“What is #TasteofGR?,” you ask. Well, it’s the Instagram hashtag to use between now and Saturday, September 18th when posting photos of delish food you enjoyed from any of these 11 Greater Riverdale restaurants. Doing so will enter you into a contest to win a $200 gift certificate to a Taste of Greater Riverdale restaurant of your choice! Not only that: Your entry will also help spread the good word about these local, award-winning restaurants; a much-needed boost during these pandemic times.
Well, looky here: An 8,500 sq. foot “food hall and ghost kitchen” is slated to open this summer at The Station at Riverdale Park. This new spot will feature “9 independent culinary concepts, a sleek wrap-around bar, and indoor/outdoor seating for 175+ guests.
Right outside of 2Fifty Texas BBQ is a beautiful, vibrant mural created by Riverdale Park’s own Tanglewood Sue. Debby Portillo & Fernando Gonzalez, owners of the critically-acclaimed restaurant in Riverdale Park, commissioned Sue to create a mural celebrating “where we come from, where we are and where we want to be.”
TOWN CENTER MARKET IS OPENING ITS PATIO ON MONDAY! That’s all the information I have right now! Happy Friday!
On a more serious note, while I don’t have any more information on this just yet, Town Center Market did share that there are currently ironing out the seating rules and service guidelines ahead of Monday’s opening. So stay tuned to the Town Center Market website for more details!
Dumm’s Pizza and Subs is joining the 2Fifty Texas BBQ family! After 30 years in business, the restaurant’s owners have sold Dumm’s to 2Fifty Texas BBQ, who will keep the beloved “Dumm’s” name and serve a menu that honors the restaurant’s original recipes. Transition is already underway! As as plans to add seating and parking. Read on for background and the official letter from 2Fifty Texas BBQ.
Riverdale Park will be adding another great restaurant to its growing, enviable roster: 250 Texas BBQ is planning to open a brick and mortar restaurant at 4700 Riverdale Road (former location of Dumm’s Corner Market location / next to Dumm’s Pizza, down the block from Town Center Market). From their existing presence in our local community to their delicious food (including vegan and vegetarian options) and to their commitment to hiring and supporting the local deaf and ASL community, we’re really looking forward to 250 Texas BBQ opening their Riverdale Park restaurant doors soon!