Franco Bertolasi

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    January 20, 2010

    Days Gone Bite: The Riviera

    ​Seven years ago today Dallas' grand old fine dining destination was in its death throes. The Riviera would close for good in February of 2003, leaving as its legacy some of the finest chefs, restaurateurs and managers in the city.David Holben (now at Del Frisco's) and Lori Finkelman served as the ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 28, 2001

    Stylish Survivor

    The Riviera may be tired, but the staff isn't

  • Dining

    October 26, 2000

    Roly-poly Fish Heads

    Chefs are taking detours

  • News

    January 6, 2000

    Fallen star

    How greed, incompetence, and allegations of fraud sank Dallas' FoodStar Restaurant Group

  • Dining

    December 30, 1999

    Eat these words

    The Dallas scene was everywhere -- and nowhere -- in 1999

  • Dining

    April 29, 1999
  • Dining

    July 23, 1998

    Tuna surprise

    A melding of menus breathes new life into PoPoLos

  • News

    February 26, 1998
  • Dining

    December 11, 1997

    Pleasure chained

    Mediterraneo at the Quadrangle is even better than itself

  • Dining

    January 16, 1997

    Well done

    In a business where being good often isn't enough, who will survive 1997?

  • Dining

    January 2, 1997

    Seagoing Italian

    At Lombardi Mare, one of Dallas' top restaurateurs explores uncharted waters

  • Dining

    July 18, 1996


    The celebrity servers stumble at Toscana