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Spice In The City Quietly Opens in Downtown Dallas

There’s a new addition to downtown Dallas’ dining scene that will add a little spice to your palate. Former Parkland Memorial Hospital dietician, Navin Hariprasad, made the decision to open a restaurant after answering numerous questions from patients about ways to make food with dietary restrictions more appetizing. Hariprasad says he wanted to take over the commercial kitchen and bring his vision to life. He wants to demonstrate how spices can be beneficial to health.

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DISH Preston Hollow to Open for Lunch and Dinner

DISH Preston Hollow opens at the northwest corner of Hillcrest and Northwest Highway next Tuesday, February 24. Chef Andrew Bell (previously of Nosh Euro Bistro, Bolsa Mercado, and Bolsa) is taking the reins as executive chef. Bell will plate up dishes like deviled eggs with applewood smoked bacon, and pickled red onions; charred okra with rosemary butter; jumbo diver sea scallops with sweet corn, bacon, pearl couscous, topped with a poached egg; and a stacked rueben sandwich on toasted marble rye.

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A New Mexican Restaurant Called Quesa is Coming to Cedar Springs

If you’ve driven down Cedar Springs recently, then you’re probably aware of the construction that’s been going on at the old Nuvo space. The entire building was gutted, and has been reconstructed from the inside out. I drove past earlier today to see if anything new has been added, and spotted a neon yellow sign that reads “Quesa” mounted on front of the building.

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First Take: Café Momentum

I was invited to dine at Café Momentum Friday night for one of their soft opening dinners. The space has come a long way since I stopped in a couple of weeks ago. Dark wooden tables adorned with orange gerbera daisies lined the dining room, which was buzzing with a young staff dressed in black and white gingham pearl snap western shirts. In between the lull of songs (primarily a mix of doo-wop and ’60s hits) the sound of entrees sizzling erupted from the open kitchen. It was a lively accompaniment to the neon white strobes of light that shot in every few minutes from passing DART trains. And while it wasn’t bustling (this was a soft opening, after all) a steady flow of diners were seated throughout the evening.

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A Sneak Peek Inside Dallas Grilled Cheese Company

Mack Simpson has dreamed of opening a restaurant for a decade. Now, his dream has materialized into a cheese-filled reality. Simpson and a team of partners have transformed the old Book Doctor space at 310 W 7th St. into a rustic-chic grilled cheese restaurant, aptly named Dallas Grilled Cheese Company.

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