The city’s latest launches and cultural offerings will add a definite spring to your step.
Coeval Studio designed the space with the coastal seascapes as inspiration.
Tucked in the heart of West Village sits newly opened Fiatto, which is where you’ll most likely find us on a sunny afternoon. The American Italian restaurant touts a 4,000-square-foot space, expansive outdoor seating and a pup-friendly patio—need we even say more? Take one look at the menu and we guarantee you will be hooked. Offering the freshest seasonal ingredients on hand, executive chef and partner Kylil Henson creates almost every mouthwatering dish from scratch—from pastas and burrata to scrumptious sauces. Delight in signature dishes including the pumpkin arancini and prosciutto crostino, or take the luxe route and order the 24K risotto featuring limoncello lobster, arborio rice and saffron gold puffs. 3700 McKinney Ave., fiattodfw.com
Various Small Fires opened its newest outpost in Dallas this spring.
Debuting with a truly Texas-sized welcome, Various Small Fires—VSF—opened its doors during the week of the Dallas Art Fair. The contemporary art gallery, which has locations in Los Angeles and Seoul, South Korea, has set up shop with its third location in Dallas. Located within The Joule Hotel, the gallery features thought-provoking work from internationally recognized emerging, mid- and late-career artists with owner Esther Kim Varet and Dallas’ gallery director Adrian Zuñiga leading the charge. Head downtown and explore the current exhibition, Texan: Part II, which will run through June 25. 1511 Commerce St., vsf.la.com
The cocktails are a must-try at La Stella Cucina Verace.
LA DOLCE VITA
Live that Italian sweet life as you experience the sumptuous offerings from La Stella Cucina Verace. With its foray into the Dallas culinary scene, this restaurant celebrates its flagship location within the Dallas Arts District. Chef Luigi Iannuario puts his creative spin on recipes spanning the various regions across Italy, paying homage to his Italian roots yet adding his own spice into the mix. The result? An unforgettable experience that will undoubtedly elevate your palate and have you coming back for more. Cozy in for a one-of-a-kind dining experience or opt to grab a cocktail before dashing to the Winspear Opera House for a show. Might we entice you with the O Sole Mio or the Negroni Classico...? 2330 Flora St., lastellatx.com