WHITE ROCK—On Rotation is now open right next door to Cane Rosso White Rock. Expect 40 beers on tap, plenty of them local, plus some unusual selections like sour saison and oak-aged cider.They also fill growlers, and you can bring over to-go pizzas from next door; they're also currently working on brewing their own beers, including the unusual-sounding Cucumber Blonde. Status: Certified open. 7328 Gaston Ave., (972) 807-2588.
DESIGN DISTRICT—Speaking of breweries, Texas Ale Project is the latest brewery to hit the neighborhood. The taproom is open 5-9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 1-9 p.m. Saturdays serving up beers like Fire Ant Funeral (an American red ale), Something Shady (an American porter), and Naked Truth (an American pale wheat ale). Status: Certified open. 1001 N Riverfront Blvd., (214) 965-0606.
NORTH DALLAS—Blue Sushi Sake Grill, which already has a location in Fort Worth's West 7th, has moved into the up-and-coming Preston Hollow Village. Expect a wide selection of specialty and vegetarian rolls with ingredients like barbecue seitan, radish, vegan mayo, and tempura sweet potato, plus mango crab rangoon, edamame hummus, and octopus yakitori. Status: Certified open. 7859 Walnut Hill Ln., (972) 677-7887.
PLANO—Fancy new bowling alley Pinstack occupies also features an arcade, a ropes course, laser tag, and a full-service restaurant and bar. Menu items include burgers, fried mac and cheese pops, pizzas, a Cuban panini, and nachos and sliders as well as some pricier entrees like steak frites. Status: Certified open. 6205 Dallas Pkwy, (972) 781-2695.
UPTOWN—The old Sfuzzi space is now occupied by Fat Rabbit. The menu includes burgers, flatbreads, tacos with blackened catfish or cochinita pork, and unusual sliders (think banh mi and falafel). Cocktails range from $8-13 and are made with fresh juices, fruits, and herbs. Status: Certified open. 2533 McKinney Ave., (469) 941-4085.
ARTS DISTRICT—Chicago breakfast/brunch/lunch option Yolk has arrived at One Arts Plaza. Prepare yourself for an extremely bright yellow interior and an egg-heavy menu with dishes like eggs Benedict, frittatas, chicken and waffles, omelets, and red velvet French toast. Status: Certified open. 1722 Routh St., (214) 855-9655.
NORTH DALLAS—The second DFW location of fast-casual Vertskebap has landed. Lamb and beef or chicken are shaved off rotating spits, doner kebab-style, into soft bread or a tortilla and topped with your choice of condiments and sauces. There's also vegetarian options, including falafel, and cooked-to-order fries. Status: Certified open. 7949 Walnut Hill Ln., (469) 726-2855.