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Over the past three decades, Pyles has been the creative and culinary power behind 22 restaurants in five cities, including Routh Street Cafe, Baby Routh, Star Canyon, Stephan Pyles and Stampede 66.

While he cut his culinary chops and got his break in France, Pyles has always been true to his roots, resisting trends and hanging his hat on the cuisine of his native Texas.

With his newest restaurant, Flora Street Cafe in the Dallas Arts District, Pyles offers his latest iteration of Texas cooking in a fine-dining format. Although he calls Flora Street Cafe his “very long swan song,” Pyles’ career is far from finished. He recently began a five-year contract as a food and beverage consultant with Benchmark, a global hospitality group based in The Woodlands, Texas…