Still cooking after all of these years

By Emily Charrier, Advocate Magazine Six decades in the kitchen at Highland Park Cafeteria Mr. B’s rough and calloused hands are a stark contrast to his soft blue eyes, which crinkle with joy when he speaks about his favorite subject: his faith. “I just trust in the Lord,” he says proudly and often. “The Lord is […]

Want to feed a few thousand for Thanksgiving? Here’s what you need

Highland Park Cafeteria serving line Thanksgiving

By Emily Charrier Start with 250 turkeys. But buy them in May, because the avian flu was briefly threatening the world’s turkey supply, with some predicting a shortage come Thanksgiving. Throw in 1,800 pounds of potatoes and 2,200 pounds of yams that are peeled by machine but finished by hand by one woman with lightning quick speed. […]

GuideLive: It’s Time to Talk Turkey

Highland Park Cafeteria The menu includes Thanksgiving staples such as roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cornbread dressing, candied yams, green bean casserole and more. Choose from several desserts, including pumpkin pie, coconut meringue pie, German chocolate cake and carrot cake. Nov. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $14.99 per person, which includes turkey or ham, two […]

Eats Beat: Thankful for HPC

Highland Park Cafeteria

Photo: Highland Park Cafeteria in Dallas offers daily features such as baked chicken with squash casserole, and a Thanksgiving lunch special. By Jeffery Washington, Star-Telegram archives. It’s a drive, but a lot of North Texas families will load up Thanksgiving morning and head to the timeless Highland Park Cafeteria in the Casa Linda neighborhood east of downtown […]