Dallas’ shopping and dining destination Mockingbird Station keeps the Texas State Fair’s spirit alive with its own pop-up fair taking place on October 16–18 in the Mockingbird Station shopping center.
Since 1886, the Texas State Fair has brought the DFW community together. The Texas State Fair was initially canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic but has now turned into a limited drive-through fair. In the spirit of the fair’s long-standing tradition, Mockingbird Station is excited to host a three-day fair activation called, The Mockingbird Station Fair, which offers Dallasites a fun way to come together through carnival-inspired décor and games.
A new type of ice cream shop is now open in Mockingbird Station. Instead of sugar, Pure Milk & Honey serves ice cream sweetened with honey for its soft serve and sundae offerings. Pure Milk & Honey was created by Cindy Chung, who was inspired by her to open a dessert shop after her international expeditions.
Prior to opening Pure Milk & Honey, Chung was working as a land woman in the oil and gas industry.Continue reading →
Agu Ramen is serving up the most authentic ramen you might be able to find in the Dallas area, making their own noodles and boiling pork bones for 24-hours as part of their tonkotsu, but also has a vegetarian and five vegan options. We might add that Agu is extremely vegan friendly and after speaking with the owner who is originally from Okinawa now residing in Hawaii, Hisashi “Teddy” Uehara, he plans to open a vegan restaurant in Dallas after visiting most of the vegan hot-spots in the area recently. Continue reading →
I checked into the newly opened Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom this week, and felt something vaguely familiar. No, it wasn’t the fact that it was in the briefly the location of Mockingbird Taproom, the beer version of the many restaurants opened and failed in the DFW area by Restaurant America. Although the decor did not change even a little bit, there is where the similarities end. I do recall having been to an Old Chicago in Colorado many years ago, and that is also where the company started. Continue reading →
Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, a national casual dining restaurant known for its handcrafted pizza and vast craft beer selection, announced today that it has opened its first location in Dallas at 5319 Mockingbird Station, Suite 100. The restaurant will create nearly 120 jobs for the area. To celebrate the opening in Dallas, Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom has partnered with local charity, CitySquare. One dollar from every Chicago 7™ and Meat Me™ specialty pizza ordered after 3 p.m. this month through January 4 will be donated to the organization in support of the fight against hunger and poverty.
“CitySquare has a long history of serving the city of Dallas as well as the region and we’re proud to partner with them to raise funds to help fight the root causes of poverty through service, advocacy, and friendship,” said Mike Mrlik, President of Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom. “We can’t think of a better way to celebrate our opening than to invest in the well-being of our newfound community. We look forward to introducing everyone in Dallas to our freshly, handcrafted pizza and diverse menu of world-class craft beers this month while helping out an incredible organization such as CitySquare.” Continue reading →