Beverley’s offers modern American food, including a lengthy cold bar, pasta and a well-thought steak program. They are the perfect partners to Beverley’s buzzy social atmosphere, where the music ranges from Fleetwood Mac to Beastie Boys. The leafy outdoor patio, dining room and bar are backdrops for merrymaking. 3215 N. Fitzhugh Ave., 214.915.8840.
A popular spot now in its third decade, Janice Provost’s bistro still delivers on neighborhood vibe and delicious, seasonally inspired locavore fare. Chocolate addicts must sample and savor the Chocolate Glob. 3311 Oak Lawn Ave., Ste. 102, 214.521.0295,
This New York City favorite made its way to Dallas with much fanfare because of dishes like its luscious Cajun chicken and steak tartare. It’s a perfect perch for lazy afternoon Champagne lunches. For Sunday brunch, a ressie is required due to the popularity of the outdoor seating that overlooks buzzy Travis Street. That, some rosé and blueberry pancakes, and you’re guaranteed a good start to the week ahead. 4514 Travis St., 469.730.2937.
This charming chateau-inspired dining room became an instant classic for its light, flavorful souffles both sweet and savory, created by executive chef Cherif Brahmi. Don’t miss the marshmallow soup—a divine combo of tomato basil soup and mini goat cheese souffles. 5360 W. Lovers Lane, 214.366.9900.
A Katy Trail favorite for weekend brunch, this French bistro specializes in refined, casual cuisine. Lobster and bistro chopped entree salads are delish choices, but leave room to indulge in some of the best pommes frites in town. 3314 Knox St., 214.520.8999.