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Warm and heartfelt pretty much characterizes things at AmberJax. It’s a family affair: Larry Williams, who formerly ran the kitchen at Rex’s Seafood, does the culinary honors here; four daughters and a son join their mother in the dining room. I can think of a lot of families who shouldn’t be running restaurants — who...
The 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef semifinalists have just been announced, and there is plenty among the nominees for Dallas to cheer about. Casa Rubia, Omar Flores and Jonn Baudoin‘s modern tapas restaurant in Trinity Groves, is one of 30 semi-finalists for Best New Restaurant (in the country!). New York and California dominated that category, with five...
Our March 2014 issue, featuring our thirteenth edition of “Where to Eat Now,” hits newsstands Thursday, but we didn’t want you to have to wait any longer to make your reservations. Here’s the straight list of the best new restaurants in Texas and the best bars in the state, but be sure to pick up...
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You’re headed out to dinner, and you don’t know whether you feel like Cajun or a burger. Maybe tapas. Wait — barbecue sounds good, doesn’t it? Or something a little more exotic, like Moroccan. WHAT DO YOU DO? HEAD DIRECTLY TO TRINITY GROVES. Have you been yet? Or heard about it? It’s the new restaurant...
2013 was undoubtedly a banner year for restaurant openings — from Monkey King and Pakpao to The Slow Bone and Mot Hai Ba, not to mention 20 Feet, Casa Rubia, Tanoshii Ramen and countless others, fresh new concepts popped up all over the city to make eating in Dallas better than it’s ever been —...
Dallas Contemporary will open four shows this weekend, including one by Dallas artist Arthur Peña. KERA’s Jerome Weeks reports the show caps off what has been an incredibly productive period for the young painter – both on and off the gallery walls. At Dallas Contemporary, Arthur Peña is explaining that painting isn’t just about colors...
Phil Romano soon will be starting up one of his own concepts within his restaurant incubator in West Dallas at the same time he’s working to build a $2 billion residential project. Romano will begin construction of Potato Flats in 15-20 days and expects to open it at Trinity Groves in less than three months. He...
What do you get when you cross a fresh fish market with a fine dining restaurant? An exciting new hybrid concept, now open at Trinity Groves! Amberjax Fish Market Grille takes the convenience of a seafood market to fresh new heights. First, guests select their protein from a menu of fresh catches, including Arctic char,...
Restaurant innovation is everywhere: from forward-thinking menus in Austin to technological advances in Boston. Here’s a look at 25 restaurants and bars who are pushing the envelope with their cuisine, concept, technology or service policies. Keep this list in your back pocket when you’re looking for a unique dining experience in 2014. 7. Dallas: Kitchen...
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