Highland Park Cafeteria recognized as outstanding East Dallas business of the year by the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce

Thank you Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce for awarding Highland Park Cafeteria with Business of the Year! We are extremely honored to accept this award with so many other fantastic East Dallas businesses. Here is the article: Local small businesses receive honors The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce held its 2019 Chamber Awards […]

Mr. B Serves Highland Park Cafeteria with Faith

By Kristin Dickerson Published Mar 8, 2019 at 6:24 PM | Updated at 8:15 PM CST on Mar 8, 2019 Highland Park Cafeteria, which first opened in 1925, continues to pride itself on tradition and consistency. The 100 buffet items are made from scratch each day, and many of which are made by the hands […]

Why this Dallas 87-year-old has worked the same restaurant job for more than 6 decades

Highland Park Cafeteria Mr B

Why this Dallas 87-year-old has worked the same restaurant job for more than 6 decades Sharon Grigsby, Metro columnist Sixty-two years ago, Ernest Bowens stopped by Highland Park Cafeteria to talk to a friend in the kitchen. Bowens wound up with a job and has worked there ever since. Given that a lifelong loyalty to […]

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 […]