Matt Pikar

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Nora Expanding into Neighboring Retail Space

    Big changes are under way at Nora, the Afghan restaurant that opened last year on Greenville Avenue. This weekend, opaque plastic obscured the windows as workers on scaffolding tended to the exterior of the building. Chef and owner Matt Pikar took control of the adjacent space and knocked down the ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 23, 2012

    Nora's Mix And Match

    A Familiar Tapestry of Dishes Seduce an East Dallas Crowd.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Home Cooking: Afghan Ambassador Makes Stop in Dallas for Not-So-Local Food

    Ambassador Said Tayeb Jawad​Afghan Grill owner Matt Pikar hasn't decided yet what he'll serve Afghanistan's ambassador when he dines at Pikar's North Dallas restaurant tonight. "We're going to give him whatever he desires," Pikar says. "Maybe kebab with lamb, maybe lamb chops." Said Tayeb Ja ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 6, 2008

    Review: Afghan Grill

    At Afghan Grill, the fortunes of war pay delicious dividends