In the week that brought a spirited City of Ate debate over the merits of eating in the Dallas suburbs, even if you live in the city, we covered plenty of other reasons to try new things. This week saw looks at ultra-pure water, soul food for the fancy, and the best breakfasts you're not eating in Dallas.
The Week in Review(s):
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- Your own Dallas Observer: Dave ventures once more into Lola, before the Uptown spot takes its leave this October.
Dallas Morning News: Leslie Brenner covers a charming, unimpressive visit to Rockwall's Bin 303. Kim Pierce digs past the novelty for what works and what doesn't at Bliss Raw Cafe and Elixir Bar.
Highlights from City of Ate:
Some High-End Restaurants Just Don't Measure Up
How fine is the fine dining, really, at some of Dallas' most hyped spots?
Dude Food: Hattie's
When chicken meets waffle, it's instant dude cred, even with white tablecloths, a doting waitstaff and a full set of silverware.
Wake and Break
Because breakfast is too important to leave to oatmeal and cartoon animals. The best outside-the-box spots to get your firstmeal.
(Un)Cool Water: Raw Foodists Make A Splash
To the most dedicated raw food/elixir devotees, it's this simple: drive hours for your water, or drink charcoal. That's science, or something.