Before I turned in my 2 weeks notice at Neimans, I met a girl who had just moved to Dallas and sent her an email gushing about all the spots she should explore in Dallas. I have been pretty homesick this week so I thought I would give you my short list of favorite places in the Big D. I think sometimes it takes leaving a place to really appreciate what it was.
Bishop Arts District
Bolsa - an old car garage turned fancy restaurant
Enos- best pizza in town! AND get the "Sundae Sack" -its a must!
Tillman's Roadhouse- amazing decor and cheeseburgers
Times Ten Cellars - GREAT wine bar...my favorite! You can order pizza that will deliver straight to your table.
Legal Grounds - for breakfast/ brunch
White Rock Lake- fun to go picnic, run, walk, sit, nap, read
Get TC's shaved ice...its a hole-in-the-wall but sooo yummy! My favorite is Tigers Blood (sounds gross, but its amazing!)
Concerts at Granada Theater
The Grape to eat great French cuisine
Snuffers - best (and most fattening) cheese fries in town!
Glorias - great patio/ Tex Mex
Henderson: quirky shopping and great bars/ places to eat
Gypsy Wagon (I want everything in this store)
Now & Again (amazing home decor)
The Pearl Cup - cute coffee shop
Common Table- great food!
J. Blacks &Capital Pub - great bars
Nick & Sams Grill - great for HH and brunch
Sangria- tapas/ great drinks (get a pitcher of the sparking Sangria)
Toulouse- another great French restaurant (try the escargot, its great!)
Vino 100 - a quaint wine bar
Katy Trail Ice House - pretty new with a huge patio, very Austin-ish, relaxed, casual
Mannys- my favorite Mexican food- get the brisket tacos
Village Burger Bar (in West Village shopping center) - best burger in town!
Mi Cocina- a chain, but amazing- Get the Mambo Taxi (but don't drive afterwards!)
Family and Friends... I miss you all very much!!! Life is magical over here, but it would be PERFECT if you all were still just around the corner.
we miss you!ReplyDelete
thanks for all the good restaurant reminders... and I love everything on your christmas wish list.
miss you abs! i drove by northbridge the other day...feels like a million years ago :( love you!ReplyDelete
I seriously teared up at this. I miss Dallas too!!!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
okay, working at Neimans definitely explains your great style!ReplyDelete
Here are my places to add to the list (granted they're probably a few years older than your list):
Blue Goose - their swirl margarita's are perfect on a hot summer day
Campisi's Egyptian Lounge - great pizza & love the mafia rumors
Cafe Brazil - the best late night eatery
Fadis - amazing Mediterranean food
Angelika - my favorite movie theater
Aw Shucks (Greenville) - decent oysters and crawfish
Gloria's - for mojitos and salsa dancing
India Palace - the best Indian food ever
...an Dallas misses you! XOXO, MomReplyDelete
love this abby----i loved our chat today :) dallas does miss you but im SO thankful you're just a phone call away!!ReplyDelete
Chickster- Blue Goose, Angelika, AND Cafe Brazil should have made my list as well haha! Are you from Dallas? Since we are both in France, we must rendezvous at some point!!! xo, abbyReplyDelete
Yep and it looks like we're here for the same amount of time as you & Logan - 2 years, so a rendezvous is definitely in our future!ReplyDelete