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Restaurant & Bar Updates

Well, It Looks Like Dallas Restaurants Are Adjusting to Omicron

Kicking off 2022 with some familiar pandemic challenges. Here’s how a few restaurants are handling omicron.
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Bars

Sue Ellen’s Revival Is a Homecoming for Dallas’ Queer Community

Just in time for Pride month, the return of what’s believed to be the oldest and longest-running lesbian bar in Texas was worth the yearlong wait for so many Dallasites.
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Restaurant & Bar Updates

Dallas Workers and the Purported Labor Shortage in the Restaurant Industry

Some blame unemployment insurance. Others point to hospitality workers demanding more empowerment and better pay. The reality is a complex flurry of factors at play.
A community fridge from The People's Fridge is hosted at the Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space at the White Rock Community Church in East Dallas.
Food & Drink

How a Dallas Network of Community Fridges Helps Feed Food Insecure Residents

The People's Fridge has three refrigerators and counting across Dallas' most vulnerable areas.
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News Bites

News Bites: Haidilao Hot Pot Is Indeed Open in Frisco and Anju Opens in Uptown

SideDish’s weekly digest of need-to-know dining happenings in Dallas.

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Coronavirus

One Year Later: How Dallas Hospitality Staff Worked Amid a Pandemic

Dining rooms shut down to customers on March 16. In May, they were slowly allowed to reopen. It's been a whirlwind ever since.
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Coronavirus

St. Patrick’s Day, Spring Break Dovetail With Lax Masking Rules at Bars

Some places have eased mask-wearing policies for guests. Dallas County officials say it's too early for a victory lap. Public health experts nervously watch the numbers.
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News Bites

News Bites: Restaurants Can Soon Operate at Full Capacity and Celebration Turns 50

SideDish’s weekly digest of need-to-know dining happenings in Dallas.
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Celebrity Chefs

Two East Dallas Restaurants Refresh Fine Dining Menus for the Takeout Era

Chefs Misti Norris and Donny Sirisavath mean to wow you with casual, delivery-ready fare you can order from home. Welcome Rainbowcat and Khao Gang.
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Restaurant & Bar Updates

What Biden’s Coronavirus Plan Might Mean for Texas Restaurants

If passed, the American Rescue Plan could potentially help restaurants weather the remainder of the pandemic.