COSMIC CAFE Vegetarian. From its colorful exterior to the laid-back atmosphere, it’s easy to see why Cosmic Cafe is a long-time Dallas favorite. All menu choices are vegetarian and use a wide variety of fresh, tasty produce. www.cosmiccafedallas.com. 2912 Oak Lawn Ave., 214.521.6157.
INDIA PALACE RESTAURANT— Indian. Located in North Dallas, India Palace Restaurant offers an extensive menu of Northern Indian cuisine. The lunch buffet is especially popular. www.indiapalacedallas.com. 12817 Preston Road, Ste. 105, 972.392.0190. MUGHLAI— Indian. Mughlai provides an extensive menu of regional favorites, from tikka masala to biryani, prepared as mild or as spicy as you like it. There’s also a sprawling weekend buffet and complimentary gulab jamun for dessert. www. mughlaidallas.com. 5301 Alpha Road, Ste. 14, 972.392.7786.