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Residents of Fort Worth and throughout the Metroplex should prepare them- selves for an extraordinary new dining experience on Cowtown’s east side. Nessa’s Southern Delite is an authentic southern restaurant, located at 1201 Oakland Blvd., which will serve a large range of classic cuisine and an array of comfort-style food. The menu will include all-day breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes for dinein or takeout service.

The official opening is Saturday, June 19,2021.

“If you find yourself in the mood for true down-home cooking in a family atmosphere, Nessa’s Southern Delite is for you,” said owner Vanessa Thompson. “If you’re the type to diet, visit Nessa’s on your ‘cheat day’ to indulge in all your family favorites – from crispy fried chicken with mouth- watering collard greens to stuffed shells with marinara sauce and cheesy garlic bread you’ll fight your cousins over.”

Specialties include a full breakfast menu, daily changing three- course meals, hearty appetizers like crispy jalapeno peppers, and a tasty dessert menu. Nessa’s Southern Delite not only offers authentic Southern cuisine, but also a piece of home and a feeling of community. The restaurant will feature live music entertainment, as well as of- fer venue space to host special events, including birthdays, anniversaries, promotions, business meetings, conferences and more.

Thompson said, “Nessa’s Southern Delite” is intended to be a space that encourages economic development with- in its community. In addition to offering a variety of cuisine in a stunning dining setting, Nessa’s will also specialize in event planning, culinary training, health and wellness classes and community enrichment programs.

Thompson credits her grandmother, mother and aunt for her love of cooking and community. She said, “Nessa’s Southern Delite was created in the memory of these three wonderful women with the intent of creating an even greater legacy for the community Nessa has always loved.”

She added, “To this day, when I look into the eyes of those I serve and those I prepare food for, I can see the same joy I saw when people would eat my Auntie’s, Grandma’s and Mother’s cuisine. It’s the look one has when falling in love for the first time – indescribable! If it had not been for the three of them, my vision and my dreams of serving others would not have become a reality.”

In honor of the Grand Opening on June 19 stop by to enjoy live entertainment and down home Southern cuisine. The restaurant’s operating hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday through Thurs- day, and Friday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 8 pm and Sunday 7 am to 5 pm.

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