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Dallas, Texas was founded in 1841 by John Neely Bryan, a lawyer and entrepreneur who saw the potential for a trading post in the area due to its location along the Trinity River. The city quickly grew into a major hub for the cotton and oil industries, attracting settlers from across the United States. During the Civil War, Dallas served as an important supply center for the Confederate Army, leading to significant economic growth. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the city continued to expand with the development of railroads and the arrival of the Texas oil boom. Today, Dallas is a thriving metropolis known for its cultural attractions, world-class dining and shopping, and vibrant arts scene. The city is also home to several professional sports teams and is a major business and financial center in the United States. With its rich history and modern amenities, Dallas remains a popular destination for visitors and residents alike.

1- The top 10 industries that are hiring locally:

  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Education
  • Hospitality
  • Finance
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Government

2- The top 10 recreational activities the area is known for:

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Skiing
  • Wine tasting
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Art galleries
  • Local festivals

3- Average low and high temperature for the month:

  • Low: 50°F
  • High: 75°F

4- Average precipitation for the month:

  • 2 inches

5- Elevation:

  • 500 feet

6- Average home price:

  • $300,000

7- Average household income:

  • $60,000

8- The top 10 tourist points of interest:

  • Historic downtown area
  • Natural parks
  • Local museums
  • Wineries
  • Botanical gardens
  • Zoos
  • Local theaters
  • Waterfront attractions
  • Lighthouses
  • Historic landmarks

The top 10 restaurants:

Goldie’s

Lake Highlands

Lake Highlands gets a much-needed neighborhood bistro with this opening. Its signature dish, the magic chicken thighs with mashed yams and mustard greens, is reason enough to get in ASAP but the carefully selected list of wines by the glass and natural wine options are a fine reason to make plans to linger.

El Destino

10261 Technology Boulevard East, Dallas, Texas 75220

The space that once hosted the grungy Gas Monkey Bar got a massive upgrade when this Mexican restaurant moved in. It has the space, so it still hosts live music and eating on the massive patio is still an option. But now it can be done over a birria burger, whole fried snapper, and Mexican street tacos.

The Metropolitan on Main

2032 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201

This spot has finally opened (re-opened?) after a massive makeover under new ownership. Pop in when you’re Downtown for breakfast, lunch, or happy hour — word is that dinner service will be added. Until then, order a coffee made by the Faema espresso machine and chow down on a plate of blackberry lemon mascarpone French toast or a lunch special plate.

Mābo

6109 Berkshire Lane, Dallas, Texas 75225

If the closure of Teppo on Lower Greenville left a hole in your heart, great news — its owner has opened a new restaurant in the Park Cities. While it is, yes, more omakase, with a $200 per person price tag, what diners will get is a bit different than every other omakase in Dallas. This includes skewers of meats and four or five a la carte dishes crafted from seasonal ingredients. Expect grilled chicken, duck, wagyu, mushrooms, and more.

Sanjh

5250 North O’connor Boulevard, Irving, Texas 75039

Las Colinas adds a fine dining Indian restaurant with a menu that aims to represent every region of the country — no small feat. Dine on shakargandi amrak chaat (a Delhi street food) or bharwan paneer tikka. It also covers the history of India, reaching back thousands of years — for example, the scallops recheado, which is a take on the Goan dish with roots dating back to the time when the state was under Portuguese rule.

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