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Al Biernat

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Restaurant Week Was All About Beef

    ​While almost every Super Bowl visitor was told a different story, it looks like Dallas is still very much a steak town. A full six months after KRLD Restaurant Week, organizers have released numbers from the charitable event. The annual fundraiser raised a record $605,000 for the North Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Open-Faced Roast Beef Sandwich at Ye Shire Tavern

    Sarah Johnson​ As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Emapanadas
    At La Carreta Argentina

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese Board
    At The Libertine Bar

    Jesse Hughey​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese and Charcuterie Plate at The Grape

    Photo by Jenny Block​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Brisket Tacos at Mia's

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Root Beer Creme Brulee
    At the Green Room

    Photo by Andrea Grimes​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cachapa
    At Zaguan Latin Cafe & Bakery

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Coconut Soup at Mi Tierra

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Stodg Burger
    At The Porch

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chopped Brisket Sliders
    At The Porch

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Salads
    At eatZi's Market & Bakery

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sliced Brisket
    At Pecan Lodge

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cioppino
    At Fresh Point Cafe

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lengua Taco at Taco King

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chicken-Fried Steak
    At AllGood Cafe

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chocolate Cake at Al Biernat

    Kristy Yang​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Five Menu Words You Can't Resist

    Doesn't get much simpler, better than In-N-Out's menu​Restaurants can list their offerings as "chicken," "steak" and "pasta," or they can add a few descriptive adjectives to their menus and up their sales by 27 percent. Cornell University's Brian Wansink's findings were a hot topic when the New Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Pairing Off: Ore-Ida Fries

    Patrick Michels​Thanks to a deadline timing fluke largely of my making, this was my birthday dinner: half a bag of supermarket French fries.You know--those freezer burnt sticks one pops in the oven, checks after the recommended 15 minutes to find a batch of glossy, flaccid, half-baked things. So y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    The Year/The Decade: Personalities

    ​The other day Jesse "Hophead" Hughey said something about the role of those special edition $150 beers--something along the lines of "they generate publicity and motivate interest in beer."True enough. Basketball needed Michael Jordan and golf Tiger Woods...well, until recently. Indeed, every mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    10 Questions: Todd Lincicome

    Todd Lincicome, right, shows off a few bottles of Al Biernat's finest winesThe city now boasts several experts so versed in wine they have passed a good chunk of the master sommelier exam. But for years, Lincicome studied the subject, offered recommendations and built a reputation almost without pee ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006
  • Dining

    March 16, 2006

    Red Sea Scroll

    How do restaurants build a wine list?

  • Dining

    January 19, 2006

    Soul Food

    : At Rafain Brazilian Churrascaria, all you can eat is less than you think

  • Dining

    September 22, 2005

    Bottle Tops

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • Dining

    May 5, 2005

    Place-Setting the Scene

    Are Dallas diners fickle?

  • Dining

    November 18, 2004

    Not All There

    What happens when people skip out on reservations?

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Front Person Besides Al Biernat

    Michel Boutemy de Guislain at Popolos

  • Dining

    September 23, 2004

    Past Prime Time

    Where do people over 40 hang out?

  • Dining

    August 12, 2004

    Sweet Things

    Can men order fruity drinks?

  • Dining

    May 27, 2004

    Expecting

    Legal Grounds pair to launch restaurant, bar and market

  • Dining

    March 18, 2004

    Servi-tude

    Which establishments have the best waitstaff?

  • Dining

    December 4, 2003

    Shtick Happens

    Male or female servers--does it make a difference?

  • Dining

    August 21, 2003

    The AA List

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • Dining

    July 31, 2003

    At Any Cost

    How do restaurants set their prices?

  • Dining

    June 12, 2003

    Turning Japanese

    What's up with Kobe beef?

  • Dining

    February 27, 2003

    You Say Somalia

    What is a sommelier?

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    No Smoking Gun

    The new smoking ban will work--if no one lights up

  • Dining

    January 2, 2003

    Mystic Chords of Memory

    The Burning Question crew looks back at 2002

  • Dining

    August 1, 2002

    Tastemakers

    Does atmosphere affect our appreciation of a drink?

  • Dining

    June 27, 2002

    Cook Out

    Do chefs really prepare your meals?

  • Dining

    May 30, 2002

    How Dry It Is

    Why shouldn't we order well-done steaks?

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Where There's Smoke

    Dallas considers strengthening the smoking ordinance...again

  • Dining

    March 21, 2002

    Costly Corks

    When the cork pops out, the value of wine plummets. So why do restaurants carry expensive bottles?

  • Dining

    November 29, 2001

    Food Fight

    Restaurants and reviewers square off in an often acrimonious battle

  • Dining

    October 11, 2001

    Weather or Not

    When it rains, it pours for some restaurants, but not for others

  • Dining

    July 19, 2001

    The Not-So-Finer Things

    Can you find cheap versions of fine foods?

  • Dining

    August 6, 1998

    Protein's protege

    Unlike the calmness of Al Biernat the man, Biernat's the restaurant is a bit schizophrenic

  • Dining

    April 23, 1998
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    April 9, 1998
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