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April 2012 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS


Openings

Driftwood has opened in Oak Cliff. The restaurant features white booths, light blue walls and large rectangular art pieces made from driftwood on the wall. The seafood-focused menu offers dishes such as grilled Gulf shrimp with speckled butter beans, crispy white corn polenta, Spanish chorizo and lobster froth. Driftwood, 642 W. Davis St., Dallas, TX 75208, 214-942-2530.
 

News Bytes

Chef Wolfgang Puck Wolfgang Puck Launches iPhone App
Chef Wolfgang Puck (Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck) has launched an app for iPhone and iPod touch that's available for free from the App Store. The Wolfgang Puck - Live Love Eat! app features new recipes, cooking and technique video demonstrations, one-touch calling for restaurant reservations and more. For more information, visit itunes.apple.com. Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck, Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd., Dallas, TX 75202, 214-741-5560.
 


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Closings

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Matt's Rancho Martinez, a Lakewood institution, is moving. The legendary Tex-Mex eatery, which ruled the center of Lakewood for more than two decades, will relocate to the old Consignment Solution furniture store at Skillman and Live Oak, where it will recommence serving cheese enchiladas, chile rellenos, and its signature Bob Armstrong dip --- with layers of seasoned ground beef, guacamole, and queso --- this summer. Matt Martinez III, who took over after his father (and founder) Matt Martinez Jr passed away in 2009, opted to relocate the flagship rather than shoulder a rent increase and remodel. There are three other branches of Matt's: in Garland, Cedar Hill, and the newly opened branch in Allen, at 305 N. Central Expwy. As for the Lakewood space, it will become the 16th branch of Mi Cocina, the flourishing Dallas-based Tex-Mex chain; a major renovation is already underway. Matt's Rancho Martinez, Lakewood Village, 6332 La Vista Dr., Dallas, TX 75214, no phone.
 

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