New Places to Check Out

Move over Neapolitan pizza trend, your clock is ticking. Tomato Pie, a new pizza joint, is opening up next week along Preston and Forest, right by the CVS Pharmacy. Its St. Louis-style pies have super thin yeast-less crusts. Think of all you can do with the 15 different toppings to choose from; if you do the math, that’s 225 different combinations of pizzas. Hot dang. Dig in to salads, pastas, and sandwiches if you’re not into the whole pizza thing. (That’s okay, we’ll forgive you.)

DaLat, a late-night restaurant focusing on Vietnamese comfort food, is soft opening on Thursday at Fitzhugh. Finally, there’s going to be a place where you can fulfill midnight cravings of pho and banh mi without having to dream about it. Thank you, owner Khanh Nguyen. You have done me.. err, Dallas, a great service.

Teresa Gubbins has all the details here already, but in case you don’t stalk her like I do, Rusty Taco is spreading its wings and coming downtown this May. Rusty Fenton, the owner, says in Gubbins’ piece that his “goal is to save the world from Fuzzy’s.” Sounds pretty honorable considering that my goal is to save the world from zombies. They really do exist, y’know.

7 comments on “New Places to Check Out

  1. Both Rusty Taco and Fuzzy’s are average at best. Velvet Taco and Digg’s are substantially better options

  2. I wish Tomato Pie the best but what a horrible location. That parking lot at Forest and Preston is a nightmare. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes because you will be hoofing it a little bit from the car.

  3. “if you do the math, that’s 225 different combinations of pizzas” – Actually, if you do the math it is over 3.5 trillion different combinations possible out of 15 toppings unless you can only have 1 or 2 toppings on each pizza – then it would be 225.

  4. I am many years away from my permutations and combinations, but assuming no repetition of ingredients, e.g., no double pepperoni and no variance of size (one size, no small medium large), and no division of the pizza (no one half this the other half that), and no ordering (no pepperoni on top, mushrooms on the bottom) I get 575. I guessed (yes, a long way from algebra 2) 15 singles, 14+13+12 . .+1 doubles, 13+12+11, . . .down to one 15 topping, resulting in a sum of 575. Anybody with a kid in algebra to correct our math?

  5. Actually, I think it is 32,768 different combinations. You can do it easily in Excel. It is the sum of all the combinations of 15 possible – from 0 to 15 toppings taken at a time.