• Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Angie Harmon Brings Conan O'Brien a Mambo Taxi. Brisket Would Have Been Better.

    Dear Conan, I get it. If Angie Harmon told me to eat at Fuel City I'd sprint there and order 17 picadillo tacos on corn -- especially if she was wearing a low-cut blouse like the one she wore on your show. So, when Harmon, a Highland Park native who grew up eating M Crowd enchiladas, pointed you to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Deep Ellum Could Use a Few More Restaurants

    Occasionally, I'll get an email from a reader who mistakes me for a food expert and is willing to risk a meal out based on my recommendation. The worst question I'm asked is: "Where should I eat?" As if I could instantly divine what someone is in the mood for, the status of their bank accounts and h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 47: Sour Cream Enchiladas At Mia's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 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. The obsession borders on unhealthy. Sour cream enchiladas were new to me when I arrive ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 10, 2012

    The Fieri Effect

    Local restaurants try survive the crush of customers that follows a visit from Food Network's frosted-tip rainmaker.

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Maple and Motor, Il Cane Rosso Get the Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives Treatment in April

    Burgermeister Jack Perkins announced via Facebook yesterday that the Food Network will be airing the Maple and Motor-featured episode of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives on Monday, April 9, at 9 p.m. The gloriously douchey (But somehow still lovable? No? Just me?) Guy Fieri tore through Dallas in late ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Fino's Italian Bistro May be Good for What Ails You

    ​Neighborhood gems add sparkle to any part of town. Of course, I'm referring to the restaurants and bars that make anyplace in the metroplex special. Many of these places have gained fans outside their area, but denizens of the neighborhood cherish them as uniquely theirs, welcome havens of res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    On The Range: Mexican Breakfasts

    Beans for breakfast? Are you kidding?Ah, but according to the indispensable tome The Tex-Mex Cookbook, here in the Lone Star State a pot of beans was often used to break a cowboy's fast on the long trail, whether plain (as preferred by eminent Texas writer J Frank Dobie) or with a little bacon and c ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 17, 2008

    Pepe & Mito's

    Pepe & Mito's solid food is nice, the liquid diet even nicer

  • Dining

    July 25, 2002

    Legal Choke

    Cobb's efforts to save Salve! fall short