This Dallas Restaurant News roundup highlights the usual openings and closings, but is heavy on new dishes, with all kinds of fun and quirky things to check out.
Here’s what’s happening in the Dallas dining news:
Luckymouth Grocery, vegan grocery in Oak Cliff, is exploring the idea of installing a vegan sandwich spot inside their store. As a prelude, they’ll start serving two breakfast sandwiches on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon for the next few months, where they’ll perfect their menu and raise money to build. From July 16-17, sandwiches include The Meli with Croissant, Just Egg, Juicy Bacon, and Follow Your Heart American Cheese; and Mae Mae, which features sausage, Just Egg, and American Follow Your Heart cheese on an English muffin.
cowboy chicken It is expanding Smackbird, the delivery-only ghost kitchen specializing in hot chicken tenders and sandwiches in Nashville, operated by the wood-fired rotisserie chicken chain from its existing restaurants. The menu includes a chicken sandwich topped with mac and cheese, a lean meal, and sides like mac and cheese and cole slaw.
Abruzzo’s at Bishop Arts WineryAn Italian restaurant has reopened in the Oak Cliff neighborhood.
La Stella Cucina Ferrasthe Italian restaurant in the Arts District of Dallas, is now open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 to 3 p.m.
takruIn the former Pints & Quarts area of Greenville Avenue, Chef Vino Rodriguez’s iconic restaurant serves up a dessert called Maggie’s Cake, a sweet-looking dessert that features vanilla cake, raspberry sundae, and fresh berries.
Perry’s Steakhouse It offers a “four courses, four choices” special for $44, available to eat only, Monday through Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m., with options like oysters, pork chops, seafood-stuffed mushrooms, wedge, caesar, and field vegetables, Artichoke-potato-leek soup, Perry’s famous pork chops, salmon, padded chicken, shredded vegetarian steak, or 6-ounce filet mignon. Desserts include orange and vanilla cheesecake, flourless chocolate cake, and chocolate crunch or lemon bar. Perry’s Reserve Big Red Blend is also available at special anniversary prices: a 5-ounce pour for $25 ($41 at the regular menu), 7.5 ounces for $35 ($56 at the regular menu), or a bottle for $120 ($180 at the regular menu). regular list).
whiskey cake It has a new seasonal menu with crunchy green beans, stir-fried Brussels sprouts, shrimp and lemongrass, soba noodles with arugula, cabbage, peas, corn and tomatoes, cereal bowl with golden meatballs and quinoa, smoked minced chicken salad on romaine, chicken Burger Sandwich with fontina Triple-sided smoked sandwich with swiss jam and onions, schroemen sandwich with cremini mushrooms, farmchoka rice bowl with grits and wilted vegetables.
hop dude It has a new Roscoe Burger, a touch of chicken and waffles, and features fried chicken with peanut butter and jelly sauces. What does that have to do with pancakes? It’s available from July 6 to August 2 for $12.25.
Fuzzy’s Taco Store It has a new Piña Carnitas Taco with fresh grated carnitas, jalapeño garlic sauce, pineapple pico, feta, and cilantro on a warm tortilla. It’s available until August 21.
Dairy Queen She has six new flavors from Blizzard: Oreo Cookie Dirt Pie, Girl Scout Thin Mints, Nestlé Drumstick, Very Cherry Chip, Caramel Fudge Cheesecake, and Cotton Candy.
Moya burger, fries and shake It features a new peach shake with vanilla and peach ice cream, topped with graham crackers, available through July 31 in two sizes: $5.49 for small, and $6.99 for large.
Piada Italian Street Food, the fast-casual concept featuring piada sandwiches, has partnered with celebrity coffee roaster Intelligentsia on two new drinks: cold coffee and an oatmeal latte, both $4. Cold coffee as it seems. Cold coffee. Oat Latte is a latte made with oat milk and features notes of sugar cookies, milk chocolate, and molasses. um ok gotta do it.
Capital Grill It hosts a summer wine event called Generous Pour that features tastings of six wines including Napa cabernet, Washington state cabernet, Tuscany red blend, Puglia rose, Chardonnay from Puglia, and Pinot grigio from northwest Italy. It says “$32 with dinner,” but it’s hard to tell if that includes dinner.
Midnight ramblerThe underground bar at the Joule Dallas Hotel celebrates Dallas culture with a new cocktail menu inspired by local musicians including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Roy Hargrove and Kirk Franklin. Bad Luck Blues, dedicated to Blind Lemon, features Texas whiskey and local grapefruit with mesquite bean powder and sumac seeds. The Other Selena is an homage to Selena’s famous Oak Cliff mural with blue hooded Calamity Gin and Texas wildflowers. The “Quick Pass” section includes an assortment of martinis.
DFW Restaurant Week Available now to reserve, with lunch, dinner, and newly added brunch, August 8 through September 4, at restaurants across Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, and Denton counties. About 20 percent of the cost of each meal will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas or Lena Pope in Tarrant County.
Fogga, a workplace restaurant delivery platform, has expanded to Dallas, providing professional meal delivery from local restaurants to offices throughout Dallas County. Foodja’s network of drivers uses the right equipment to maintain food quality when moving large orders. Available for businesses with between 50,000 and 20,000 employees, each employee orders their assigned meal from a rotating menu of local restaurants. Foodja is currently in partnership with thousands of restaurants including Pei Wei Asian Kitchen, Bread Zeppelin, McAlister’s Deli, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Slim Chickens and Coolgreens.