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zeruel13 Oct 4, 2012 09:25 AM

There is a rumor that the guide is coming to dallas
http://dallas.eater.com/archives/2012...

Which of the restaurants in dallas you think is good enough to get a star? 3 stars?

IMHO, there are 2 restaurants in my mind that could get multiple stars, but they are both closed (Nana and York Street).

  1. twinwillow Oct 4, 2012 09:37 AM

    The late York Street for sure!

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      demigodh Oct 4, 2012 10:00 AM

      None. Their standards are way higher than anything Dallas offers. Consider this, in Brooklyn (which has 5 million residents and shares the food obsessed culture with the rest of NYC), there are only 4 restaurants that have 1 star.

      1. air Oct 4, 2012 11:00 AM

        York Street would have been the closest place, but otherwise none. If any restaurants in Texas deserve stars, they'd be in Houston.

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          sike101 Oct 4, 2012 11:10 AM

          I can't imagine they'd think of coming here if there weren't at least one 2 star and a few 1 stars.

          If Topolobampo is a 1 star, Pyles definitely is too. The Mansion would garner one as well, I'd easily put it next to One Market in SF, or La Toque in Napa.

          If Fearings were just a slight bit more consistent it might get a star. And Lucia with a slightly expanded, or tasting menu could be considered as well.

          1. z
            zeruel13 Oct 4, 2012 11:24 AM

            Lucia is probably a bit of a stretch since michelin usually pay attention to atmosphere as well. Too casual, and they will ignore you (momofuku noodle bar and ssahm bar in nyc didnt get any star for example). They might get the "bib gourmand" treatment though.

            I agree with mansion, it should get a star at the very least. French Room (and the old Bijoux and Aurora) comes to mind as well since Michelin guide really like old-style french restaurant.

            What about the modern style? Oak? Abacus?

            1. twinwillow Oct 6, 2012 11:43 AM

              That's it then. We're not worthy!

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