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Gorji Makes Yelp’s Local Top 3

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D Magazine Visits Gorji Restaurant

  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-Agnus As 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 year, the restaurant changed its name after 14 years, shortening it from Canary ...

Voyage Dallas Magazine Interviews Chef 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

The 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 Restaurants in Dallas BRIAN REINHART | DECEMBER 17, 2018 | 4:00AM ...

Gorji, Dallas’ First Fine Dining No Tipping Restaurant

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 who are essential in preparing and providing the culinary experience will no ...

Eater Dallas • Addison Best Restaurant • Gorji Restaurant

    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 decade, Canary by Gorji has reliably been Addison’s best restaurant. &nb...

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

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 Street Cafe and Tei Tei Robata Bar coming in first and second. New Restaurant ...

Dallas Observer Favorite Fancy Toast

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, made to the Observer in 2016, that his food doesn’t pay attention to what’s ...

Honored To Be Considered For Best Chef

Excerpt from Dallas Observer: "The Hardest Food Categories to Decide in This Year's Dallas Observer Best of Dallas WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 AT 11:12 A.M. BY BETH RANKIN http://www.dallasobserver.com/restaurants/the-hardest-food-categories-to-decide-in-this-years-dallas-observer-best-of-dallas-8715542 Best Chef There's a serious amount of talent in the Dallas food scene right now, and as we ate our way through the city's top restaurants this summer while working on this list, it got harder and harder to select the best chef. Misti Norris was an obvious contender from the get-go, but she won last year and has since announced that ...

Filet Mignon at Canary By Gorji: Dallas Observer Favorite List

In September Dallas Observer is doing a Best of Dallas® 2016 issue. Leading up to that they are sharing (in no particular order) their 100 Favorite Dishes, the Dallas entrées, appetizers and desserts that impressed them this year. Filet Mignon In Addison, Dallas, TX Canary's filet mignon in Addison, Texas is a Dallas Observer 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 29: Steak at Canary. "Gorji's philosophy and techniques of cooking filet mignon are described and go on to say "...Gorji won back-to-back statewide Texas Steak Cook-Offs a decade ago, and although he has retired from cook-offs, the judges could wander into his restaurant tomorrow and ...

Eater Lists: Gorji Best Addison Restaurant with “killer cuisine”

Eater Dallas 38 & Addison 13 Essential Lists: Gorji Is Addison's Best Restaurant Canary By Gorji shortened its name to Gorji in 2018 2017 EATER 13 Essential Addison Restaurants reports: "For more than a decade, Canary by Gorji has reliably been Addison’s best restaurant. "Killer Cuisine" 2016 Eater 38 Essential Restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth recognized Canary By Gorji for "...serving up killer cuisine in Addison for more than a decade...and keeping it real in north Dallas." The baby eggplant in Dallas at Canary By Gorji and the paella dish are some of Chef Gorji's New Mediterranean specialties. They are featured on the D...

Versatile Sweet Summer Tomatoes Do Double Duty As Salad and Dessert

  Tomatoes, Vegetable or Fruit? Who cares when they taste this good! Chef Gorji is using versatile summer sweet tomatoes as salad and dessert! He is making the most of these beautiful Texas sweet tomatoes and will be serving them as long as the good local supply lasts. Right now, he is getting these amazing sweet tomatoes from local Your Own Victory Garden in Plano, TX. Panzanella Salad recipe from Zing! By Gorji Cookbook highlighted in D Home magazine article about summer tomatoes Nancy Nichols talks about Gorji being a champion of local produce and his cookbook Zing! full of recipes designed to highlight the bounties of Texas, ...

GO TEXAN • Restaurant Round-Up • Gorji Restauarnt

Chef Gorji is celebrating his 8th year with GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up. He was one of the first Dallas chefs to participate in the GO TEXAN program, the Texas Department of Agriculture's program for restaurant owners and chefs dedicated to serving fresh, local ingredients and pouring great Texas wines.  His line of products, Gorji Gourmet Foods, are designated GO TEXAN as well. Mediterranean With Texas Twists Gorji calls his cuisine New Mediterranean and the interpretations include local Texas ingredients as often as he can. He believes the most Mediterranean philosophy is using what is fresh and available around you. Canary By Gorji  an ...

D Home Magazine Features Zing! Cookbook Panzanella Recipe

Panzanella recipe from Zing! By Gorji Cookbook highlighted in D Home magazine article about summer tomatoes "Any way you slice it—or can it or chop it—the tomato is an irresistible summer fruit. (And yes, the tomato is scientifically classified as a fruit, not a vegetable.) Once vine-ripened tomatoes show up in area grocery stores and farmers markets, the Dallas eating scene brightens. Thick slices appear on burgers, sandwiches, and salads served all over town..." Read the full DHome article and recipe at https://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-home/2015/may-june/how-to-grow-your-own-tomatoes/ Panzanella recipe from Zing! By Gorji ...