Michel Richard

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 34: Surfers On Acid At Local Oak

    To prepare for this fall's Best of DallasĀ® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. One of the most exhilarating experiences you can have with food is to be truly surprised b ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 26, 2012

    At Jeff Harris' Bolsa, One Dish Reveals the Chef's Chops

    Want to measure a chef? Look to his chicken.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Chef Tre Wilcox on Masks, March Madness and the Perks of Being a Private Chef

    Walking towards the back of Marquee to interview Tre Wilcox, I spot him having a rather intense conversation with a guy in a suit about the menu. I grab a seat in a plush booth and wait. No more than a minute later he starts to walk over, but gets interrupted twice by two other employees with just a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Balls: They're What's for Dinner

    Flickr​If you consider yourself a lover of good food, you ought to check out NPR's Food Podcast. Every Thursday they drop 30 minutes highly digestible food news , and while some of it's a little campy, it's mostly quite good. Last week's podcast featured the next great food trend: meatballs. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Hello Aters. I'll Be Your New Food Critic.

    Scott ReitzFinn, professional left-over consumer​ A little over a week ago I threw my belongings into a 16-foot Penske, drove down 16th Street past the White House, and headed west. Finn, my 14-year-old wonder-mutt, sat shotgun, along with a spider plant, a bottle of port, some Gatorade and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Scott Reitz, DC Food Writer, Ditches Real Job to Become Dallas Observer Food Critic

    Attention Dallas-area chefs: A Google image search for "Scott Reitz" brings up this photo. So if you see a guy sitting at your bar with an assault rifle, bring him an extra app or something.​We don't usually announce new hires. We assume you don't really care who fills up the cubicles around h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Zagat's Great News for Fearing

    Dean Fearing, who clearly needs to work on his knife skills Dean Fearing's eatery in the Ritz-Carlton has been the recipient of myriad kudos from the likes of Frank Bruni in The New York Times (who called it "overwhelming," but in a good way) to Esquire, which, couple years back, hailed it as its Be ... More >>

  • 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

  • Dining

    October 3, 1996