Consilience restaurants owns and operates a small portfolio of upscale dining and drinking spots in the dallas area. its restaurants include the cuba libre café, hibiscus, the porch, and westside tavern. the company also operates victor tango's, an upscale cocktail bar. in addition to its signature destinations, consilience restaurants operates a small chain of gourmet pizza joints under the name fireside pies. ceo tristan simon founded the restaurant company in 1999.