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Bachman Lake

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 59: Enmoladas at Mesa

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I could argue that if Mesa is good enough for Jay-Z and Beyoncé, we all should be flockin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 61: Reuben at Kuby's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Everyone loves a Reuben; it's what the sandwich will do to your waistline that's a concern ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 62: Cabrito a la Parilla at El Ranchito

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. You will know El Ranchito is special before you even get through the door, because there's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 63: Quatro Leches Cake At Mesero Miguel

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. "Do you think I have a shot?" I asked the bartender at Mesero Miguel as she slid the plate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 64: Banana Flower Salad at Mot Hai Ba

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I feel like we should take a breather here guys. After two cheesesteaks, a chicken-fried s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 66: Suadero Tacos at La Banqueta

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Remember when the La Banqueta on Carroll Avenue closed? I was pretty sad, and to cheer me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 67: Bulgogi Cheesesteak at Say Kimchi

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. It's hard to figure out even where to begin with this thing, so it might be best to first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 68: Birria Tacos at Los Torres Taqueria

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Contrary to popular belief there is an Oak Cliff beyond West Jefferson Boulevard. Dining o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 69: Chicken and Waffles at Jonathon's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Every chef has one. Some chefs have entire menus full of them -- that dish that they're ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 70: Cheesesteak at Truck Yard

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. The food truck selection is always decent at Jason Boso's Truck Yard, Dallas' first perman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 71: The Chicken Wings at Teppo

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. While there are a few more to come, this is the first reader recommendation that really gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 72: The Kathi Roll at Simply Dosa

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. A freshly made paratha is a wonderful thing, even on its own. The flatbreads are rich and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 74: Spicy Fish in Oil at Royal Sichuan

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Hungry? Grab a friend and make haste to Royal Sichuan. Actually, take a few friends if you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 74: Guisado Verde Tacos from La Nueva Fresh and Hot

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. There's no way to construct a list of 100 Favorite Dishes without including the delicious ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 76: Escabeche at Joyce and Gigi's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I have mixed feelings about Joyce and Gigi's during happy hour, and if you've fallen in lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 79: Shish Tawook at Qariah

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. When you walk into Qariah, you'll see a number of shawarma spits spinning with chicken and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 81: The Toddfather at Cattleack Barbecue

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I don't typically order sandwiches from barbecue restaurants. I'd rather enjoy the meat on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 84: Stuffed Chicken Wings at Sakhuu

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Every kitchen has its hazing practices. Jiro Ono of the famous Sukiyabashi Jiro makes youn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 85: Tacos at Revolver Taco

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Handmade tortillas are always a welcome sight, but some are better than others. When a coo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 88: The Burgers at Off-Site Kitchen

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. The other day we got a fresh batch of summer interns here at the Observer, and since I'm t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 91: Canelés at Village Baking Co.

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Village Baking Co. sells all sorts of treasures for those looking for authentic French bak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 8: Mesa

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 9: Kalachandji's

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 10: La Banqueta

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 35: Zaguan

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Qariah Is Making Some Bang-Up Chicken Sandwiches

    I want to love the shawarma at Qariah, but they don't sell enough of them. If you've ever seen the vertical spit at Bachman Lake Taqueria spinning full tilt, you know it's a sight to behold. The meatsicle sizzles as it twirls, spitting fat at the burners, which hiss and pop. But when business is slo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Cannibal Corpse: Why They Tore Down the Whirly Ball And Put in a Sam's (And a Walmart)

    In my day, this was also the site of the best Sound Warehouse in town. In my day.​Over the weekend I espied the deconstruction site you see here, across from Bachman Lake at Northwest Highway and Marsh. The new Sam's right there took me by surprise -- so too did the disappearance of the landmark W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    As Walmart Moves In Across From Bachman Lake, Al's Pizzeria Sent Looking For New Home

    ​A panicked reader asks this morning about the fate of his beloved Al's Pizzeria on Northwest Highway, which opened in '74 and is there no more. "Tried to order a pizza at my favorite NW Dallas joint on Monday -- phone rang with no answer. Went by yesterday. They closed in August and said they wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Walmart Puts Sam's Club Spot Up for Sale As It Preps Two Bachman Lake Locations

    The original Northwest Highway Sam's Club​Last month, you no doubt recall, Walmart announced its $200-million expansion said to involve "more than a dozen new projects in the city of Dallas," though only a handful were announced at the time. Since then I've learned of at least one more on the to-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Short Orders: Bongos Cantina

    Bongos Cantina3625 W. Northwest Hwy.214-484-9384No apostrophe in the name, as far as I can tell. The new-ish spot draws its moniker either from the string of bongos doubling as bar stools or the rhythm of a Latin American beach or...something.Maybe the owners just like the name.I should have asked, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Real-Estaters Deliver the Bad News: "The Market Has Us Surrounded."

    The photo above is of the planned $300-million "sophisticated, euro-urban" Glen at Preston Hollow development at Walnut Hill Lane and N. Central Expressway, which was announced exactly one year ago and which, at present, looks like a lunar landscape dotted with the random bulldozer and tree. Now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008

    You Can't Even See the Syringes!

    Didn't think it was possible to make Bachman Lake look almost pretty, kind of peaceful. I was wrong. --Robert Wilonsky

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Ed Barks, Tracy Bites Back

    Uncle Barky'd like for us to remind you to clear the calendar Saturday: It's time for the second live-to-hard-drive taping of the Uncle Barky Show at Stratos across the street from Bachman Lake, this time with the ain't-quite-retired Tracy Rowlett of KTVT-Channel 11. Show's at 4 p.m., and from all a ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 11, 2006

    Lone Bull

    Steak and solitude at the lakeside

  • News

    March 16, 2006
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • News

    November 6, 2003

    Welcome to Full Frontal, Bitch

    Plus: Dear Mr. Cuban; Revealed!; Discover Dallas with the Mayor

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Pizza

    Al's Pizza

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    The Nutria Are Here

    The scourge of Louisiana has found a happy home in Dallas' man-made lakes

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Bare Knuckles and Bare Breasts

    Forget talk of a settlement. Bachman Lake homeowners vow to fight their war against bare nipples to the bitter end.

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2001

    Flock Together

    Get a "birding briefing" this weekend

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    Letters

    On the Money; Go, Snob Sister, Go; Yes to Titty Bars

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    White Rampage

    Police Chief Terrell Bolton threatens a riot, but he's got the wrong folks in mind

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Night Moves

    Bachman Lake residents say a new business is moving into their neighborhood--hookers

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Letters

    Jailbreak; More nudity, please; Pothole queen; Eye of the beholder

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Hot and bothered

    The city's ordinance governing topless clubs is a joke. But Bachman Lake-area residents are determined to get rid of the clubs by any means necessary.

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    Dead ducks

    Despite woman's battle with city, wildlife carnage continues

  • News

    October 19, 1995

    Sex and city hall

    How strip bars have their way with the Dallas city council

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