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Tricky Fish Awarded Best of Richardson Awards

Whew! What an amazing ride it’s been so far!

With our Richardson restaurant just a year old, it is exciting to see how far we have come so far! And we could not have gotten here without YOU! Thank YOU for visiting our quaint little restaurant, thank YOU for telling your friends to come check it out, and thank YOU for coming back! It’s our pleasure to serve you!

We were especially honored when we found out that Richardson Living Magazine awarded us not one – but two – Best Bites Awards for 2017!

·     Best New Restaurant Richardson – Tricky Fish

·     Best Happy Hour Richardson – Tricky Fish

Awards are based on your votes and we can’t THANK YOU enough for putting our name in the hat!

At Tricky Fish, our goal is to offer the best experience possible, serving food that’s simple, fresh, and delicious. Mixing cocktails with only the highest quality ingredients and unique flavor combinations. Creating a brunch that will start your weekend off right. We’ve learned that when it comes to being the best, it’s all in the details.

Come by Tricky Fish this week to experience what makes us the Best New Restaurant in Richardson! You can try the best happy hour in Richardson, or maybe you would like to try our delicious lunch and dinner menu.

Start your meal with our Gulf Oysters on the Half Shell, then try our ever popular Tillamook Mac N Cheese with Shrimp, and lastly, finish the meal with a French Toast Sundae (bread pudding, peaches, vanilla ice cream, and bourbon sauce – yum!). Don’t forget about our extensive menu of craft beer, wine, and carefully handcrafted cocktails.

See you this week at Tricky Fish in Richardson’s CityLine and thanks again for helping us become the best new restaurant and best happy hour in Richardson, Texas!

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Tricky Fish at Home: Loaded Parmesan Grits

At Tricky Fish, we like to keep our menu simple – just like the food we prepare. Uncomplicated, no fuss dining is what we’re all about. We're your Richardson scratch kitchen.


And because we love simplicity, it means we can’t put all of our favorite entrees on the menu. I’m sure from time-to-time we’ll rotate out a few new offerings, but for now, we’re keeping everything simple as pie.


One such favorite is our Loaded Parmesan Grits. Make it at home for the perfect accompaniment to a Sunday brunch or a hearty dinner. Enjoy!


Loaded Parmesan Grits

(makes 4-6 side dish servings)



·      1 cup yellow corn grits

·      ½ cup heavy cream

·      ½ cup chicken stock

·      2 cups whole milk

·      ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

·      1 cup corn kernels, cut from 2 small ears corn

·      1 Tbsp oil

·      ½ cup red bell pepper, diced

·      ¼ cup green bell pepper, diced

·      ½ cup green onions, sliced very thin

·      Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

·      4 slices bacon, cooked, drained, and chopped

·      Parsley, minced, for garnish



1.   Pour heavy cream, chicken stock, and milk in a saucepan and heat until it’s reached a soft boil.

2.   Whisk in the grits. To avoid clumping, whisk once per minute for about 5 minutes.

3.   Gently fold in the Parmesan cheese, then cover and remove from heat.

4.   Let the grits rest, covered, for 10-15 minutes until the desired consistency is reached. If they get too thick, use a little hot water or chicken stock to thin.

5.   Heat oil in a skillet and add corn kernels. Cook for 2 minutes. Gradually add red and green peppers, then green onions, salt and pepper, tossing to cook as you go.

6.   To serve, spoon the grits into bowls and top with the corn mixture, bacon, and parsley.