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Acclaimed chicken restaurant's expansion tops this week's 5 hottest Dallas headlines

Chicken restaurant's expansion tops week's 5 hottest Dallas headlines

fried chicken
Some people say their fried chicken is the best in Dallas.  Mike's Chicken
Antone's Po Boy turkey swiss
They even have "famous" right in their name. Courtesy photo
3815 Beverly Dr. Highland Park
The home at 3815 Beverly Dr. and the lot next door are being offered for $16 million. Photo courtesy of Rogers Healy
Hobby Airport Terminal exterior
Hobby scored the first 5-star rating in North America fly2houston.com
La Tarte Tropezienne
Downtown Dallas was the only place in the U.S. a person could get this tart.  Courtesy photo
fried chicken
Antone's Po Boy turkey swiss
3815 Beverly Dr. Highland Park
Hobby Airport Terminal exterior
La Tarte Tropezienne

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1. Dallas' legendary Mike's Chicken expands from original laundromat location. A family run fried-chicken restaurant in Dallas that has earned national acclaim is expanding: Mike's Chicken, which has been serving great fried chicken made to order at 4234 Maple Ave. for more than six years, will open a second location at 7752 Forest Ln., in the little strip center at US-75, across from Medical City, in the former Taco Y Mas space.

2. Houston's most famous po'boy sandwiches get exported to Dallas. A sandwich maker beloved to Houston is coming to Dallas-Fort Worth: Antone's Famous Po' Boys, known for its cold, grab-and-go sandwiches wrapped in trademark white paper, has expanded its footprint to more than 100 supermarkets, including select Kroger, Tom Thumb, Albertsons, and Market Street stores in DFW.

3. Dallas real estate mogul lists his Beverly Drive home with big extra perk for $16 million. Dallas residential real estate honcho Rogers Healy has vast experience buying and selling homes. Now, he’s put his own Highland Park home, at 3815 Beverly Dr., on the market for $8 million — with an intriguing twist that doubles the asking price.

4. One Texas airport lands first coveted 5-star rating in North America.  If you have to pick a layover city for your next cross-country flight, there's new reason to choose Houston. William P. Hobby Airport has just scored a prestigious 5-Star Airport status in the Skytrax World Airport Star Rating for 2022. 

5. Downtown Dallas loses fancy tarts with closure of bakery from France. The tarts have left town: World-famous French bakery café La Tarte Tropézienne, known for its unusual cream-filled tarts, has closed its location in downtown Dallas.