Coverage

November 2017

2 Restaurants Offering Free Food in Dallas on Thanksgiving Day
Guide Live covers the 29h annual Free Thanksgiving dinner at our Oak Cliff location. – View Story

Free Breakfast for Veterans Day at Norma’s Cafe
Thank you Plano Magazine for covering our Veteran’s Day free breakfast for all veterans and active military. – View Story

Many DFW Places Offering Freebies To Military Members On Veterans Day
Norma’s Cafe is proud to serve veterans, and active military, free breakfast as part of our annual Veteran’s Day celebration. Thank you for your service! – View Story

FREE Veterans Day Breakfast @ Norma’s Cafe on 11/11
My DFW Mommy covers Norma’s Cafe free breakfast for Veterans and Active Military. Thank you for your service this Veteran’s Day! – View Story

October 2017

What Makes Norma’s Cafe That Different
Frisco’s Bubble Life writes about what makes Norma’s Cafe different, particularly our community fundraisers and food oriented holidays! – View Story

Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day
Central Track always knows what events are worth hitting up, including Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day at Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

How a Spanish-Language Cowboys Broadcaster Launched One of the Best Tortillerias in Dallas
At Norma’s Cafe, we use not only the best ingredients but also buy local whenever possible. We are proud to buy our tortillas from Tortilleria La Norteña, an Oak Cliff run business. – View Story

Here’s where to celebrate Chicken-Fried Steak Day
Even the Fort Worth based “Star Telegram”knows that you need to stop by Norma’s Cafe to celebrate Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day! – View Story

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Norma’s Cafe
Join DART cops at Norma’s Cafe Oak Cliff for a community affair. DART police will be on hand to answer questions about law enforcement, crime, transit and the DART system generally. – View Story

September 2017

100 Favorites, No. 23: The Ol’ No. 7 at Norma’s Cafe
The Dallas Observer famously makes a list of their top 100 favorite dishes in Dallas. And our Ol’ No. 7 came in at #23! – View Story

The Ugly Duckling – DFW Upcoming Model
Sarah Grace Wallerstedt is the new “It Girl” in fashion. She’s from DFW and shot with American Vogue at Norma’s Cafe in Oak Cliff for her hometown roots. – View Story

How to Support Houston Here in Dallas
We are proud to stand with so many Dallas’ businesses and venues in donating to Trusted World on September 6th. Thanks Central Track for such a great event! – View Story

August 2017

Norma’s Cafe – 6th Annual Dog Days of Summer Adoption Event Happening Around DFW Today
My DFW Mommy promotes our Dog Days of Summer adoption event. Thanks for great write up! – View Story

Pups and Pies at Norma’s Cafe this Thursday
Thanks Preston Hollow Advocate for covering our 6th annual Dog Days of Summer Event! – View Story

10 New Venues in DFW for Meetings & Private Events
Thanks BizBash for featuring our new Plano location’s private dining room. With a capacity inside for 50, plus an attached outdoor patio, it’s an ideal spot for a party! – View Story

6 new Plano restaurants you need to know – and 2 coming soon
Sarah Blaskovich, of Guide Live, covers the new restaurants that have come to Plano- including Norma’s Cafe! #LovePlano – View Story

The 2017 Local’s Guide to Dallas || Best Restaurants
Famed blogger, DallasLoveList, put together a list of the best restaurants that her follower’s put together, so of course we made it! Thanks y’all! – View Story

July 2017

Leigh Ann Adam to Get Swabbed at Norma’s Cafe
We are teaming up with Leigh Ann Adam of Star 102.1 and Hallie’s Heroes, to get swabbed at Norma’s Cafe to possibly be a bone marrow transplant for Hallie! – View Story

Join Star 102.1-FM’s bone marrow drive for Denton girl and get free pie from Norma’s Cafe
We’re teaming up with Star 102.1 and Hallie’s Hero’s for a swab drive to possibly save a life! Plus free pie! – View Story

