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Sichuan Province

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    September 19, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 13: Hanger Steak and Eggs Taco at Good 2 Go Taco

    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. This is not your every day breakfast taco. Before Tamale House closed in Austin, you could ... More >>

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    September 18, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 14: Chicken-Fried Steak at Babe's

    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. The best thing about Babe's, no matter what location you visit, isn't the chicken-fried st ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 15: Veal Bolognese with Pappardelle at Urbano

    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. Comfort food means different things to different people. Most of the time it's hearty dish ... More >>

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    September 16, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 16: The Chicken Scratch at Chicken Scratch

    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. Truth be told a good biscuit is best with just a bit of butter and, if you're craving swee ... More >>

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    September 15, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 17: Campechano at El Come Taco

    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. Briskizo? Brisketzo? Chorisket? Trying to come up with a word that effectively conveys the ... More >>

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    September 12, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 19: Steak and Eggs at Meddlesome Moth

    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. Steak and eggs are a throwback plate. The kind you'd order before smoking half a pack of c ... More >>

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    September 11, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 19: The Ham Sandwich at Vagabond

    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. The recipe for a classic Mornay sauce calls for a measure of butter and flour, stirred tog ... More >>

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    September 10, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 20: The Smoked Salmon at Zen Sushi

    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. The smoked salmon you see pictured above demonstrates exactly why you should sit at the ba ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 21: The Cuban at ¡C. Señor!

    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. Have you checked out ¡C. Señor! yet? The tiny sandwich shop opened in the tiny stand-alo ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 48: Pastor Tacos at El Rincon

    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. From the outside, El Rincon De Villa doesn't look like much. Cars fly by all day and night ... More >>

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    July 23, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 55: The Nachos at Spiral Diner

    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. When a reader recommended I head to Spiral Diner to try out "The Mitch," I was happy to ob ... More >>

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    July 22, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 56: Beef Noodle Soup at Monkey King

    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. Look at the bottom right corner of the tray in the picture above and you'll see a paper cu ... More >>

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    July 18, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 58: Pig's Head at CBD Provisions

    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. A handful of plates leaving the kitchen at CBD Provisions will turn the heads of diners, b ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 59: Enmoladas at Mesa

    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. I could argue that if Mesa is good enough for Jay-Z and Beyoncé, we all should be flockin ... More >>

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    July 15, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 61: Reuben at Kuby's

    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. Everyone loves a Reuben; it's what the sandwich will do to your waistline that's a concern ... More >>

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    July 14, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 62: Cabrito a la Parilla at El Ranchito

    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. You will know El Ranchito is special before you even get through the door, because there's ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 63: Quatro Leches Cake At Mesero Miguel

    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. "Do you think I have a shot?" I asked the bartender at Mesero Miguel as she slid the plate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 64: Banana Flower Salad at Mot Hai Ba

    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. I feel like we should take a breather here guys. After two cheesesteaks, a chicken-fried s ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 66: Suadero Tacos at La Banqueta

    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. Remember when the La Banqueta on Carroll Avenue closed? I was pretty sad, and to cheer me ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 67: Bulgogi Cheesesteak at Say Kimchi

    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. It's hard to figure out even where to begin with this thing, so it might be best to first ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 68: Birria Tacos at Los Torres Taqueria

    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. Contrary to popular belief there is an Oak Cliff beyond West Jefferson Boulevard. Dining o ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 69: Chicken and Waffles at Jonathon's

    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. Every chef has one. Some chefs have entire menus full of them -- that dish that they're ju ... More >>

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    July 1, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 70: Cheesesteak at Truck Yard

    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. The food truck selection is always decent at Jason Boso's Truck Yard, Dallas' first perman ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    June 27, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 72: The Kathi Roll at Simply Dosa

    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. A freshly made paratha is a wonderful thing, even on its own. The flatbreads are rich and ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    Making Music With Sichuan Peppercorns

    It's been almost three years since I brought a bag of Sichuan peppercorns into the office, and doled them out to an unsuspecting editorial staff. As everyone let the papery husks sit on their tongue they experienced a citrusy electric sensation -- almost a buzzing. "That's disturbing," said one writ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Dallas' 5 Best Chinese Restaurants

    Christmas is getting close, which means you should be finalizing your plans for Christmas day dining. Many of you still cook at home, frittering away over some roast that you'll likely mess up, but you should ditch the goose, forget the crown roast of pork and let someone else do the cooking for onc ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 5: Crossroads Diner

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 7: Teppo

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 8: Mesa

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 9: Kalachandji's

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

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    September 13, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 10: La Banqueta

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 11: Sushi Sake

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 17: Ibex

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 22: Omi

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Royal Sichuan Serves Fish with Serious Zing

    Remember when I brought some Sichuan peppercorns into the office to try out on the rest of the Observer staff? I've been looking for fiery Sichuan cooking on and off ever since. At the end of that blog post I mentioned Royal Sichuan, a small Chinese restaurant on Greenville Avenue in Richardson's ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    Sichuanese Cuisine's Mapo Tofu Puts Electricity In Your Mouth, Fire In Your Belly

    Like many suburban Chinese restaurants, the dining room at Sichuanese Cuisine isn't much to look at. The decorations are sparse and say nothing of Chinese culture, and the tables are clad in thin, plastic coverings that will quickly get stained with drips of rusty red oil after you order this Mapo t ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 76: Shanghai Buns at Jeng Chi Dumpling House

    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. These little parcels of pasty dough were on last year's list, and they're not going an ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    Mentho-Lyptus Peppercon Will Light Up Your Mouth

    ​"That's disturbing." I'd come to the Observer's weekly staff meeting with a small plastic bag of Sichuan peppercorns and passed them around the table. The spice isn't a pepper, but husks of a tiny fruit grown and consumed throughout Asia. When combined with real chiles and oil, the small po ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    Question Of The Week: Are All Cuisines Created Equal?

    Phoenix New Times​There's Tuscany and Provence. Sushi and other dishes from Japan have circled the globe. People argue the merits of Argentine beef or Scottish salmon. But who ever says "I'd love a good Russian head cheese" or "let's have some Irish food tonight"?Unless by that they mean Jameson's ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Jasmine

    ​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Jasmine 4002 Belt Line Road, Addison972-991-6867 Promised Delivery Time: 45 minutes Actual Delivery Time: 45 minutes Scoring Summary:128 menu items to choose from: 30 Be ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Genghis Grill

    Given that there are only a limited number of places that combine the all-you-can-eat-meat ethic of a Texas de Brazil-type churrascaria with the opportunity to restrict your meal to negative-calorie watery vegetables while still appearing to eat dinner, Genghis Grill--as the marriage of those two ex ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    Heart Like A Deal

    Scrambling to find a romantic, yet hip and unique option for Valentine's Day? Lucky for you, many local restaurants have special menus, special dishes or just special prices to choose from on this, er, special day. Here are some options: Cupid would be proud of Central 214's naughty new chef, Blyt ... More >>

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