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  • News

    January 9, 2014

    Immigrants Are People Too

    And is Cervantes required reading?

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    The Never-Ending Cycle of Queso Enjoyment

    Editor's note: Last year we published an instructive blog post detailing the various stages queso exhibits as it emerges from the kitchen and sits on your table. Since it's cheese week, and queso is the greatest cheese dish in the history of ever, we decided it was a good time to bring the never-end ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012
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    June 14, 2012

    Nando's Is Open at Preston and Royal

    Nando's opened a couple of weeks ago at the southwest corner of Preston and Royal (specifically, the opposite end of the strip from Gazebo Burgers where Le Rendezvous used to be). The chef is from the landmark Original Mexican Café in Galveston. At Nando's entry is a bar with a fancy chandelier ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Peanut Butter in a Cocktail, and Other Worthy Discoveries from the Bar at Mesa

    It's a Tuesday night in the O.C., and Mesa is abuzz with a low murmur of conversation. Three couples and a group of four populate the soft brown velour banquettes and chairs; with only 40 seats, four tables is enough for the place to feel alive. We take a seat at the gray concrete bar and rest our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Wild Salsa Helps Dallas Wean Itself Off Tex-Mex With, You Know, Mexican Mexican

    ​Oh Tex Mex, must you be such a gut bomb? The heavy cream sauces, beans laden with lard and cheese cheese cheese. I've eaten at a few local spots, and while the selection in Dallas is undoubtedly better than other cities, it's still Tex-Mex. It's still a little boring. I like the flavors. I ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 28, 2011

    Mesa: Bringing Veracruz to Oak Cliff

    Mesa's rustic version of Mexico doesn't bring the heat, but it stays true to its roots.

  • Dining

    April 14, 2011
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    March 3, 2011
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    September 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Open-Faced Roast Beef Sandwich at Ye Shire Tavern

    Sarah Johnson​ 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

    September 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Emapanadas
    At La Carreta Argentina

    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 >>

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    September 13, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese Board
    At The Libertine Bar

    Jesse Hughey​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 eate ... More >>

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    September 8, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese and Charcuterie Plate at The Grape

    Photo by Jenny Block​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 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Brisket Tacos at Mia'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 >>

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    September 1, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Root Beer Creme Brulee
    At the Green Room

    Photo by Andrea Grimes​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, othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Black Bean Dip At Gloria's

    Jesse Hughey​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 eat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cachapa
    At Zaguan Latin Cafe & Bakery

    ​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

    August 27, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Coconut Soup at Mi Tierra

    ​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 >>

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    August 26, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Stodg Burger
    At The Porch

    ​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 >>

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    August 25, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chopped Brisket Sliders
    At The Porch

    ​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 th ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Salads
    At eatZi's Market & Bakery

    ​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 >>

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    August 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lomo Norteño
    At Veracruz Cafe

    Photo by Jesse HugheySomwhere in here is a dish Jesse swears is really good. (We think he's just angling for an iPhone.) Luckily, his sense of taste is better than his vision.​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we ... More >>

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    August 20, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sliced Brisket
    At Pecan Lodge

    ​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 >>

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    August 18, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cioppino
    At Fresh Point 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 >>

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    August 17, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lengua Taco at Taco King

    ​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 >>

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    August 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chicken-Fried Steak
    At AllGood Cafe

    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 >>

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    August 13, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Vegetable Platter
    At Roti Grill

    Clockwise from bottom left: saag paneer, samosa, kheer, kofta masala​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 k ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Quail Salad at Fearing's
    At the Ritz Carlton

    ​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 >>

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    August 11, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pollo Con Mole
    At Carolina's Mexican Cuisine

    ​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 >>

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    August 5, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Mussels
    At Neighborhood Services

    James Reisman​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 ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pastrami Sandwich
    At Deli-News

    ​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 >>

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    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 >>

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    August 2, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sausage Pizza At Oak Cliff Pizza

    ​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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    July 27, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Bone-In Short Rib at Stephan Pyles

    Photo by Robert Bostick​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, oth ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    May 27, 2010
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    February 18, 2010
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    December 3, 2009

    Veggie Guy: Mexican Comfort Food

    ​The On The Range piece about Machacado con Huevo last week brought back some old memories from my childhood. I was born and raised in South Texas by immigrant Mexican parents. My mother was from Guanajuato, and my father migrated from San Fernando, Tamaulipas. Mom's home cooking mostly entailed e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    On The Range: Snapper Veracruz

    ​On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.Puerto de Veracruz is a bustling metropolis of half-a-million located on the Gulf of Mexico. Its rich history stretches back to Pre-Columbian times, and it is sometimes called The Four Times Heroic City after resist ... More >>

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    September 15, 2009

    Mix-Mex: A Quick Tour Of Newly Opened Mexican Venues

    ​We Texans love our "Mexican" food. That is, we love flour tortillas filled with breast meat and corn chips dipped in processed cheese. Who wouldn't? Except, as we all know, that's not really Mexican, now is it? (And sometimes, as our own Chris Meesey would point out, the concoctions we adore ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Appetite For Instruction: Camarones A La Veracruzana

    Recipe Demonstrated By Jesse Sanchez Of La Calle Doce Jesse Sanchez loves the restaurant business. It's a family thing. Back in 1981, his brother-in-law Oscar Sanchez took over a hard-luck spot in Oak Cliff that even the Cuellar family of El Chico fame couldn't conquer. Almost 30 years later, ... More >>

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