 It’sSmile 15 Day Contagious! th

FREE

Bundtlet

when you purchase a bundtlet Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

October

19YourEvaluate Life Day th

FREE B un d t l e t

when you purchase a bundtlet Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

th

National Grouch Day

You’ll need these to apologize with tomorrow!

FREE B u n d tl e t

when you purchase 3 bundtlets Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

FREE 4 PACK

of assorted Bu n d t i n i s

when you purchase 4 bundtlets Limit one coupon per customer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Redeemable only at the bakery listed. Must be claimed in-store during normal business hours. No cash value.

October

27

th

Cranky Co Worker’s Day


home

Up To Date By Lisa Martin

18 Fall/Winter 2012

Photos by Clare Miers


Local style makers turn talents toward their own home, resulting in a family-friendly showplace.

F

or her, it was love at first sight; for him, a dream come true. Yet in spite of the immediate infatuation, Julie and David Walsh knew the twostory, 3,600-square-foot Southlake home would need a lot of TLC. Indeed it has. Since purchasing the property in late 2007, the owners of StoneHouse & Associates, a residential construction and remodeling company, have gutted their bathrooms, kitchen and most of the downstairs. “When I showed the house to my husband, he said he remembered when it went up in 1987 and had always wanted to live there,” recalls Julie, a self-taught designer with an affinity for Jonathan Adler furniture and all things modern. “It’s a transitional look not typical of Southlake’s Old World style, and it’s a really good fit for our family.” The Walsh household includes their children Catherine, 19, and 16-year-old Dave, a Dragon since Carroll Middle School. Catherine especially enjoys the screened-in porch adjacent to her upstairs bedroom; Dave, meanwhile, loves their acre of land, pool and redone “back room,” a former garage. “A previous owner had made it into a room for his trains, but we ripped out the carpet, stained the concrete floor, added a bar and hung drum shades from the ceiling,” Julie explains. “When the kids have friends over, it’s a great area to expand into.” In fact, the entire first floor now boasts excellent flow, making the home ideal for frequent entertaining.

Left: Bringing the outdoors in was the homeowners’ goal for this airy living space. Above, right: Julie Walsh. Above: The dining room’s contemporary buffet, custom from StoneHouse, is actually mounted on the wall. Fall 2012

19


entertaining. Because they’re a family of avid cooks, Julie and David decided to double the size of their kitchen, add a pantry and lighten up the entire room. To that end, they knocked out a wall, turned the island into a focal point, replaced the cabinetry, removed the soffits and redid the countertops. They used white automotive paint on the cabinets for the durability and luster. They chose black granite for the back counters in a matte finish and white Italian marble for the island. Julie upgraded all the major appliances as well. A professional-grade Thermador gas range and microwave drawer are among her favorite selections. Storage went from minimal to generous; one side of the new island features full pullout drawers on 150-pound drawer glides. An armoire that had served as a makeshift pantry gave way to the real thing. She selected a warm shade of porcelain tile for flooring in the kitchen, dining room and living room. “I wanted something that was easy to clean up and looked rich,” she says. “Stone doesn’t hold up, and I didn’t want wood in

The counters and island are topped with Calcutta marble; all cabinets were custom-made by StoneHouse.

Energy-efficient, family-friendly

Style and

817.251.4940

WWW.BLINDANDSHUTTERGUYS.COM 20 Fall 2012

age 3 to grade 12

Upcoming Admissions Events Tuesday, October 2 Admissions Coffee 9:30 - 11:00 AM

• Custom Window Treatments • Blinds • Shades • Sheers • Awnings • Drapes • Repairs • Solar Film • Solar Screens • Fabric Cleaning • Specialty Shapes

We’ve got a window solution for you.

THE OAKRIDGE SCHOOL

10% OFF

ORDERS OF $1,000 OR MORE EXPIRES 12/15/2012

Tuesday, October 23 Admissions Program 7:00 - 8:30 PM

5900 West Pioneer Parkway • Arlington www.theoakridgeschool.org • 817.451.4994 The Oakridge School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin


the kitchen because of potential leaks.” In the living room, she added a mantel fashioned from the same marble as that of the kitchen island top. The room’s paintings are her husband’s works, while many of the furnishings are antique or vintage pieces she has revamped, reupholstered or restored. Throughout the house, Julie used a palette of creams and grays with aqua accents—a significant departure from the home’s top-to-bottom mustard yellow at the time of purchase. The master bathroom—the first project she tackled in the house—reveals her penchant for experimentation and risk taking. “There was an old tub and no shower door, so we pulled the whole thing out,” she says. “This is an older home that doesn’t have a ton of cabinets, so I decided I wanted the storage more than a tub.” She used glass tile and white cabinets to make the room look larger. The fixtures are satin nickel and chrome, both of which pop against the room’s muted tones. “This whole place is really my laboratory,” says Julie, who offices out of her home. “We try out new contractors and new products here. It’s always a work in process, and I’m always trying something different.”

