Preston Hollow stats: Culture

Clean eating?

In some big cities, such as New York and Boston, restaurants’ food inspection grades are posted in windows. In Dallas, diners have to dig a bit deeper for the details of an establishment’s latest food inspection scores. If this snapshot isn’t enough, dive into the city’s database, where you can search by restaurant name or address, at dallascityhall.com/departments/codecompliance/restaurantandbar.

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3,130 

food service inspections — out of some 20,000 citywide — were recorded in the Preston Hollow area zip codes 75244, 75229, 75220, 75225 and 75230, January 2015 through November 2016 (includes routine, follow-up and complaint-related inspections, all conducted by a licensed sanitarian from the City of Dallas Consumer Health Division)

Food Inspection Scores 2 Random inspections are conducted per year at most food-service facilities

health inspection scores of 15 preston hollow restaurants: Neighborhood Services, Dish Preston Hollow, Prince Italia, Flying Fish, Sevy’s, Fish City Grill, TJ’s Seafood Market, Dough Pizzeria, Tippy’s Thai Café, Royal China, Neuhaus Café, Ku Sushi, The Hospitality Sweet, Nick and Sam’s Grill, Montlake Cut

*Yelp based its list of the best 15 restaurants near Preston Hollow by using an algorithm that considered both the number of reviews and the star rating for each location. Food inspection scores only represent a snapshot of the facility at the time of inspection, note Dallas Code Compliance specialists. Listed score reflects most recent inspection. 

29

establishments failed inspection (.9% of all Preston Hollow area inspections)

TWO

of those who failed did not pass upon re-inspection, at time of publication (.1% of all Preston Hollow-area inspections)

80

neighborhood establishments received passing, but not “good,” scores (about 2.5% of all Preston Hollow area inspections)

3,048

establishments ultimately earned a “good” or “very good” grade, in some cases upon a follow-up inspection to a low score (About 97% of all area inspections resulted in most recent score of 80-100)

7 formally dog-friendly food establishments exist in the Preston Hollow vicinity. Proprietors of these restaurants, of which there are 74 citywide, have obtained a requisite permit that allows them to welcome pups to their patios

Art at NorthPark

NorthPark has 26 million visitors per year.

Located in NorthCourt, Mark Di Suvero’s painted steel sculpture “Ad Astra” weighs

12 tons

Frontiers of Flight museum

Glenn Curtiss’ 1909 pilot’s license is the oldest artifact on display, and the oldest aircraft is from 1918

Frontiers of Flight is the only museum that has a Vought V-173 “Flying Pancake,” the parka Richard Byrd wore when he flew over the South Pole and the Hindenburg’s radio operator chair

The Apollo VII Command Module, which flies 17,500 miles per hour, is at the museum

The only moon rock in North Texas is displayed there, too

Museum of Biblical Art

A limited edition, bronze replica of Michelangelo’s “Pieta” is worth millions of dollars. It’s so valuable the museum can’t release the exact amount.

The oldest artwork, titled “Stone Dove,” is from 500 A.D.


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