• Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    The Beignets at Toulouse Belong in Your Face

    In Happy Endings, we travel the part of the globe that says "Dallas" in search of great desserts and great places to eat them. When I invited my runner friend out for dessert at Toulouse, I never should have mentioned that the cafe is a frites-length away from the Katy Trail. Once he caught wind of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    Eight Dallas Restaurants with Great Patios and Great Food: It's Rarer Than You Think

    Well, fellow Texans, we've breezed past that lovely time of year when it's cool enough to wear long sleeves with flip flops, yet we're not quite to the miserable heat of summer in Texas. Right about now is when you want to get outside on a nice patio -- read: not on a curb or practically in the stre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Five Places to Eat Escargot in Dallas

    Dallas isn't exactly a mecca of French food, but there are a few spots to get your fix of beef bourguignon or a legit soupe a l'oignon. What have noticed, though, is that there is one major dish that is missing from some of the city's best Frenchie-food menus: escargots. Escargots have been served ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    Café des Artistes in One Arts Plaza Is Closing, because It's in One Arts Plaza

    Oh, One Arts Plaza. You're so circular, yet so haphazard. See Also: - The Restaurants of One Arts Plaza are Officially a Snooze Today Lombardi Family Concepts announced that they're closing Café des Artistes at the ever-fickle One Arts Plaza. Specifically, the press release reads: "Although the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Taverna Pizzeria Has Moved To Knox Street

    OK, this "time flies" thing is really starting to flip me out. When I was five, an additional 15 minutes in the car on the way to grandma's house was the most agonizing period time I could imagine anyone enduring. Now multiple hours evaporate every time I blink my eyes. I was certain that we'd blogg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Where to Find Frogs' Legs in Dallas

    A story in yesterday's New York Times has me thinking about frogs' legs. The story details France's historic obsession with the amphibian delicacy. The passion has waned as tastes have changed and a ban in the '80s made it illegal to trade in French frogs. Still, some restaurants hang on to the culi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    A Shift in the Force: Lombardi Restaurant Empire Moves Taverna Pizzeria And La Fiorentina

    If you're a fan of Taverna Pizzeria in Uptown, you'll have to walk a few blocks north of their current location to enjoy their pizzas, salads and really big pork chops crowned with a fried egg. The Lombardi group just announced the restaurant would be moving to Knox Street, right next to Toulouse. ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Lombardi Family Restaurants Annouce Newest Offspring: Cafe Des Artistes

    Lots of changes for the Lombardi's this month. Last week we heard that the Screen Door was closing and Lombardi Family Restaurants would be taking over the space to open a bistro concept. This week the group released details about the new spot. Cafe Des Artistes will focus on a culinary mix of Frenc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    This Dallas Symphony Viola Wiz Has a Thing for Green Papaya and Funeral Potatoes

    Barbara Sudweeks: Second chair but no second fiddled. (Apparently they don't have fiddles in the orchestra.)​Occasionally we identify interesting local folks who are as obsessed with food and restaurants as we are, and share some of their thoughts on Dallas' dining scene and food in general. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Ristorante Nicola's Luigi Iannuario: Modest, but Funny

    Jef TingleyDon't be bashful Luigi Iannuario, tell us what you really think.​Yesterday in Three-Course Meal, Ristorante Nicola executive chef Luigi Iannuario told you a little bit about himself. Today, he shares his thoughts on Dallas' dining scene. What are the five Dallas restaurants you go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Toulouse Brunch, C'est Bon!

    Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourToulouse's Bloody Marys came rimmed with a sweetly sour lime salt.​It is getting harder and harder not to eat brunch at a Lombardi family restaurant in this town. First, there was Penne Pomodoro. Then there was Cibus. Now, there is Toulouse, the French ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Park vs Ava: Mussel Mayhem

    Alex Flores​In 2006 we witnessed the death of a good friend in The Green Room. The classic gem of Deep Ellum was brash and ripe with imagination for its time. Since then, the diaspora of the alum that made the kitchen great helped rock the Dallas restaurant landscape. Now, as Green Room resurrec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Veggie Guy: Good 2 Go Taco

    ​Omnivores often ask me why I've chosen to live a vegan lifestyle in Dallas. They're always trying to ship me off to some other city like Austin. But why would I wanna leave? I love Dallas. Plus, vegans shouldn't have to relocate just because another place might seem more fitting. I mean, we don' ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Burning Question: Are Classic Cocktails Back?

    The other day we were sitting around contemplating happy hour options when our editor stomped in to remind us of the morning editorial meeting--for which we were apparently quite late.Now, one of this job's few perks is that "reading" magazines counts as research. So we hastily reached for the disca ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2007
  • Dining

    September 20, 2007

    Naked Dinner

    No muss, no fuss, great taste at Olea

  • Dining

    September 6, 2007

    Tinsel Town Toppings

    Tristan Simon expands his empire

  • Dining

    December 15, 2005

    In the Cards

    Will knowing how to poker land you a successful Big Johnson?

  • Dining

    December 15, 2005

    No Faux

    This "brasstrofé" conjures European yumminess

  • Dining

    November 17, 2005

    Raising the Bar

    More than olives and beer nuts, Vickery Park takes pub grub to the next level

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Young man inside an old man

    With Mock Tudor, Richard Thompson proves you can go home again

  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Bronco hole

    Dallas' last great concert hall suffers growing pains