Sissy’s Southern Kitchen Opens on Henderson

Posted by    |    February 23rd, 2012 at 3:58 pm

Chef Lisa Garza, a former contestant on The Next Food Network Star and owner of Lisa Garza Taste Studio, is opening Sissy’s Southern Kitchen & Bar on Monday, February 27,2012. The restaurant will feature authentic Southern cuisine, cocktails and décor.

“The concept is inspired by my Southern roots. I was born in Memphis and raised by an old-school Southern daddy,” Garza says. “I have worked in and around the fine dining scene for almost 20 years—Sissy’s will be a slight departure. I want to build a fun place that feels like home in the South with great food, awesome drinks and friendly service.”

After perfecting the overall concept and menu, Garza hand-selected Chef Jeffery Hobbs, her dear friend and partner at Suze for seven years, to execute her culinary vision. The menu highlight, of course, is Sissy’s fried chicken: a choice of white or dark meat prepared in a house-blended brine and soaked in buttermilk. Expect other Southern staples like corn fritters with whipped honey butter (MY FAVORITE), whole fried okra, shrimp and white cheddar-green onion grits (DON’T PASS THIS UP) and gumbo.

Sissy’s Southern Kitchen and Bar will be open for dinner Monday through Wednesday from 5 p.m. to midnight, and Thursday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. They have a great patio to enjoy a jalapeño margarita or a secluded private space called The Parlor – perfect for meetings, parties and a quiet place to enjoy some “Southern comfort.” Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 214.827.9900.

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  1. Sarah Beauregard says:

    Can’t wait to try Sissy’s! I wish they were open for lunch and/or brunch. Looks like the perfect spot to meet your girls!

  2. They actually will be opening for brunch soon! They are working on menu, but think fried chicken and waffles…brisket benedict, etc. I’ll dine with you there any time 🙂