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1. List of every Dallas restaurant and bar that closed in 2022. Like most industries, the Dallas restaurant world is still in recovery after the pandemic, with some restaurants drawing big crowds and others barely able to muster a four-top. In chronological order, here's a list of restaurants that closed in Dallas in 2022.
2. Dallas location of healthy restaurant Seasons 52 closed after New Year. In what surely seems like the worst timing ever for New Year's resolutions, a healthy restaurant in one of Dallas' most prominent malls has closed: Seasons 52, the successful concept from Darden Restaurants whereby many menu items were 500 calories or less, was forced to close its location at NorthPark Center.
3. Year-end openings & closings sneak into this Dallas restaurant news roundup. With the end of 2022 winding down, things were a little quiet on the restaurant news front. But there were still openings to applaud, closings to lament, new menus to try, and some food media tidbits to catch up on. Here's what happened in Dallas restaurant news.
4. Landmark Texas estate checks in on exclusive list of world's best hotels for 2023. A new list of the best hotels in the world — by Condė Nast Traveler, no less — may sound lofty and aspirational, but one is just a short ways from Dallas: the now prestigious Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection, in Austin.
5. Highly reputable Dallas-Fort Worth animal nonprofit expands hours. A Dallas-Fort Worth nonprofit made up of compassionate veterinary professionals who are working to end pet overpopulation in North Texas by providing high quality, affordable vaccines, spays, and neuters is expanding its hours. Texas Coalition for Animal Protection, better known as TCAP, has added days at two DFW locations.