How cute is this, breakfast at the brand spanking new home of chef Kent Rathbun and restaurateur wife Tracy on Inwood, in Bluffview. He owns some of my favorite dining places —  Abacus, Jasper’s and Hickory restaurants, and mother of two Tracy co-owns Shinsei. Kent says he’s more the school chauffeur in the morning, and Tracy is the chef, and they shared a few delicious recipes:  Toad in the Hole, cinnamon rolls in the waffle iron (NO MIXING GREAT IDEA), and egg tacos with shishito peppers freshly picked from the family’s vegetable garden.

The food looks yummy, and the Rathbuns say cooking is a family affair at their house. But you know what was really making me drool? That kitchen. I want to see more…

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The Villas at Garrett Avenue

An artist rendering of a dining room/kitchen area in a townhome at The Villas at Garrett Avenue, a new David Weekley development located in Knox-Henderson. All renderings: David Weekley Homes

One of Dallas’ hottest neighborhoods is getting a new, upscale townhome development.

Houston-based David Weekley Homes is building The Villas at Garrett Avenue in Knox-Henderson, with 22 townhomes at built-out and three available floorplans. The first closing slated for August and prices will start at $399,000.

Knox-Henderson is a highly desirable part in Dallas, and for good reason. Situated on both sides of Central Expressway and only a few miles from downtown, getting where you want to go is a snap. The neighborhood has great walkability, with boutique shopping, home furnishing stores, loads of restaurants (including Kent Rathbun’s always amazing Abacus), relaxed bars, and other retail. Knox-Henderson is located right next to Highland Park and a short distance from Mockingbird Station, Northpark Mall, and White Rock Lake.

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