Kenny Bowers

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    A BBQ Snob Finds Bliss on a Bun at Kenny's Wood Fired Burger

    We don't respect much here at the Dallas Observer, but when it comes to Texas barbecue, there's one guy whose word is holy writ: BBQ Snob Daniel Vaughn, whose Full Custom Gospel BBQ blog is the go-to guide for sniffing out the best smoked meat in the state. So for Burger Week on City of Ate, who bet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    What The World Doesn't Need Now Is An Announcement About Kenny's Balls

    Kenny Bowers love his (meat)balls​The clever marketing folks at Shiroma Southwest sure know how to impress a lady while advertising their client's appearance at this past weekend's Taste Addison. Last week, the PR and communications firm sent me a lone meatball from Kenny's Italian Kitchen, a ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 6, 2011
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    August 10, 2010

    Kenny Bowers' Expands His Empire
    With American-Style Italian

    ​The sign's up for Kenny's Italian Kitchen, the newest entry in chef Kenny Bowers' collection of casual eateries. According to Brian Williamson, manager of Kenny's Wood Fired Grill, the Addison restaurant should be open by November. "It's still a work in progress," he says. "We're just happy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Steak Bomb
    At Kenny's Burger Joint

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Kenny's Burger Joint Comes Late
    To the Big Patty Game

    Kenny Bowers, left​Kenny's Burger Joint this month scored a colossal publicity coup, getting all the major media outlets in Dallas to report on the eatery's new massive $50 burger. A Hamburger Today, the nation's leading source of beef patty news, even picked up the story. City of Ate didn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Short Orders: Kenny's Burger Joint

    Kenny's Burger Joint1377 Legacy Dr. (Stonebriar Commons)Frisco214-618-8001One thing about Kenny's really, truly irked me.Years ago, chef Kenny Bowers served batch after batch of fantastic French fries at his Addison restaurant. Blanched and finished in beef tallow, they were crisp, rich and reminisc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Fox 4's Good Day Gang Presents Their 10 Most Memorable Guest Chefs Of 2008

    We here at the City of Ate are big fans of Fox 4's Good Day...and not just because the other morning shows wrap up at some unknown but clearly ungodly hour. No, it's because long about the break of day--8:45 or so--they run a cooking segment.Every weekday some local chef wakes early, steps under the ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 2, 2006

    Popularity Contest

    This grill exhibits pleasant mellowness

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    December 31, 1998

    Let 'em eat loin

    1998 was a year of lusty carnivores, raw fish, and orgiastic indulgence

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    July 30, 1998

    Hope sinks

    Big Fish Little Fish's flavor doesn't match its wallet bite

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    May 14, 1998
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    July 4, 1996

    Fish story

    At the Wood Grill, too many cooks make a great broth

  • Dining

    April 11, 1996


    Lefty's handles the big bugs adroitly