Cook Hall Opens, Love Shack Closes and More From a Very Busy October

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Another very busy month has come and gone, and with it several Dallas restaurants have opened while others have closed their doors for good. Read on for the full list and be sure to share tips about restaurant openings or closings in the comments section below or at dish@dallasobserver.com.


Cook Hall (2440 Victory Park Lane): The space in the W that once housed Tom Colicchio's Craft has reopened as American gastropub, Cook Hall.

Qariah (1811 Greenville Ave.): The Lebanese restaurant opened on Lower Greenville last week.

Tu-Lu's (3699 McKinney Ave.): The bakery is now serving gluten-free treats in the West Village.

GRIP (6030 Luther Lane): The new grill in Preston Center (a few doors own from Hopdoddy Burger Bar) serves fast and casual Mediterranean fare.

Jack's Southern Comfort (1905 Greenville Ave.): Scott Jones' new comfort-food joint is open on Lower Greenville.

The Greek (1722 Routh St.): Ziziki's-owned The Greek is now open in One Arts Plaza.

Taco Cabana (2635 N. Stemmons Freeway): A fancy-pants (well as fancy as a fast food joint can get) Taco Cabana opened on Stemmons Freeway just south of the Medical District.

British Beverage Company (2800 Routh): The British-themed pub and eatery is comes to the Quadrangle.

FT33 (1617 Hi Line): The buzz-restaurant opened its enormous glass doors in the design district early last month.

Latin Deli (5844 Abrams): The Deli, located in a strip mall off Abrams, serves Latin fare.

Jerry's Wood-Fired Dogs (6340 Gaston Ave.): The Orange County-based hot dog eatery opened its doors on November 2.

TJ's Seafood Market (11661 Preston): One of Dallas' favorite seafood markets has spread its fins with a new grill and market in Highland Park.

Italia Express (4000 Cedar Springs): The casual Italian fare spot is open on Cedar Springs.

Henry's Tavern (5741 Legacy): Brewery-inspired Henry's Tavern and American Grill is now open in Plano.


Love Shack (115 E. Hickory): Tim Love has closed his burger joint in Denton.

Kathleen's Sky Diner (4424 Lovers Lane): The diner has fallen.

Snack Global Kitchen & Bar (2323 N. Henderson Ave.): The Henderson Avenue eatery has closed and will reopen as a new concept.

Truluck's (5001 Belt Line Road): The Addison location is closed, but the Uptown location is getting a facelift. It's scheduled to be renovated (which will include a second story) in the spring 2013.

Coming Soon:

Spoon Bar & Kitchen (8220 Westchester): John Tesar's Spoon Bar & Kitchen will open this month.

Cafe Des Artistes (1722 Routh St.): A Lombardi Family Restaurant is taking over the space where Screen Door used to be.

Craft and Growler (3601 Parry Ave.): According to its Facebook page, Craft and Growler is aiming to open in Fair Park in October.

Pop Diner (3600 McKinney Ave.): The 24-hour diner is set to pop up in the West Village.

The Londoner Pub (2817 Greenville Ave.): The Londoner pub will open in the old Rhost space on Lower Greenville this fall.

Jojo (2626 Howell St.): This new eatery and bar is scheduled to open in the fall.

Smashburger: The burger chain is expanding to Mockingbird Station this month.

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