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  • Barbacoa Estilo Hidalgo Masters Real Slow Food

    published December 27, 2012

    If you want to eat authentic Mexican food, certain aesthetic concessions may be required. The heart and soul of Mexican cooking is built on... More >>

  • Soleo Steps Up

    published December 20, 2012

    Way out on Harry Hines Boulevard, just past the bazaar bearing the same name, Continental Liquor makes its business not only selling booze and... More >>

  • Qariah's Stand

    published December 13, 2012

    More than a year has passed since City Council's specific use permit policies went into effect on Lower Greenville Avenue, shuttering many bars... More >>

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    Our Favorite Dallas Dishes of 2012

    published December 13, 2012

    A fellow food writer recently told me that food is one of the greatest pleasures of life you get to experience three times a day. If you... More >>

  • Hopdoddy Hype

    published December 6, 2012

    You can put a lot of thought into making a burger if you want to. Chefs at top restaurants started a trend when they realized they could charge... More >>

  • At Sakhuu, You're Welcomed

    published November 29, 2012

    If you're not a social person, if you'd rather quietly eat at a table alone and enjoy peaceful solitude while you dine out, you might have a... More >>

  • The New Korean Fusion

    published November 22, 2012

    Terry Song can't seem to get a break in real estate. When he opened Goghee To Go on Inwood Road with wife Janice in 2010, he knew homeless... More >>

  • Loving the Turntable at Tried and True

    published November 15, 2012

    My first visit to Tried and True left me in a pleasant, hazy glow. I sat at the bar of the roadhouse-themed restaurant and munched on... More >>

  • Velvet Taco's Not-So-Taqueria

    published November 8, 2012

    At 2 a.m. on a recent Saturday, the intersection of Knox Street, Henderson Avenue and Central Expressway was a tangled mess of cars and tipsy... More >>

  • East Hampton Sandwich Co. is a Real Looker

    published November 1, 2012

    It doesn't matter what you call them — sandwich, sammich, hoagie, hero, grinder, shawarma, gyro, or the newly truncated (and upsetting)... More >>

  • New French Bistro Boulevardier Draws the Foodarazzi. For Now.

    published October 25, 2012

    Dallas needed a restaurant like Boulevardier. The casual Oak Cliff bistro named for a classic cocktail comprising bourbon, Campari and... More >>

  • Monica's 2.0 Has a Few Bugs, but It Feels Like a Successful Release

    published October 18, 2012

    If you visit Monica's Nueva Cocina, chances are... More >>

  • Start's Potential

    published October 11, 2012

    A few of Erin McKool's friends thought the idea was a mistake. Drive-thrus were for McDonald's and Taco Cabana, not an eco-friendly health-food... More >>

  • Mughlai's Gem

    published October 4, 2012

    As you walk through the door of Mughlai, the year-old restaurant tucked in a strip on Alpha Road just north of the Galleria, you may not... More >>

  • Bowery's Bogus Dogs

    published September 20, 2012

    It was bound to happen. Dallas has been elevating the burger ever since The Mansion on Turtle Creek started topping beef patties with rare blue... More >>

  • Urban Rio's Next-Mex

    published September 13, 2012

    Ten years ago, downtown Plano was pretty slow as far as downtowns go. Jorg's Café Vienna, serving delicate schnitzels and imported... More >>

  • Good Jerk

    published September 6, 2012

    The scent of allspice-infused meat roasting over smoking coals of pimento wood is the sort of thing food writers attempt to turn into poetry,... More >>

  • Jolly Old Ten Bells Tavern Pays Homage to England with a Handful of Chips and Buttered Bread

    published August 30, 2012

    In no way did the Ten Bells Butty seem attractive to me. "It's basically a french-fry sandwich," the bartender said, when I admitted the menu... More >>

  • Nora's Mix And Match

    published August 23, 2012

    Two small, round plates descend onto a linen-clad table protected with a white square of butcher paper. One holds aushuk, a sauteed leek... More >>

  • Rosemont: Tracy Miller's Latest Tries To Resurrect Breakfast

    published August 16, 2012

    Shortly after you take your seat at Rosemont, Deep Ellum's newest breakfast, lunch and brunch spot by Local's chef and owner Tracy... More >>

  • Acme F&B Goes Whole Hog

    published August 9, 2012

    Chefs Colleen O'Hare and Jeana Johnson have built a solid reputation with Good 2 Go Taco, their upscale taquería in East Dallas where... More >>

  • Komali's Safe Bet

    published August 2, 2012

    When Komali prepared to open in February 2011, chef and owner Abraham Salum described it as a contemporary Mexican restaurant. In an... More >>

  • SNACK's Roll of the Dice

    published July 26, 2012

    Is 2323 Henderson Ave. cursed, or does the building sit on top of an ancient Indian burial ground? Nearly every mention of SNACK, the... More >>

  • Omi's Procession

    published July 19, 2012

    In the kitchen of Omi Korean Grill and Bar, three old women start each workday at 7 a.m. They chop savoy cabbage into large bite-sized... More >>

  • Pera Turkish Kitchen's Suburban Sultans

    published July 12, 2012

    Pay no attention to the nondescript signage that might just as easily advertise appliance sales or spray tans. Pera Turkish Kitchen, its... More >>

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