Judd Fruia

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Short Orders: Tre Amici

    ​Tre Amici18020 N. Dallas Pwky.972-250-4400It opened at the end of last year as Fruia's Tre Amici and, under that name, the far north steakhouse reviewed quite well.A few months ago, however, the other partners ousted their biggest--talking about name recognition here--colleague, Judd Fruia and ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Sloppy Seconds: Double, Double Your Refreshment

    Well, refreshment, maybe not. Double your fun, though, sure. Toil and trouble all you want. It's been a big week of twos here on City of Ate. A double dose of Veggie Girl, for instance. Two posts recapping the year's first quarter. We even had a couple items for the big race weekend at Texas Motor S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    10 Questions: Our Favorite Answers Thus Far

    We began the 10 Questions series early in the new year, so it seems like a good time to pause and look back.Over the past few months, we've interviewed some interesting characters, including chefs, waiters, managers, bartenders, food critics and outright celebrities. While we never intended the 10 Q ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 5, 2009

    Fruia's Tre Amici

    We like our red meat nice and wet

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Burning Question: Are Restaurants Looking Forward to 2009?

    Long about, oh, a few hours after midnight on New Year's, the Burning Question crew made a resolution.We felt strongly about it at the time--so much so that we carefully jotted the details in black ink. Apparently, in 2009, we plan to dedicate ourselves to the overthrow of Bhutan, which we will then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Hash Over: Pappas Alumni Return And A Cougar Hunter Branches Out

    The old Rick Stein's, soon to be the new Tre Amici. Every so often the planets slip completely out of alignment and all kinds of improbable things occur. Just yesterday, for example, Judd Fruia said of his soon-to-open Tre Amici restaurant in North Dallas, “the wine list is too big—I have to cut ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 24, 2007

    Clubbing Crocs

    The latest in reanimated after-dark hotspots

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    How Now Mad Cow?

    For Texas cattle ranchers, "What's for dinner?" is a touchy question

  • Dining

    November 6, 2003

    Show and Sell

    What’s up with all the gimmicks?

  • Dining

    June 12, 2003

    Turning Japanese

    What's up with Kobe beef?

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    No Smoking Gun

    The new smoking ban will work--if no one lights up

  • Dining

    October 31, 2002

    Democracy Inaction

    Rotgut responses to questions from the discard pile

  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Eschewing the Fat

    Interest groups battle over your next meal

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Paul Evans

    Vine Texas

  • Dining

    March 21, 2002

    Costly Corks

    When the cork pops out, the value of wine plummets. So why do restaurants carry expensive bottles?

  • News

    May 24, 2001


    Chump change