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Flashback Friday: The Hottest New Restaurants Circa March 1986

Take a step back in Dallas dining history.

What was hot, hot, hot in the North Texas dining scene during March 1986? Juanita’s, a Mexican restaurant from New York. (Weird, I know.) Tangier, one of Dallas’ first Moroccan joints. And Cedars Village Cafe, a Lebanese restaurant located at the Green Oaks strip-mall in Arlington. Apparently their eggplant dip was the jam. Do you remember these places? Have a good story? I’d love to hear it.

Anyway, click the images below and take a step back in Dallas dining history.

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  • topham

    The best part of this is the blurb on Parigi — a place whose originality runs “to the point of shocking, sometimes.” Can you believe that crazy “salad of arugula and warm goat cheese … spiked with a vinaigrette with smashed olives and sprigs of fresh herbs”? (I guess if iceberg and Thousand Island was the go-to, this was pretty edgy.)

    • Catherine Downes

      Love it!