Where to Dine With Your Valentine

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Valentine’s Day is this week, but it’s never too late to make plans. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite North Texas dinner spots offering special Valentine’s Day menus.


Dee Lincoln Prime – Frisco

Enjoy a four-course dinner on Valentine’s Day at Dee Lincoln Prime, an upscale steakhouse located in “The Star” at the World Headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys. Delicious offerings include grilled quail, chilean sea bass and white chocolate cheesecake for $85 per person.


Lavendou Bistro Provençal – Dallas

Classic French bistro, Lavendou Bistro Provençal, will be offering a delicious three-course meal on Valentine’s Day for $69.95 per person. Selections from the chef include lobster bisque, filet mignon and red velvet cake.


Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille – Dallas, Frisco, Grapevine

Enjoy a three-course meal at any time of the evening at Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille in Frisco. Book your reservation before 5:30 p.m. for the $59.95 per person option, or after 5:45 p.m. for $74.95 per person.


Princi Italia – Plano

This restaurant specializes in “scratch-made Italian fare” prepared using modern techniques. This Valentine’s Day, Princi Italia will offer a four-course dinner for $55 per person. Special selections include beef carpaccio, lobster salad, chilean sea bass and chocolate Italian cream cake.


Bistro 31 – Dallas

This classic restaurant in Highland Park Village dishes up savory American and European classics with a modern twist. This Valentine’s Day, Bistro 31 will offer selections including petite sweet oysters, charred tomato soup and lobster.


Del Frisco’s Grille – Dallas, Plano, Southlake

If you’re looking for something romantic yet low-key on Valentine’s Day, Del Frisco’s is a great choice. This traditional American steakhouse is offering a sophisticated yet fun Valentine’s Day menu, including shareable appetizers and desserts galore.


Table 13 – Addison

This restaurant specializes in fine dining, live music and reliving the 1960s. Table 13 is offering a chef-prepared, fixed-price dinner for $75 per person this Valentine’s Day. Choose from jumbo lump crab cake, shrimp cocktail or bacon-wrapped dates for your starter, and select from a number of delicious entrée options.


Abacus – Dallas

Enjoy a four-course menu for Valentine’s Day at Abacus, an upscale restaurant with a relaxed ambience and a passion for food. For $90 per person, enjoy a range of selections from venison empanadas, wagyu beef and lobster thermidor.


Sambuca 360 – Plano

This Valentine’s Day, Sambuca 360 will be offering a savory three-course dinner for $55 per person with delicious offerings, including crab bisque, pan-roasted halibut and white chocolate cheesecake. The entertainment for the night will be Memory Trip, a rock and blues band from Dallas.


Bullion – Dallas

Dying to take a trip to France? Bullion is the epitome of French cuisine in Dallas and is offering a Valentine’s Day dinner for $135 per person. Enjoy selections from Michelin Star-awarded Chef Bruno Davaillon, including elevated cocktails, peekytoe crab, scallops and a raspberry poached apple.

