Moxie's Grill & Bar
Chain hails from Canada, where it has more than 60 branches. Its owner is Tom Gaglardi, proprietor of the Dallas Stars. The Dallas location is in the former Arcodoro & Pomodoro space at the corner of McKinney and Maple avenues. Its culinary theme is international-inspired dishes created with local ingredients, with local purveyors such as Empire Baking Co., Ascension Coffee, and Lone Star Meats. Menu items include sushi cones with tempura shrimp, fresh avocado, nori, and ponzu; red Thai curry bowl with stir-fried vegetables, jasmine rice, and curry-buttered naan; seared ginger tuna salad with ahi tuna, edamame beans, avocado, daikon, cashews, and cucumber ponzu emulsion; and Korean fried cauliflower with spicy gochujang pepper sauce and jalapeño-lime dip.