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Beloved Fort Worth Ice Cream Shop Melt Lands in Dallas

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A ritzy grocery store heads to Oak Cliff

Upscale grocer Royal Blue Grocery has announced plans to open a third DFW outpost in Oak Cliff. According to CultureMap, Royal Blue will (fittingly) take over the space formerly occupied by specialty market Bolsa Mercado, which shuttered in 2017. No word yet on when the swanky shop, which boasts fancy grab-and-go eats, locally-baked pastries, and more, will open its doors.

New Dallas restaurants now required to offer changing tables in all bathrooms

Last week, the Dallas City Council passed an ordinance that would require restaurants (and city-owned buildings, retail stores, and other businesses) to provide infant diaper changing tables in all restrooms. According to the Dallas Observer, the ordinance requires that at least one “safe, sanitary, and convenient diaper changing accommodation” be installed in all bathrooms of newly-opened restaurants, and only applies to businesses that open after the ordinance passed.

Melt Ice Creams opens its first Dallas outpost

Also in Oak Cliff news, Fort Worth creamery Melt Ice Creams has officially debuted its first location in Dallas. GuideLive reports that Melt kicked open the doors over the weekend in the tiny space formerly known as Eno’s Pizza Tavern’s Side Dough at 405 North Bishop Avenue. Here, find six always-available flavors of ice cream plus rotating specials, along with ice cream sandwiches.