The mantel was added to the existing fireplace to create more display space. The artwork above is by David Walsh.

Fall 2012

21


food & drink

Game On

By Margaret Shakespeare Photos by Clare Miers

Local restaurant scores big with Dragon fans during the height of Southlake’s football frenzy.

22 Fall 2012

M

ove over, breakfast of champions, and make way for barbecue. Since opening in 2001, Feedstore BBQ in Southlake has been serving up lusty helpings of brisket, ribs and sausages along with pulled-pork sandwiches, fresh-made sides, cobblers and more to neighborhood regulars — including the Carroll High School Dragons, who have, of course, played their way to five state football championships over the past decade. Is it the fresh-smoked meats and generous vegetable portions that fuel the Dragons’ winning ways? It just could be. Feedstore also keeps the coaches, announcers, parents and other boosters going on game nights—and coming back for more. “We’re known for tailgating,” says Mike Lafavers, Feedstore


BBQ manager. As the season kicks into high gear, tailgaters will be phoning in orders days ahead for brisket (chopped or sliced) by the pound and potato salad, cole slaw and fried okra by the gallon, ready to stake out spots around the Dragon Stadium parking lot on South Kimball Avenue before Friday night games. “Tailgating, getting together before games, is just a way of life,” says Lafavers. “It’s always been part of our community.” Mike has lived in Southlake since 1974, when his parents Bill and Phyllis Lafavers, bought property and moved here. He and his brother played football locally, as did his son, so the family knows how tailgating builds community spirit and ties neighbors together. He also knows that new friendships can be forged over shared racks of smoky ribs, whether they’re served Texas-purist-style or slathered with a tangy tomato sauce. Bill Lafavers took ownership of the feed and tack store in front of his house in 1996. Later, seeing the neighborhood evolve from rural to suburban, he decided that the future looked sunnier for a business that would feed people, rather than livestock. “He likes to cook, and we had lots of family recipes,” Mike says of the decision to convert the business to a home-style restaurant. “Everything we do is based on family [tradition] — from grandmothers, aunts and uncles.” Bill and Phyllis make final menu decisions, such as how much pork goes into Mama’s green beans or the recent additions of fried pickles and Cajun-style catfish. If his parents don’t like it, it doesn’t make the cut, says Mike. The family dressed up the one-story building, originally wrapped in tin, with a brick-and-wood façade. They then installed outdoor picnic tables and two Southern Pride gas-fired smokers that burn At this barbecue institution, the atmosphere is as authentic as the food.

Fall/Winter 2012

23


grain hickory wood. One boasts a 500-pound capacity; the other is 1,400 pounds. “These smokers are reliable and keep the temperature constant,” says Mike. “Brisket stays in for 12 hours. And brisket is the main thing of Texas barbecue. But we’re most famous for our ribs — St. Louis-style [a flat, rectangular cut with the tips lopped off]. They smoke for four and a half hours.” Turkey breast, chicken and sausages also get smoked. “We put a fairly good smoke ring on our meats — not light and not heavy. What makes us better is that we use lean meat. But it’s still moist and tasty.” Raul Acosta, who has worked at the restaurant for over five years, takes charge in the kitchen, ensuring that the French fries really are fresh-cut and the slaw crispy. “We know our town is health-conscious, so Raul makes fresh salads, too,” Mike adds. He has perfected a mustard-based sauce as well as two sauces (mild and spicy) that are tomatobased. The Lafavers, true Texans, eschew barbecue sauce

Raul Acosta takes charge in the kitchen.

themselves. “We think it’s for bad barbecue,” Mike says, though he’s resigned to the fact that many customers do like it. “We do try to use Go Texan products [meat and produce] as much as possible.” Feedstore goes through more than 2,000 pounds of meat every week. During tailgating season, the restaurant supplies Dragon Stadium concession stands, announcers’ booths and coaches and players’ dinners with barbecue. They’ll also drop off orders for tailgaters. “We’re going over to the stadium anyway,” says Mike. Besides, he knows right where to find many regulars and their Tahoes. “There are a lot of grassy areas, and you start seeing the same people in the same spots year after year. The varsity [team] parents have the grassy area right by the handicapped parking.” It’s infectious and fun: families, friends and a football team getting set for another winning season. Bring on some more of that barbecue.

