When I first walked into Express Kabob, the restaurant was empty. Not just empty of customers — empty, period. As the door shut behind me, the sound attracted the attention of no employees. I tried opening and closing the door again. No luck. I picked a chair up and dropped...
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. Original dishes such as the Duck Flautas disappeared in a flash! Then the evening finished strong with Anastacia Quinones' deserts incuding a Smore's Taco.
Anastacia Quinones - The Cedars Social (2018 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards Rising Star Chef)
Omar Flores - Whistle Britches (2018 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards Chef of the Year)
Luis Olvera - Trompo
Luis Sanchez - The Village Culinary Lab
David Pena - formely of Braindead Brewing and Bowls & Tacos
Lisa Martel-Mohon - Wheel Food
Photos by Chris Durbin and Alison McLean
Not all of Plano’s Sichuan restaurants are alike. Some, like Little Sichuan, stash their traditional dishes in a binder of specialty items kept separate from the usual litany of wontons and stir-fries. Some, like Fish House, specialize in live seafood straight from the tank, coated red with spices or served...
Every neighborhood needs its spot. What is a neighborhood without a restaurant where you can feel totally at home with a plate of reliably good, unfussy food? A soulless collection of houses, that’s what it is. The corner of Hampton Road and Illinois Avenue, deep in the heart of Oak...
For a restaurant that opened over a decade ago, Nonna still feels like a secret. It hovers on the edges of the spotlight, watching as newer openings and other Dallas favorites steal our attention. Its website hails from an era of the internet when people thought it was a good...
BrainDead Brewing hosted a crawfish boil on Sunday, serving up over eight hundred pounds to hungry patrons. Photos by Hannah Ridings