• Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 71: The Chicken Wings at Teppo

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 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. While there are a few more to come, this is the first reader recommendation that really gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    There's Some Tendon in Miss Chi's Pho, and You'll Love It Eventually

    I have to hand it to Miss Chi, the newish pho spot in Preston Center. Owner Lan Chi Li was bold to throw a little gelatinous tendon in her pho. Other restaurants that serve the soup have told me they won't include tendon and other challenging ingredients like tripe because none of their customers wo ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 30, 2014

    Bonchon's Korean Crispy Goodness

    Not all great fried chicken comes from the South.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Tanoshii Ramen and Bar, a New Late-Night Noodle Bar, Opens Next Week in Deep Ellum

    Dallas' first exclusive ramen restaurant, Tanoshii Ramen Bar (2724 Commerce), will open next Tuesday, September 24, its owners have announced. Joey and Chi Le also own Wicked Po'Boys in Richardson and in the Preston Center. Now they're turning their attention to house-made noodles and "late-nigh ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 12, 2013

    Enticed by Sushi Sake

    Takashi Soda's sushi restaurant isn't perfect, but it's seduced a lot of fans.

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Dallas' Five Best Sushi Restaurants

    I've destroyed a lot of sashmi in the last year, and I've come to believe that Dallas is an exceptional city for sushi eaters. While I wish there was a bit more innovation and culinary artistry -- I've not had anything here in Dallas that tops the meal I had at Uchi last summer -- the quality of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Five Of Dallas' Best BYOB Restaurants

    If you plan ahead, BYOB restaurants can be a lot of fun. Not only can they save you a lot of green, but they also put an endless variety of booze at your disposal and the potential pairings are limitless. Come with growlers full of beer, bottles full of wine -- it's your dinner. You're only limited ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    One Year Out: An Interview with Jack MacDonald of Jack Mac's Swill and Grill

    Jack Mac's Swill and Grill opened on Preston Road in North Dallas last year, right on the heels of the explosion in the local craft beer movement. Jack and Amy MacDonald's restaurant has a strong local focus that supports not only Texas breweries, but wineries and distilleries as well. The drinks ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Ramen Slowly Taking Over Dallas and the Rest of Texas

    Earlier this week Robb Walsh predicted a tsunami of ramen on his blog Texas Eats, but the deluge has already started here in Dallas. News that a dedicated ramen restaurant called Tanoshi Ramen would grace Deep Ellum with steaming bowls of noodles broke late last year. That restaurant is expect to op ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 29, 2012

    At Sakhuu, You're Welcomed

    East Dallas' newest Thai restaurant is a neighborhood gem.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Here's the Updated, Official Beer List for BrewFest

    See also: Buy Tickets to BrewFest It's happening tomorrow, rain or shine. Over 250 beers will be flowing for our BrewFest beer party in the Arts District. ICYMI, doors open at 6:00 p.m. for VIP and and 7:00 for General Admission (it's 21 and up obviously), and there'll be food and music from Cody ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 53: Ramen At Tei-An

    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. There's a perception that there's no ramen to be had in Dallas, and it's wrong. You can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    How To Order Sushi Like A Champ At Yutaka

    Front to back: Toro, Mackerel, Squid, and Uni​When I stumbled into Yutaka on Friday night without a reservation and was told I'd have to wait an hour to sit at the sushi bar, I wasn't disappointed. I left my name at the stand and walked two doors down to Sharaku, the Izakaya owned by the same ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 13, 2011

    At My Lan and Hiep Thai Market, Suburban Strip-Mall Magic

    Go for the jackfruit, stay for the pho. Oh, and bring your own beer.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Get On My Lan: How to Turn a Vietnamese BYOB Into a Killer Beer-Pairing Dinner

    ​Hey beer nerds: this post's for you. By now, after attending many beer-themed dinners, wherein a chef sets up a menu with beer pairings selected by a cicerone, you've realized the power of matching beer with food. The residual sugars present in all beer play nicely with sugar-containing com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    The Full List Of Beers You Can Pour Out In Memory of Timbo

    Here's to you, Timbo. RIP.​Timbo, the Dallas Zoo's oldest gorilla, died yesterday in surgery at the age of 49, and we're still bummed by the news. Even though we didn't know her personally, we still plan to mourn her the same way we've marked the deaths of friends, family members and celebrities a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Brew At The Zoo: Where Else Can You Taste Craft Beers in the Presence of Giant Predators?

    ​By now you've probably noticed the banners across the top of our blogs or seen the Mixmaster post touting Brew at the Zoo September 10, but perhaps were hesitant to commit to a $30 ticket without knowing just which beers would be available. How about I just tell you that the ticket includes zoo ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 6, 2007
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    September 28, 2006


    Dallas hoops legend comes home to spread good in the 'hood

  • Dining

    January 20, 2005


    There's no artistry in the sushi at Sushi Sapporo