Eric Brandt

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    VH Oak Cliff Opens Tonight in Oak Cliff

    This past weekend I was on my way home from a relaxed evening in the Bishop Arts District. It was late and I was tired, but not so tired I couldn't have been talked into staying out a little longer. As I rounded the corner of Beckley Avenue and stepped on the gas I noticed the old Outpost space was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Five Places to Eat Escargot in Dallas

    Dallas isn't exactly a mecca of French food, but there are a few spots to get your fix of beef bourguignon or a legit soupe a l'oignon. What have noticed, though, is that there is one major dish that is missing from some of the city's best Frenchie-food menus: escargots. Escargots have been served ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Fieri Sightings, Burgers, Puffy Tacos and New Openings: The Week in Dallas' Food Scene

    ​Ugh, indeed. I'm definitely still the new guy. I don't know how I can be described as anything but the new guy when you take into account my antics at the Loon last night. Apparently they pour their drinks with a heavy, heavy hand, and I was the last to know. The weekend is here, though, an ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 1, 2011

    Bistro 31 Sets Highland Park Buzzing

    Simple Mediterranean-inspired plates designed for Park Cities palates.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Bistro 31 Opens in Highland Park Village

    Alberto Lombardi's latest creation, Bistro 31, opened yesterday in Highland Park Village, which was built, fittingly, in 1931. The menu specializes in Mediterranean food and includes Italian, Spanish and French dishes, or combinations thereof. Hitting most points on Foodbitch's 15 classy things li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Chef David Uygur Looks At Life After Lola

    ‚ÄčA week ago today, Leslie Brenner of the Dallas Morning News dropped a bomb on the Eats blog: nine-year-old Lola on Fairmount Street is closing in October. The Uptown charmer has earned top marks from reviewers and locals alike for its thoughtful, well-executed menu and top-notch wine program. T ... More >>