24 Fall 2012


“Tailgating, getting together before games, is just a way of life. It’s always been part of our community.” —Mike Lafavers

Caption to come.

From left: Randall Stewart, Sarah Taft, Dave Merzanis, Raul Acosta, Kelly Edholm, Bethany Doerksen, Richard Shuping, Yessica Amado and Mike Lafavers.

The Red Angus Brahman out back are pets. “The kids love the cows,” says Jenn Brennan, who works at Feedstore part-time and hosted her son’s soccer party at the restaurant. Feeding the cows leftover bread was the main attraction. Feedstore BBQ 530 S. White Chapel Blvd. 817-488-1445 feedstorebbq.com

Fall 2012

25


local champions

Friday Night Lights Dragons coach offers spirited words

“We are all very excited about the 2012 football season. We know we have a huge challenge in front of us and it’s been fun to watch how hard this team has worked in preparation for the season. We’re confident our inexperienced players will match the intensity and follow the leadership of our returning seasoned

players. As always, our expectation is to be the best we can be. Last year’s state championship was a vision that came true. It was a team success story in every way. It was so much fun and it motivates all of us and keeps us hungry.” — Carroll Dragons coach Hal Wasson

2012 DRAGON FOOTBALL Date

Opponent

Time

Aug. 31

@ Allen

7:30

Sept. 7

vs. Midland

7:30

Sept. 14

vs. Temple

8:00

Sept. 28

@ Keller Central*

7:30

Oct. 5

vs. Timber Creek*

7:30

Oct. 12

vs. Richland*

7:30

Oct. 19

vs. Northwest*

7:30

Oct. 25

@ Keller*

7:00

Nov. 2

vs. Fossil Ridge*

7:30

Nov. 9

@ Haltom*

7:30

* Conference Game HOME GAMES LISTED IN GREEN

Photo by Rex Teter Photography


76092 new & notable

aroundtown These retailers are making themselves at home.

Mama’s Pizza East Coast-style pizza meets Southlake with an autumn introduction of Mama’s Pizza’s seventh Metroplex location. Mama’s signature garlic-infused oil tops thick-crust pies, while salads and sub sandwiches round out the menu. Pizza lovers looking to shave calories will enjoy Mama’s new thin-crust pizzas. And for the first time in the Fort Worth company’s history, Mama’s has lowered its prices. 445 W. Southlake Blvd., Suite 100 • mamaspizzas.net

Silver Spoon Cafe & Bakery Bill and Barbara Harris opened in June, quickly generating rave reviews and a steady fan base. The former owners of Celebrity Cafe & Bakery are veterans (since 1989) of the restaurant business, and Silver Spoon, notes Barbara, is a bit of a takeoff. “We’ve been getting good feedback,” she says. “Everything’s all made from scratch right here on the premises. We try to provide great food at a great value in a nice atmosphere, and we take very good care of our customers.” This includes keeping the cookie case stocked with sand tarts, chocolate bliss, iced oatmeal, gingersnaps and other favorite flavors, all baked fresh daily. Cakes and other desserts are house-made as well, as are the tempting salads, sandwiches and to-go casseroles on the menu. “We’ve attracted a lot of the ladies that do lunch – groups of 10 to 12 women — and we’re hoping we’ll have a good following of those waiting for kids to get out of school,” says Barbara. On Sundays, a big draw is the fried-chicken dinner served family-style with from-scratch mashed potatoes and the Harrises’ own cream gravy. They’re planning ahead for the holidays and hope customers will, too. Silver Spoon will be taking orders for turkey or ham Thanksgiving dinners complete with side dishes and pies. They’ll do the same at Christmas, adding roasted tenderloin to the lineup. 621 E. Southlake Blvd. • 817-442-9112 silverspooncafebakery.com

