NOSH Euro Bistro in Plano has closed. The restaurant confirmed on its Facebook page on Wednesday with a message, "Thank you for all of your support!" along with a picture of owner Avner Samuel sort of smiling. He looks dapper in bright sweater. I suppose the message is, "I'm good, thanks."
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Snack closed this Sunday, according to a post on Culture Map. The restaurant has been shifting concepts since it opened in an attempt to court customers, while nearby, the Capitol Pub, Hacienda On Henderson, J Blacks, and the recently opened Tried and True enjoy brisk business.
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Located in the seemingly doomed Henderson Avenue strip where Horne & Dekker, Fish City Grill and Urbino all met their maker, Snack seems to be the unfortunate red-headed stepchild of the otherwise successful ventures from dynamic duo Avner Samuel and Jon Stevens. It's been panned by critics and Yel ... More >>
Back in February, we noted numerous closings in the Knox-Henderson area and referred to the neighborhood as the restaurant Bermuda triangle. Fish City Grill, Horne and Dekker, Alma, Cafe San Miguel and others in the area thad closed in under a year, leading me to question why the neighborhood was se ... More >>
Force-feeding a duck for foie gras.I have a friend who likes to say that the cuteness of an animal is directly proportional to how delicious it is. I see his point: rabbits are adorable and also excellent braised in white wine. Lambs are beautiful, whether they're frisking through a meadow or ... More >>
Something new's in store for the highly decorated Aurora, but chef Avner Samuel is refusing to reveal what the changes entail.
"We will announce something next week," Samuel says when asked for specifics.
Samuel confirmed he's in the midst of lease negotiations, but wouldn't say whether he' ... More >>
Meredith L. MooreSome of the wares at Tei An.We started off thinking about innovators, but...well, sometimes innovation comes in the form of foams, deconstruction or other overwrought foods and we didn't really want to dwell on the subject.But there are always people who shake things, either by n ... More >>
Alex FloresYears and years ago, Aurora chef Avner Samuel blurted in the middle of a phone conversation that he had introduced creme brulee to Dallas--and vice versa, I suppose. Let's assume that's the case. Why then, didn't he go that one step further and show local chefs how to caramelize the su ... More >>