Restaurant Buzz

Dallas Dining News for March 2013

Lacy Ball
March 01, 2013

Sate your craving for tapas and tequila at Boca Chica in the Shops at Park Lane, the newest hot spot from the creators of Mockingbird Taproom, Park Tavern and Primebar … Smoke: New Firewood Cooking, the new cookbook by chef Tim Byres (Chicken Scratch, Smoke), is slated for an April launch. Look for it at Smoke and local booksellers … White Rock Lake’s newest eatery (from the guys responsible for the Flying Saucer and The Londoner) is Lake House Bar & Grill, serving up burgers, craft beer and cocktails such as the Southern Sipper (bourbon infused with pecans, vanilla beans and a honeycomb) … Come May, singer/songwriter Pat Green, Kyle Noonan, Josh Sepkowitz and Brian Manion will open a backyard music venue/restaurant called The Rustic on the corner of Lemmon and Central … New-on-the-scene Pop Diner — a ’50s style café with an ’80s flare — is Uptown’s only destination for authentic Detroit hot dogs 24/7 … Nearby, Max’s Wine Dive executive chef Patrick Russell has created a late-night menu featuring the likes of chicken fried Brussels sprouts and bigeye tuna … This month, restaurateur Jack Perkins (Maple & Motor) opens the Design District barbecue joint Slow Bone, with veggie-friendly sides and packaged booze for carryout ... Cross the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge to Trinity Groves for Chino, offering a mix of Latin and Asian flavors such as waffle fries with cotija and sriracha ketchup.