Delicious

Crystal chandeliers hang from the ceiling, and the heads of gazelles and deer emerge from the walls (yes, they're pine-carved instead of stuffed, but still). This upscale-meets-down-home feel is the overall approach to Tillman's Roadhouse, right down to the menu items. ...

FIVE SPOTS THAT GOT GAME

1 IN THE MOOD
Order the duck breast, served up differently each night according to the local bounty and the chef’s fancy.
Bolsa
614 W. Davis

2 SWEET SALVADOR
The Salvadoran restaurant serves up a Central American version of grilled quail, accompanied by fried plantains.
Gloria’s
600 W. Davis

3 LA CALLE CON EL PULPO
It’s not wild game, but serving octopus is a bit on the wild side. At this eatery, it’s sautéed in garlic, tomato and oregano.
La Calle Doce
415 W. 12th

4 SPICE IT UP
This is not your average quail. The Southern comfort food bistro adds its own flair, stuffing it with jalapeños and brushing a balsamic demi-glaze on top.
Hattie’s
418 Bishop

5 DUCK, DUCK, PIZZA
We’re not sure which part of the dish is yummier — pan-roasted duck breast, or three onion mac n’ cheese. For something more adventurous, try the duck breast pizza.
Kavala Mediterranean Grill
1417 W. Davis



WANT MORE?
Click to sign up for the Advocate's weekly news digest and be the first to know what’s happening in Oak Cliff.
Written By
More from Advocate Staff

The Medium Is The Massage

When she moved here from Houston, Darlene Jett knew nothing about Oak...
Read More