Beth Rankin is an Ohio native and cicerone-certified beer server who specializes in social media, food and drink, travel and news reporting. Her belief system revolves around the significance of Topo Chico, the refusal to eat crawfish out of season, the importance of producing food responsibly and an aversion toward people who describe themselves as "award-winning."
5 days ago | Openings and Closings
Q Tacos at Macho's Cantina opened on a busy corner of Cedar Springs in April. By midsummer, the restaurant had closed. Now a pizzeria is planning to open in its place. Q Tacos was meant to be a late-night taco window with a separate bar serving Ce...
5 days ago | State Fair of Texas
Why I stopped eating food at the State Fair of Texas? Because it's expensive, that's why.
6 days ago | Eat This
During Hidden Gems Week, the Observer food and drink writers are celebrating an abundance of diverse, delicious restaurants and bars around Dallas, places that don’t often (or ever) get mentioned by big-name food media, trendsetters, bloggers or c...
9 days ago | First Look
It's impossible to describe Hello Dumpling without using the word "happy." A sunny white room peppered with bright pops of color, Hello Dumpling took over the space that formerly belonged to Good 2 Go Taco. It's tucked into the East Dallas interse...
9 days ago | Food News
In this week's round-up of food news, Tacodeli continues its DFW taco takeover, and it's not the only independent restaurant that's expanding in DFW in the coming year: A few months after announcing its second Dallas location was opening this fall...
11 days ago | Food News
The Centrum in Oak Lawn has been in the midst of a massive, multi-million dollar renovation, and part of that renovation will include several new restaurants. Steel Restaurant and Mattitio's are already open at The Centrum, and they'll soon be joi...