Main Dish Recipes

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Appetite For Instruction: Fisherman's Stew

    Recipe Demonstrated By Roseanne Dileo of The Libertine BarJesse HugheyRoseanne Dileo has been cooking at The Libertine Bar for about a year, following stints as a server and general manager at the beloved lower Greenville pub. As much as she liked front-of-house money, though, she says she prefers t ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    On The Range: Enchiladas

    Let's face it: A true Tex-Mex establishment succeeds or fails on the strength of its enchiladas. I realize I'm speaking only for myself, at least as far as popular dishes go. Many patrons of an El-or-La-something-or-other (as Rosemary Kent dubbed Tex-Mex restaurants in her Genuine Texas Handbook, r ... More >>

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    March 11, 2009

    10 Questions: Rip Esselstyn

    He's a former professional triathlete and current Austin firefighter. But Esselstyn is also the author of a vegan cookbook. The Engine 2 DietBut he doesn't call it vegan. He's eating "plant strong"--and has been for more than a decade. Then, when a fellow firefighter found out his cholesterol was d ... More >>

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    January 27, 2009

    Short Orders: Snuffer's (Addison)

    Snuffer'sRevisits and quickie reviews 14910 Midway, Addison There are national chains, legendary burger joints, self-proclaimed backyard grilling gurus...and, of course, standby's like Snuffer's.While few people agree when it comes down to one of those 'this burger is better than that burg ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 22, 2009

    Neighborhood Services

    Goods things here are worth waiting for

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    January 15, 2009

    Pop Culture

    Chicken Lollipops. Red India Bistro, you had us at Chicken Lollipops.That menu item, one of many at the brand-new Indian-Chinese fusion restaurant in Addison, certainly caught our attention. What kept our attention however, was the bistro's other notable qualities implemented by owner Pramod Prod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Pairing Off: Chicken Fried Steak

    Texas should be ashamed of itself.In the old days this state produced larger than life heroes--men like James Fannin, Clyde Barrow and "Hollywood" Henderson. But now, after two from the Bush clan (three if you count Neil), a Rove and the guys at Enron, all we can cling to is our national dish.And ch ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 20, 2008
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    June 5, 2008

    Review: Cafe R&D

    Café R&D serves up pretty, tasty dishes, but where's the meow mix?

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    March 6, 2008

    Review: Afghan Grill

    At Afghan Grill, the fortunes of war pay delicious dividends

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    November 8, 2007
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    July 12, 2007

    Do It Yourself

    For food like this, you might as well stay home

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    May 3, 2007

    Deathless Tiki Tacky

    Kitsch is cool again at Trader Vic's

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    August 3, 2006

    Thai That Binds

    Nakhon stretches beyond the usual

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    June 22, 2006

    Bagging the Muse

    In the bag: Amuse Restaurant is--wait for it--amusing. Really, it is.

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    December 22, 2005
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    November 10, 2005

    Long and Winding Roe

    Competence but not excitement at Hanasho

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    September 29, 2005

    Hear the Hiss

    Fuse's Menu Bangs, Decor Wimpers

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    July 14, 2005

    Who Needs PR?

    Mofongo's pretty good--as long as you avoid the signature dish

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    August 21, 2003

    The Twain Meet

    Waka puts a new twist on Japanese cuisine

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    July 4, 2002

    Empire Strikes Back

    This modest bar and grill dishes out good food with culinary glitter

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    January 17, 2002

    Okra Shock

    Gumbo's grub could be addicting

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    December 20, 2001

    Well Done

    Steak the most promising of restaurateur's endeavors

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    September 6, 2001

    Naked Buddha

    Fishbowl-zen den is a lot less clever than it thinks

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    June 7, 2001

    Hurricane Warning

    There's more to like about the Hurricane Grill than just the 45-ounce hurricanes

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Fat Like Me

    Nothing our rotund reporter tried could help him lose weight. Finally, he attacked his belly through his melon. That's right. He's been hypnotized.

  • Dining

    March 1, 2001

    On the Rack

    Racks Restaurant and Bar

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    July 27, 2000

    Finger food

    Be a kid again and bring a bib to Ghion

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    June 22, 2000

    Pyramid platitudes

    Pyramid Grill is good, in a dull way

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    August 12, 1999

    ... Thai me down

    Thai Garden is totally lacking

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    June 17, 1999

    Southwest jet set

    New Blue Mesa is cactus country with afterburners lit

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    June 10, 1999

    Sushi slights

    Everything rocks at Sushi Nights, except maybe the raw fish

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    April 15, 1999

    Pub crawl

    Dishing up a Cock & Bull story, with a touch of Blarney

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    March 11, 1999

    Made to order

    Sampling down-home cooking, European style

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    February 25, 1999

    Mexican light

    Taco Diner tries to marry subtlety with Tex-Mex -- somehow, it works

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    January 7, 1999

    Bare-knuckle steak

    Sullivan's isn't a knockout, but the points add up

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    August 13, 1998

    Two out of three ain't bad

    The beer and the company are great at the Tipperary Inn. Just stay away from the food.

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    August 6, 1998

    Protein's protege

    Unlike the calmness of Al Biernat the man, Biernat's the restaurant is a bit schizophrenic

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    July 16, 1998

    Resurrecting diner grub

    Maybe Guthrie's needs a seance

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    February 19, 1998

    Hole-in-the-wall treasure

    Tasty Greek is disheveled, but the food cleans up

  • Dining

    May 29, 1997

    Amazing grace

    Jim Severson's new restaurant has the Wright stuff

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    April 24, 1997

    Taming Cowtown

    The Basses put the 'fort' back in Fort Worth and bankroll a restaurateur's paradise

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    March 27, 1997

    Let's not

    'Doing lunch' in Dallas can leave you holding the bag

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    February 27, 1997

    Our way

    Modo Mio offers its Italian unadorned but not unappreciated

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    November 28, 1996

    Math test

    Moon Under Water stumbles onto Dallas' pub scene

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    November 14, 1996

    Delighting in the details

    Picardys is much more than shrimp--or even seafood

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Bread and Circuses

    When food legend Julia Child came to Texas spreading her gospel of good eating, no one was spared. Not even Big Tex

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    June 20, 1996

    No place in the West End

    To hell with authenticity, Y.O. Ranch has great cowboy grub

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    May 2, 1996

    The edible canvas

    The DMA's Seventeen-Seventeen is an artistic masterpiece

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