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Alligator Cafe
The longtime Cajun and Creole favorite moves into Deep Ellum serving up favorites like crawfish queso, "Voodoo style" etouffée and gumbo.

Casa Rubia
Classic Spanish tapas with a modern flair at up-and-coming development Trinity Groves.

Chef Matt McCallister's first restaurant venture continues to draw crowds to the Design District for his cutting-edge, artfully plated food.

A notable wine list and rustic but refined American cuisine with global influences lure guests to this Henderson Avenue restaurant.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Austin-export Hopdoddy is conquering Dallas one house-ground, creatively-topped burger at a time.

John Tesar's steakhouse concept in The Highland Dallas.

Mesero Miguel
The newest venture from Mi Cocina founder Mico Rodriguez offers a blend of contemporary American and Mexican fare.

Monkey King Noodle Co.
Hand-pulled noodles and dumplings await at this tiny walk-up in Deep Ellum.

Royal China
An upscale neighborhood staple since 1974 specializing in quality Chinese food, including handmade noodles and dumplings.

Buzzy spot at downtown oasis Klyde Warren Park offers picturesque 360-degree views and American comfort food with a few twists.

Sprinkles Ice Cream
The folks behind Sprinkles Cupcakes expand their sweet empire with an ultra-mod ice cream shop in chichi Preston Center.

Stampede 66
Chef Stephan Pyles's restaurant is a kitschy and fun love letter to Texas.

Tanoshii Ramen
Dallas finally gets a dedicated ramen shop with the arrival of this fun Deep Ellum spot.


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