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Pearl Cup on Henderson Closes, Austin-Based Houndstooth Coffee Takes Over

Pearl Cup has announced that it will be closing its flagship location on Henderson.

“It’s a sad day when you have to announce the closing of your first coffee shop location. We opened Pearl Cup Coffee when Henderson Avenue didn’t have much to offer other than a handful of bars. We had a hand in building the Dallas coffee culture to what it is today, and we are quite proud of that feat, but the incredibly high rents are simply not sustainable for a true coffee shop… We are very disappointed that we were unsuccessful at negotiating an affordable rent structure and that we will no longer be a part of this neighborhood.”

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LUCK in Trinity Groves Opens Tonight for Dinner

Trinity Groves just got a little bit LUCKier with the opening of its new craft beer-inspired restaurant, LUCK. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) Three friends—Jeff Dietzman, Daniel Pitman, and Ned Steel—are behind this laid-back concept. You can’t tell by looking at them, but Dietzman and Pitman are actually cousins; their grandmothers were sisters. Dietzman and Steel, […]

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Company Cafe on Greenville Avenue is Closed for Two Weeks, Moving Into Mextopia Space

Company Cafe is migrating over to a bigger spot on lowest Greenville. The old Mextopia space at 2104 Greenville Avenue will be the new home of Company Cafe’s Tuesday half price wine nights. Even though it’s just a minute walk away from its previous 2217 Greenville Avenue location, the new spot boasts more parking and […]

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Frankie’s Sports Bar and Grill’s Uptown Location is Closed

According to Frankie’s Sports Bar and Grill‘s website, the 13-year-old establishment is closed for good. The bar, named after investor/co-owner Frank Carabetta, got off to a rocky start back in 2000, but survived more than its share of ups and downs. Even though the Uptown location couldn’t come to an agreement with the landlord, the current […]

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The Melting Pot in Addison is Closed

A lot of diners have a soft spot in their heart for fondue. Sadly, the trend, like key parties, has fallen out of favor. Last Friday, The Melting Pot in Addison which opened in 1995, closed “due to financial reasons independent of the business that prevent the current franchisees from continuing to operate the restaurant.” […]

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The Bowery Tavern Closes. Relocation is Possible.

A hot dog-loving Disher sent me a note. He tried to go to The Bowery Tavern on McKinney but the valet told him they were closed. Said hot dog-loving Disher went home and checked their Facebook Page. It says: Bowery is relocating! Please stay tuned for further details on our new spot and opening date. […]

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Rats, Mango Thai on Lovers is Closed

Our resident food truckologist, George Lewis, was attempting to drive over 10 mph on Lovers Lane last night when he noticed the lights were out at Mango Thai. Their website and a sign on the door say they are looking for another location. George talked to a neighboring non-restaurant business and they told him Mango Thai […]

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Truluck’s in Addison is Closed. McKinney Avenue Location to be Rebuilt

The good news is stone crab season opens today and the shipment for the area locations of Truluck’s are at the airport at this moment. The bad news is they won’t be served in Addison anymore. Last night was the last night for the venerable seafood spot. Managing Partner Bo Dorton just confirmed Addison is […]

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Avner Samuel Closes Snack. Will Reopen New Concept Soon

Teresa “Gubbshoe” Gubbins is back on track at CultureMapDallas. Today she shines the light on yet another Avner Samuel restaurant malfunction. Samuel and his partner Jon Stevens have closed their global-small plates spot, Snack, and plan to reopen as something different in two weeks. Is the space jinxed? Yes. Was the food “too adventurous for […]

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El Padrino, the Last Taco Stand in Bishop Arts, is Closing November 1

The recent happy news concerning two restaurants moving in to Oak Cliff is still a painful reminder that El Padrino is closing on November 1. When Lombardi Family Concepts signed the lease for the old Oak Cliff Mercantile building, this lease also included its takeover of the small taco kiosk known as El Padrino. Both Rob […]

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