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Gorji Restaurant, Canary By Gorji, is a fine dining Mediterranean restaurant in Addison, TX serving upscale Mediterranean food, award-winning-steak and creative seafood. Chef Gorji cooks from around the Mediterranean basin  creating his signature New Mediterranean Cuisine menu.

The Dallas Observer described Canary as having great food in Dallas that eclipses trends and serves the best steaks in Dallas.

And Eater says it has been serving “killer cuisine” and has been the best restaurant in Addison for over a decade.
It is rated the #3 restaurant in Dallas by Renzell, a New York based data-driven rating system.


D Magazine Visits Gorji Restaurant

“D  D Magazine: Gorji Is Still Cooking Just For You Even after 16 years, it still feels like Gorji is cooking just for you at his namesake restaurant. “Gorji combines elegance and simplicity with a particular talent for lightness, a willingness to let herbs speak and lushness complement without burdening," says D Magazine Food Critic, Eve Hill-AgnusAs reported by D Magazine: "Perhaps you have long heard that Gorji is a hidden oasis, a Mediterranean secret presided over by Mansour Gorji—owner, chef, chief provisioner, host, server, and promoter. Last ...

Voyage Dallas Magazine Interviews Chef Gorji

“Gorji Meet Chef Gorji Interview by Voyage Dallas Magazine Voyage Dallas Magazine, which started in LA and believes in uncensored interviews, tries to shed some light on artists, entrepreneurs and small business people. Chef Gorji is featured in their Inspiring Stories Collection. Read the interview with Chef Gorji here.

Gorji # 15 on Dallas Observer Top 100 Restaurants 2019

Artisan Experience SeriesThe Top 100 Dallas Restaurants, No. 15: Gorji is very nearly a one-man show, with chef-owner Gorji buying the ingredients, answering phone calls for reservations, greeting each table and cooking dinner with the help of a tiny handful of waiters and kitchen staff. The dining room is small, the atmosphere is intimate and each table is booked for only one party per night, which makes this one of the most romantic restaurants in Dallas...Read full article by Brian Reinhart, Dallas Observer Food Critic The 10 Biggest Snubs from Dallas Observer Ranking of the Top 100 ...

Addison Magazine Reports Canary By Gorji New Updated Look

Artisan Experience Series https://www.addisonmagazine.com/2018/09/canary-by-gorji-new-updated-look/

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  • September 12, 2018

Gorji, Dallas’ First Fine Dining No Tipping Restaurant

“no-tipping-canary-by-gorji” Fine Dining Gorji Restaurant In Dallas Joins National No-Tipping Trend Canary By Gorji (Now shortened to Gorji) became the first no-tipping restaurant in Dallas, TX November 2016. Read press release at PRNewswire.Chef-Owner, Gorji, who has long contemplated the bold move, says "it was not an easy decision to make, but thinks it is a win-win policy for everyone, the back of the house, the front of the house and positively impacts guests’ dining experiences." New No Tipping Restaurant Equalizes Pay Between Front and Back of the House Now those behind the scenes ...

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Restaurant Health Inspection • Score of 100 • Gorji Restaurant

Artisan Experience SeriesRestaurant Health Inspection Score 100!—Two Years in A Row "We have flirted with a 100 several times before. In 2017 and then again in 2018 we made it! We are very proud of this achievement. Cleanliness is as important an aspect as everything else in the restaurant industry," says Chef Gorji 

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  • August 8, 2018

Eater Dallas • Addison Best Restaurant • Gorji Restaurant

eater-logo-gorji    Best Restaurant In Addison: Gorji Restaurant Dallas, TX EATER 14 Essential Addison Restaurants reports:  The best restaurant in Addison for more than a decade has been Gorji Restaurant (formerly Canary By Gorji).  "Inventive Mediterranean fare, like lamb tongue crostini and gorgonzola-stuffed eggplant, is served alongside prime steaks and equally solid fish dishes. Notably, Gorji, formerly named Canary By Gorj is a chef restaurant and also Dallas’ only no-tipping restaurant." 2017 EATER 13 Essential Addison Restaurants reports: "For more than a ...

