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Ethnic Cuisines

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    April 23, 2009

    Short Orders: Veracruz Cafe

    Veracruz Cafe408 N. Bishop214-948-4746Expectations are a bitch. When me and my date talked about going to Veracruz Cafe in Bishop Arts, somehow my mind conjured images of Spanish wine and olives, chorizo and Manchego cheese...Which is weird since I've traveled in both Spain and Mexico and scoff when ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Green Papaya

    Eddie GarzaThey say Green Papaya isn't authentic Vietnamese. I say: When I first moved to New York, my oldest friend introduced me to her cousin, who also lived there and was also a journalist. We hit it off immediately, and one of our shared passions--aside from writing, reading, watching Proje ... More >>

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    April 15, 2009

    10 Questions: Samir Dhurandhar

    Nick & Sam's celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Ten years of prime beef, pan-seared foie gras and such, all cooked under the direction of an Indian chef.Dhurandhar has been cooking pretty much all his life. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and apprenticed in New York b ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Cosmic Cafe

    Fill in the blank: The best thing about Cosmic Café is... ...a deck of Tarot cards at every table. ...free yoga. ...unlimited mugs of soy chai. ...delicious plates of all-veggie food, whose prices all add up to multiples of nine. (We don't know why. We asked our waitress, and neither did she...b ... More >>

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    March 17, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Kalachandji's

    Our new feature searching for vegan and vegetarian dining options in Dallas--both at restaurants committed to the cause and regular, meat eating places.Being vegan is supposed to do lots of lovely spiritual and gastrointestinal things to you. You're supposed to feel lighter and healthier, for one. ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Short Orders: Taverna

    Taverna3210 Armstrong Ave.214-520-9933You can imagine Europe from a table inside Taverna, especially on a dim and sputtering March evening. The drafty windows, the clicking of rain, the homey clutter--it's like you've drifted somehow into an old world cafe...until Uptown boy walks in.He saw fit to c ... More >>

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    March 11, 2009

    On The Range: Tamales

    Pig's head tamales?Well, yes. Robb Walsh notes in his Tex-Mex cookbook that traditional emporiums use pig's heads as their base meat when making their husky creations. The head is boiled until the meat and lard cook away, then the broth is used to moisten the masa harina (corn meal infused with lime ... More >>

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    February 9, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Roti Grill

    Roti Grill 4438 McKinney Ave., Suite 100 214-521-3655 (Ordered through Diningin.com) Promised Delivery Time: 60 minutes Actual Delivery Time: 50 minutes and the driver got lost The Score:Outsourced call center efficiency (only problem was that the Canada-based representative misspelled my street, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Appetite For Instruction: Hummus

    Demonstrated by Praveen Sachdev of Cosmic Café Henry Rollins once called it "sex in a bowl." A deceptively simple paste of chickpeas and seasonings, hummus seduces the palate with layers of rich, complex flavors. Simply put, this Mediterranean staple has the power to comfort the soul and quicken ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Open Sesame

    It's no mystery that we're a fan of sweet treats around these parts. And thanks to our last Best of Dallas issue, it's also no mystery that we dig on the Natsumi gelato. We've given props to the organic partially-organic gelato purveyor for hand-cranking flavors that taste so much like the real thin ... More >>

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    January 13, 2009

    Cliff Notes

    There's a new executive chef in the kitchen at the Belmont Hotel's Cliff Café. And she's been busy. Robin Gill Lacy has already revamped the café's menu, and her experience as prepared foods team leader at Whole Food Markets and culinary research and development coordinator at Veria Natural Welln ... More >>

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    December 25, 2008
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    December 5, 2008

    Ten Years In A Hole (In The Wall)

    Like most worthwhile "hidden gem" ethnic eateries we dream about, Thai Noodle and Rice is nondescript, a dive next to the Shop n' Go on North Fitzhugh near I-75. And fortunately, the shabby exterior seems to promise something good, worthwhile--very different than overfused and overpriced pan-Asian ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008

    Ask a Mexican

    In corn vs. flour, wheat gets a smackdown

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    July 3, 2008
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    December 20, 2007
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    December 6, 2007

    Ask A Mexican

    All good things come from Texasin food, anyway

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    September 17, 2007
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    July 26, 2007
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    July 12, 2007

    Boy Blunder

    Is baseball's youngest general manager man enough to rebuild the Rangers?

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    June 1, 2007
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    March 8, 2007
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    December 14, 2006
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    August 17, 2006
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    June 15, 2006
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    June 8, 2006

    Chop Suey Syndrome

    Our restaurant critic travels to China to unravel the riddle: Why can't Dallas do Chinese?

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    September 8, 2005

    Zest is Best

    Spice things up with ZestFest

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    June 9, 2005

    Stuff It

    Plus: Liberal Libations

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    May 12, 2005

    Kowtow to Cacao

    Chocoholics unite at Gourmet Showcase 2005

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    December 16, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Family-Oriented Belly-Dancing Scene

    Ciro's Continental Restaurant and Club

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Buffet

    Fadi's Mediterranean Grill

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Raw Deal

    Blue Fish

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Urban Cheesemaker

    The Mozzarella Co.

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Box Deal

    Bento box at Reikyu

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Appetizer

    Risotto cake at Café Modern

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Mexican Restaurant

    Avila's Mexican Restaurant

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Greek Salad

    Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Greasy Spoon

    Gold Rush Café

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Tamale

    La Popular

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Shepherd's Pie

    Tipperary Inn

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Calendar

    September 23, 2004

    Dolma Days

    Mediterranean Festival has more than hummus and grape leaves

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    September 2, 2004
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    July 22, 2004
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    July 1, 2004

    Nice Spice

    Cooking for the curry-ous

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    May 27, 2004
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