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Private Social Turns One, And Now You Can Leave The Ear Plugs at Home

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Just over a year ago last September, Private Social opened to a red carpet affair and the adulation of Dallas diners. A review printed weeks later in The Dallas Morning News agreed with the public and chef Tiffany Derry earned four stars despite a mention of the deafening dining room.

Subsequent reviews in the Observer and D Magazine also pointed to the punishing acoustics, but didn't agree with the high praise of the food.

Ceiling panels were eventually installed to absorb the excess dining chatter in the dining room, and the restaurant rolls on, marking its first year of success with a new drink menu and bar menu.

The food looks more casual than some past offerings. Korean short ribs, shishito peppers and lamb meatballs round out the snack menu with a bacon cheese burger and chili cheese dog.

Meanwhile the drinks seem as fancy as ever. Bar Manager Rocco Milano is featuring high end rum in the Dominican Drifter and Polish Bison Grass Vodka in a Champagne cocktail called the Polish 57

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