One year later: Thompsons reflect on generosity following son’s passing
DART Officer Brent Thompson’s family reflects on the past year since his passing, including eating at Norma’s Cafe and seeing his honorary chair and plaque at our Oak Cliff location. – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Blue Plate Specials Back the Blue
Lake Highlands Advocate covers our Back the Blue Plate Specials fundraiser for the Assist the Officer Fund. – View Story

A year later, fallen Dallas officers’ families ‘just still trying to figure it out’
The Dallas Morning News covers last July’s tragedy and how police are coping, including the memorial at Norma’s Cafe for Officer Brent Thompson. – View Story

Norma’s Red, White and Blueberry Pie
Our friends at Fox 4 invited us on air to show DFW how to make our Red, White and Blueberry Pie. Just in time for the 4th of July! – Watch Video

June 2017

Where To Find Dallas’ Best Breakfasts
It’s no surprise that Dallas Eater has listed Norma’s Cafe as one of the best breakfasts in Dallas! – View Story

Sweets and treats rule this round of Dallas restaurant news
Culture Map covers our new Plano location, with Mile High Pies available further north, along with a private dining room! – View Story

‘Basic food for regular people’: A Dallas classic, Norma’s Cafe continues to grow while staying true to its roots
The Dallas Morning News covers our new Plano location’s opening and celebrates the long standing Dallas icon of Norma’s Cafe. – View Story

Eat at Norma’s, give a homeless kid a birthday party
The Oak Cliff Advocate helps us spread the word that on Thursday, June 15th, we’re donating a portion of our sales at all 5 locations to The Birthday Party Project! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe by Plano Magazine
Plano Magazine covers our new location’s opening with an amazing article highlighting the best parts about Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

Where To Eat
The Dallas Observer covers the best places to eat in Dallas this summer, including Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe set to bring Mile-High pie to Plano next week
The Dallas Morning News breaks the story that we’ll be opening our 5th location in Plano on June 13th! – View Story

May 2017

Norma’s Cafe – FREE Slice of Pie For Armed Service Members on 5/20
We are proud to support our active armed force members and veterans this Armed Forces Day. Please enjoy a slice of Mile High Pie on us in honor of your service. Thank you! – View Story

April 2017

Dallas Restaurants That Have A Beautiful Patina And A Spark Of History
Thanks so much for including us, CRAVE DFW! We love being a part of Dallas’ rich history. – View Story

Dallas-based Norma’s Cafe looks to open in Plano
Community Impact covers our Plano location, opening this summer! We’re so excited to join the Plano community with our 5th location – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Announces Plano Location
Thanks so much to Plano Magazine for this great article about our 5th location opening early this summer in Plano! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Serves Grilled Cheese Sammies All Day
Our friends at the Eagle know how to spread the word about National Grilled Cheese Day and our FREE Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwiches! – View Story

8th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day at Norma’s Cafe
Thanks DO 214 for always covering the best DFW events, including our 8th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day celebration- with free grilled cheeses! – View Story

Where To Find Dallas’ Best Cheap Eats
Diners are known for fast and cheap food. Good thing Dallas Eater also thinks ours is delicious! Find us at number Sweet 16 – View Story

8th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day
Susie Drinks Dallas covers our 8th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day celebration with FREE Classic Grilled Cheeses! – View Story

Take a Tour of Dallas’ Best Neighborhood Restaurants
D Magazine names Norma’s Cafe as one of Oak Cliff’s Best Neighborhood Restaurants – View Story

March 2017

Norma’s Cafe Coming to Plano This Summer!
Plano Profile covers our exciting announcement for our 5th location opening early this summer in Plano, Texas! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Expands To Plano
Dallas Eater shares the good news of our 5th location opening in Plano early this summer! – View Story

The Scoop: Dallas Mavericks Introduce the Dirkwurst, Norma’s Expands, and More
D Magazine’s The Scoop covers all of the news you need to know, including Norma’s Cafe’s 5th location in Plano! – View Story