The Ginger Man This is the latest addition to the Texas family of pubs, offering multitap specialty brews and an authentic pub atmosphere. According to manager Mike Vallandingham, the menu will be roughly the same as at the Ginger Man’s other locations in Plano, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and Austin, with a menu that includes plenty of nonbeer family-friendly fare, such as French dip sandwiches, bratwurst, soft pretzels, floats and more. The Southlake location is walking distance to the Town Square and the residential Brownstownes with lots of on-site parking. Look for holiday specials, including the upcoming Oktoberfest celebration. 1512 E. Southlake Blvd. • gingermanpub.com

Fall 2012

27


Special Advertising

Feature

Coming soon to your Southlake Central Market Summer Wines that Satisfy

Southlake Cooking Classes

Hatch Chile Cupcakes

When the summer sun heats up go for a lighter wine that’s smooth and easy to drink with as much fruit flavor as possible. Central Market features several that are sure to satisfy. Nobilis Vino Verdhe is a Portuguese white that’s a crisp, dry wine and can be chilled and consumed with confidence. Pianello Soave and Pianello Prosecco are two other summer wines that are a superior value. Soave’s a really interesting area in Northern Italy, and they use a grape called Garganega. If you can imagine mixing together a Pinot Grigio and a Sauvignon Blanc, that’s close to the structure you would get with a Garganega. It’s very light, sharp, and crisp, with less acidity than you’d find in Sauvignon Blancs, but more flavor than Pinot Grigios. The Pianello Prosecco, is a perfect summer wine because it’s sparkling. And stylistically, it’s much lighter, cleaner and fresher than a Champagne. Stoney Range Sauvignon Blanc provides a new perspective from New Zealand. A fresh, lively wine with a long, lingering finish, the Stoney Range Sauvignon Blanc is a perfect example of the progression of New Zealand’s growth as one of the world’s foremost winemaking areas.

Visit centralmarket.com for additional details and to reserve your seat.

Author: Chris A. - 2010 Austin Westgate Hatch Recipe Content Finalist

Monday, 8/13 6:30 PM Wine Workshop Glenn Verk, CM Beer & Wine Manager Join our expert on a tour of the most popular varieties of grapes that provide some of the world’s most sought-after wines. Sample featured wines, and learn what to look for when tasting wine, how the grapes are grown, techniques utilized in the winery and more.

3 cups flour 3 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cup Smart Balance omega oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 13-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk 1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple drained 1 1/3 cup roasted Hatch chiles, peeled, seeded and diced

Friday, 8/17 Noon LEARN AT LUNCH: SUMMER SALADS Enjoy the dog days of summer with these simple and refreshing summer salads such as Fried Green Tomato Salad, Watermelon Feta Salad and Strawberry & Chocolate Salad Saturday, 8/18 3:30 PM TOMATO MANIA WITH TRE WILCOX Chef Tre Wilcox, Village Marquee; Top Chef Contender Discover how this talented chef balances and creates depth of flavors in every bite. He’ll share his experiences in a variety of culinary venues, and various television competitions, as he demonstrates a delicious menu.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease muffin tins or fill with paper baking cups. Mix dry ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. In a large bowl, mix oil, eggs, vanilla and coconut milk. Slowly mix in dry ingredients until well combined. Fold in pineapple and chiles. Fill baking cups 2/3 full. Bake for 25 minutes or until done. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Frost with your favorite cream cheese icing or dust with powdered sugar.

Feel the burn in our buttery scones, singe your sweet tooth with Hatch brownies or experience the raw flavor of our favorite green chile in Hatch sushi. Fresh off the vine or roasted on–site, savor the flavor of the original Hatch Chile Festival – seventeen years and still roasting strong. Follow us on Twitter @centralmarket

Like us on Facebook

/centralmarket

Follow us on Pinterest

/centralmarket

FORT WORTH 4651 WEST FWY. | 817-989-4700 SOUTHLAKE 1425 E. SOUTHLAKE BLVD. | 817-310-5600

C E N T R A L M ARKE T.CO M 28 Fall 2012


76092 new & notable

Pure Health Lounge Pure Health Lounge, a franchise aimed at the health-conscious market, has more than more than fresh-squeezed juices on the menu. “Our goal is to be a healthy alternative to fast food. That’s really what we’re about.” In addition to no-sugar-added smoothies, Pure offers wraps, paninis, salads, frozen yogurt and more. Darretta hopes to attract customers beyond the post-yoga crowd. 1244 Prospect St. • 817-481-2211

