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Fun Fall Festivities

October 24th marked a monumental day in the kitchen at Tertulia. Seamus Mullen began serving lunch, where guests can enjoy delicious Spanish eats. The lunch menu features an array of new options, along with some good ol' faves from the dinner menu. Take your pick from embutidos, quesos, tostas, tapas, ensaladas, bocatas, and paellas. Tertulia will be open for lunch from 12-3pm.

As you know, at Sushisamba, one month it's out with the old and in with the new. November brings with it Japanese SambaHour. This Japanese inspired happy hour takes place weekdays from 4-7pm and includes live Japanese entertainment and workshops. There will be scrumptious appetizers and cocktails just for the occasion, including daily sake flights.

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Hotel Zaza's Dragonfly Restaurant Announces New Menu

Newly reopened Dallas hotspot, Dragonfly, has announced the debut of their new lunchtime menu. This popular eatery located in Hotel Zaza has taken the menu in a new direction under the authority of Executive Chef Dan Landsberg. The menu is said to feature a variety of salads and handheld items that won’t break the bank, while still retaining some of the popular items from the dinner menu. The décor is newly renovated, and diners also have the option of sitting poolside.

Chef Landsberg is planning on using fresh, seasonal foods while including elements of popular local cuisine.

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Taco Time!

TEQA Taqueria and Tequileria in Midtown has announced they will now be serving LUNCH. Nibble Mexican favorites while keeping your eyes peeled for star studded regulars such as Derek Jetter, Minka Kelly and Lindsay Lohan. The expanded menu will feature several of Executive Chef Lisa Schoen's dinner classics in addition to lighter lunch dishes like the Teqa Chopped Greens and Tuna Tartare. Their infamous tacos: short rib with grilled corn and queso fresco, mahi-mahi with jicama mint slaw, and many others, will of course still be available, as well as the outrageous Teqa Burger with glazed pork belly and a Spicy Chicken Breast Sandwich with crispy plaintains.

Lunch can be washed down with a Spicy Cucumber Margarita or a Tamarindo Collins. Beware of a booze infused siesta under your desk later on. Reservations are accepted.