One of Santa Fe's most highly rated restaurants is readying to open in Dallas.
Chef Eric DiStefano, co-owner of Geronimo, confirmed two versions of the 18-year-old restaurant -- which touts itself as "New Mexico's only Mobil four-star, AAA four-diamond restaurant" - are Dallas-bound. Geronimo's will open later this year in Highland Park Village, while the less-formal Geronimo's Hideaway will take up residence at Ilume.
"They're opening a restaurant in a gay resort!," fellow Santa Fe chef Johnny Vollertsen enthused repeatedly over dinner last week at DiStefano's Coyote Cafe.
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DiStefano says the menu at Geronimo's in Dallas will closely mirror the "global French Asian" menu served in Santa Fe: A menu from March posted online includes escargot, crab cakes, strip steak, lobster and Colorado lamb.