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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
A new spice shop opening this weekend in West Village stocks sugars, salts and 150 types of spices, but a company spokesman says most customers come for their blends.
The top 10 sellers at The Spice & Tea Exchange, which has 14 locations nationwide, include "Tuscany Blend," "Signature Blend" ... More >>
Milk and Honey and falafel sandwiches.Milk and Honey Jerusalem Market and Grill
420 N. Coit Road, Richardson
Try: The falafel sandwich
Don't try: Thinking too hard about what makes the girlie mags kosher
I went to Milk and Honey because I heard the Richardson café put pickles ... More >>
Phoenix New TimesThere'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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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, Bly ... More >>
Chicken Lollipops. Red India Bistro, you had us at Chicken Lollipops.That menu item, one of many at the brand-new Indian-Chinese fusion restaurant in Addison, certainly caught our attention.
What kept our attention however, was the bistro's other notable qualities implemented by owner Pramod Pro ... More >>