Delicious: Crisp Salad Company

Blaine Duhe’s passion for food started early.

“My dad always cooked,” he explains. “I thought it was so cool. When I should have been watching ‘The Simpsons’ or some other show growing up, I was always watching the Food Network.”
Those hours in front of the tube eventually paid off. In late 2013, Duhe and his friend, John Zimmerman, opened the first location of their restaurant, Crisp Salad Company on Lower Greenville. They had a lot of fun curating the menu.

“We invited friends over every Sunday night for ‘salad nights,’ ” Duhe says. “We did all types of taste testing. We’d say, ‘Let’s see who can build the best Caesar dressing.’ ”
Crisp has a core of 10 salads, including the street taco, curry Waldorf and NY steakhouse. Customization also is an option for visitors, but a rather daunting one — the restaurant offers six varieties of lettuce, 10 proteins and more than 20 salad dressings. If you’re on the go, have your salad converted into a wrap or flatbread. Complete the meal with a cup of soup. No pressure to abandon your favorite burger joint, though.

“We don’t expect you to eat healthy 24/7,” Duhe says. “But when you are looking to, we are here for you.”

Crisp Salad Company
2020 Greenville Ave.
214.821.2467
crispsaladco.com

Ambiance:
Fast casual

Price range:
$8-$12

Hours:
Mon.-Sun. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Did you know?
You can order online. Just choose a location and schedule your pickup time.

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Guacho salad at Snappy Salads. (Photo by Mark Davis)

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Elizabeth Barbee
Elizabeth Barbee is a contributing reporter.