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  • Savor: A Taste Above in Dallas
    May 21 at 11:03 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    The multi-day Savor event happened over the weekend. Here's a recap of "The Reserved" and "The Grand Tasting" at Centennial Hall in Exposition Park. Don't miss next year! Generous portions will not disappoint. All photos by Kathy Tran.

     
  • An Early Taste of the Sweet Tooth Hotel
    May 16 at 10:25 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    The only hotel in Dallas where the sweets are free. A trip to the dentist has never felt so right. Walk through this virtual tour of the Sweet Tooth Hotel. Design and fabrication group Built by Bender physically built out much of the space. The art…

     
  • The Extreme Midget Wrestlers Are Back
    May 6 at 3:03 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    And they'll kick you in the jewels and steal your girlfriend if you are not careful. Saturday night at Mother Truckers on Cinco de Mayo. Photos by Mike Brooks

     

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  • Mezclar: Celebrating Modern Mexican for Cinco de Mayo
    May 4 at 2:33 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Four Corners & Mexican food fans mixed up their Cinco De Mayo celebrations this year at Mezclar: A Celebration of Modern Mexican Fare on May 2, 2018. Seven of Dallas's top Hispanic chefs got together for an amazing night of Mexican cuisine.…

     
  • ¡Taco Libre! is Lit
    April 30 at 11:29 a.m. by Brian Maschino

    Twenty-four Taquerias, Luchadors in the ring, and bands rocking: the perfect way to spend a Saturday in Dallas. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • Entering the Foodie Zone: Iron Fork 2018
    April 26 at 11:42 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Last night's Dallas Observer Iron Fork was the best one yet. There was a ton of creativity in the room, from Norma's chicken-fried steak shooters to Hash House a Go Go's meatloaf sliders to Fresh Art Foodie's crazy sticky rice doughnuts with blood…

     
  • A Taste of India at the Colorful Festival of Joy
    April 8 at 2:09 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    A beautiful celebration of the culture of India was held on Saturday at Klyde Warren Park. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • Bringing Out the Best at the Big Texas Beer Fest
    April 2 at 10:13 a.m. by Brian Maschino

    Brewers shared their samples on Friday and Saturday where hundreds of thirsty Dallasites came for new brews and fun. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • Sucking Crawfish at Braindead Brewing
    March 26 at 8:05 a.m. by Hannah Ridings

    BrainDead Brewing hosted a crawfish boil on Sunday, serving up over eight hundred pounds to hungry patrons. Photos by Hannah Ridings

     
  • Feasting on Sliders
    March 25 at 11:48 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Feast your eyes on the beautiful, golden, meaty deliciousness that is the slider. Dallas Observer celebrated the small flavorful appetizer with the event, Between the Buns at the Farmers Market in downtown. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • Lower Greenville's Lucky Day of Debauchery
    March 18 at 4:20 p.m. by Hannah Ridings

    Following the parade, the drinking, dancing, and bead throwing continued at the block party held on Greenville Avenue in Dallas. Photos by Hannah Ridings

     
  • Bullion Brings Stunning French Fine Dining to Downtown Dallas
    March 13 at 4 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    Entering Bullion is like ascending into an alien spaceship from the luxury galaxy. Inside, these very fabulous aliens operate a French restaurant that aims for elegance without stuffiness, playfulness without gimmickry and a classic feel that…

     
  • A Breakfast Pop-Up at Texas Theatre
    March 11 at 11:40 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Chefs Katherine Clapner (of Dude, Sweet Chocolate) and Manny Rodriguez (of Manny's Cortado) presented their delicious offerings to movie goers attending the Phantom Thread film screening. Clapner's menu consisted of Welsh rarebit on rye brioche;…

     
  • BrainDead Brewing Throws a Three-Year-Old Birthday Bash
    March 4 at 9:10 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Check out the scenes from BrainDead Brewing's 3 Year Anniversary. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • Feasting on Breakfast at The Morning After
    February 18 at 10:35 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The Shed at the Farmers Market was packed Saturday afternoon for the Dallas Observer's second Morning After event. Brunchers sampled tasty bites and sips from over 30 of Dallas' hottest brunch spots. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • The Best of Legacy Food Hall
    February 13 at 7:20 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    Legacy Hall, the European style food hall making waves in Plano can be confusing at first. Here's the ranking and awards given to each stall on what they do best, and what you should expect. Its easy to get lost in Legacy Hall. Here's the awards…

     
  • High on the Hog at Cochon555
    February 12 at 10:07 a.m. by Hannah Ridings

    Cochon555, whose goal is to raise money in support for family farms and heritage breed pigs hosted an event at the Four Seasons Resort and Club, Sunday. The event featured more than half a dozen heritage breed pigs, cooked or butchered by local…

     
  • Take a Peek Inside Uchiba, Uptown's New Sushi, Cocktail and Yakitori Bar
    February 1 at 10:50 a.m. by Beth Rankin

    This week, Uchi unveiled the new eatery taking the place of Top Knot: Uchiba, a sort of Uchi-lite focused on cocktails, sushi and yakitori. Whether you're waiting on a table at Uchi downstairs or just going whole ham on fried milk and sake…

     
  • First Look: 3Eleven Kitchen and Cocktails in the West End
    February 1 at 4 a.m. by Taylor Adams

    The owner of RJ's Mexican Cuisine in the West End has opened a new concept that he hopes will give the neighborhood a shot of energy: A healthy-ish restaurant and cocktail bar with a patio and lounge. Take a look at a few of the menu items at the…

     
  • The French Room Finds Relevance Again After a Facelift
    January 9 at 4 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    After a spared-no-expense renovation and a complete overhaul of the kitchen and menu, the French Room has once again become a fine dining destination in Dallas. They've still got a little work to do on the playlist, but otherwise, this 106-year-old…

     

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