Ambiance: Laid-Back, Rustic Chic Why we love it: Modern spin on an American classic-the Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Go for: Lunch, Late Night on Weekends Standouts: JK's Favorite, Cuban Sandwich Know before you go: You can add bacon to ANYTHING for $2-even the milkshakes
Ambiance: Casual, Family Friendly, Cheery Why we love it: Easy in-and-out eatery in the Arts District serving all your basic breakfast favorites with a smile. Go for: Breakfast, Breakfast for Lunch Standouts: El Torero Scrambler, South of the Border Benny, Yolk Berry Bliss Know before you go: Closes at 3pm daily. Get valet parking validated here. An express line for to-go items.
Ambiance: Spacious, Industrial, Stools and Communal Tables Why we love it: If you are craving a great burger and a craft beer, this is the place to go! Go for: Lunch, Dinner Standouts: Cheese Fries Surprise, Salted Sow Burger, Caca Oaxaca Burger, Hot Bastard Know before you go: Spacious patio with firepits.
Ambiance: Rustic Chic, Open & Airy Why we love it: Unique menu comprised of chef Tim Byres' exquisitely prepared BBQ and contemporary sides. Go for: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch Standouts: Pimento Cheese Croquettes, Coffee-Cured Beef Brisket, Blueberry Pancakes with Apricots Know before you go: They do not take reservations so expect a wait at peak times
Ambiance: Sophisticated, Sexy Why we love it: This sleek, underground cocktail den offers creative drinks and delicious bites in a chic setting perfect for date night or drinks with friends. Go for: Cocktails and small bites Standouts: El Diablo Cocktail, Housemade Charcuterie, Punches to Share Know before you go: Located in the Joule hotel. Djs currently play Thursdays and Sundays
Ambiance: Energetic, Rustic Why we love it: Elevated comfort dishes, hand crafted elixers and made-in-house gourmet pies and desserts in an upbeat setting. Go for: Lunch, Dinner Standouts: Shrimp & Grits, Biscuits & Pimento Cheese, Daily Pies Know before you go: Gets loud when busy
Ambiance: Bright, Clean, Colorful Why we love it: The feel and flavor of the islands shine in both decor and deliciously fresh cuisine at this Hawaiian import. Go for: Lunch, Dinner Standouts: Fish Tacos, Coconut Shrimp Know before you go: Their famous fish tacos are made with 17 different ingredients
Ambiance: Modern, Casual Why we love it: A nice spot to dine and drink before, during or after a movie at the adjoining Look Cinema. Go for: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks before or after a movie at Look Standouts: Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade Know before you go: You can enjoy full-service dining during a movie from Ivy Kitchen when you buy tickets for "Look & Dine" through theLook Theater website.
Ambiance: Casual, Trendy Why we love it: Handmade, locally sourced food served in an upbeat, high energy environment. Go for: Lunch, Dinner Standouts: Truffle Cheese Fries, Nacho Average Nachos, Cowboy Burger Know before you go: 40 craft beers on tap
Triple winner of the Food Network's Cupcake Wars comes to Dallas from California. Find gluten-free selections, mini cupcakes of the most popular flavors made daily, and seasonal specialties. Try their individual bread puddings-a signature sweet!
Ambiance: Urban, Hip, Lively Why we love it: A mix and match menu, specialty tequila drinks and late night rooftop bar makes for a fun experience. Go for: Brunch, Happy Hour, Late Night Standouts: Buffalo Chicken Salad, Tequila Flights, Mix and Match Tacos Know before you go: They offer a Saturday and Sunday brunch buffet (alcohol included) and free parking adjacent to Amli garage
Ambiance: Trendy Casual, Comfortable, Large Bar Why we love it: Chef Nick Badovinus wows us with his innovative and consistently divine cuisine! Go for: Dinner Standouts: Butcher's Meatballs, Veal Shoulder Schnitzel, Butterscotch Pot de Creme, Hard Cider Brined Pork Chop Know before you go: Nice patio dining when the weather permits