Centre for Musical Minds Aspiring pianists, guitarists and vocalists have a new premier home with the opening of Centre for Musical Minds in Music 1st’s Southlake facility. The Centre has built a reputation in Frisco for its quality instruction and training, offering international curriculum standards for students seeking lifelong skills. Instructors teach a range of styles, from rock, country and jazz to classical music for all ages, all based on a holistic music philosophy. An Aug. 18 grand opening will feature kids’ activities and demonstrations. 2100 Greenwood Drive, Suite 100 • 214-586-4309 centreformusicalminds.org

Inception Lighting Expect to be dazzled with Inception Lighting’s newest colorchanging programmable permanent LED lighting solution, PermaEave. What makes this outdoor lighting solution special is its decorative crown-molding enclosure system, which conceals the lights so you don’t see them when they’re turned off, and so they don’t have to be taken down and put up again. You can change the color and brightness level for different holidays and special events. Inception Lighting works with designers, architects and landscapers on homes and businesses. 877-733-1188 • inceptionlighting.com

Fall 2012

29


76092 dining guide This is a partial list of restaurants in the 76092 area. All listings are published on a space-available basis. Some fast-food and chain restaurants have been omitted. Also businesses that serve primarily dessert only or do not offer complete meal service (such as bakeries) may not be listed due to space limitations.

AMERICAN/ ECLECTIC

••••••••••••••••••••

Butterfly Restaurant Though eclectic by description, the menu is easily understood through small plates and entrees globally influenced using sustainable practices in meat,seafood and produce selections. Daily happy hour specials, 4:30 – 7 p.m.

2777 E. Southlake Blvd. C-100 817-251-8601 butterfly-restaurant.com

Cafe Express Fresh and flavorful, healthier cafe food throughout the day (7 a.m. – 9 p.m.) offering breakfast scrambles, frittatas, sandwiches, pastas, gourmet burgers and grilled and roasted entrees.

1472 Main St. 817-251-0063 cafe-express.com

Deb and Steve’s Cafe What a great way to spend an hour for breakfast or while the kids participate in classes within the sports complex. Family-friendly food, including grilled chicken and salmon, an above-average burger, wraps, salads and sandwiches.

280 Commerce St. #125 (inside 280 Sports Building) 817-328-0091 debandsteves.com

Red Dog Right

Gingerine Fresh Asian

Pei Wei Asian Diner

It’s a watch party every day at this sports bar. Specials nearly every day on cold beer, drinks and food. Familiar menu with pizza, burgers, sandwiches and wings.

Sumptuous Thai and Asian favorites and a few surprises in a modern setting with reasonable prices. Red, green and yellow curries range from mild to over-the-top spicy. Sure to please vegetarians.

Serving freshly prepared Asian flavors: Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese. Attentive management shuffles customers in and out as quickly as possible in this bustling location. Gluten-free and lower-fat menu items available.

3311 E. Highway 114 817-289-7444 reddogright.com

Wildwood Grill Upscale meets casual at this woodfired grill. Take in beautiful surroundings while sipping one of 25 wines by the glass or enjoying grilled steak, fish, chops and flatbreads.

2750 E. Southlake Blvd. #100 817-749-0998 gingerinefreshasian.com

Golden China This classic Chinese-American restaurant has generous portions and attentive service offering Southlake delivery service.

2700 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-748-2100 wildwoodsouthlake.com

2105 W. Southlake Blvd. #201 817-416-1185 goldenchinasouthlake.com

Asian/Sushi

I Love Noodle

••••••••••••••••••••

Cowtown Sushi Navigate the busy corner of Southlake Boulevard and Davis to much more than generous-sized sushi and sashimi plates – tempura, grilled orders, teriyaki, and salads complete with wine, beer and, of course, saki.

2225 W. Southlake Blvd. #411 817-310-0089 cowtownsushi.com

Quick-served, traditional Vietnamese pho and rice noodle dishes, smoothies, Chinese plate specials at lunch and dinner.

2120 E. Southlake Blvd. Suite D 817-251-9237 ilovenoodle.webs.com

Kobeya Japanese Steak & Sushi A large- or small-party full-service destination restaurant serving quality Japanese food. The extremely tender Kobe filet mignon steak is a must-try for special occasions. Extremely fresh sushi and sashimi offerings round out the menu selection.

