International travel in the middle of a pandemic? No thanks. But you don’t have to leave Texas to go to Italy. Of course, that’s always been true: it’s fifteen miles south of Waxahachie, just off Interstate 35. But as of December 9, in Dallas, you can also go to Eataly.  The Italian culinary wonderland, part restaurant and food court, part departme...

As thrilling it is to see a sweeping, 46,000-square-foot marketplace brimming with Italian food open in Dallas, there is something else that Eataly’s arrival does. It confirms that Dallas, and the greater area in which local farmers and producers sow land and raise animals, is a bona fide slow food city. No, it’s not surprising; it’s something that...

The much-anticipated debut of New York City Italian restaurant Carbone, which boasts a Michelin star pedigree, won’t be happening in 2020 as expected. According to the Dallas Morning News, the restaurant was originally expected to open its doors in the Dallas Design District on December 1, but that timeline has officially been pushed back to April...

Fazoli’s – the Lexington-based brand known for serving up premium Italian dishes at a great value – is set to bring its acclaimed Italian dishes and famous signature breadsticks to Dallas-Fort Worth. Fazoli’s CEO Carl Howard announced today that the company has executed an area development agreement with Sajib Singha of Singha Group to open three l...

After selling Hat Tricks, his popular Lewisville sports bar, in 2015, it seemed like it would be only a matter of time before Tony Avezzano would be back in the restaurant game. With the opening of Yonkers Pizza Company in Dallas, Avezzano not only returns as owner, but does so in a highly personal manner. As much as it is anything else, the new ve...

There are several Italian restaurants in and around Dallas, but many fans of the cuisine complain that truly good Italian is hard to find here. At Partenope in downtown Dallas, husband-and-wife duo Megan and Dino Santonicola incorporate Neapolitan tradition throughout their restaurant. The restaurant’s name comes from the original name of the city...

Big news, amici – our first-ever store in Dallas is coming soon. The city is especially close to our hearts because of the deep roots of Dallas’s thriving arts and food culture. Read on to see what you can look forward to at Eataly Dallas! Whether you're looking for an on-the-go snack or a delicious meal to savor (with a view), our cafés, takeaway...

With a name like Ben DiNucci you would think he is made to be a character from the Sopranos but apparently he is the Cowboys third string QB who made his debut against the Eagles tonight. He set the world on fire with his crazy side arm through (it was an incomplete pass) and his name alone had everyone going crazy but the real question is who is h...

A warehouse party with a bunch of graffiti artists is the last place you’d expect to find someone that spends the majority of their time in Highland Park Village, dealing with some of the most decadent Italian-American dishes the Dallas restaurant scene has to offer. And yet, Fachini exists. Fachini is the fourth restaurant by renowned chef-owner J...

If you have any extended dining history in Dallas, there's a good chance you have been in the company of one or more Tarantino. Chris, Patrick and Matthew Tarantino are all trained chefs who in the late 1990s and early 2000s were creating food in the kitchens of The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Beau Nash at the Hotel Crescent Court, the Green Room, TAB...