Gorji Restaurant formerly Canary By Gorji Remodels

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  • July 1, 2018

15 Years of Food and Friends At Canary By Gorji

Wine Pairing Thanks Everyone for Supporting Us for 15 Years. In March of 2018  Canary By Gorji restaurant observed its 15th Anniversary with a pizza and wine pairing. I am especially proud of this 15-year milestone and appreciative of everyone helping us celebrate this happy event.  

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  • March 16, 2018

Zagat: DFW Chefs

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Canary By Gorji: #1 for Food and Hospitality In Dallas!

renzell-rating-top-3 restaurants-dallas-“ width= Canary By Gorji Rated A Top Restaurant In Dallas By Renzell #1 for Food and Hospitality and #3 overall Named one of the top three restaurants in Dallas by Renzell rating system, Canary By Gorji ranked #1 for food and #1 for hospitality among the 48 Dallas Renzell restaurants. With a score of 98.45 for food and 97.65 for hospitality, Canary By Gorji the romantic, fine dining chef restaurant took the top spots in both categories. Since Canary's menu is wine and beer only and does not have cocktails to rank for this gave an overall ranking of number three with Flora ...

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Dallas Observer Favorite Fancy Toast

lamb-tongue-crostini-chef-gorji Lamb Tongue Crostini: Favorite Dish List Lamb Tongue Crostini, featured on Gorji's New Mediterranean Cuisine menu won a top spot on Dallas Observer's Favorite Dishes List. "Lamb tongue crostini is turning heads at Canary— #5 on Dallas Observer 100 Favorite Dishes List Avocado toast? That’s so 2015. At Canary by Gorji, the future of fancy toast has arrived, and it involves lamb tongues."Ordering appetizers at Canary is hard — how can you ignore the fried sardines? — but this find feels like a true rarity. It also feels like Gorji is backing up his claim, ...

Savory Desserts Trend At Canary By Gorji

“savory Savory Dessert Trends and Flavor Combinations Continue In 2018 National Restaurant News reported that "Flavor combinations are very on-trend as menu makers combine several tastes at a time" in 2016. Savory desserts are again on their list of top 20 food trends in their 2017 Culinary Forecast. See report at http://www.restaurant.org/Downloads/PDFs/News-Research/WhatsHot/What-s-Hot-2017-FINAL Chef Gorji's Unexpected Flavor PairingsAt Canary By Gorji, savory desserts highlight the end of meal selections. Gorji is well known for his unexpected flavor pairings ...

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  • June 2, 2017

Green Almonds, A Brief Spring Culinary Treat

green almonds  Refreshing Green AlmondsGreen almonds appear for only about three weeks a year. We would get them from street vendors and snack on them with a sprinkle of salt. They are so refreshing! We would eat and eat until we got a tummy ache! Candies, Snacks, Salads and Stews Wikipedia describes the fruit as native to the Mediterranean climate region. Specialty Produce has lots of interesting information and background about this culinary treat. From their website,"In  Italy, this halo was referred to as the Italian word for almond, “mandorla”. ...

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Beer Dessert for Grown-Ups At Canary By Gorji

“savory Beer Float, A Fun Dessert For Adults Savory desserts highlight Chef Gorji's gourmet dining menu. Well known for his unexpected flavor pairings and combinations, Kefir, Medjool Date Butterfly, Persimmon & Sorbet and Israeli Stout Float rotate on the menu at Canary By Gorji. He also details the recipes for some of these savory desserts in his cookbook Zing! By Gorji. In fact, his cooking philosophy of his signature "New Mediterranean Cuisine"and the tagline on his cookbook is "Bold, Balanced, Simple & Savory which very much describes this beer ...

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