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Contrary to popular belief, there's no oil in status-conscious Dallas. Since its founding in 1841 as a prairie trading post, by Tennessee lawyer John Neely Bryan and his Arkansas friend Joe Dallas, successive generations of entrepreneurs have amassed wealth here through trade and finance, using first cattle and later oil reserves as collateral. One early group of European settlers of the 1850s – French intellectuals and artists known as the La Réunion co-operative – had to pack up and move on after a series of summer droughts and a harsh winter; the few who stayed included a future …
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The Dallas World Aquarium

Discover a South American rainforest filled with monkeys, colorful toucans, crocodiles, manatees and otters. The aquarium portion of this popular attraction ...

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Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - Dallas

PLEASE CALL THE RESTAURANT IF YOUR DESIRED RESERVATION TIME IS NOT AVAILABLE. The cornerstone of Del Frisco's cuisine is USDA Prime Beef and Australian Cold Water Lobster Tail. We also offer outstanding appetizers, fresh seafood, fresh vegetables and side dishes served family-style. Our bread, salad dressings, sauces and specialty desserts are all made from scratch daily from traditional recipes. Del Frisco's is a perfect marriage of quality products and technique. Upbeat, friendly, personalized service is our forte. Del Frisco's boasts an elegant atmosphere perfectly complimented with southern style hospitality and an award winning wine list. We are very proud to have been awarded the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence from 2000-2013. Our wine list spans the globe with over 1400 selections to choose from. We have 8 separate dining areas and can accommodate any size private dining request.