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    February 6, 2014

    ICE FORCE LEVEL TWO: May The Lord Have Mercy On Us All

    Welcome to our second ever live weather blog, where the news is made up and the weather doesn't really matter. Here are the facts -- it's cold. How cold, you ask? Well, imaginary internet person, it's really very cold. Cold enough that, were Jack Nicholson to head outside with an axe right now and e ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    Pizza Maker Jay Jerrier Dials in New York-Style with Brooklyn's Best and Grandma Pie

    When Jay Jerrier first opened Il Cane Rosso in Deep Ellum in 2011, he was intent on making "authentic Neapolitan pizza." So intent that not only did he buy an oven from Naples, use a mixer from Naples, use flour and tomatoes from Naples, but he even recruited a Dino Santonicola who grew up making pi ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    Deep Ellum Could Use a Few More Restaurants

    Occasionally, I'll get an email from a reader who mistakes me for a food expert and is willing to risk a meal out based on my recommendation. The worst question I'm asked is: "Where should I eat?" As if I could instantly divine what someone is in the mood for, the status of their bank accounts and h ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 28: Hummus and Super Bread at Pepper Smash

    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. Before dining at Pepper Smash, the comic-book-themed-cocktail-den-restaurant-monster w ... More >>

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    August 14, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 29: Tom Kha Gai At Bambu

    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. Every time I've cooked with kaffir lime leaves, I've purchased big, thick, tough folia ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 31: The Crispy Duck At Bangkok City

    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 still regret my decision sometimes, when I sat at the table at Bangkok City and orde ... More >>

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    August 9, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 32: The Pork Chop At Acme F&B

    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. For a little while I tried to figure out whose pork chop was better. Jason Maddy's pre ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 33: International Bakery Cuban Dulceria's Cubano

    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 took my first bite, and tried to figure out why Rita and Sara Vasquez, the owners of ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 35: Coffee and Doughnuts At Rosemont

    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. Remember that paper bag of mini doughnuts you bought from the grocery store? They were ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 36: Loukoumathes At Greek Fest

    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. This one's a bit of a tease, since you can't have it till the end of September, but wi ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 37: The Brussels Sprouts Fritters At Snack

    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. Who cares if they aren't fritters, they're freaking deep fried aren't they? Jon Steven ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 38: The Chile Relleno At Avila'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. It was the brisket gordita that was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, but I thi ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 39: The Large Tabouleh at Ali Baba

    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 last time I wrote about Ali Baba's tabouleh, I'd had a small order delivered to th ... More >>

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    July 30, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 40: The Nooner At Jonathon's Oak Cliff

    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. No human with any semblance of self-respect, dignity or care for their cardiovascular ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 41: The Scotch Egg At Central 214

    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 had my fair share of bad Scotch eggs. Usually the breading is greasy, the sausage ... More >>

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    July 26, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 42: The Brunch Burger At The Grape

    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 spent a recent Sunday morning well into Sunday afternoon tooling around town looking ... More >>

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    July 25, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 43: Pastor Tacos At La Banqueta

    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. It took three visits to get to these pastor tacos from La Banqueta. On my first visit ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 44: The Lobster Roll At Rex'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 written about the lobster roll at Rex's far too many times to not include it in t ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 46: Pork Banh Mi At Nammi

    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 could drive all the way out to Richardson and buy an authentic banh mi, but it wil ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 47: Sour Cream Enchiladas At Mia'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. The obsession borders on unhealthy. Sour cream enchiladas were new to me when I arrive ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 48: The Fried Bologna Sandwich At Maple And Motor

    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. Maple and Motor gets a lot of attention for their burgers -- Jack Perkins has built a ... More >>

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    July 17, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 49: The Sloppy Taco At Off Site Kitchen

    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 I wait on my petition to have Off-Site Kitchen rebranded as the Dallas Observ ... More >>

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    July 16, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 50: Dolmas At Pera Turkish Kitchen

