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Who run the world? Dallas, Texas is home to one of the most vibrant, eclectic culinary cultures in the country right now. From a picturesque park featuring around-the-clock food trucks to an entire district dedicated to debuting food as an art-form, there is no shortage of novel experiences to try in this southern city.

Lime + salt + tequila = perfection. Whether on the rocks, frozen, or infused with fruit, margaritas are Dallas’ favorite cocktail. This classic combination of lime juice, salt, tequila, is perfect on its own, yet somehow more interesting when tricked up with smoky mezcal, fresh fruit purees, and inventive garnishes.

Dallas is known for many things, but what gives the Big D its sabor picante are all the Latinos that call it home. And if there’s one thing Hispanics know how to do, it’s how to throw it down on the dance floor.

It can be hard to get creative when it comes to date night, but luckily, Dallas has a never-ending list of things to do and see for a memorable evening with the one you love. Change things up and make your dates more interesting and fun for both you and your partner by looking to our exclusive date night guide to Dallas. Trust us, your date will thank you!

Tapas Castile opened in Trinity Groves at the beginning of 2018, in the former Casa Rubia space. Co-owned by FT33 alumnae Jessica Kate-Martinez and Kendra Valentine, it is a “modernista” take on a traditional Spanish tapas bar, featuring local Texas products and proteins whenever possible. The name is a celebration of the Castilian region of Spain and the owners’ commitment to serving authentic Spanish fare.

Most folks know Chris Harrison as the longtime host of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette reality TV series, and from his time as host on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? But the Dallas native and fixture of prime time TV now has a new gig: brewery owner.

Some people go vegan for their health, others for ethics, and then there’s the most common reason around the world: religion. Regardless of why, there’s been a dramatic increase in the number of people eating, or at least sampling, a plant based diet. The increase is now affecting what’s available in the marketplace.

The chocolatier is opening her third DFW outpost. The upscale chocolatier, Kate Weiser Chocolate, will open a third outpost at the Shops at Clearfork this September.

FORT WORTH – Dallas-based Kate Weiser Chocolate, known for colorful, painstakingly crafted confections that take five days to make, is due to open a Fort Worth location by the end of August in the Shops at Clearfork. Get ready for Instagram overload.

North Texas’ beer scene has been feverishly bubbling this year. In addition to Union Bear Brewing Co. in Plano, Armadillo Ale Works in Denton, and Flix Brewhouse in Little Elm, which we’ve previously covered, more than a half-dozen new breweries have opened in 2018 — and more are on the way.