Best Pi Day Deals
WFAA Channel 8 covers DFW’s best Pi Day Deals, including the TAG Robotic’s Team fundraiser at Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

National Pi Day: Snag All of the 3.14 Deals While You Can
The Inquisitr covers Pi Day at Norma’s Cafe and other DFW staples celebrating the mathematical holiday! – View Story

Daily Buzz with D Magazine and Norma’s Cafe
We hope everyone supports the math and sciences! Especially for our Pi Day fundraiser for RobotTAG. – View Story

Celebrate Pi Day with the Best Pie In Collin County
Plano Profile lists the best pie for celebrating Pi Day, including Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe celebrates Pi Day by splitting their piece of the pie with students
Thanks CW 33 for the great write up about our Pi Day fundraiser for TAG’s Robotics Team! – View Story

Pi Day Restaurant Deals – 3/14
My Dallas Mommy covers Pi Day at Norma’s Cafe, including our fundraiser for TAG’s Robotics Team! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Serves Southern-style Cooking
Community Impact Frisco interviews Norma’s Cafe’s owner, Ed Murph, in a fantastic piece highlighting the best parts of his growing business. – View Story

The Scoop with D Magazine and Texas Independence Day
D Magazine covers the Texas Independence Day Specials that are happening at Norma’s Cafe! Remember the Alamo, y’all. – View Story

February 2017

KRLD and National Random Acts of Kindness Day
KRLD 1080 AM broadcasts live from Norma’s Cafe as they highlight their Your Hometown segment on Oak Cliff. They will also be interviewing the winner of the 2017 Norma’s Cafe Community Partner Award, in honor of National Random Acts of Kindness Day. – View Story

January 2017

Norma’s Cafe Is Giving Away Free Pie Today
Jack FM covers our 8th Annual National Pie Day promotion, of free slices of Mile High Pie! – View Story

Leading Off (1/23/17) – Important Dallas News Items
Norma’s Cafe makes D Magazine’s list of the top news stories today with our free slices of Mile High Pie in celebration of National Pie Day! – View Story

Free pie alert: Norma’s Cafes in Dallas and Frisco to hand out mile-high pies, no charge
Thanks Guide Live for covering our 8th year of giving away free slices of Mile High Pie to all of our dine in customers for National Pie Day! – View Story

December 2016

Delicious Brunch Around the Corridor
A list of delicious brunches in North Dallas wouldn’t be complete without Norma’s Cafe! Thanks Addison Magazine! – View Story

November 2016

Delicious: Frozen in time with Norma’s Cafe
The Advocate covers the six decades of Norma’s Cafe plus the opening of our newest location, Park Lane! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe To Serve Free Thanksgiving Day Meals
WFAA Channel 8 covers the prep work that our Oak Cliff location puts in to host our 28th year of free Thanksgiving meals – View Story and Watch Video

Businesses Offering Veteran’s Day Freebies To Service People
Norma’s Cafe is proud to serve free breakfast all day to Veterans and active members of the U.S. Armed Forces! We appreciate your service, thank you for your commitment and honor your sacrifices. – View Story and Watch Video

October 2016

Where To Eat The Best Pies In Dallas
Dallas Eater knows the best food spots, including where to get the best pie in Dallas- at Norma’s Cafe of course! – View Story

Wednesday is Chicken Fried Steak Day in Texas
NBC covers Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day and Norma’s Cafe’s charity bus tour for the North Texas Food Bank! – View Story and Watch Video

Norma’s Cafe to Host 7th Annual ‘Biscuits for Boobies’ for Susan G. Komen
Fansided covers the top local events- such as Norma’s Cafe’s Biscuits for Boobies as we raise funds to race for the cure! – View Story

September 2016

DARTable Gem #52
Did you know you can take the DART to our Oak Cliff location? It’s so easy that DART named it a Gem! – View Story

