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  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    The Favorite Tacos of Dallas' Chefs

    All week at City of Ate, we celebrate the magic of the taco. Check back for more interviews, essays and maybe a list or two. Or maybe four? In this week of all things tacos at the City of Ate, we queried local chefs on their favorite spots to land some tacos. Here's what they had to say: Oliver Si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    An Ode to Elotes, the Street Taco's BFF

    Street tacos are glorious in and of themselves, but there is something equally delicious being served out of carts in front of taquerias across the city: elotes. In Mexico, this side dish and popular street food is typically served on the cob, but most versions you'll find in Dallas are served in st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    The 18 Most Interesting Things You Might Have Missed at Index Fest

    Run The Jewels' stage banter Together, Killer Mike and El-P have put out one of the best albums of 2013, so it was surprising to see them in such an early time slot on Friday. The 6 p.m. crowd was noticeably thin, of course, but it made Dallas' first time seeing Run The Jewels material live an intim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Seven Awesome Tacos to Celebrate National Taco Day

    Today is National Taco Day, so thousands of free corporate tacos will inundate American bellies. Taco Cabana and Taco Bueno are giving tacos away, but why not visit a real taqueria and mark the made-up holiday with something that actually tastes delicious? Who needs free when most of these tacos wil ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 19, 2012

    The State of Dallas Dining, As Told By Its Chefs

    Starring Stephan Pyles, John Tesar, Katherine Clapner, Kent Rathbun, Teiichi Sakurai and a dozen other local chefs.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Bolsa Chef Jeff Harris on the Food Network Effect, Go-To Spots and the Mercado's Future

    Chef Jeff Harris​Recently we sat down Bolsa chef Jeff Harris at the new sister-store Bolsa Mercado, which is a neighborhood market with unique items, Texas fare, good booze and a bevy of fresh from-scratch breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Harris grew up in east Texas surrounded by farmland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    El Tizoncito Makes a Pretty Mean Meatsicle

    Choriqueso is not pretty, but it's pretty tasty.​My taco post about El Si Hay earned me some shit. A few commenters said those tacos are trash. They called me a gringo. Get yourself to El Tizoncito, one said. Another agreed. Next thing you know, I'm sitting in a silver minivan with another Ater, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Katherine Clapner of Dude, Sweet on the End of "Exceptionally Shitty Italian" in Dallas

    ​Katherine Clapner makes magic happen with her confections at Dude, Sweet Chocolate. Yesterday in our first interview, she told us about her pastry background and today we discuss the Dallas food scene. What are some of your favorite restaurants in Dallas? Lucia (they're neighbors), because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    The New Editor Of the New Eater Dallas Really Likes Smoke. And Texans. Awkward.

    Patrick MichelsAndrea Grimes slides right into her new role at Eater Dallas​Eater Dallas, the local arm of the Curbed Network's popular restaurant blog, went live today. Only officially a few hours old, the site already contains plenty of content to catch up on. We put down our PBR-stained M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Biking for Mayor: Ride Along as Bike Friendly Oak Cliff Q&A's David Kunkle, Mike Rawlings

    ​At this late date we've heard mayoral wannabes David Kunkle and Mike Rawlings address myriad issues -- everything from DISD to LGBT. But, at last, a new wrinkle: Bike Friendly Oak Cliff has rounded up the runoff-ers for a question-and-answer session aimed at the hike-n-bike crowd wondering where ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Flash Mart's Tacos: Please Sir, Can I've Some More?

    ​I am left hungry, and I'm pissed off about it, not because the tacos at Flash Mart are regrettable examples of overcooked, drier than Death Valley meat wrapped in flaccid, oily white corn tortillas. It's the opposite. The tacos prepared and served inside the gas station at the corner of Abr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Maple & Motor vs. Torchy's Tacos: The Breakfast Taco Battle

    Sara KerensTaqueria El Si Hay in Oak Cliff​There is simply nothing simpler and more delicious than the utilitarian taco. And they seem to be everywhere days. You can't turn around in Dallas without seeing a taqueria, gringo stand or renegade gas station selling these tasty morsels. Another adv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Picture Show: The Street Tacos of Dallas

    Sara KerensThe Tacos of Taqueria La Paisanita, Inwood and Maple.​Yesterday Taco Bell launched a new campaign: "Tacos." Cantina Tacos, that is, with corn tortillas. Heard of those? Apparently the Bell's years of "Meximelts" and Nachos Bell Grande weren't serving the trends anymore. While Taco Bell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Dude Food Eats Fruit For Once (And Likes It)

    Noah W. Bailey​El Tizoncito3404 W. Illinois Ave., Suite 100214-330-0839Dude Factor: 9, or Porky Pig, on a scale of 1 (Miss Piggy) to 10 (Hogzilla)Oak Cliff's El Tizoncito is not your run-of-the-mill, hole-in-the-wall taqueria. It's located in an old Starbucks for one, so it's a bit nicer than your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    It's North Vs. South in the Battle for Best Tacos Al Pastor

    El Si Hay wins the great taco smackdown.​ There are very few foods that can elicit fondness and memories like the taco. From mom's boxed Old El Paso version, to the lame version from Taco Bell, to the decidedly un-American street food version found throughout the delicious Mexican states, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Dude Food: Taqueria La Paloma

    Noah W. BaileySure, they look a little pale and sickly here, but trust me...​Taqueria La Palomamultiple locationsDude Factor: 8, or company Christmas party, on a scale of 1 (kids' birthday party) to 10 (bachelor party)My first trip to Taqueria La Paloma was mostly the result of accident and misfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Dude Food: Taqueria El Si Hay

    Taqueria El Si Hay601 W Davis St.214-941-4042Dude Factor: 10, or El Santo, on a scale of 1 (these guys) to 10.Sorry for the tardiness, blog bros, but Dude Food is dragging ass today thanks to a visit to el doctor, who diagnosed us with the tendinitis. Likely cause: tacos. Or more specifically, t ... More >>