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1. 48 hours covers the horrific Dallas for-hire murder by Oak Cliff’s wife. A gruesome murder that happened one morning on a street in Oak Cliff has been the subject of a new episode of 48 hours. Titled “The Plot to Kill Jamie Faith”, the show aired Saturday, April 9 on the CBS television network and is now available for streaming on Paramount+.
2. 9 of Dallas’ best new pizzerias are vying for the best pie in town. The 10-part CultureMap Tastemaker Awards editorial series, featuring all the award nominees in the categories, continues with our wildcard category: pizza. It was a year that saw more than a dozen new pizza concepts open, launching all varieties and bringing an unprecedented range of styles and options. Here are our nominees for 2022 Wild Card – Best New Pizza.
3. A California conveyor belt hot pot restaurant is rolling in Plano. A West Coast Asian restaurant with two highly sought-after products — hot pot and conveyor belt service — is coming to Texas. Seapot, known as Northern California’s leading conveyor belt-style hot pot restaurant, is opening its first Texas location in Plano at 1900 N. Central Expwy., near Park Boulevard.
4. Chicago-style hot dog fanatics have a new independent spot to try in Frisco. Dallas is already on the verge of getting an authentic Chicago hot dog with the looming arrival of Portillo’s, the fast-casual Chicago-based brand, coming to The Colony in the fall. But for those who can’t wait, there’s an independent store called Chicago Avenue Hot Dogs now open in Frisco that offers a compelling spin on Chicago hot dogs and more.
5. Phil Romano hands over the reins of Trinity Groves Dallas to a young chef. The management of Trinity Groves, the restaurant depot in West Dallas, is changing. According to a press release from Trinity Groves Restaurant Group, founder Phil Romano will hand over to chef Julian Rodarte, co-owner of Beto & Sons, who will become CEO and be in charge of creating new restaurant concepts.