My Town: Dallas

31 January 2016
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They say everything is bigger in Texas and while Dallas’ big city vibe is testament to this, the city doesn’t forgo its Texan charm and civic pride.

We caught up with proud Texan Catherine Cuellar, director at Entrepreneurs for North Texas, for her tips on fine dining, city art and uncovering Dallas' history.

Dallas The city of Dallas is home to big sights and an even bigger personality


Stephan Pyles – Stephan Pyles is Dallas’ big name in fine dining. Contemporary modern American cuisine collides with class and artistry, bringing diners a fantastic and elegant dining experience. Be sure to sample the ceviche.


The Wild Detectives – Part bookstore, part bar, part coffeehouse, The Wild Detectives is the Bishop Arts District’s perfect place to hunt for – and hole up with – a new book and a drink.


Nasher Sculpture Center – Contemporary and modern sculpture filling a building designed by famed architect Renzo Piano makes the Nasher unlike any other collection in the world.

Nasher Sculpture Center Inside Nasher Sculpture Center (Image: Andreas Praefcke)

Day Trip

Deep Ellum – One of Dallas’ most soulful and historic neighbourhoods, Deep Ellum is packed with bars, restaurants, cafes and boutiques.

Secret Tip

Insider info – Get a breakfast taco at La Ventana in the Dallas Arts District then take a stroll through Klyde Warren Park and nearby Flora Street, stopping to view stunning architecture.

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