New Dining Option for Lake Highlands Area

A centrally located Dallas hotel has undergone a major renovation that includes a new-and-improved restaurant and picturesque views of Dallas. The DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas – Campbell Centre, is at 8250 N. Central Expy., across US 75 from NorthPark Center, near the Lake Highlands neighborhood. The hotel got an $8 million renovation led by Dallas…

Foodie Friday: Bullion

  Join Michelin-starred Chef Bruno Davaillon in his latest culinary excursion, Bullion. Boasting a range of classic and contemporary French dishes, diners will find themselves at home for lunch or dinner in the beautifully designed space at 400 Record. The spectacular sculpture (right), the Necklace of Dreams by Jean-Michel Othoniel, hangs two stories from ceiling to…

Best Places for Families to Dine

We can’t close out the year without highlighting our annual Best For Families, Dining + Destinations winners. You voted for your local favorites, and we tallied the results. Whether you’re looking to satisfy a Tex-Mex request from the kiddos or figuring out weekend plans for what to do and where to eat, this guide has…

Mexican restaurant coming to Dallas promises dishes we’ve never seen

An authentic Mexican restaurant, Jalisco Norte, is coming to Turtle Creek Village, with promises of a Mexico City-style cuisine that Dallas has yet to see. According to a release, the restaurant will open in November. Jalisco Norte is from restaurateur Tim McEneny and his NL Group (Dish, Dakota’s Steakhouse, Front Room Tavern), and high-profile executive chef Jose…

Foodie Friday: This Week’s Dining News

Dallas restaurant action is coming in fast and furious, with the highlights in this roundup being Italian, pizza, gelato, and wine. That’s a complete meal right there. Here’s what’s happening in dining news: Pollo Riko is another “Pollo” concept, this one serving Peruvian-style marinated charbroiled chicken served with fries and a salad. The menu is limited:…

Best Desserts in Dallas

In a previous life, I was a pastry chef.  I worked at the Dream Cafe from 1996-2002 and loved the free rein I had making homestyle seasonal sweets. Before Dallas, I lived in Miami’s South Beach, where I worked for famed chef Norman Van Aken, and then at a gourmet market called Lyon Frere, where…

Hudson House Opens on Lovers Lane

The Park Cities crowd has a new hang spot courtesy of Hunter Pond, founder of East Hampton Sandwich Co.: Hudson House, a seafood restaurant specializing in East Coast oysters and classic cocktails. Pond, along with partners Kyle Brooks, Wes Freeman, Hank Keller and Justin Hollis, opened Hudson House last week at 4448 Lovers Lane. The East Coast-inspired…

Historic Statler Hotel Will Add 6 Restaurants and Bars to Downtown Dallas Mix

Downtown Dallas’ iconic Statler Hotel, which is under renovation, will open this fall with a flexible venue space and five new restaurants and bars, headed up by local chef Graham Dodds. The development has partnered with Dallas-based Epic F&B, LLC to concept and operate all hotel food service, including managing the restaurants, bars, catering, ballroom/event…