Mediterranean Restaurant

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Canary By Gorji, an upscale restaurant in Dallas Texas features Chef Gorji's signature New Mediterranean Cuisine. He is also the back-to-back Texas Steak Cook-Off Champion and specializes in some of thebest steaks in the metroplex.

The small 7-table restaurant puts it’s emphasis on food and flavors and offers an interesting international and domestic wine list from boutique wineries that you won’t find elsewhere. They don’t have televisions, don’t rush you to turn tables to seat others and cannot accommodate young children.


In Zing! Chef Gorji shows new and simple ways to use ingredients such as pomegranates, sumac, grapefruit, and capers to infuse our dishes with fresh flavor.

"Spiral bound, this impressive compendium showcasing Mediterranean cuisine is a true gourmet's delight. ... Profusely and beautifully illustrated throughout in full color, "Zing! By Gorji" is a unique, sophisticated, and enthusiastically recommended addition to personal, professional, and community library cookbook collections." - Midwest Book Review

Chef Gorji

Chef Gorji

Gorji, an engineer-turned-chef, a restauranteur and creator of Gorji Gourmet Foods has lived on three continents, and has just passed a quarter century calling Texas home, twelve of those as chef-owner of the acclaimed, intimate, 7-table Canary By Gorji restaurant in Dallas. He nightly cooks his signature New Mediterranean cuisine that is detailed in his Zing! By Gorji Cookbook. Often going against the grain of traditional culinary practice, his creative take on cooking philosophies mixes science and old world hot and cold theories to create his unique recipes.

Sauce Line

Award-winning Gorji Gourmet line of sauces for home cooks include: Pomodoro Sauce, Puttanesca Sauce, Arrabiata Diavolo Sauce, Pomegranate Vinaigrette and Dipping Oil Marinade.

These sauces taste like you’ve spent hours preparing, them, but in fact, take only a few minutes. Just heat, serve and enjoy the fresh flavor!

Arrabiata Diavolo
• GOLD - ZestFest 2015 Best Pasta Sauce Cookoff
• Best New Product-ZestFest 2015
• GOLD - ZestFest 2016 Best Pasta Sauce Cookoff

See Gorji Gourmet Award Winners: sauces take top honors at Zestiest 2015 & 2016!

“One of the best experiences we've had in a long time. Gorji was a great host and the food was absolutely wonderful from the preparation to the presentation.” - - Jonathan G., Yelp    