• Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    La Calle Doce Has Been Serving Mexican Seafood for 30 Years. Here's How.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    And Now a Word with Brett Hull: Stars VP, St. Louis Lover, and Total Foodie

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Ocean Prime's Sonny Pache Needs More Greek Restaurants in Dallas, Damnit

    Ocean Prime Dallas​This 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.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Hunan Express Closed for Now

    ​Better find a stand-in for Chinese takeout if you liked Hunan Express at 2025 Cedar Springs Road in 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Oh Thank Heaven: 7-Eleven Unveils
    Vegetarian Choices, but Not Here

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Four American Dishes Intended to Honor Other Countries -- and How the Honored Countries Received Them.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Hunan Express

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Chef Chu

    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 >>

  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Review: Yao Fuzi Cuisine

    A pop and son duo bring authentic Chinese to Plano

  • Dining

    November 11, 2004
  • Dining

    August 29, 2002

    Cool Cucumber

    On Harry Hines, sea cucumbers and watermelon help an unlikely revolution at Chef Hsu

  • Dining

    June 14, 2001

    Chinese Cookie Torture

    Why don’t fortune cookies tell our fortunes anymore?

  • Film

    January 28, 1999

    Asian invasion

    As the Hong Kong movie industry collapses, scads of Chinese filmmakers and actors are landing big jobs in Hollywood

  • Dining

    June 4, 1998

    Chinese slick

    P.F. Chang's polishes Chinese fare with an American bistro veneer

  • Dining

    June 26, 1997

    Found in the translation

    Don't let the name fool you--Mr. Max is authentic Japanese

  • Dining

    April 25, 1996

    Wok, don't run

    For Chinese take-out, Best A Round seldom delivers