Norma's Café is the original Dallas dining icon serving Texas home cooking, will celebrate its 3rd Annual Chicken Fried Steak Day, October 25th at each of its three locations. To celebrate the day, a featured chicken fried steak menu insertion was created with the help of five iconic Dallas Texans, which showcases their favorite ways to eat this traditional Texas dish.
This year’s featured chicken fried steak contributors includes Ebby Halliday, founder of Ebby Halliday Realtors; our very own Jagger and Tara, radio personalities for 102.9 NOW FM’s “Jagger and Tara in the Morning;” George Schrader, former City Manager of Dallas; Bill Hall, CEO for Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity; and Frisco Mayor, Maher Maso.
In honor of the day, Norma’s Cafe will serve up its “eNORMAus,” award-winning chicken fried steak – seasoned, double dipped and fried golden brown, with five different tastes from some of Dallas’ familiar faces. All five dishes have their own unique flavor and offer something for everyone:
Halliday Starts with Dessert – Chicken fried steak doused in brown gravy and topped with mushrooms and grilled onions, paired with buttered corn, coleslaw and fried okra. Served with a slice of lemon Mile-High Cream Pie.
Jagger and Tara’s Thankful Chicken Fried Steak – Chicken fried steak on a bed of cornbread dressing, topped with giblet gravy and a side of cranberry sauce, and paired with mashed potatoes, green beans and candied yams. Served with a slice of traditional pumpkin pie.
Schrader’s Old Reliable – Traditional chicken fried steak, swimming in cream gravy, paired with homemade mashed potatoes, turnip greens and glazed carrots. Served with a slice of coconut Mile-High Cream Pie.
Buffalo Bill Hall – Chicken fried steak tossed in buffalo wing sauce topped with melted jack and bleu cheese crumbles, served on a bed of homemade mashed potatoes and paired with celery and carrot sticks and black eyed peas. Compliment this dish with a slice of chocolate Mile-High Cream Pie.
The Mayor Maher – Chicken fried steak grilled cheese stuffed with scrambled eggs, bacon and cream gravy, paired with hash browns and a side of gravy for dipping. Finish this dish off right with a warm cinnamon roll, hollowed out and filled with Blue Bell homemade vanilla ice cream.
Norma's Cafe is a Dallas home cooking institution. Founded in 1956, Norma's Cafe serves up hot, fresh, and savory home-style meals, with a sinful Texan flare, which are sure to make your mouth water. The original location has been operating in Oak Cliff for more than 50 years. Norma's Cafe staples include big breakfasts, characterized by fluffy biscuits and gravy, satisfying dinners with award-winning chicken fried steak, and homemade, Mile-High Cream Pies™ for dessert.
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