Mary Brown Malouf

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  • 18 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    I guess everyone has heard by now that D-Day--the day when Mario Leal's Chiquita will close--is almost here. Chiquita, pre-Matt, pre-Mi Cocina, was Dallas' destination Mexican restaurant and the special darling of those whose view of Mexican food ...

  • 18 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    For several years, I have engaged in a one-way, anonymous (he knows my words, I know his food) correspondence with eccentric Dallas restaurateur Gene Street. That is, Gene, like my mother, mails me stuff he thinks I should read. For instance, a fe...

  • 19 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Where to go for Sunday brunch is one of those frequently asked unanswerables. I don't do brunch often myself--there's something depressing about those long, silver-lidded lines of food, and brunch menus tend to be too rich for the time of day. But...

  • 19 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    The simplest criterion I have for rating a restaurant is integrity: Does it deliver what it promises, or not? If all a restaurant pledges to provide is a clean place to eat a decent burger, and that's all you get, then, in my opinion, it's a good ...

  • 19 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    It's appropriate that Paul Draper based his design for Sevy's Grill, chef Jim Severson's new restaurant in Preston Center, on prairie style, the peculiarly American form of architecture associated with Frank Lloyd Wright. It has been said (was sai...

  • 19 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Chip's, long known for the best burger 'n' fries meals in town (at least, that's always been my opinion) is now turning those griddles to another good use--breakfast. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, biscuits, you name it, in any number of combinations, wit...

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