While a handful of restaurants popped up in the DFW area last month, November wasn't nearly as busy as October for restaurant openings and closings. Read on for the full list and be sure to share tips about new and/or dead restaurants in the comments section below or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spoon Bar & Kitchen (8220 Westchester Drive): Chef John Tesar's latest culinary project is open in Preston Center.
Craft and Growler (3601 Parry Ave.): The new Expo Park bar that specializes in local craft beer is now open.
Dude Sweet Chocolate (8304 Preston Center Plaza): The Oak Cliff chocolatier recently opened a second location on Preston Center Plaza Drive, and is set to open a third location in Fort Worth.
Café Des Artistes (1722 Routh St.): Alberto Lombardi's latest restaurant is now open in One Arts Plaza.
Bowl and Barrel (8084 Park Lane): The new bowling alley, restaurant and bar's menu includes everything from hand-cut fries served with Trappist aioli and curry ketchup, fried quail drumsticks, oysters and a 1/2-pound burger.
T/X (2927 Maple Ave.): This Texas-inspired restaurant has replaced Bolla at the Stoneleigh Hotel.
Il Cane Rosso: A second Il Cane Rosso location is scheduled to open near White Rock Lake in the spring.
Grapevine Craft Brewery: Grapevine has another beer maker in the works. Lauren Daniels reports that "The Grapevine Craft Brewery will be a multilevel unit with large open spaces and plenty of room to mingle."
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