Eat, Shop, Play and Stay At These Dallas Hot Spots

By Jane Humphrey | December 23, 2019 | Food & Drink Lifestyle Style & Beauty

It’s time to explore what’s au courant in our beloved city. Time to explore the New Now.


TASTE Glitz and glam unabashedly abound at The Charles. The hot spot eatery, located in the Design District, is turning up the volume a notch with Bar Charles—a private new hub located on the back end of the restaurant. Enjoy cocktails and cuisine as you marvel at the plush velvet chairs, neon signs and floral prints adding a fun little punch to your dining experience. Take a seat at the bar for a glass of bubbly or hunker down for the evening and nosh on the Italian-inspired fare. 1632 Market Center Blvd., 469.917.9000,


STAY Past meets present at the storied Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek as it debuts its highly anticipated redesign. Celebrating 40 years, the Dallas landmark wanted to honor its unique history while moving forward with a contemporary twist. Designer Thomas Pheasant spearheaded the merging of worlds for the newly renovated guest rooms, suites and lobby. What better way to celebrate than to do so with a staycation—don’t forget to grab a nightcap at The Mansion Bar. 2821 Turtle Creek Blvd., 214.443.4747,


SEE Explore the invigorating new exhibition on display at Dallas Contemporary, which unveils its winter shows Jan. 12—with a members-only celebration on the 11th—and will run through March 15. Spotlighting the incredible works from seasoned artists, the exhibition will feature Joël Andrianomearisoa’s “Serenade is Not Dead,” José Dávial’s “Directional Energies” and “FriendsWithYou,” a fine art collaborative from Samuel Borkson and Arutor Sandoval III. 161 Glass St.,


SHOP Time transcends all at the newly opened Magic Hour, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Bishop Arts District. Sourcing one-of-a-kind vintage pieces and accessories, mother-daughter duo Molly and Mary Ann Mathias focus on well-traveled art, apothecary, decor, pillows and more. The goal? To add a little—dare we say—magic to your home. 250 N. Bishop St.,


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