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. Pizza critic takes on the new crop of Chipotle-style pizzerias in Dallas. After decades as a pizza wasteland, Dallas-Fort Worth has become Pizza Central. We're the place to be for fast-casual chains who model themselves after Chipotle's, where you walk down a buffet line and point out your toppings. The pizzas are quickly assembled and baked in minutes in high-tech roaring ovens, crisp and hot by the time you've paid your bill.
2. 8 places around Dallas guaranteed to make you feel like a kid again. No matter how old you are, no one likes being dragged down by the drudgery of grown-up responsibilities. The following places in and around Dallas specialize in helping adults recapture the feeling of being a kid, even if only for a couple of hours.
3. Tillman's Roadhouse Fort Worth closes in preparation for radical, fresh reboot. Say see-ya to the s'mores: The Fort Worth branch of Tillman's Roadhouse will close, to be replaced by something new, something different: a hybrid concept called Fort Worth Market & Table.
4. Klyde Warren Park dishes out more delicious details for new food fest. More details have emerged for Park & Palate, the new foodie festival coming to Klyde Warren Park September 25-26. In addition to the massive number of local and regional restaurants dishing out their best bites all day on Saturday, the big draws are cooking demonstrations with food celebrities such as chef-restaurateur Jonathan Waxman and Chopped judge Amanda Freitag.
5. Uptown Whole Foods Market gives urban flavor to grocery store experience. Whole Foods Market opened its Uptown location on August 12 with amenities designed to appeal to the most urban-minded customer.