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Houston’s Most Beloved Bakery Sets Its Sights on Dallas

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sugar-dusted croissants at Common Bond
Common Bond’s famed croissants
Common Bond [Official Photo]
Amy McCarthy is a reporter at, focusing on pop culture, policy and labor, and only the weirdest online trends.

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Common Bond looks to expand to Dallas

A Houston bakery that’s beloved for its flaky croissants will, eventually, open in Dallas. According to the Houston Business Journal, growing Houston-based chain Common Bond is scaling up its executive team as it plans a major expansion across the state, and a Dallas location is in the company’s plans for the future. This is a pretty exciting development for Dallas’s pastry scene — stay tuned for more details as those become available.

Tillman’s gets locked out

A notice posted to the door at Tillman’s Bishop Arts indicate that the restaurant has been locked out and the landlord’s taken over the space at 324 West 7th Street. According to CultureMap, the lockout is related to “confusion in payment,” but owner Jeffrey Kollinger says that the restaurant will be up and running again soon.

West Dallas taqueria shutters, plots a move to a new home

Fans of Taquero will have to a wait a while for those perfect fish tacos. According to the Dallas Observer, the restaurant closed its doors earlier this month to a new home in an as-yet-unannounced neighborhood. Fortunately, the wait won’t be too long — Co-owner Victor Rico told the Observer that the restaurant will reopen sometime in February or March 2020.