Restaurant News: Bits and Bites

Pearl Cup Coffee will open a new location in Richardson in late August or early September. The shop will be in the II Creeks shopping center at 2701 Custer Pkwy near the Richardson Community Theater. Besides coffee creations, they will sell beer and wine.

The North Texas Food Bank has formed The Round Table, a group of philanthropic young professionals looking to fight hunger in North Texas. And what better way to raise money than to host a regular happy hour. Tonight, The Round Table will meet from from 5:30-7:30 at The Owner’s Box in the Omni Dallas. Orange is the color of hunger and The Owner’s box will donate $1 to NTFB for every Mandarin Orange Martini sold from June 26 through July 26 to NTFB.

Deep Ellum Brewing Company has invited musical guest Boys Named Sue to play in their beer garden on Thursday night June 28 from 6PM – 10PM. For $10 you’ll get a tour of the brewery, hot dogs from Rudolph’s Meat Market, DEBC pint glass to keep, beer samples, and live music.

The Cultured Cup is hosting an iced tea contest and tasting on Saturday, July 28. James Tidwell, Sharon Hage, and the employees of The Cultured Cup will each submit their own iced tea blend, and it will be up to our customers to vote for the winner. It all happens from 11AM to 4PM at 13714 Gamma Rd., Ste. 104. All tea will be 15% off (even online and phone orders) and you’ll receive a free ounce of tea. Admission is $5. RSVP here.

TJs Seafood Market is having a lobster sale. The price, usually $17.99lb will drop to $14.99 from today until July 4.

Eden Restaurant is offering a special Cajun Night menu in addition to their regular items on Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1. The $60, seven-course menu is posted below. It’s BYOB. Owner/chef Karen Kahn suggests a Beaujolais. 972-267-3336.

Eden’s Cajun Nights Menu :

Appetizer: Acadian Meat Tartlet

Salad: Fresh Baby Greens tossed in Cajun Vinaigrette

Soup : Chicken Gumbo

Coup de Milieu: Calvados

Entrée: Shrimp Creole, Red Beans & Rice, and

Stuffed Mirliton with sliced French Baguettes

Dessert: Warm Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Cookie Course: Almond Lace Cookies, Mini Calas, and Strawberries dipped in Chocolate


  • 3rd Degree

    Asian markets in Carrollton often sell lobsters from $4.99 – $6.99 per pound… is there a substantial difference in the quality/safety/taste of products between there and at a specialty store like TJs? Any response would be appreciated.

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