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Eatzi’s and More Popular Dallas Restaurants Will Open at DFW International Airport

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Eatzi’s will bring its legit meats and cheeses to DFW Airport
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Eatzi’s heads to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

The dining line-up at DFW Airport’s Terminal D will expand dramatically in the coming months as it plans to welcome a number of new eateries from Dallas restaurateur Phil Romano. According to the Dallas Morning News, Romano is set to bring locations of his Italian market Eatzi’s, Trinity Groves staples Cake Bar and LUCK, among other eateries, to the terminal. No word yet on when they’ll debut, but don’t expect it to happen quickly — Terminal D is set to undergo a major revamp that hasn’t even started yet.

Chef Omar Flores’s fried chicken favorite will open in Southlake

On the heels of debuting his Tex-Mex restaurant Muchacho in Preston Center, James Beard Award nominee Omar Flores has announced plans to bring popular fried chicken spot Whistle Britches to Southlake. Per a press release, the restaurant is set to bring its crispy fried yardbird and biscuits to Southlake Town Square at some point in 2020, along with a forthcoming location of celeb-favorite juice bar Pressed Juicery.

Anthony Bombaci takes over the Joule Hotel’s restaurants

Also a James Beard Award nominee, chef Anthony Bombaci has officially taken the reins at the Joule Hotel’s Italian restaurant Americano and its stalwart eatery CBD Provisions. According to a press release, Bombaci has already spruced up the menu at Americano with dishes like bolognese tagliardi spiked with Calabrian chili, massive garlic knots, and lobster-stuffed ravioli.

Score fancy French pastries before La Tarte Tropezienne opens in Dallas

Pastry enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the arrival of La Tarte Tropezienne, a vaunted French bakery that’s set to open in Downtown Dallas next year. Ahead of its official debut, the shop will begin serving up its famed Tarte Tropeziennes, croissants, and more via its catering menu on December 9, according to CultureMap. Major caveat, though: you’ll have to order at least $150 in pastries in order to score one of those cream-filled tarts.