August 2016

Norma’s 5th Annual “Dog Days of Summer” Pet Adoption Event
Local favorite, DO 214, covers the best events in Dallas- including our Dog Days of Summer adoption event! – View Story

Norma’s “Dog Days of Summer” Pet Adoption Event – August 25th
My Dallas Mommy knows the best family events- including our Dog Days of Summer adoption and fundraising event! – View Story

This Weekend: Adopt a Dog
The Advocate covers our annual Dog Days of Summer event! – View Story

Dallas’ Life Changing Chicken Fried Steaks, The City’s Gift to America
Our owner, Ed, helped start Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day on Oct. 26th- of course we’ll have one of the city’s best Chicken Fried Steaks! – View Story

Mile-High Pies Come to Park Lane
Preston Hollow People covers Norma’s Cafe’s 4th, and newest, location! – View Story

July 2016

Chocolate Meringue Pie
Norma’s Cafe is celebrating it’s 60th anniversary and stopped by Good Day on Fox 4 to celebrate with pie! – View and Hear Story

13 Amazing Pies in Dallas/Fort Worth
Thanks Zagat for featuring our trademarked Mile High Pie as one of the best in DFW! – View Story

Dallas icon Normas Cafe Celebrates 4th Grand Opening with Giveaways
Fun City Stuff DFW knows the best events, including 100 CFS for a Year gift cards to celebrate our Park Lane opening! – View and Hear Story

Remembering the Officers Killed In Dallas
WFAA puts together a touching piece on the lives tragically lost July 7th, including Norma’s Cafe regular Officer Brent Thompson. – View and Hear Story

Norma’s Cafe opens Tuesday
The Advocate covers our 4th location’s opening at Park Lane and Central/75! – View Story

In with the old: See what’s cooking at new, untampered Norma’s Cafe in Dallas
Guide Live & the Dallas Morning News cover Norma’s Cafe’s 4th location opening at Park Lane and Central/75! – View Story

Memorial grows at Dallas PD Southwest Patrol Division
Pam Spell, our Oak Cliff GM, brings supplies and food to the officers as Norma’s Cafe stands behind our men and women in uniform. – View and Hear Story

Dallas Officer Remembered by Cafe “Family”
Norma’s Cafe proudly supports our police force and are missing our friends in blue. – View and Hear Story

Breakfast choices dramatically improve near Dallas’ NorthPark Center
Culture Map covers our 4th location opening on July 12th at Park Lane and 75! – View Story

June 2016

Norma’s Cafe 60th Birthday Celebration in Dallas
Girls on Food, a National publication, covered our 60th anniversary with one of their local writers! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe dishes up $1.79 meals for anniversary special Thursday
Guide Live covers our 60th Birthday including roll back prices to say thank you to our loyal customers! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Offers $1.79 Dishes to Celebrate 60th Anniversary – June 23rd
My Dallas Momy knows the best family events- including Norma’s Cafe’s 60th birthday party with rolled back prices! – View Story

Cards Are Pouring In From Around the World in Response to One Girl’s Heartbreaking Photo
Upworthy covers stories that lift your spirits- including Hallee’s 19th Birthday that Norma’s Cafe sent a letter for! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe of Dallas 60th Anniversary Specials
Left at the Fork knows the best places to dine in America, including Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

As the Neighborhood Changes, a Beloved Oak Cliff Diner Stays the Course for 60 Years
Thanks to the Dallas Observer for such a great article celebrating 6 decades of Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

Dallas Is So Much More Than A Stop-Over – Here’s Why
Norma’s Cafe is named as a classic go-to spot “with locations all over the city.. and known for [our] all-day breakfasts and legendary Chicken Fried Steak” – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 60 Years as a Dallas Home Cooking Favorite This Month
My Dallas Mommy always has the first scoop, including Norma’s Cafe’s 60th Birthday Celebration events! – View Story

