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  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Malai Kitchen's Owners Keep Traveling the World and Bringing Home Flavors for You

    Braden and Yasmin Wages of Malai Kitchen are two of my favorite people in the Dallas restaurant business. Maybe it's Yasmin's warm smile. Maybe it was the time Braden teared up a bit when talking about her. Or maybe it's because they take these amazing culinary excursion to far corners of the world, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Five Of Dallas' Best BYOB Restaurants

    If you plan ahead, BYOB restaurants can be a lot of fun. Not only can they save you a lot of green, but they also put an endless variety of booze at your disposal and the potential pairings are limitless. Come with growlers full of beer, bottles full of wine -- it's your dinner. You're only limited ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Brian Zenner of Belly & Trumpet on Dinner in Thailand, Bruno Davaillon, Chef-Driven Dining and the Best Time for Cheap Tacos

    Chef Brian Zenner of Belly & Trumpet in Uptown has been around a bit. Born in Bangkok, his family moved to Dubai and London before finally settling in Texas. And while on paper his culinary career started at the Texas Culinary Academy, one might say the cooking wheels started churning on a dock in T ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 13, 2012

    Our Favorite Dallas Dishes of 2012

    So much food, so little time

  • Dining

    November 29, 2012

    At Sakhuu, You're Welcomed

    East Dallas' newest Thai restaurant is a neighborhood gem.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 5: Tortilla Soup At Fearing's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 have only seconds after the bowl arrives to take in the garnishes lying in the bot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 7: Jhinga Masala Nizami At Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 name Mughlai Fine Indian Cuisine might refer to a style of cooking, but muddy, spi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 9: Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwich At Highland Park Pharmacy

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 Gretchen and Sonny Williams bought the Highland Park Pharmacy in 2006, they agree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 10: Cochinita Pibil At Meso Maya

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 may never find another cochinita pibil dish as good as the one I had in Austin, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 11: Scallop Ceviche At Stephan Pyles

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. Ceviche may be one of Dallas' most abused dishes. Until a recent meal at Stephan Pyles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 12: Berkshire Pork Belly with Japanese Plum At Sharaku

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. Let's not get sucked into semantics of Kurobuta versus Berkshire when discussing this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 13: La Victoria's Breakfast Burrito (Smothered In Salsa)

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 can get breakfast burritos all over Dallas but the only way you'll get to have bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 14: Potato Pancakes At Kuby's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. Latkes? The first random thought that bloomed from my subconscious was that these pota ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 15: Zanata's Grilled Cheese And Tomato Soup

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. Should you find yourself in need of a trip to downtown Plano on a three-day weekend yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 16: La Duni's BLTA Pop Over

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 know. Never thought I'd see back-to-back popovers on CoA's hundred favorites either, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 17: Pesto Chicken Salad on a Popover at Dream Cafe

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. Chicken salad slides in right behind tuna salad for the most boring sandwich stuffer k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 18: Paan At Taj Chaat House

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 recent trip to an Indian grocery in Carrollton had me longing for paan. We'd just ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 19: The "Sliced Leg Of Lamb" At Ziziki's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. See that knife sitting on your table? Ditch it. Toss the fork aside, too, lest you be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 20: The Black Bean Dip At Gloria's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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've never had much control with chips and salsa at Tex-Mex and Salvadorian restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 21: Brisket Enchiladas At ME Lounge

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 Monica's Nueva Cocina and ME Lounge opened a few weeks ago, I was anxious to see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 22: Oak's Ham And Cheese Croissant

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 places to get a decent sandwich in Dallas (Jimmy's, Carbone's, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 23: The Wings At Ten Bells Tavern

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. If you're a Buffalo wing purist, you're not going to like this. At least at first. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 24: Nova's Smoked Salmon Potato Skins

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. Potato skins are usually a snooze. Most restaurants fill dried out hulls with oily che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 25: Grilled Whole Bronzini At Tei Tei Robota

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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 had no clue what I wanted to order till I watched the old guy tending the grill grab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 26: The Jerk Chicken At Island Spot

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. If you've ever smelled jerk chicken smoking away on the grill, you know how captivatin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 27: The Fried Chicken Sandwich At Union Bear

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. My chicken sandwich list is weeks old, but I'm still on a chicken sandwich binge. Stuf ... More >>

  • Film

    August 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    A Conversation with Malai Thai's Chef-Owners Will Make You Want to Eat Pho, Like, Now

    Chef Braden Wages of Malai Thai in the West Village is originally from upstate New York. He and his wife, Yasmin, who is from Weatherfod, met while in school at Cornell. Running a restaurant was a long-term dream for both of them. But the concept for that place was based on a what sounds like an epi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    This Dallas Symphony Viola Wiz Has a Thing for Green Papaya and Funeral Potatoes

    Barbara Sudweeks: Second chair but no second fiddled. (Apparently they don't have fiddles in the orchestra.)​Occasionally we identify interesting local folks who are as obsessed with food and restaurants as we are, and share some of their thoughts on Dallas' dining scene and food in general. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Black Bean Amuse Bouche at El Tizoncito

    ​​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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Soba Sampler at Tei An

    ​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

    June 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Baja Chicken at Mattito's

    Patrick Michels​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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Meatball Sub at Jimmy'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 ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Pho From Home: From Saigon Kitchen to the Super H Mart and Back

    Photos by Kristy YangSoup at Saigon Kitchen​Is it safe to come out? Someone's writing sure did bring about a lot of ire last week, but I've always felt food, like puppies and babies, is a unifier not a divider. So let's get started again. Like many food finding expeditions I've had in the past w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Sal's Pizza

    ​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Sal's Pizza2525 Wycliff (Dallas)214-522-1828Second location:5700 Legacy (Plano)972-943-8600Promised delivery time: 30 minutesActual delivery time: 27 minutesScoring Summar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Chicago Rick's

    There are other warnings they should issue, as well.​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Chicago Rick's3628 Frankford972-307-4257Promised delivery time: 45 minutesActual delivery time: 43 minutesLevel of phon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Wang's Chinese Cafe

    Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Wang's Chinese Café6033 Luther Lane214-265-1688Promised delivery time: 45 minutes Actual delivery time: 60 minutes Scoring Summary:Having all my info on file for an easy ph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: A Yumi Year

    Normally an end of the year Top 10 list should account for at least ten items--more if a tie score happens to muddle things. But the powers behind City of Ate (which would be us) sorta procrastinated until long about November, so...well, we only got around to testing out the services of seven food d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2007
  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Take Me Out

    Franz Ferdinand, international chowhound

  • Dining

    July 20, 2006

    Head East

    Alessio's is Euro-friendly

  • Culture

    July 8, 2004

    Sandy and I

    Dallas Summer Musicals takes something old and makes it old again

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Soler Power

    Plus: Summer Reading List; Iraq and Roll

  • Culture

    December 6, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    The Band Who

    Coldplay conquered America before its passport was even stamped

  • Dining

    March 26, 1998

    Chaya Sushi cooks

    This raw fish is beautiful to behold, even better to eat

  • Film

    March 27, 1997

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    June 6, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    February 29, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

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