Restaurant Buzz

Dallas Dining News for April 2013

Lacy Ball
April 01, 2013

Get your juices flowing with cousins Annie Portman and Liz Portman Black, who recently launched Vim & Vigor, a juicing program that sources locally farmed ingredients. Order your customized kit or cleanse at and have it delivered Tuesdays or Thursdays. Or amble to Number One, now serving Vim & Vigor every day ...… Head to East Dallas to catch up with Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House. New menu items include the Bat Out of Hell (sriracha-glazed meatloaf and smashed potatoes on challah bread) … The Bacon Lover’s Truck (BLT) will get metroplex residents moving morning, noon and late night with the Morning Glory (bacon, egg, waffle, maple, powdered sugar) and TCB (brown sugar bacon, peanut butter, grilled banana, marshmallow). Stalk its whereabouts via Facebook (The BLT Dallas) and Twitter (@BLT_Dallas) … Cruise over to Fort Worth and park just north of LaGrave Field to catch a flick at Coyote Theatres Drive-In. Opening this summer, the eco-friendly hot spot will offer beer, wine and gourmet food trucks galore … Continuing the conservation trend, NorthPark Center will be home to Texas’ only brick-and-mortar Green House Market, which will offer farm-to-table dishes from the folks who brought you the Green House Truck, starting in June … The Gem is packing up and moving its premium juices and salads from Inwood Road to Preston Center, come May … Bolsa Mercado has been named the official caterer at Trinity River Audubon Center (TRAC) …  The Village Marquee’s new executive chef is Andre Natera.