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Calle Doce

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    There's a Margarita Meltdown in the Bishop Arts District This Sunday

    This Sunday there's a mission to make the best margarita in Dallas at the 3rd Annual Margarita Meltdown in the Bishop Arts District between 7th and 8th Street (408 N. Bishop). Just after you arrive by taxi, you'll work your way along the street while imbibing in two-ounce samples of margaritas from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    The 14 Best Spots to Get Cheap Food and Drinks on Cinco De Mayo in Dallas

    It's certainly not a weekend for lightweights. Leave your fanny pack at the house and imbibe in many of the options around town as we collectively celebrate General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín's defeat of the French in 1862 in the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Despite the fiesta, many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Today is National Tequila Day: Free Shots and More Ways to Celebrate

    Are the food and beverage holidays getting old? Does it feel forced sometimes? For the most part, it seems we all benefit. Free pie, chicken-fried steak and now free tequila shots. No harm in that, right? Well today, July 24, is National Tequila Day. La Calle Doce in Oak Cliff is giving out free s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    The Margarita Meltdown Returns to Oak Cliff in May. Book Your Taxi Now.

    Bust out the sombreros (and whatever other ethnically irrelevant garb you might have), because the second-annual Margarita Meltdown is coming to the Bishop Arts District. Last year's event drew more than 2,500 people, and founders Nico Ponce of The Chesterfield and Tony Fernandez of OC's Espumoso C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Brisket Tacos, Mexican Seafood, Pop-up Bars and Trufflegate: This Week In Dallas Eating

    Those poor, homeless bees.​We made it. Another week has come to a close, and after spending a decent amount of time recovering from my Super Bowl hangover, I'm ready to do it all again. But first there's a week to wrap. Endive, perhaps? This week I reviewed Private Social and bitched about te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    La Calle Doce Celebrates 30 Years of Food and Family

    La Calle Doce​In 1981, Oscar and Laura Sanchez opened their traditional Mexican seafood restaurant, La Calle Doce, in an old renovated house in Oak Cliff. Three decades and two more restaurants later, they will mark their 30th anniversary next week. I asked Laura -- who whose father taught her the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    You Can't Beat-O The Happy Hour At El Ranchito, Unless You Want Some Quiet-O

    ​Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials.Where: El Ranchito, 610 W. Jefferson Blvd., 214-946-4238When: 2-6 p.m. Monday through FridayWhat: ... 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 13, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Vegetable Platter
    At Roti Grill

    Clockwise from bottom left: saag paneer, samosa, kheer, kofta masala​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 k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Quail Salad at Fearing's
    At the Ritz Carlton

    ​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 5, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Mussels
    At Neighborhood Services

    James Reisman​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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sausage Pizza At Oak Cliff Pizza

    ​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 che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Fried Chicken at Babe's Chicken Dinner House

    ​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

    July 29, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: 911 Roll at Oishii

    ​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

    July 19, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Californication at Buzzbrews

    ​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

    July 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Fritto Misto at Cibus

    ​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

    July 12, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Meatloaf Blue Plate Special At Norma's 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

    July 9, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Grilled Cheese and Chili
    At Highland Park Pharmacy

    ​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

    July 2, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Asado De Puerco Rojo At Chitos

    ​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 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Dungeness Crab Dip at Hibiscus

    ​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 25, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Original Nachos at Fuzzy's Taco Shop

    ​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 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Paella at La Calle Doce

    ​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

    November 11, 2009

    On The Range: Snapper Veracruz

    ​On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.Puerto de Veracruz is a bustling metropolis of half-a-million located on the Gulf of Mexico. Its rich history stretches back to Pre-Columbian times, and it is sometimes called The Four Times Heroic City after resist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Carlos Quintanilla Isn't Booing. He's Just Yelling, "Loooouuuuuuuu!"

    ​It's very hard to turn down an invitation to La Calle Doce in Oak Cliff, but, alas, a movie screening will have me otherwise occupied at 1 p.m. Anyway, here's what will go down: Carlos Quintanilla has decided to join the list of Hispanic activists calling for the head of CNN's Lou Dobbs, whose "a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Appetite For Instruction: Camarones A La Veracruzana

    Recipe Demonstrated By Jesse Sanchez Of La Calle Doce Jesse Sanchez loves the restaurant business. It's a family thing. Back in 1981, his brother-in-law Oscar Sanchez took over a hard-luck spot in Oak Cliff that even the Cuellar family of El Chico fame couldn't conquer. Almost 30 years later, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Revolving Doors: The (Sometimes) Merry Month Of May

    The Dallas area has been hitting better than even in the openings and closings department. But when one closes...This month the new, well-reviewed "gastro-pub" on lower Greenville, Zymology, shut down. Suddenly and quietly. From all accounts, the venue proved too good for its neighborhood. The break ... More >>

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Ceviche

    La Calle Doce

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Margarita

    La Calle Doce Restaurante

  • Dining

    November 4, 1999

    Positively 12th Street

    La Calle Doce conquers a new neighborhood

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