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French bakery's sweet surprise leads this week's 5 most-read Dallas stories

French bakery's sweet surprise leads week's 5 most-read Dallas stories

La Tarte Tropezienne
There's the mama tart in the middle surrounded by the little "baby Trops."  La Tarte Tropezienne
Easter ham meat
Get your own Easter brunch to-go. Betty Crocker.com
DFW Airport, American Airlines
This plane is definitely not headed for Auckland, New Zealand. Photo courtesy of Barber Shop Marketing
Houston, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Katy, Jan 2017, interior of auditorium
Alamo Drafthouse is offering independent films to stream at home. Rendering courtesy of Boucher Design Group
San Martin Bakery bread
Let's hear it for gluten!  Photo by San Martin
La Tarte Tropezienne
Easter ham meat
DFW Airport, American Airlines
Houston, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Katy, Jan 2017, interior of auditorium
San Martin Bakery bread

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. French bakery makes unusual Dallas debut with free taste of signature tart. Spring 2020 was the original target date for La Tarte Tropézienne, the French bakery recognized worldwide for a certain cream-filled tart, set to open its first location in Texas in front of the Joule Dallas hotel. Coronavirus has delayed the bakery's opening, but the owners have debuted a touchless curbside delivery menu with an extra special treat for customers.

2. These Dallas restaurants are doing take-out Easter brunch and dinner. COVID-19 is no match for Dallas' creative food and beverage pros, who've devised some impressive to-go and takeout versions of the Easter feast. Many are keeping hours on Easter Sunday, April 12, so you can drive up, grab your family dinner, and off you go.

3. American Airlines postpones international flights into summer and fall. Fort Worth-based American Airlines is re-adjusting its schedule for the summer, and winter as well, to address what a release describes as record low customer demand due to the coronavirus.

4. Alamo Drafthouse rolls out at-home movies during COVID-19 shutdown. While we may not currently be able to gather in a dark room with strangers and eat popcorn while watching a flick, one theater chain is trying to give us the next best thing — while also supporting its local outlets. Alamo Drafthouse is now offering films that can be screened right from home, no pants required. 

5. Get bread sold exclusively to restaurants from these Dallas bakers. Dallas has bakeries that ordinarily service the restaurant industry who have begun selling directly to the public as a way to keep their doors open. Here are both the area's best bakeries and some wholesale operators now selling bread to the public.

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