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Chile

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    How to Own Central Market's Hatch Chile Fest

    Central Market's Hatch Chile Festival ends on August 19, and I almost missed it. But I have refocused on the important things and I'm ready to go. Like a latch-key kid whose parents are out for bowling night, I'm going to live it up and have what I want for dinner, and that's gonna be Hatch. Every ... 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 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 9, 2014

    Chasing The World: One Man's Crazy World Cup Quest

    The roof of my car has sprung a leak in the middle of a tropical rainstorm, and the backseat is rapidly flooding. I'd pull over, but I've been stuck on an under-construction highway for the last half hour, and time is slipping away. We're two weeks into the World Cup. At the behest of my editor, I ... 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

    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 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

    May 23, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 94: Chicken Kebab at Afrah

    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. To the untrained eye, the kebab served at Afrah can appear burnt at times. This is not so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 95: Black Pudding At Ten Bells Tavern

    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. Black pudding gets a bad rap, and not just because its recipe includes a mixture of blood ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Down the Hatch Chilies as Local Restaurants Trot Out the Seaonal Favorite

    Central Market's 17th annual Hatch Chile Festival is back in full swing and Dallas is still making a big deal about it. Are they worth the hype? Will they rearrange your culinary universe? That friends, is up to you and your palates. Go sample, enjoy. But if you're like us and too lazy to take Cen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Taste Addison 2012: The Food Porn

    One of the many events the weekend was Taste Addison. The fest, which celebrated its 20th birthday, served up bites from sixty-plus restaurants in the metroplex. Rhett Miller and his Hair was on hand, but photographer Jay Barker just grabbed a whole beef-truck full of food porn. Enjoy.

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Foodways Texas and Smoke Let You
    Step Out of Your Shell

    ​One of the best invitations I've received this year was an e-mail beckoning me to College Station for the founding of Foodways Texas. Now, you too have the opportunity to support the organization, as august a group of chefs, food writers, scholars, fishermen, pitmasters, chuckwagon cooks and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    San Martino Tempranillo Reserve: Tasting an Up-and-Comer

    ​Along with malbec, Grenache, and cabernet franc, tempranillo is viewed by oenophiles as one of the up-and-coming red grapes in today's wine scene. It is often called the "noble grape" of Spain, and is used as the base for that country's magnificent Rioja reds. Almost black in color, temprani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Tim Byres Big Reveal: How the Sausage Gets Made

    Photos by Robert Bostick​As we learned from Smoke's Tim Byres earlier this week, he enjoys making his own charcuterie. The day we visited the chef he had just finished carving up half a hog for use in the restaurant's various barbecue recipes. And that was just for a single day's use. We w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Elvis Green Chile Fried Chicken at Chuy's

    ​To celebrate Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, available this week, 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 23, 2010

    Hash Over: Hatch Green Chile Season is Here; Sprinkles Fights Childhood Hunger; Pappas Bros. Steakhouse's Jason Huerta Wins Texas Best Sommelier, and more

    ​We know you've been waiting for it. We've seen your tweets and Facebook posts stating that you've been dying to get your hands on them. And now it's here--it's the peak of the Hatch green chile season! We thought we would be helpful and recommend a few places at which chile lovers could celebrat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Hatching a Chile Celebration at Central Market

    Photos by Elaine Liner​Second only to Christmas holidays for bringing in customers, the 15th annual Hatch Chile Festival at Central Market stores, going on now through August 31, creates shopping cart gridlock. What is it about the smoky vegetable from the nightshade family that earns such dev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Praise the Lord and Pass the Hatch Chile

    Batch of Hatch​"Praise God, the 2010 Chile Season is here," says the banner headline on Hatch Chile Express' homepage. Hatch Chile Express, a New Mexico distributor with a three-generation long history of chile farming, is planning to begin shipping its Big Jims, Sandias and Lumbre chiles on Mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Guess Where I'm Eating: Tex-Mex, Burlesque and Star Wars All in One Place

    ​Like burlesque, this pedigreed Tex-Mex establishment has a storied history. They each serve seductive layers of flavor. The former has smoky performances. The latter has smoky dishes. Both are hot!

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    AFI: Chimayo Market Corn at Blue Mesa Grill

    Photos by Sarah Johnson ​Chimayo Market Corn Demonstrated by Cosme Alcantar of Blue Mesa Grill During the months of May and June, Blue Mesa Grill has been celebrating seasonal fruits and vegetables by hosting the Corn and Peach Festival. The Southwestern-inspired restaurant chose two local fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Texas Chile

    ​One has a lone white star on a blue background, flanked by large swaths of white and red. It represents a state whose football conference was saved yesterday. One has a lone white star on a blue background, flanked by large swaths of white and red. It represents a country whose soccer team p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Staff Trax: Roadside Graves, Goo Goo Dolls, Jimi Hendrix, Little Dragon, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Alice in Chains, Fan Death and Beth Orton

    Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    There's Light at the End of the Tunnel - Swear

    ​The month of February definitely saw more restaurant closings than openings, with a few scheduled debuts pushed back to March. A new Italian restaurant opened in Coppell (Maurizio's), while another one will be opening shortly in North Dallas (Ristorante Nicola). The masterminds behind Nandina a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    On The Range: Hatch Green Chiles

    ​On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.As the song says, deep in December it's nice to remember...Every Labor Day, the tiny town of Hatch, New Mexico springs to life with the Hatch Valley Chile Festival. Thousands of Chileheads from all across the countr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Pairing Off: Campbell's Tomato Soup

    Patrick Michels​Matching wine to tomato soup wouldn't seem all that difficult. Fine dining restaurants routinely piece together bisques and fresh purees, after all--and their sommeliers can generally cope. But in this column we don't bother to make fresh, upscale, herb infused soups. That wou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 5, 2009
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    August 20, 2009
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    December 11, 2008

    Brown Christmas

    Latin groups ring in the season

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2008

    Hot Mouth

    Chile Pepperama means it's really fall now

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2007

    Joy to the World

    DFW International offers a Feliz Navidad

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2007

    Sweet Chile o' Yours

    Oldtown gets its taste buds peppered and cranked

  • Calendar

    December 14, 2006

    Carols Caliente

    Who says winter has to be cold?

  • Calendar

    November 9, 2006

    This Chili's Just Right

    Be a judge at the red hot Chile Pepperama

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2006

    Whole Lotta Nuthin'

    Got very excited about this headline on Slate.com this morning: "The Dark Side of Whole Foods." Nothing against Whole Foods--used to shop there all the time, till Central Market stormed in. Still, sounded good. Well, turns out there ain't much to the story about the Austin-based chain, which has thr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2005
  • Dining

    May 26, 2005

    Portrait of the Art Cafe

    Kathleen's Plano location is no work of art

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2004

    Falling Stars

    The Next Generation of sci-fi

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Fishmonger

    TJ's Seafood Market

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