1230 Main St. 817-416-6161 kobeyasteakhouse.com 30 Fall 2012

1582 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-722-0070 peiwei.com

Shogun Hibachi Entertainment and dinner all in one outing. Guests sit around a large flattop grill where dinner is prepared before them. Sushi and bento boxes also offered.

2970 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-749-0300 shogunsouthlake.com

Stir Crazy Asian Grill An extensive healthy Asian menu made fresh daily. Locals are crazy about the patio, ribs and create-your-own-wok entree prepared on the spot.

1471 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-527-2529 stircrazy.com

Sushi Sam The staying power of this beloved family sushi restaurant is truly a rare find in Southlake. Specialty sushi rolls named after frequent flyers of the traditional sushi bar.

500 W. Southlake Blvd. #138 817-410-1991 sushisam.net


Sushi Zen Japanese Bistro

Corner Bakery Cafe

McAlister’s Deli

Tasti D-Lite

Fast, quality Japanese cuisine with ample wine selection.

What began as a bread bakery has become the perfect spot to grab a pastry, muffin, cookie, cinnamon roll or sandwich, salad, soup or pasta. Quick, family-friendly service with a covered patio overlooking the nearby Town Square.

Break the fast-food drive-through habit with fresh sandwiches, baked potatoes, large salads, soups and sweets.

Ice cream lovers will want to frequent Tasti D-Lite for a healthy, creamy, lowcalorie frozen dessert that is also low in sugar. Heavenly deliciousness!

2600 E. Southlake Blvd. #100 817-749-0900 avocadorollnsushi.com

Sushi Zushi Indulge in a wide variety of creative and generously sized sushi and Japanese items with Latin influences. Sushi Zushi’s fabulous upscale atmosphere is perfectly complemented by its responsive management. Near the heart of Southlake’s Town Square.

1420 E. Southlake Blvd. #168 817-310-3191 new.sushizushi.com

Thai Chili Visit for a quiet environment in the middle of bustling Southlake’s Town Square for traditional Thai cuisine with ample vegetarian options and multiple curry offerings. Graduated spice for those seeking more or less piquancy in their meal.

100 State St. 817-329-1127 cornerbakerycafe.com

Einstein Bros Bagels A quick casual cafe with friendly efficient service serving reasonably priced bagels, sandwiches and baked goods. Looking for lunch catering? Yes, they have that, too.

2600 E. Southlake Blvd. #140 817-749-0601 einsteinbros.com

Elegant Cakery

215 Grand Ave. 817-251-6674

Temptation only knocks once with special-occasion cakes, including petit fours, cupcakes and cake. Not just any cake, however; these are gorgeous, artfully produced cakes. Services include special orders and wedding cakes.

Bakeries/Delis/ Treats

2707 E. Southlake Blvd., #140 817-488-7580 elegantcakery.com

••••••••••••••••••••

Cheesecake Factory This full-service restaurant was founded because of its cheesecakes, serving over 50 varieties today. Dine in, take home or have cheesecake delivered. Known for generous portions prepared with fresh ingredients. A full lunch and dinner menu is available specializing in creative menu items.

1440 Plaza Place 817-310-0050 thecheesecakefactory.com

Jersey Mike’s Subs

100 N. Kimball Ave. #109 817-310-5570 mcalistersdeli.com

Milwaukee Joe’s Noted for the best ice cream in town. Locally owned, homemade gourmet ice cream, sorbets and custards served by the family that makes them. Nearly two dozen flavors are served daily in waffle or fancy cones.

1417 Main St. 817-251-1667 icecreamjoe.com

Nothing Bundt Cakes It’s exactly what they sell—bundt cakes, for all occasions, in nine flavors. Their cakes are baked fresh daily with the finest quality ingredients, including butter, eggs and cream cheese.

339 N. Carroll Ave. 817-416-6228 nothingbundtcakes.com

Panera Bread A bakery cafe with bread at center stage starring in made-to-order sandwiches and bread bowls for soup. The cafe also features award-winning salads and house-made pastries.

Known for quality ingredients in freshly prepared cold and hot sub sandwiches, salads and wraps. Have it Mike’s way with lettuce, onions, tomatoes, oil, vinegar and spices.

2140 E. Southlake Blvd. Suite S 817-416-5566 panerabread.com

410 W. Southlake Blvd. #130 817-488-9090 jerseymikes.com

Piccomolo

LePopcorn and Candy Nostalgic candy shop meets 21st century with popcorn and candy buffets, popcorn tins and candy favors. Catering is available.

