Driftwood Opens, Vapiano Closes and More From a Busy April for Dallas Restaurants

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Lauren Drewes Daniels
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Last month was a busy one in the Dallas restaurant scene. Read on for the full slate of opening and closing restaurants, and be sure to share tips about restaurant openings or closings in the comments section below or at dish@dallasobserver.com.

Openings:

Driftwood (642 W. Davis): Oak Cliff is home to a new "upscale-casual" seafood restaurant.

DaLat (2537 N. Fitzhugh): The new late-night pho spot, located in the old RedFork Tavern building on Fitzhugh, is open.

Carbone's Fine Food and Wine (4208 Oak Lawn): Julian Barsotti, chef and owner of Nonna, opened Carbone's Fine Food and Wine at The Shops of Highland Park.

Atomic Candy (105 W. Hickory): Denton's downtown square has a neat-o, new candy shop.

The Standard Pour (2900 McKinney): Uptown's latest "cocktail den" is open and pouring drinks on McKinney Avenue.

Southern Breeze Market Cafe (138 Olive): The cafe recently opened in Keller, and its menu offers home-style options like shrimp adn grits, baked mac and cheese and spinach and bacon quiche.

Torchy's Tacos (1008 W. McDermott) : The Austin-based taco joint has opened another location in Allen.

Closings:

Sushi Axiom (4123 Cedar Springs): Sushi Axiom, (formerly Fin Sushi), located on Cedar Springs closed its doors for good. The space will reopen as a Mexican restaurant.

Vapiano (5319 E. Mockingbird): The pizza joint at Mockingbird Station has closed.

McCormick & Schmick's: The McCormick & Schmick's located in North Park mall is closed, and will soon be replaced by a Seasons 52.

Coming soon:

Emporium Pies (314 N. Bishop): The pie shop is set to open this fall.

eatZi's: eatZi's is expanding and is adding two new locations.

Rusty Taco: Rusty Taco will take over the Main Street Garden Cafe space.

Location Info

Dalat

2537 N. Fitzhugh Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Carbone's Fine Food and Wine

4208 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Driftwood

642 W. Davis St., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Atomic Candy

105 W. Hickory St., Denton, TX

Category: General

Fin Sushi Lounge - CLOSED

4123 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Vapiano - CLOSED

5319 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

The Standard Pour

2900 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Music

Emporium Pies

314 N. Bishop Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Southern Breeze Market Cafe

138 Olive St., Keller, TX

Category: Restaurant

McCormick & Schmick's - CLOSED

307 NorthPark Center, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Nonna

4115 Lomo Alto Drive, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Seasons 52

7300 Lone Star Drive, Plano, TX

Category: Restaurant

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Your Mom
Your Mom

All fine and good except Rusty Taco backed out of that project a few days after the announcement.

SJSUGradinTX
SJSUGradinTX

Actually, Rusty Taco didn't pull out....they were 'uninvited'....

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

I thought the city pulled out of the deal with Rusty Taco?

Titus Groan
Titus Groan

Rusty tacos are notoriously hard to pull out of.

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