Dallas’ most exciting new restaurants and bars opening in 2021

These 16 restaurants will help define the Dallas dining scene in 2021. After a tumultuous 2020, Dallas diners seem hungry for hope. Luckily — and amazingly — the future of our dining scene seems as vibrant as ever. 2021 will bring a delicious bite of nostalgia to the pie-shaped building at Commerce and Cesar Chavez Boulevard…

Luxury dessert shop opens in Dallas with a 21-course dessert tasting

Once a go-to for celebrities and corporate events, Make Your Life Sweeter is now focused on Dallas consumers. A luxury dessert company that has made sweets for Justin Timberlake, Oprah Winfrey and Paris Hilton — and for execs at Maserati, Facebook and Neiman Marcus — is launching a tiny, pink shop inside Galleria Dallas. Starting…

6 spacious Dallas restaurant patios with safety in mind

Each patio is in a different Dallas neighborhood. Dallasites’ love for patios runs deep; it has for years. But as the pandemic wears on, patios are more than a spot to sip drinks in the open air. They’re a space that public health officials say are mostly safe during the coronavirus pandemic, though patrons and restaurant owners…

8 essential cooking skills to learn while still stuck at home

Master eggs, beans, pickling and more by practicing these basics. Most of us are still dining in. But even if you’re not a skilled or well-equipped cook, you can still turn out good meals. However, let me speak a bit of truth to you: Knowing some basic cooking skills will make cooking easier and more…