480 W. Southlake Blvd. #119 817-416-9700 lepopcornandcandy.com

2704 E. Southlake Blvd. #102 817-905-5288 tastidlite.com

The Cakery Edible art found here in made-to-order custom cakes, pastries, cookies, petit fours and cupcakes.

2001 W. Southlake Blvd. #111 817-310-3377 thecakery.us

Yumilicious Frozen yogurt stops are increasingly becoming popular national attractions. This one offers a no-sugar option in five flavors in addition to 40 regular flavors along with various fruit and dry toppings.

119 Grand Ave. 817-488-9864 yumi-licious.com

Barbecue

••••••••••••••••••••

Feedstore BBQ A Southlake original and much loved family-owned barbeque store. Tender, juicy, slow-roasted proteins sold by the plate or by the pound. Burgers, salads and catfish also available.

530 S. White Chapel Blvd. 817-488-1445 feedstorebbq.com

Serving ultra creamy, freshly made ice cream with premium ingredients free of preservatives and chemicals. Dairy-free and sugar-free options available.

Burgers

321 Grand Ave. West 817-416-2490 piccomolo.com

Johnny B’s Burgers & Shakes

••••••••••••••••••••

The name says it all, but the preparation is the difference. Burgers made with fresh, not frozen, Texas premium beef on a sourdough bun, hand-cut fries and real ice cream shakes.

2704 E. Southlake Blvd. #104 817-749-0000 johnnybsburgers.com

Fall 2012

31


Kincaid’s Hamburgers Natural vegetarian-fed, preservative-free meat that’s cut and ground fresh daily makes for a superior burger in an oldfashioned family-friendly atmosphere.

100 N. Kimball Ave. 817-416-2573 kincaidshamburgers.com

Mooyah Burgers Nothing but burgers—turkey, vegetarian and beef burgers in thin patties on house-baked buns, with sweet potato or potato fries and shakes.

2225 W. Southlake Blvd. #475 817-421-2224 mooyah.com

Snuffer’s Fresh, flavorful, family-friendly menu offering home-style platters, such as fried chicken, chicken fried steak, entree salads, sandwiches and burgers; known for their cheddar fries.

431 Grand Ave. East 817-410-9811 snuffers.com

Cajun

••••••••••••••••••••

Copeland’s of New Orleans It’s like a tour of New Orleans cuisine, a blend of Cajun, Creole and American tastes twisted together in a festive upscale atmosphere in Southlake.

1400 Plaza Place 817-305-2199 copelandsofneworleans.com

Indian

Italian/Pizza

Coal Vines

Baja’s Bar and Grill

Aleda’s Pizza

This is a casual yet upscale wine bar featuring pizza and simple, refined entrees like spedini, roasted chicken and fish. Vegetarian options available. Brunch served on Sunday.

Coastal Mexican cuisine featuring fresh fish and shrimp, fajitas and, of course, margaritas that make you wish you were near the water.

••••••••••••••••••••

A Southlake original family-owned-andoperated pizza place. They offer over 19 specialty pizzas along with traditional toppings. Kids will love the heart- and butterfly-shaped pizzas.

410 W. Southlake Blvd. #110 817-421-0707 aledaspizza.com

Armend’s Restaurante What a deal! Weekday specials until 3 p.m. on traditional Italian-American fare, including pizza, chicken, seafood and veal entrees.

2315 E. Southlake Blvd., #101 817-251-0270 armends.com

Buco di Beppo A lively atmosphere complements the family-style, authentic Northern and Southern Italian food. Be sure to check out the Pope’s Table for large parties.

2701 E. Highway 114 817-749-3287 bucadibeppo.com

Brio Tuscan Grille This popular place is perfect for locals and visitors alike to sip a beverage on the patio or at the outdoor bar while dining on grilled meat or fish, decadent salads, flatbreads or inventive pastas. The dessert trio is a must-share after a movie.

1431 Plaza Place 817-310-3136 brioitalian.com

••••••••••••••••••••

Taste of India The tandoori specials are a must-try at this family-owned Indian restaurant. Traditional curry and masala dishes with multiple vegetarian options with just the perfect amount of spiciness. Perfect for a quick lunch.

