Bad news for people who love good food: Rapscallion on Lower Greenville announced in a Facebook post that this Saturday, May 14, will be their final service. Make your reservations now and send this wonderful spot off in style.
“Rapscallion had a great run on a great street in a great neighborhood with loads of great employees and regulars,” co-owner Brooks Anderson tells Eater Dallas. “We’re proud of the work we did, we leave the business with great memories, and the Rapscallion Team looks forward to a great future here in Dallas and beyond.”
Escape to the French Room
In happier news, the French Room returns to the Hotel Adolphus downtown after a two-year hiatus. The decor is inspired by Lilly Anheuser, wife of Adolphus Busch, who built the hotel a century ago. Their spring theme is Bar Lily, a blooming tropical paradise filled with, you guessed it, lilies. The new season also brings unique cocktails, including a showstopper rum punch called the Tiki State of Mind, made with Flor de Cana 18 Year rum, Batavia Arrack (a spirit that pre-dates rum), Velvet Falernum, and Guavalt. Bar Lily is open Wednesday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
A Steakhouse with a 27th-Floor Downtown View Reopens
SĒR Steak + Spirits reopens with a revamped menu and a new executive chef, Richard Hoffmann, who worked at various hotel properties, including Red Rocks Casino and Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Make your reservation for Tuesday to Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m. or Friday and Saturday from 5 to 11 p.m.
Fort Worth Burger Institution Finally Opens a New Location
In continuing reopening news, Fred’s Cafe in Forth Worth will finally reopen after five months of being closed. They’re moving to 7101 Camp Bowie West, after 40 years in its previous location. Grab a burger at their grand opening on Saturday, May 21, at 11 a.m.
Asian Street Food Fave Opens Farmers Branch Location
Chef Uno Immanivong opened a second outpost of her Asian street food fast casual eatery, Red Stix, in Farmers Branch. Located in Mustang Station, it’s right next door to Tiffany Derry’s Roots Southern Kitchen. The location soft-opened in April, so you can head over now for a plate of Uno’s Signature Stix, her delicious robata skewer. Or hit up the grand opening on May 18. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. and complimentary cocktails and light bites, plus dragon dancers, a DJ and a photo booth at the grand opening party, which will go on until 5 p.m.
A Denver Italian Fast Casual Chain Is Coming
Mici Italian is coming to Texas, with the first franchise opening in Frisco on May 23. Carlos Smith, a 20-year veteran of operations at Outback Steakhouse, plans to open a series of franchises in the state. Mici Italian prides itself on using family recipes and fresh ingredients for made-to-order food. They’ll bring pizza, pasta, and family-friendly Italian convenience.
Statler Hotel Party Spot Opens Flower Mound Outpost
No need to drive all the way in from the ‘burbs for a good time. The entertainment hub Scout is opening a second location on the River Walk in Flower Mound on Friday, May 13. It will feature billiards, air hockey, hoops and other arcade games, plus plenty of screens to enjoy all the various games you’re not playing. Visit Sunday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight.