Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, November 21, 1997 Page: 73 of 80
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Breadwinners just gets better as time
goes along. The McKinney Avenue
establishment first opened as a
cafe/bakery serving breakfast and
lunch but then the establishment
expanded to serving dinner. It also
beefed up the patio, giving the estab-
lishment more of a New Orleans flavor,
and has attracted an eclectic younger
crowd to delight in its wide range of
It also has become a neighborhood
hangout for its wide variety of coffees,
cappucinos, espressos and lattes,
served up in three airy, bright dining
Also popular is the weekend brunch
menu, especially the inventive brunch
Although the place has a feel of an
informal, neighborhood hangout dur-
ing breakfast and lunch, dinner takes
on a more romantic character.
The in-house menu offers a dizzying
array of choices, even for breakfast.
Served until 4 p.m., the breakfast
menu includes several varieties of
French Toast, including a knockout
Normandy French Toast — sourdough
stuffed with cream cheese and raspber-
ry preserves, then grilled and topped
with cream. There's also cinnamon-
raisin, with or without a fruit and pow-
dered sugar topping; one incarnation
made with banana bread; one with
sourdough rolled in a crunchy, cinna-
money coating and grilled; and one
with buttermilk cakes with granola.
Eggs come scrambled with a dizzy-
ing array of accompanying ingredients,
from grilled chicken and ham to chori-
zo, onion and bell pepper and many
others. Eggs Benedict are available in
And that's only the high points of the
For lunch and especially dinner, try
some of the interesting entrees.
Especially good is the sherry-seared
trout and the herb-encrusted chicken.
But again, selections are numerous.
For the health-conscious, there's
grilled vegetable fajitas and whole
grilled vegetables. Shrimp and
macadamia nuts, turkey and sweet
potato and Jack Daniels and baby-back
ribs are only a few other of these inter-
♦ The Original Dallas Bistro ♦
4 Stars ★ ★ ★ ★ Dallas Morning News
Critics Choice Award Wine Spectator, 1995
Top 25 Restaurants 1995 D Magazine
Most Romantic Restaurant, Readers Choice Awards, 1996
"Tike a fine wine, The Grape is aging
beautifully. Come experience the
vintage grape in our 25th year/7
2808 Greenville Avenue
Bread Winners' sandwiches also get
a lot of attention that's well-deserved.
The grilled chicken Caesar sandwich
is a must-try, as is the superb roasted
Salads also are offered in great vari-
ety, including a Santa Fe Cobb salad
well worth trying — with blackened
chicken and guacamole among the
other standard Cobb ingredients.
There's also a "Queen of Hearts"
salad made from hearts of palm, arti-
choke, celery and romaine. The Caesar
is also excellent.
Appetizers are also interesting and,
well, appetizing. Crab soup and grilled
• focaccia with marinara and mozzarella
are standouts, but the menu also
includes grilled portobello, a California
roll, fiery Thai shrimp scampi, sauteed
spinach, roasted garlic served with goat
cheese and olive oil with oregano-fla-
vored bread. Pizzas and quesadillas are
Bread Winners Cafe, 3301 McKinney,
We invite you to join us for our Sunday Brunch Buffet
and enjoy temptations such as:
• Bananas Foster Pancakes
• Eggs Benedict Castillo
• Omelets made with your choice of ingredients
• Prime Rib Carving Station
• Breads and Desserts- all made in house
and much more all for $10.95
We have a full bar with
Mimosas, Bloody Marys and Frozen Bellinis
Every Sunday 11 -3
3102 Oak Lawn • In the Centrum
at the corner of Oak Lawn & Welborn
Dallas Voice Holiday Dining Guide 1997 5s
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Vercher, Dennis. Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, November 21, 1997, newspaper, November 21, 1997; Dallas, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth616180/m1/73/?q=RIO%20VISTA: accessed October 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.