2140 E. Southlake Blvd. Suite B 817-421-0305 dfwtasteofindia.como

32 Fall 2012

1251 E. Southlake Blvd. #301 817-310-0850 coalvines.com

iFratelli Thin-crusted pizza added to housemade marinara sauce, meatballs and salad dressings. Take it home or have it delivered for convenience.

2600 E. Southlake Blvd. #110 817-749-0990 ifratelli.net

Mellow Mushroom Southlake’s newest pizzeria entry also offering calzones, hoagies, salads and a diverse mix of appetizers. Wide-ranging beer selection with local choices, gluten-free pizza crust and catering.

2820 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-749-1111 mellowmushroom.com/southlake

Pasta La Vista A quick serve, freshly made pasta bistro with global influences, such as Thai sweet chili sauce, chipotle balsamic sauce or traditional marinara. Endless combinations by selecting from additional vegetable, cheese and meat list.

2140 E. Southlake Blvd. Suite V 214-499-9866 pastalavistausa.com

One of the best happy hours in town! The menu offers a blend of bold TexMex and Southwest flavors. Local favorites include the spa menu and churrascaritas (marinated, grilled skewered meat and fish).

1586 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-416-0055 bluemesagrill.com

Buffalo Cantina A recent Southlake addition with a Latin-Mexican blended menu featuring live entertainment and tequila bar. Award-winning margaritas; a popular destination for groups or a night out.

2801 E. Southlake Blvd. #100 817-251-0880 buffalocantina.net

Chipotle Mexican Grill Hand-crafted burritos, salads, tacos using sustainable meat and produce selections. This is quick-served food with high integrity.

3010 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-748-4745 chipotle.com

Cristina’s Fine Mexican Authentic, home-style Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine in a lively atmosphere. Catering and private parties available.

Anamia’s Tex-Mex

2707 E. Southlake Blvd. #100 817-488-2095 cristinasmex.com

Campania Pizza

291 Grand Ave. 817-310-3116 campaniapizza.com

Blue Mesa Grill

Mexican

••••••••••••••••••••

A lively patio with entertainment is complemented by the wood-burning pizza oven aroma. Pastas, pizzas and desserts are made in-house daily with top-notch ingredients sourced from Italy. Locally owned.

2750 E. Southlake Blvd., #140 817-748-0022 bajamexgrill.com

Elegant and sophisticated atmosphere with a familiar Tex-Mex menu complemented by detailed service. Fresh quality ingredients and a Sunday brunch round out the reasons to visit Anamia’s.

2980 E. Southlake Blvd. 817-748-0100 anamias.com


Mi Chula’s Good Mexican

Qdoba Mexican Grill

Rockfish

Steaks

Casual, upscale dining using fresh, quality ingredients (sometimes over a Mesquite grill) to produce an innovative and classic Mexican menu. A popular destination restaurant.

Mexican food prepared fresh daily with items like burritos, tacos, tortilla soup, quesadillas, nachos and salads. Also offering breakfast and catering.

Located in busy Town Square, Rockfish is a seafood grill with reasonable prices and friendly servers. Menu favorites are shrimp basket, fish tacos and Alaskan salmon.

Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse

1431 E. Southlake Blvd. #551 817-756-6920 michulas.com

Mi Cocina Located in the heart of Town Square, Mi Cocina is the place for refined, sleek surroundings featuring a contemporary Tex-Mex menu.

1276 Main St. 817-410-6426 mcrowd.com

2787 E. Southlake Blvd. B-100 817-251-8087 qdoba.com

Seafood

••••••••••••••••••••

Fish City Grill A neighborhood seafood joint using sustainable fish selections. Classic Southern seafood items include shrimp and grits, fried pickles and bayou gumbo.

2750 E. Southlake Blvd. #130 817-748-0456 fishcitygrill.com

228 State St. 817-442-0131 rockfish.com

Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House For serious, sophisticated diners looking for top-notch crab caught within 24 hours from its fisheries. Extensive and impressive wine list served by intense, knowledgeable servers and wine stewards.

••••••••••••••••••••

A fine dining steakhouse also serves fresh seafood and chef features. A favorite location for business meetings and that special someone who deserves attention; spot-on service with attention to details.

3305 E. Highway 114 817-410-2221 kirbyssteakhouse.com

1420 Plaza Place 817-912-0500 trulucks.com

Fall 2012

33



76092 Magazine-Fall 2012