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Sweetgreen’s First Dallas Location Will Open Very Soon

Plus, a YouTube chef collaboration at Loro and more intel

A trio of salads from Sweetgreen served in white bowls Sweetgreen [Official Photo]

Fans of Sweetgreen in Dallas will finally be able to get their hands on an order of Guacamole Greens this month. The beloved chain serving salads and hearty grain bowls is opening up its long-awaited first Dallas location next week. Find Sweetgreen in Uptown’s West Village at 3636 McKinney Avenue, where the doors will open on Tuesday, November 23.

Sweetgreen is known for its salads like a kale Caesar with roasted chicken and rice bowls like the mushroom-forward Shroomami. The Dallas outpost will include an exclusive menu item called the “Texas Garlic Chili Shrimp Bowl,” combining shredded kale and cabbage with Cajun shrimp and warm wild rice, and sprinkled with toppings like apples and raw pecans and a douse of nuoc cham dressing.

Opening promos include free delivery for in-app purchases during the first two weeks, and for every meal sold on Monday, November 29, Sweetgreen will donate a meal to the charity organization Brighter Bites.

Loro is adding a new location in Addison

Austin chefs Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin already have expansion plans for Loro, their popular Asian smokehouse collaboration that landed in Dallas with an outpost in July 2021. Hai Hospitality announced earlier this month that a Loro location is slated to open in Addison in fall 2022. Look for Loro Addison at 14999 Montfort Drive in a 5,200-square-foot space with room for 140 seats, along with a large outdoor space with 150 seats.

Try a dish from YouTube chef Josh Weissman at Loro Dallas today

In other Loro news, YouTube-famous chef Joshua Weissman whipped up a dish called Koji Chicken Katsu for Loro Dallas. Weissman (an Uchiko alum) will be on hand at the restaurant at 1812 North Haskell Avenue today from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to sign copies of “Joshua Weissman: an Unapologetic Cookbook.” Plus, the first 100 guests to order the pop-up dish will receive a copy of his cookbook as well.

This $16 dish, featuring koji-cured chicken katsu, sumatra curry sauce, candied garlic chicken skin furikake, and tomato sambal, will stick around on the menu until November 21. Proceeds from each purchase of the dish will benefit crisis relief organization Southern Smoke.