Beth Rankin is an Ohio native and Cicerone-certified beer server who specializes in social media, food and drink, travel and news reporting. Her belief system revolves around the significance of Topo Chico, the refusal to eat crawfish out of season and the importance of local and regional foodways.
3 days ago | Openings and Closings
The Star has another new restaurant to entice Cowboys fans to the team's headquarters: Howard Wang's China Grill, a North Texas-based Chinese food and dim sum chain with locations in Uptown, Preston Hollow and Southlake. Originally set back becaus...
3 days ago | Food News
For more than a year, we've been quietly working on something big — something 100 times big. And next week, we're ready to show you. Dallas Observer food critic Brian Reinhart has been compiling a list of the city's 100 best restaurants, the eater...
6 days ago | Barbecue
When Bet the House BBQ opened in Denton in 2014, the lines wound out the door immediately, and many a barbecue enthusiast was left meatless as the barbecue joint routinely sold out. Despite the restaurant's popularity in Little D, four and a half ...
6 days ago | Brunch
Wondering what to gift the brunch-lover on your Christmas list? We've got an idea: Presale starts today for the 2019 edition of the Morning After, a Dallas Observer brunch festival taking over the Dallas Farmers Market from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m....
11 days ago | Food News
There are a lot — and we do mean a lot — of "best ____ restaurant" lists in the county, ranking everything from breakfast to burgers and anything in between. Hell, we even do a few of them ourselves every year. But one of the biggest such lists in...
12 days ago | Things To Do
Sandwich Hag — one of the best places in town for bánh mì — pairs up with Peticolas Brewing Co. this weekend. Chef Reyna Duong’s Vietnamese meatball sandwiches will be available, along with chicken curry and Peticolas brews. They will serve until ...