Brian Reinhart has been the Dallas Observer's food critic since spring 2016. In addition, he writes baseball analysis for the Hardball Times and covers classical music for the Observer and MusicWeb International.
1 day ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Leading up to September's Best of Dallas® 2017 issue, we're sharing (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes, the Dallas entrées, appetizers and desserts that really stuck with us this year. There aren’t many veggie burgers in Dallas like ...
2 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Leading up to September's Best of Dallas® 2017 issue, we're sharing (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes, the Dallas entrées, appetizers and desserts that really stuck with us this year. Let’s raise a glass, one more time, to Pietro’s,...
9 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
We’ve picked the fish clean. Its spinal column yawns in a thin arc across the platter; my friend’s fork probes the vertebrae, checking for tiny, lingering morsels of meat. Most of the skin is long gone. The head has been pulled apart and searched ...
15 days ago | Eat This
Suddenly, Jaws feels a little less scary, because now I’ve eaten a shark sandwich. Armoury D.E., the intrepid bar in Deep Ellum with a deserved reputation for ingenious bar snacks, is now serving a sandwich called the Jabber Jaw ($11.50), featurin...
Mirador Gives Rich Folk a Place to Eat Chicken Nuggets and $22 Po' Boys. Should the Rest of Us Care?16 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Dining at Mirador is like taking a brief, immersive vacation to the land of the wealthiest 1 percent and finding out that the rich aren't any better off than we are. They just spend more money. Its front entrance is at 1608 Elm St., where a parkin...
23 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
This town ain’t big enough for all the “elevated Southern” restaurants we have running around. Just about every street corner in Dallas harbors a Southern fare kitchen offering deviled eggs, pork belly, burgers and the inevitable shrimp and grits....