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Restaurateur Alberto Lombardi to Open Eatery In Highland Park Village

Highland Park Village continues to ramp up its restaurant scene. In late August, Bistro 31 will open its doors to those waiting for a table at Marquee, MiCocina, or Café Pacific. Bistro 31 is relatively small—2,100 square feet —but there will be additional seating outdoors around HPV fountain courtyard. Here’s the best news: the chef […]

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Sweating Prohibition-Era Bullets At The Cedars Social

In her June review of The Cedars Social, Nancy described house mixologist Michael Martensen as someone who, “has spent the last eight years redefining cocktails as a culinary art, and his thoughtful, exhaustive drink menu at The Cedars Social celebrates almost 100 years of drinking… ‘It’s a cocktail den. It’s all about imbibing. We don’t […]

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Doggies! Central 214 Hosts Pooch Patio Party This Week For Operation Kindness

Roll the press release… Central 214 Celebrates Dog Days of Summer with VIP Pooch Patio Party Benefiting Operation Kindness Head on over with your “Very Important Pet” for this patio party under the stars benefiting Operation Kindness. Walk the paw-printed red carpet for fun “pet-parazzi” photos, enjoy refreshing “dog days of summer” drink specials, and nosh […]

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Restaurant Review: Komali in Dallas

Dallas, it’s time to wake up and taste the mole. For too many years, you’ve treated any dish served with a mole as if it were an infectious disease. Perhaps poor misunderstood mole needs a Facebook page to get you to like it. Once you’re friends, you can dig deeper into its profile and get […]

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Ate it for $8: El Ranchito in Oak Cliff

Kristy Alpert’s latest report on where you can find great food for less than eight dollars. This week I headed to Oak Cliff to find one of my favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants. I can’t even remember its name but I knew where to go. I’ve been living out of Dallas for a while but that didn’t […]

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