May 2016

CBS’ KRLD Around Town: Norma’s Cafe
JD Ryan covers Norma’s Cafe for KRLD’s Around Town segment! – View and Hear Story

Tip-A-(Frisco) Cop, help Special Olympics
The Frisco Enterprise and Star Media cover our Tip A (Frisco) Cop event for our most northern location! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe will Partner with Special Olympics Texas on May 17 through TipCop Event
Dallas Single Mom’s Blog covers our annual Tip A Cop event to raise money for Special Olympics – View Story

Norma’s Cafe looks to hire 80 as it preps for June opening near NorthPark Center
The Dallas Morning News covers the process of opening our 4th Norma’s Cafe location! – View Story

April 2016

Norma’s Cafe Dishes Out Free Sandwiches for National Grilled Cheese Day
CW 33 came out on National Grilled Cheese Day to get the scoop from our managers and customers! – Watch Video

Free Food Round Up – Grilled Cheese at Norma’s Cafe
My Dallas Mommy covers all the great deals in Dallas, including free grilled cheese at Norma’s for National Grilled Cheese Day! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe in Dallas and Frisco Giving Away Grilled Cheese – on April 12
Dallas Morning News’ covers the Scoop on National Grilled Cheese Day – View Story

March 2016

13 Best Things to Drench in Ranch Dressing in DFW
Zagat rated Norma’s Cafe’s steak fingers as one of the top 13 food items to duck in ranch dressing in all of DFW! – View Story

February 2016

Eat Our Cover: Five Dallas Restaurants Now Serve Stock Art Breakfast
D Magazine fluked and used a stock photo, but Norma’s Cafe came to the rescue by re-creating the cover breakfast for the D Magazine Breakfast Special! – View Story

Delivering the Goods
Restaurantville Magazine discusses how on-demand food delivery services, including a mention of our partnership with UberEATS, are changing the restaurant industry. – View Story

Where To Find Dallas’ Best Breakfasts
For Breakfast Week, Dallas Eater covers the best breakfast places in Dallas! – View Story

Delivering the Goods
Restaurantville Magazine discusses how on-demand food delivery services, including a mention of our partnership with UberEATS, are changing the restaurant industry. – View Story

Norma’s Celebrates Anniversary with New Location
The Dallas Business Journal covers Norma’s Cafe’s newest location, opening this spring! – View Story

Dallas dining icon famous for pies eyes location near NorthPark Center
Norma’s Cafe is opening a 4th location across the highway from North Park Mall! – View Story

Beloved diner Norma’s Cafe to open fourth location in D-FW
Guide Live covers Norma’s Cafe’s newest location in Caruth Plaza! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe to open new restaurant near NorthPark
The Advocate covers Norma’s Cafe taking the space in Caruth Plaza formerly occupied by Souper Salad! – View Story

Norma’s Cafe Will Open A Fourth Dallas Location This Spring
Dallas Eater covers Norma’s Cafe’s 4th location announcement! – View Story

January 2016

Celebrate National Pie Day early with free pie at Norma’s Cafe
WFAA features Norma’s Cafe Pie Day celebrations on News 8 Day Break – Watch Video and View Story

Rise & Dine: The Best Breakfasts in Dallas
D Magazine put together a list of the best breakfast places in Dallas, and guess who made the cut? Norma’s Cafe! – View Story

14 of Dallas’ Finest Chicken Fried Steaks
Best Chicken Fried Steaks in Dallas? You KNOW Norma’s Cafe is on the list! – View Story

Hey Event’s About Norma’s Cafe
Hey Event covers Norma’s Cafe & National Pie Day! – View Story

Get free pie Friday at Norma’s Cafes in Dallas and Frisco
Guide Live covers Norma’s National Pie Day celebrations – View Story

Digging Into Chicken Fried Steak, A Texas Icon
Everything you need to know about Chicken Fried Steak! Including a mention of our award winning version of the dish! – View Story

 

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