Laura and Silka Sanchez In 1981, Laura and Oscar Sanchez opened La Calle Doce in small house in Oak Cliff. Now, more than 30 years later, with the recent addition of a new bar and patio, it stands as a staple for Mexican seafood in Dallas. Raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Laura's father instill ... More >>
With the Cards and Rams in town this weekend, we asked ourselves: "Who in our fabulous city is from St. Louis and could shed a little light on the food scene up there?" Perhaps, we thought, our most esteemed transplant from that so-called Gateway to the West, Hall of Famer Brett Hull, who p ... More >>
Ocean Prime DallasThis is part two of our interview with Ocean Prime's Sonny Pache. Read part one here. What are the five Dallas restaurants you go to most often? Mama's Daughters Diner. Fireside Pies. Hunan Express, eatZi's, Fearings at The Ritz Carlton.
Better find a stand-in for Chinese takeout if you liked Hunan Express at 2025 Cedar Springs Road in Uptown...at least temporarily. The 13-year-old Chinese delivery and takeout restaurant has shut its doors. But its owners posted a sign in the window encouraging loyal customers to send an em ... More >>
Vegetarian activists are rejoicing over the debut of five new vegan items at 7-Eleven stores in Manhattan, but a spokesperson for the convenience store says the sale of artichoke spinach noodles on 42nd Street doesn't portend the national roll-out of a meatless menu. "I'm not sure where they ... More >>
Me So Hungry Burger King's new Pizza Burger probably doesn't appease Italians.Americans have a habit of co-opting and recreating global cuisines, arbitrarily assigning ethnic labels to dishes unknown in their purported homelands. In the process, of course, they've created some very good - if ... More >>
Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Hunan Express 2025 Cedar Springs 214-754-4747 Promised Delivery Time: 30-45 minutes Actual Delivery Time: 40 minutes Scoring Summary: Efficiency of delivery: 10 ... More >>
Chef Chu 3355 Trinity Mills 972-307-7788 Promised delivery time: 40 minutes Delivered in: almost precisely 40 minutes The Score Promptness: 50 Degree of difficulty: 3 Phone psych-out attempt: -25 (for attempt), 25 (because it worked) Nods to Charlie Chan era stereotyping: 1 ... More >>
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