Cafe Express LLC

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Since When Did Great Food Have A Curfew?

    It started off as a simple idea. Go to a restaurant after 10 p.m. or so, order some food, consume it, and if it's good publish a Late Night Eats post about the place. The first three were actually just that simple. Then it got hard to find additional places. Really hard. See also: - Late-Night Eats ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Café Express Tests New Pastas,
    Tweaks Menus per Diner Requests

    Photos by Elaine LinerCafe Express chef Greg Martin​Café Express has long been a fallback when I can't get anyone to agree where to meet for a quick dinner. The menu is diverse, dishes are reasonably priced (most are under $10) and there are enough options to satisfy carnivore-befriending veg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Hash Over: AMPM Opens Restaurant, Dragonfly Rolls Out New Brunch Menu, And Express Offers 25-Cent Brownies

    Danny HurleyAMPM: If it's good enough for Miles Austin's birthday party, surely it's good enough for you. AMPM (300 N. Akard St., in the Mosaic building) promises "Dallas' only ultra urban luxury dining experience," which one presumes means that it's the only place in the city of Dallas where you c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Bye-Bye, Sugar High

    Reporter Megan Feldman Goes Without Refined Sugar. Her Life May Never Be The Same. When my doctor recently recommended I stop eating refined sugar as part of a broad plan to curb a bout of allergies and eczema, I didn't think it'd be such a big deal. "Sure," I said, thankful it wasn't something mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    The Master Cleanser: Day 9

    Status: Green Weight: 157.6 (-13.5) Mood: Bitter Better It's not that I'm craving or lusting food. I'm really not. It's just that, well, God I'm sick of lemons. Buying them and cutting them and squeezing them and smelling them and having their juice sting my cuticles and, yes, drinking th ... More >>

  • News

    June 5, 2008
  • News

    March 8, 2007

    Prince Peruna

    Knocked off his high horse, Matt Doherty tries to whip SMU back into the race

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2006

    Out of Time, Out of a Job, Out of the Country

    If the staff at your neighborhood Cafe Express seems a little lighter than usual, a lawsuit in district court might provide the answer why. In July, Jaime Chavez saw in his mail a letter from Cafe Express, for which he has worked for several years. Chavez, who lives on Maple Avenue, thought: At las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2006

    Don't Express Yourself

    Dear Cafe Express on McKinney Avenue, Things you may not want to publicize to your customers in the form of an "award": Lowest Crew Turnover — 64.5 % Lowest Food Cost — 28.8 % Perhaps you might place these placards in the back room as motivational tools instead of on the dining-room w ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Happy Next Year

    Let's all try to be positive for about 30 seconds

  • Dining

    June 5, 2003

    Funk Spunk

    Three's company for trio coming to Mockingbird Station

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    What's the Catch?

    This new Trinity River plan is suspiciously reasonable

  • Dining

    January 2, 2003

    Big Death

    Fading flashiness marked the year in Dallas dining

  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Stayin' Alive

    Avanti Ristorante survives the McKinney Avenue curse

  • News

    January 10, 2002

    A Hole in Every Pot

    A city gone shabby yearns for a mayor to put things right

  • Culture

    November 15, 2001

    Does a Bear Shop in the Woods?

    Don't get malled. This year, do your business al fresco.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Strip Mall

    Mockingbird Station

  • Dining

    January 8, 1998

    It's a fiasco

    It's a Veritable Feast! fumbles into famine

  • Dining

    June 13, 1996

    Chain of foods

    At Ruggeri's, Primo's, and Cafe Express, you are where you eat

  • Dining

    December 15, 1994

    Houston heavyweight

    Chef Robert Del Grande's reputation carries as much weight as the ceramic platter at Cafe Express