Where to Dine With Your Valentine

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s never too late to make plans. You wouldn’t want your Valentine to go hungry, so we’ve pulled together some of our favorite North Texas dinner spots (that, according to OpenTable are still open for last-minute reservations!) offering special Valentine’s Day menus.
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Bistro 31 – Dallas
This classic restaurant in Highland Park Village dishes up savory American and European classics with a modern twist. This Feb. 12 through 14, Bistro 31 will feature a special menu in addition to its regular menu.
Crudo Wood Fired Taverna – Frisco
If you’re in the mood for an Italian-style bistro with a relaxed atmosphere, then this is the spot for you. This restaurant offers a vast, mouthwatering menu that will be sure to please the most discerning palates.
Del Frisco’s Grille – Dallas, Plano, Southlake
Enjoy an intimate atmosphere, hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood at this popular restaurant.
Il Calabrese Ristorante and Bar – Southlake
This Italian restaurant offers fresh ingredients imported from all over Italy on a regular basis. This Valentine’s Day, il Calabrese is offering a three-course, fixed-price dinner menu for $75 per person. Choose from bruschetta, Mozzarella caprese, or calamari fritti for your starter, and pick from a number of delicious entrée options.
Mille Lire – Dallas (Oak Lawn)
Chic new Italian restaurant Miller Lire will be offering its regular menu in addition to a few Valentine’s Day specials (including dessert) this Feb. 14.
Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille – Dallas, Frisco, Grapevine
Enjoy a three-course meal at any time of the evening at Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille in Frisco. Book your reservation before 5:30 p.m. for the $59.95 per person option, or after 5:45 p.m. for $74.95 per person.
Seasons 52 – Dallas, Plano
This restaurant specializes in seasonal food prepared using “rustic techniques.” This Valentine’s Day, Seasons 52 will be offering a three-course dinner for two at $60 per couple.
Sixty Vines – Plano
Enjoy seasonal cuisines made with local ingredients and paired with the perfect wine, or enjoy an exclusive Surf & Turf Valentine’s Day dinner.
Mexican Sugar – Plano
While this restaurant isn’t serving a special Valentine’s day menu, don’t let that stop you from enjoying innovative cocktails and decadent desserts. If you want something romantic yet low-key, Mexican Sugar is a great option.
Up on Knox – Dallas
Newly opened American Brasserie Up on Knox is offering a three-course meal this Valentine’s Day for $65 per person with dishes like Burrata & Celery Salad and Seared Yellowfin Tuna.
Ziziki’s – Dallas (Knox), Dallas (Preston Forest Village), Plano
This authentic Greek restaurant is offering a four-course dinner menu on Valentine’s Day with delicious offerings including flaming saganaki and rack of lamb.
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Take our advice and wine and dine your Valentine the right way!

Weekend Round Up: Music, Art & Bacon

Weekend Round Up: Music, Art, and Bacon

-Tony Award-winning vocalist Bernadette Peters joins the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of American song


-Check out these meatiest of the meaty restaurant suggestions from CultureMap. Sample all things extremely meaty and bacon wrapped.


-Eat the new buttery cornbread sandwiches at Dickeys and vote for your favorite- sweet or spicy. They’re only around for a limited time.


-Make reservations for Valentine’s at one of these nationally rated Dallas hotels. The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, and the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas all recently made U.S. News & World Report‘s best luxury hotels in the USA.


-Treat yourself to one of our most fabulous local getaway.  D Magazine produced a line up of The Most Fashionable Dallas Getaways, so you can find a getaway right in your own backyard.


-See Picasso and Matisse at the Kimbell Art Mesuem in Fort Worth. It’s the largest loan of its kind, with nearly 100 modern masterpieces, which have travel from the art Institute of Chicago. Additional artists include Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Man Ray, and Constantin Brancusi.


-Experience one of the concerts coming to the area this weekend,  including Paul Simon and Sting, Deep Shade, Yuck, and more.


-Dine at one of Dallas’ downtown restaurants. Savor is getting a lot of hype, CBD is written up weekly by one Dallas publication or another, and Mot Hai Ba has gotten rave reviews.


-The Dallas Black Dance Theater Presents: Cultural Awareness Series, three new works that you’ll love.


Photos from Dallas News and D Magazine

Of The Day: Your Favorite Restaurants With New Locations


It’s no secret, D-FW is a treasure trove of amazing restaurants. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who lives in the area, even a born-and-raised native, who doesn’t have a bucket list of restaurants they want to try. It seems as though there is a constant flow of delicious spots popping up everywhere, causing this list to grow each day. These new restaurants don’t always make it, but those that do tend to become household names. And, when we’re really lucky, these mouth-watering places open new locations, spreading the restaurant wealth throughout the D-FW area. On today’s OTD, check out these great restaurants that are planning, or have recently opened, new locations.




Hopdoddy’s: The ever-present line outside the Preston Center location is a testament to the delicious food that waits within. Now, there is one planned to go in Uptown at the corner of Hall and McKinney, as well as one in Addison at Village on the Parkway.



del frisco's



Del Frisco’s Grille: Always an Uptown and Fort Worth favorite, Del Frisco’s Grille’s newest location just opened up in Southlake Town Square.



kitchen lto




Kitchen LTO: Though it’s not opening a new branch, it is changing it’s chef. This pop-up restaurant’s concept centers around rotating chefs, the second of which will begin serving up fine dishes at the Trinity Grove location on February 5.




velvet taco




Velvet Taco: Currently a Knox/Henderson staple for divine tacos and sides, a second location just opened in Fort Worth on West 7th St.





three sheets



Three Sheets: The second location of this Ross Ave. favorite for pizza, burgers, and strong drinks is coming this month to McKinney Ave. in the heart of Uptown.