Restaurant Buzz

Dallas Dining News for November 2012

Lacy Ball
November 01, 2012

Chef John Coleman (most recently of the Ritz-Carlton) has scored some of the city’s most primo real estate for Savor and Relish. The latter will debut as a food truck at the opening of Klyde Warren Park, then ultimately morph into a quick-bite kiosk. Slated to open in mid-2013, Savor will bring a gastropub concept to the Dallas Arts District, and we’re already salivating over offerings including baked ricotta and buttermilk calamari … Embrace a new Fullosophie, a gourmet dining service by friends Jess Shain and Tarin Holcomb that provides semiweekly deliveries of farm-to-fork meals tailored to fit your health needs … Here’s another reason to stroll over to Boulevardier: This Oak Cliff favorite now serves brunch every Sunday 11 am to 3 pm. Chef Nathan Tate’s eggs meurette, mimosas and pumpkin flip cocktails fill the bill … Following its success at The Shops at Legacy, the fresh grill and wine bar Seasons 52 is now serving NorthPark Center … Slated to open its doors this month, Cook Hall takes the place of the dearly departed Craft at W-Victory with comfort-food provisions in a cozy outpost … Using only naturally raised, organic ingredients sourced from local growers and ranchers, The Gin Mill on Henderson Avenue launches its fall pub-inspired menu with pork shank osso bucco and salt-and-pepper salmon … Executive chef Nick Amoriello makes his move from The Meddlesome Moth to The Front Room: A Park Cities Diner … For do-it-yourselfers with culinary leanings: Order a copy of Terri Taylor’s Edible Dallas and Fort Worth: The Cookbook on Amazon and try your hand at some favorite local dishes from the likes of chefs Graham Dodds and Jon BonnellRaul and Olga Reyes, chefs and owners of Mesa Veracruz in the Bishop Arts District, prime your palate for cooler temps with updated fall favorites served on the brand-new outdoor patio … Preston Center has jumped on Hopdoddy Burger Bar. You haven’t lived till you’ve tried The Primetime (Akaushi beef, brie and truffle aioli) washed down with a BEBC, Lakewood & Peticolas or a Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka cocktail … North Dallas earns bragging rights with the arrival of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Look for the drive-through between Arapaho and Beltline Roads on the Tollway … Chefs Toby De La Rosa and Michael Martensen of The Cedars Social have cooked up a fall menu that includes day boat scallops and Akaushi steak frites complemented by soul-warming cocktails … Not only does Wolfgang Puck’s Five Sixty offer some of the most gorgeous views of downtown, but now it serves Asian-inspired brunch from 11 am to 4 pm Sundays … Adding to the buzz surrounding The Joule Hotel, CBD Provisions — a brasserie-style eatery specializing in artisanal comfort food — will open in Spring 2013.