Food for thought.
What: Whole Foods meets farmers market at the new, indie grocery store packed with fresh produce, meat, sandwiches, to-go bites, as well as wine and beer.
Why: More than half of the floor’s items hail from local farms and labels (Creminelli’s, On Pure Ground Dairy).
When: Daily, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 3614 Greenville Ave. (214-613-2069).
What: Tex-Mex returns to Mockingbird Station (in the former Margarita Ranch space), slinging classic dishes, a full bar, and tequila flights.
Why: Weekend brunch includes hand-muddled sangria and bottomless mimosas.
When: Opening dinner, Fri., 4 p.m.-midnight. Hours, Sun.-Wed., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 5319 E. Mockingbird Ln., ste. 110.
Vim + Vigor
What: A new juice label you can actually swallow, thanks to fifteen flavors (including a liver detox concoction) and chic packaging.
Why: The only finger-lifting required is popping the top; cheers to home delivery.
When: You need to get your juices flowing.
Where: Available at vimvigorjuice.com, $55-$170.
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Alex & Afton Vintedge
What: Groovy shopkeeper Caitlin Brax recently opened the multiroom vintage clothing and accessories shop perched above Denton’s old opera house.
Why: Hard-to-beat prices (chevron bow-tie blouse, $36) and free mimosas sweeten the treasure hunt.
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 109 E. Oak St., ste. 900, Denton (903-617-8933).
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