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QuestLove’s Meatless Cheesesteak Will Soon Be Available in Dallas

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Tribeca Talks - Storytellers - Questlove With Boots Riley - 2019 Tribeca Film Festival
QuestLove’s collaboration with Impossible Foods brings meat-free cheesesteak to Dallas
Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival
Amy McCarthy is a staff writer at, focusing on pop culture, policy and labor, and only the weirdest online trends.

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The French Room’s chef departs

Anthony Dispensa has officially parted ways with vaunted Downtown Dallas dining institution the French Room. According to the Dallas Observer, Dispensa only worked at the French Room for about nine months, just one month less than his predecessor Michael Ehlert. A new executive chef for the restaurant has not yet been announced.

The debut of West Dallas’s new mini golf bar has been delayed

Back in January, Eater reported that Another Round, a new bar boasting putt-putt golf, would open its doors sometime this spring. Now, CultureMap reports that its debut won’t happen until sometime in “late summer or early fall.” When it arrives, expect upscale cocktail offerings and snacks from the bar’s neighbor Cooper’s Meat Market.

New dining options from major celebs await at Dos Equis Pavilion

Outdoor music venue Dos Equis Pavilion (formerly known as Gexa Energy Pavilion, the Coca-Cola Starplex, and a host of other branded names) will soon boast a new line-up of dishes from major celebrities. According to GuideLive, the venue will soon serve a meat-free cheesesteak developed by the Roots frontman Questlove, chicken-fried brisket from Fort Worth’s own Tim Love, and a fried chicken sandwich from Top Chef contestant Fabio Vivani, among other new dishes. The new eats land when Dos Equis Pavilion returns for prime concert season on May 17.