Monday, May 27, 2024 May 27, 2024
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At Lucia, David Uygur’s Cozy Bistro in Oak Cliff, It Would Appear That The Waiting Really Is The Hardest Part

Lucia's gnocchi with caramelized cabbage and Speck. (photos by Sarah Reiss)

Under the heading of “millstone” in the lengthy (albeit imaginary) restaurateur’s dictionary on my desk is a copy of the article from Texas Monthly last week pegging newly opened Lucia as the best new restaurant in Texas right now. Beside the listing is a picture of chef/owner David Uygur and his front-of-the-house counterpart and wife, Jennifer, who appear to be deciding whether or not staring into the camera is a good idea.

After all, early praise carries with it a certain undeniable curse…

Click here to read the rest of our First Take Review of Lucia.