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Making Dallas Even Better

My Guide to Dallas

Some of our favorite faces from North Texas weigh in on where to eat, drink, and play locally.

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Dean Fearing

Chef/partner, Fearing's Restaurant

What are your favorite restaurants in Dallas?

Abacus, Shinsei, R+D Kitchen, S&D Oyster Co, Stephan Pyles, Hillstone, Fireside Pies, Coal Vines, Neighborhood Services on Lovers Lane, and the original Sonny Bryan's on Inwood Road.

What are your favorite shops in Dallas?

Neiman Marcus, Pinto Ranch, Barneys, Edward Baumann Clothiers, Stanley Korshak, and Indulge at The Ritz-Carlton has great Robert Graham shirts.

What are your favorite hangouts in Dallas?

Live Oak Bar at Fearing's, Monkey Bar at Mi Cocina in Highland Park Village, Drip Coffee, bar at Shinsei, Charlie Palmer, Lee Harvey's, Primo's, Samar, Central Market, Jasper's, Whole Foods, and Al Biernat's.

What are your favorite venues in Dallas?

Inwood Theatre for movies, Nasher Sculpture Center, Barry Whistler Gallery in Deep Ellum, The Mansion Bar to see Hunter Sullivan play, Granada on Greenville for good live music, galleries in The Bishop Arts District, and Kristy Stubbs Gallery.
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