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DFW Chipotle locations add drive-thrus
Socially avoidant Chipotle enthusiasts will now be able to score their burrito bowls without ever having to leave the car. According to the Dallas Morning News, five local outposts of the chain in Corinth, Fort Worth, and Farmers Branch have added “Chipotlanes,” or areas where diners who order Chipotle through the mobile app or online will be able to pick up their orders in a pick-up area that the chain calls the “fastest way to get Chipotle.”
Tacos and a new late-night eatery hit Deep Ellum
Deep Ellum’s restaurant boom continues with the addition of Basic Taco. Per CultureMap, is the new taqueria will soon start serving “gourmet” tacos made with shrimp and smoked brisket in a former gas station at 2901 Commerce Street later this year. Diners can also expect traditional street tacos, stuffed with carne asada and carnitas, on the menu.
Ebb & Flow debuts
Also new to Deep Ellum is Ebb & Flow, a new restaurant from the owners of Trees and The Bomb Factory. CentralTrack reports that the spot will keep the kitchen open until 2 a.m. daily, slinging sandwiches, turkey stroganoff, and snacks like Cubano egg rolls, and sausage-spiked queso from chef Salvador Brian Valdez, formerly of the Mitchell. The restaurant is currently in its “soft-opening” phase, with full hours set to debut sometime in October.