The weather may have given Dallas the finger right before the Super Bowl, but some high-profile restaurants, including The Cedars Social and Lockhart Smokehouse, were able to open in spite of ice, snow and Steelers fans. In January, we found out that Metro Diner will be closing its Gaston Avenue ... More >>
Everyone's trying to cash in on the Super Bowl, from those renting their homes for the week, to restaurants and bars offering cheap drinks and food specials to lure in crowds for watching parties. For restaurants that opened their doors in January, the timing couldn't be better, but for the f ... More >>
As December comes to a close, it seems all is well, or at least better, as many highly anticipated restaurants made their debuts. David Uygur was back in the kitchen, plus a New York deli and the latest Lombardi venture both opened. We were expecting few restaurants to shutter since, being the ... More >>
Mark GrahamTristan Simon, circa 2003, when everything was in black and white.Diners generally care more about the chef than the restaurant owner. After all, you visit Nana for Anthony Bombaci's brilliant touch rather than for decisions made in some distant Hilton boardroom.Yet the best restaurate ... More >>
Cuba Libre2822 N. Henderson Ave.214-827-2820If you recall the restaurant's party days, it seems like we'd never get around to calling Cuba Libre and old stalwart.Yet there it is, the grand old kitchen of booming Henderson Avenue. Tristan Simon still owns the place, though he now spends much of hi ... More >>
As general manager of Maximo, she sets the tone. Her touch lends a sense of calm beauty and easy elegance--the stuff that helps make certain guests have a positive experience. Young learned to handle the front of a house from one of the best, handling maitre d' chores for Tristan Simon at Sense, Can ... More >>
For a few years he worked quietly and efficiently in one of the city's noisiest environments. But Egerton helped to build one of Dallas' best bartending teams.It's not always a fun job, slinging drinks for guests packed ten deep waving for your attention. Yet he and his crew at Candleroom managed to ... More >>
Tristan Simon's and David McMillan's latest restaurant was meant for sharing
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Making a scene without the scenesters
You recall much-lauded sommelier Rudy Mikula, right? He was, after all, the only tolerable thing about Nove Italiano lodged in the Victory Park machinery before he was poached by Tristan Simon to do wine duty at Hibiscus, only to disappear in the wake of a rumored dispute over wine inventory. Well, ... More >>
Tristan Simon expands his empire
To one of the toniest multiplexes in the land, Mark Cuban, Todd Wagner and Tristan Simon will add a fancy-schmancy eatery. Everything that rises must converge, or so someone once said. Proof: The vertically integrated Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner, who count among their cinema empire the Landmark Thea ... More >>
New Tristan Simon venture has good food, little personality
Spring breeds new dining establishments
Ascolese returns to Texas
Tristan Simon's Sense shuttered
Wine dinner flooded out
We twist open 2005 for a nip. Is this a sign of things to come?
Tristan Simon redecorates his Porch
If rubble means progress, then Dallas is booming
Believe the hype: Hibiscus may be named for a showy flower, but it's still strong enough for a man
Are Dallas diners fickle?
A favorite musicians' haunt moves locations. Let's hope its spirit stays intact.
Tristan Simon unloads Genghis Grill
What makes certain bars so popular?
A new Bob's steak house draws Consilient Restaurants' Monte Morris back to Denver
The hot, sexy rich people are partying it up while you sleep. We'll wake you when they're done.
Can the Restaurant Show make a comeback?
Liberty Noodles goes limp
Medici and Il Mulino founders join forces
Asian eatery bites the dust
The coke-drenched era of nightclubs is over, but now a new group of entrepreneurs is ready to reinvent the scene
Chaucer and sushi--a match made in...well, somewhere
New operators revamp Bamboo Bamboo
New wine bar to open in late January
Genghis Grill plans to get around
New restaurant to hit Henderson Street
Phil Romano stays cool when We Oui chef Nick Badovinus jumps ship
Come boom or bust Dallasites gotta eat--out, that is
Under new management; Mixed hash
Cool River Cafe floods with flavorless monotony