Norman Grimm

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    These Five Chefs Are Vying to Take Over Kitchen LTO, and the Decision's in Your Hands

    Kitchen LTO, the innovative "permanent pop-up restaurant" that set up shop in Trinity Groves last year, has helped some of the city's most promising up-and-coming chefs hone their skills. As current Kitchen LTO chef Eric Shelton's control of the restaurant comes to an end on May 31, the restaurant i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Hotel St. Germain's Norman Grimm on Sneaking F-bombs and Pork into His Kitchen

    Chef Norman Grimm's work was highly praised at Kitchen LTO, but all good things must come to an end, and at LTO it happens fast. After a four-month stint at the newly-opened pop-up spot in Trinity Groves, the 23-year restaurant industry veteran accepted the executive chef position at Hotel St. Germa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    It's Time For Kitchen LTO: Take Two

    We all knew this day would come. At the end of January, Kitchen LTO chef Norman Grimm will have braised his last shank, seared his last scallop and theatrically melted his last chocolate OMG. Grimm's name will be striped from the marquee, and a new menu and dining concept will be stood up in its pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Dallas' 10 Biggest Restaurant Openings of 2013

    The Dallas dining scene famously is chaotic and hydra-like. Every week sees news of restaurants failing, but for every one that closes it seems two more spring up to take its place. In honor of new beginnings, we've put together a list of the ten most noteworthy restaurants that opened in 2013. K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Thanksgiving Cooking Tips from 18 of Dallas' Best Chefs

    My excitement runneth over. With the best holiday of the year just a few days away, it's about time to start getting prepped. But it's hard to know where to start. That in mind we asked some of Dallas' best chefs for some Thanksgiving cooking tips. Omar Flores, Driftwood "Thanksgiving for me is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Acme F&B Is Now Acme Social Club, with Burgers and Beer and Hopefully People

    First, some background info for those who don't keep up on the finer details of McKinney Avenue restaurant news. Colleen O'Hare and Jeana Johnson of Good 2 Go Taco teamed up Barcadia owners Brooke Humphries and Brianna Larson to create sorta-casual, sorta-refined restaurant on the corner of Monticel ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 17, 2013

    Kitchen LTO's Device

    Pop-up dining may be a fine enough pull, but only great food will keep the diners returning

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Fork Fight Round 2: Kitchen LTO versus Chino Chinatown

    The gloves came on at last night's Fork Fight, round two of a friendly competition among restaurants at Trinity Groves. Chef Uno Immanivong was decked out in head-to-toe pink, including a pair of hot pink boxing gloves. She was ready for a fight. The folks from Kitchen LTO, including crowd-sourced c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Get Ready For Your First Limited Time Offer From Trinity Groves

    LTO has announced their first idea for the Trinity Groves pop up restaurant. Over the past few weeks we've told you about the concept that will feature a temporary restaurant that provides four short months of atmosphere and cuisine crafted by a chef and designer picked by local Dallas diners. LTO a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Real Reality: A First Look at the Chefs Contending for Kitchen LTO

    Last night, Kitchen LTO opened its doors (well, 3015 Trinity's doors, technically) to the $25-per-ticket-paying-public for a sold-out night of tasting, schmoozing and drinking. The event was all in the name of introducing the chefs and designers who are in the running to create the very first Kitche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2013

    Acme F&B Offers Half Priced Food Night Among Other Changes

    It felt so strange walking into Acme F&B on a recent weekday evening. The dining room was completely empty, except a couple of ladies at the bar, and outside the patio was only half full. Just under a year ago, the restaurant was one of the hot dining destinations of the summer, and people flooded t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Acme F&B Changes Chefs Less Than Four Months After Opening

    The folks behind Acme F&B announced Norman Grimm has been hired as their new executive chef. Grimm's resume includes the opening of Mercury and three years at York Street with Sharon Hage. He also worked in California, Portland, Ohio and France. Grimm also spent a few months at Nosh before heading ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Booze Booze Booze Tacobots: This Week In Dallas Grubbing

    ​Ouch. Remember that whole Bar 828 thing in Oak Cliff? Seems like a distant memory. While milling around out back of the event, I asked a bartender (details fuzzy for obvious reasons) his best hangover cure. He told me a gin and tonic water poured over a couple of alka-seltzer tablets with som ... More >>