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Historic Dakota’s Steakhouse to Re-Open Under New Ownership

After closing their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the iconic subterranean restaurant in downtown Dallas, Dakota’s Steakhouse, is reopening under new ownership. This July, Meredith McEneny is resurrecting the restaurant’s three-decade-long history and legacy.

Dakota’s Steakhouse, the storied underground staple of Downtown dining, is revived by Meredith McEneny, the new sole owner who recently assumed controlling interest. Many Dallasites are familiar with the McEneny name due to her husband, Tim McEneny, a local restauranteur with years of hospitality experience under his belt.

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Sugarbacon Prepares to Open First Allen Restaurant

The Watters Creek community is about to get a taste of premium steaks, mouthwatering modern American flavors and specialty cocktails when Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen makes its Allen debut this spring.

Located at 968 Village Green Drive in the Watters Creek shopping center, Sugarbacon will serve elevated Southern comfort dishes that feature the finest ingredients, like its renowned Sugarbacon appetizer and fan-favorite entrées like Filet, NY Strip, Ribeye, Short Rib, Grits & Shrimps and Crawfish Pot Pie.

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A Look Inside Ngon Vietnamese Kitchen

Images & Text by Joey Stewart

This week we trekked down to Lower Greenville for a visit to one of the hottest spots in Dallas as they celebrate the Lunar New Year, as well as its 6-month anniversary.

Ngon, meaning “delicious”, features a wide variety of Vietnamese dishes in a festive and bright setting. The space includes a twelve-seat bar, a spacious dining room, and a patio for those who wish to dine outdoors during this time. Enjoy the peek, then head down to eat.

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New Elevated Asian Street Food Concept – Anju – Prepares to Make its Debut in Uptown

The Uptown community is about to be taken on a one-of-a-kind culinary and mixology journey across Asia when Anju opens its doors this spring.

Anju – a new elevated Asian street food concept – is the brainchild of One Esca Owner Michael Kim and Chef Don Flores. One Esca purchased City Council Bar in December 2019 and is in the process of renovating the interior and exterior, bringing Kim and Flores’ vision of Anju’s unique, affordable Asian dining experience to life.

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Vidorra Makes its Highly Anticipated Addison Debut

The Addison community will get to experience “the good life” at Vidorra through inspired Mexican cuisine and over-the-top cocktails when it opens on Monday, Dec. 28.

Located at 5100 Beltline Road, Ste. #410 in Addison’s Village on the Parkway, Vidorra will serve hand-crafted Mexican dishes and curated cocktails, as well as a large tequila selection. The new 5,800-square-foot restaurant marks Vidorra’s second location in Dallas-Fort Worth and second systemwide.

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Michelin-Star Chef to Open Modern Italian Restaurant and a Sushi & Cocktail Lounge Experience

Danny Grant, a two-time Michelin-starred chef and the visionary behind one of the country’s top steakhouses, Maple & Ash, is excited to bring his latest restaurants, Monarch and Kessaku, to The National, located at 1401 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202. Monarch will be a wood-fired modern Italian restaurant, while Kessaku will feature a luxury sushi experience. The restaurants are slated to open in Spring 2021 and will be located on the 49th and 50th floors of The National which is located alongside the new Thompson Dallas.

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