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Dallas restaurant closures and Blue Bell savior top 5 most popular stories this week

Dallas restaurant fails and Blue Bell savior top most popular stories

Gin Mill restaurant in Dallas
Three more Dallas restaurants close. Gin Mill/Facebook
Blue Bell Ice Cream homemade vanilla in container
Blue Bell ice cream gets saved by Fort Worth businessman. Courtesy photo
Potato Flats
Potato Flats in Trinity Groves is no more. Facebook/Potato Flats
Gail Warrior
Gail Warrior and six other Dallas ladies share their summer vacation plans. Courtesy photo
Amanda Freitag, Chopped
Amanda Freitag from the Food Network show Chopped will judge Park & Palate at Klyde Warren Park in September. Photo courtesy of Food Network
Gin Mill restaurant in Dallas
Blue Bell Ice Cream homemade vanilla in container
Potato Flats
Gail Warrior
Amanda Freitag, Chopped

Editor’s note: Another week has come and gone, and there’s a lot we all probably missed. But we’re looking out for you, kid. Here are the most popular stories from this past week:

1. Dallas restaurant scene gets hit by 3 unforeseen shut-downs. While Dallas diners are enjoying lots of prosperous restaurant openings, we’re also suffering shut-downs. We’ll minimize the pain by wrapping them up in one tear-stained roundup, as follows: Bohemian Cafe, Gin Mill and Woodfire Kirby's.

2. Fort Worth billionaire steps in to save Blue Bell homemade vanilla. A billionaire from Fort Worth has stepped in to aid the besieged Blue Bell Creameries. According to an announcement from the Brenham-based ice cream company, Texas businessman Sid Bass has become an investor and partner.

3. Trinity Groves restaurant closes despite good reviews and media love. After a year, the spud-themed Potato Flats in Trinity Groves has closed. A spokesperson for the restaurant said that Trinity Groves wasn’t the right location fit.

4. Seven fabulous Dallas women divulge summer vacation plans and travel tips. There are those who travel, and there are those who travel well. From effortlessly chic outfits to wear on the plane to dishy beach reads and summer playlists, here are the expert ways seven singularly stylish Dallas women elevate every adventure.

5. Klyde Warren Park ignites foodie festival with big-gun chefs. Klyde Warren Park has announced the lineup for its new food-and-wine festival. Called Park & Palate, it will take place on September 25-26 and will feature a swath of chefs from across Texas.