MEET ME AT THE DURNING HOUSE
If you eat lunch on a Tuesday, you will surely see Laura enjoying her “bubba” food. She has been one of our delightful supporters since she moved here 5 years ago.
A California girl, Laura received her MBA after majoring in English. After working in Dallas . . . → Read More: Meet Laura Dapkus
Not only do I like to eat out, but I love to check out restaurants for ideas and curiosities. Went to Waco this weekend and ate at a new place there. It was all decorated with retro collections and so much fun to feel that era again. So A+ for atmosphere.
Everyone at our table . . . → Read More: Checking out other restaurants
By popular vote from friends and patrons like you, the Van Alstyne Chamber of Commerce awarded the DURNING HOUSE the DESTINATION VAN ALSTYNE award. The award honors the business that brings people to Van Alstyne particularly because of that business.
We are so honored to receive this award and over the last 20 years we . . . → Read More: WE WON!!!!!
Those attending Mother’s Day Dinner entered our Mother’s Day Gift Drawing for a FREE night in the Sunday House B & B.
Congratulations to winner John Porter.
Eat Well—Sleep Well at the Durning House
We have returned from a short vacation doing detective work on ancestors. Was nice to be away from the grind that we all have every day, was awed at standing on ground my ancestors stood on 300+ years ago, and escaped the horror of the tornadoes ( by only a few miles) that destroyed a lot of Alabama . . . → Read More: Genealogy Trip
Our last posting of “Meet Me at the Durning House” featured Bessie Hix, the mother of Durning House Co-Owner Brenda Hix. We now follow up with the end of that story.
Bessie has been a mother to all of us here and it is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce her passing on Sunday, . . . → Read More: Memorial
What is so great about the Durning House?
1. Homemade food
2. Home atmosphere, not restauranty (is that a word)
3. Holiday decorations abound
4. Private–can seat up to 75– just for your group
5. Small town friendliness
7. Like going “home” for the holidays
. . . → Read More: Private Holiday Parties
We will be open for Supper each Saturday in December before Christmas. The dates are Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18. Please make your reservations early. Reservation times start at 5:30 and end at 9:00. Call now. . . . → Read More: December Christmas Suppers
It’s the Personal Touches that make us special! We celebrate the seasons by displaying our collectibles. Check out the photos of Fall…even better come check them out in person.