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  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 68: Cabrito a la Parrilla at El Ranchito

    The first time I ate cabrito was at El Ranchito, a glorious palace of Mexican food specializing in Comida Norteña (that is, the regional dishes of northern Mexico) located on Oak Cliff's Jefferson Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 69: Bolognese At Princi Italia

    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. While Princi Italia failed to inspire me with many of their dishes, this Bolognese cap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 70: Berkshire Pork Belly Buns at Howard Wang's Uptown

    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 steamed buns at Howard Wang's Uptown are made in-house daily, and it shows; they'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 71: Breakfast Schnitzel At Crossroads Diner

    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. Remember your mother's breaded pork cutlet? She probably baked it in a Pyrex dish on T ... More >>

  • Film

    July 21, 2011

    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

    Peering inside the secret rituals of female friendship.

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    The Arts District, Time-Lapsed and Tilt-Shifted

    Keith Loutit achieved quite a bit of renown a few years back for his time-lapsed tilt-shift shorts, in which he made the very big (Sydney Harbor, the Roman Forum, Shanghai's Nanpu Bridge) appear very, very small. Local filmmaker Fabián Aguirre pays homage to Loutit with this three-minute short, For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    The Week in Food: Lots of Lists,
    Plus Some Cabbage for Roughage

    ​ Dallas blogs spent the week wrapping up 2010 in a series of lists and predicting food trends for 2011. City of Ate Hanna Raskin feels diminutive in the face of a face-sized bland chicken breast at Kenny's Italian Kitchen. Alice Laussade edits four-letter words out of her vocabulary to de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Black Truffle Pizza
    At Neo by Olivella's

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Fried Chicken at Babe's Chicken Dinner House

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: 911 Roll at Oishii

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Ricotta Cheese Blueberry Pancakes at Villa-O

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Hamburger at Adair's Saloon

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Truffle Butter Popcorn at Tillman's Roadhouse

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Prosciutto-Wrapped Figs at Hattie's

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Steak Bomb
    At Kenny's Burger Joint

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Californication at Buzzbrews

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Fritto Misto at Cibus

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pork Carnitas
    At Matt's Rancho Martinez

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Meatloaf Blue Plate Special At Norma's Cafe

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Basil Chicken at Genroku

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sweetbreads Made Two Ways from Restaurant AVA

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Dungeness Crab Dip at Hibiscus

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Cheeseburger at The Grape

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Paella at La Calle Doce

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Shrimp and Grits at Screen Door

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Apple and Berry Crisp at Salum

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lunch Express at Dream Café

    Merritt Martin​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese Fries at Snuffers

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    100 Favorite DIshes: Vietnamese Pork Panini at Lumi Empanada & Dumpling Kitchen

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Spaghetti Bolognese at Urbano Café

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Angry Dog at Angry Dog

    Elizabeth Bair​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    News Roundup: The Toadies Reveal Fest Deets, Oso Closo Calls It Quits, Idol Records Signs Charming Gardeners, JT&TNL Offers Up Live Tracks and The Local Edge Announces Finalists

    ​We admit that we've been a little NX35 and SXSW-focused of late. And, for that we don't apologize. We do, however, apologize for letting a few big announcements skip past our bullhorn over the past few days. Seems like the perfect time to do a news round-up, huh? OK!We already told you the when a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Days Gone Bite: The McRib

    ​I was there when McDonald's introduced Shanghai McNuggets, asking staff members at stores around the nation to don replica coolie hats.That was in 1985 or thereabouts--before corporate sensitivity training but long after Americans should have known better. I still remember an Asian couple app ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2007
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    October 19, 2007
  • Calendar

    September 27, 2007

    Hear Ye, Hear Ye

    The Modern shows you what to watch

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 24, 2006

    Black Helicopters!

    Alex Jones brings his conspiracies to Dallas

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Various artists

    Assassination City Derby: Watch Your Head, Vol. 1 (Crow)

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2004

    Trash Talk

    Ruby Ann Boxcar leaves the trailer for the bookstore

  • Film

    June 17, 1999

    Bidder beware

    The Red Violin's five tales add up to one good tune

  • Dining

    January 23, 1997

    Home is on the range

    And, yes, you can travel on your stomach--if it's iron-plated

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