The Dallas Observer's 2010 Readers' Pick for Best New Restaurant, Mextopia, has closed.
Leslie Brenner got the details in a voice mail from owner Ricardo Avila. The plan is to reopen somewhere else with a new concept. Avila cited road construction near his restaurant as part of the problem.
We're not sure how we missed this, but the Mextopia Facebook page regurlarly promoted "sweet & spicy bacon" and beer happy hour specials (photo below). Actually, there are more pictures of bacon on their Facebook page than there are of tacos. Lots of bacon.
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I'm going go out on a limb and predict Dallas' first-ever bacon/Tex-Mex fusion restaurant. We'll certainly stay on top of this situation.