    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. ​Dolmas get a bad name because so many pre-made versions are passed off as food at M ... More >>

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    July 13, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 51: Sampler Plate With Samoon at Judi Bakery

    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. ​Judi Restaurant and Bakery turns out a football-shaped Iraqi samoon that is almost ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 52: Fried Chicken At Sissy'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. Usually when I'm done with a review I'm done with a restaurant. For one, there are a m ... More >>

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    July 11, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 53: Ramen At Tei-An

    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. There's a perception that there's no ramen to be had in Dallas, and it's wrong. You can ... More >>

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    July 9, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 55: Guisado Verde Tacos At La Nueva Fresh And Hot

    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 might want to bring a fan. While a portion of the back kitchen is modestly air con ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 56: Patty Melt At NHS

    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 my first patty melt ever at Katy Trail Ice House, and it was fine. The sandwich ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 57: The Burger At Local

    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 I wanted a special occasion meal for my birthday and didn't want to break the ban ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 60: Deviled Eggs At R&D Kitchen

    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. Deviled eggs are seemingly on every bar menu, but many of them come up flat. This is n ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 62: Spicy Crispy Wings At Malai

    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. Malai's upscale Asian concept is right at home in the West Village. The made-for-telev ... More >>

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    June 26, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 63: Oak's Pork And Octopus

    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. Plates with many components often feel noisy to a diner who just wants to enjoy his oc ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 66: Just About Any Burger At Off Site Kitchen

    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. We all love burgers. No doubt. Wanna start a blog people will talk about? Devote it to ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 67: Kimchee French Fries At sSahm Food Truck

    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 is simple but the cardboard basket you receive is not. Kimchee fries: should ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 73: Fish and Chips at the Londoner

    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'm likely done with the Londoner till the Premier League kicks off again, but when it ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Why There's Sales Tax on Some Drinks and Not Others

    Every once in a while someone mistakes Scott for a food financial expert and risks ruining dinner by trusting him to answer to a burning question. Got a question about food or restaurants? Send it via Twitter @scottreitz, Facebook @ Cityofate or in the comments. This question came in by email. A di ... More >>

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    February 21, 2012

    This Week's Best Food Deals, Starring Luxury, Nostalgia and a Lot of Tiny Cupcakes

    Foodbitch's inboxes fill each day with a metric shit-ton of offers, flash sales and discounts. Here are some of this week's foodfull best. TravelZoo: $79 for dinner for two at The Crescent Club I've been to The Crescent Club for a charity event, and let me just say it's a seriously fine dining expe ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Hack Saws and Fried Guacamole. Who Else is Proud to be a Texan?

    ​ This week in food blogs, a Dallas chef milked cows and wielded a hack saw to win $10,000; El Bulli closed; and we gave you an arsenal of excuses to eat and drink. Read on. City of Ate If you're looking for Ethiopian food that is as nonthreatening as it is tasty, Scott Reitz suggests Ibex E ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lomo Norteño
    At Veracruz Cafe

    Photo by Jesse HugheySomwhere in here is a dish Jesse swears is really good. (We think he's just angling for an iPhone.) Luckily, his sense of taste is better than his vision.​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Black Bean Enchiladas
    At Avila's Restaurant

    ​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 >>

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    August 11, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pollo Con Mole
    At Carolina's Mexican Cuisine

    ​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 >>

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    August 10, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Fried Tofu with String Beans in Lemongrass Sauce at Caravelle Chinese and Vietnamese Restaurant

    ​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 >>

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    July 26, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Hamburger at Adair's Saloon

    ​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 >>

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    July 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Truffle Butter Popcorn at Tillman's Roadhouse

    ​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 >>

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    July 22, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs at Hattie'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 >>

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    July 21, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Steak Bomb
    At Kenny's Burger Joint

    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 >>

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    July 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pork Carnitas
    At Matt's Rancho Martinez

    ​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 >>

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    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 >>

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