Dallas North for Anyone
Collected by Frederick Simeon
With a vibrant arts and cultural scene, a wealth of fine dining, and a nightlife among the best in Texas, Dallas is a destination where you'll never stop discovering new reasons to return.
2301 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Opened in 1989, this pioneer of the Dallas Arts District was envisioned by renowned architect I.M. Pei to be a temple to both design and sound. A striking exterior of overlapping geometric forms leads to interiors that play upon the changing...
1146 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
I've eaten lots of tacos during the decades that I've lived in Dallas, but last weekend I think I found my all time favorite... Good 2 Go is on my must-visit-list for every trip home to Dallas. You can kill two birds with one stone. Fresh, hearty...
15650 Addison Rd, Addison, TX 75001, USA
One weekend a month, artists and designers set up shop at the Dallas Handmade Arts Market, located within the Addison Conference Center. The vendors here are all part of Dallas’ emerging creative class, and they’re selling their paintings,...
2923 N Henderson Ave Suite A, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
It's the shop that retro dressers' dreams are made of. Vintage Martini's carefully curated collection of high-end fashion includes fur capes from the Victorian era, sweet 1950s circle skirts, and the bold shoulder pads of the 1980s. The boutique...
1010 S Pearl Expy, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
The lines are long (expect to wait at least an hour) at this young barbecue joint tucked inside the Dallas Farmers' Market—but the tender, perfectly smoked meats are worth the wait says Daniel Vaugh, barbecue editor of Texas Monthly. "They have...
2928 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
The Gypsy Wagon is equal parts clothing store, gift shop and home accessories store. The Gypsy Wagon has one of the best greeting card selections in Dallas, with lots of cards boasting witty and snarky sayings to give your friends and family come...
5900 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205, USA
Located near the entrance to SMU's campus, The Meadows Museum houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain. Its works date from the 10th to the 21st century, covering a thousand years of Spanish...
3524 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
Granada opened as a movie theater in the 1940s, and later became a concert hall—my favorite live music venue, in fact. Check out their lineup, as big names, as well as local acts, are always on stage here—fun times to be had!
3200 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Centuries ago, the railroad helped contribute to the birth of Dallas—and now it’s playing a part in keeping the city green. Built over abandoned Missouri-Kansas-Texas line railroad tracks that once bordered the downtown core, the Katy...
1717 N Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Since its founding in 1903, the DMA (as locals call it) has grown to become one of the top 10 largest museums in the country, with a permanent collection of over 24,000 works culled from around the globe and spanning over 5,000 years of history....
14833 Midway Rd #100, Addison, TX 75001, USA
Tucked into an otherwise unremarkable shopping strip, Thai Star is anything but. With sublime iterations of Thai favorites, this tiny restaurant packs the house regularly. Not only do standouts like whole fried fish and pad thai tempt the taste...
5330 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75254, USA
A lavish American meal typically conjures the image of a plate full of prime rib and lobster—with a glass of red wine of course. Chamberlain's is the place to have this meal. In addition, they have specialties and a menu of premium cigars!
5505 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75254, USA
A stalwart on the Dallas burger scene, Jakes Hamburgers entices would-be customers with flair. Exhibits A and B: the spicy grilled chicken sandwich, christened 'The Flaming Rooster,' and the jalapeño bacon burger, named the 'The Hot Cowboy.' Talk...
246 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
A cornucopia of oenological learning, this Design District wine retailer/bar/venue offers a sweet location to host parties, drop in and sip some wines, or take a wine class or two. The Poste's frequent offerings include classes in cheese pairing...
2010 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art is an extraordinary museum located in the Dallas Arts District. See amazing artifacts from China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia. This guardian lion is an 18th-century bronze from Nepal....
7401 Lone Star Dr b115, Plano, TX 75024, USA
When that patio party, or second (or third, or eighth) date looms, you want to give off an air of casual elegance, with a touch of fun. Am I right? Ella Bleu's cute dresses, fashion-forward tops, jeans, and trendy jewelry will have you looking...
13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
If you’re ready to open up your wallet and do some serious shopping in Dallas, look no further than the Galleria Dallas. The Galleria is full of designer and name-brand stores. Make sure to grab lunch at Mi Cocina, a Dallas chain of Tex-Mex...
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