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New Creole vegan restaurant heats up this week's 5 top Dallas stories

New Creole vegan restaurant heats up this week's 5 top Dallas stories

Vegan Food House
Eggplant No Chicken Parm Courtesy of VFH
East Hampton Sandwich Co.
No more of this in Frisco. Photo courtesy of East Hampton Sandwich Co.
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Imagine four more hotels this size going up in Dallas. Photo courtesy of Sheraton
Candytopia
Dallas is due for something mighty sweet. Photo courtesy of Candytopia
Darbie Safford, Casee Safford, Cooper Harris, Lindsey Wolf, Jessie Wolf
Darbie Safford, Casee Safford, Cooper Harris, Lindsey Wolf, and Jessie Wolf at Masquerade. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Vegan Food House
East Hampton Sandwich Co.
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Candytopia
Darbie Safford, Casee Safford, Cooper Harris, Lindsey Wolf, Jessie Wolf

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.

1. New Creole restaurant makes Oak Cliff Dallas' hottest vegan destination. A promising new restaurant whose menu is entirely vegan is coming to Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood. Called Vegan Food House, it will open at 832 W. Seventh St., near the intersection of Tyler Street in a sweet little bungalow that was formerly home to the short-lived Nice Ice House shaved ice.

2. Dallas sandwich shop chain shuts down Frisco location abruptly. There's a few less sandwiches in the world, thanks to a restaurant closure in Frisco. East Hampton Sandwich Co., the chain of shops from young restaurateur Hunter Pond, closed its location at The Star. 

3. Whopping number of hotels and retail centers are on the way in Dallas-Fort Worth. If you’re a fan of shopping or sleeping, check this out: Dallas-Fort Worth ranks as one of the top metro areas in the U.S. for construction of retail and hotel properties.

4. Outrageous candy museum Candytopia is set to pop up in Dallas. If you're an Instagramming candy-holic, you may already know about Candytopia, the ultimate dessert pop-up that's been a smash in other cities. Now the temporary interactive art installation that celebrates candy in all its vibrant colors and flavors is coming to Dallas in spring 2019.

5. Circus theme sends high-flying Masquerade over the top for Dallas young professionals. The Genesis Young Leaders' annual Masquerade is known as a high-flying affair for Dallas young professionals, and this year, its theme matched its reputation. The sold-out party, called "Under the Big Top," took more than 800 attendees to the circus.