Brian Reinhart has been the Dallas Observer's food critic since spring 2016. In addition, he writes baseball analysis for the Hardball Times and covers classical music for the Observer and MusicWeb International.
19 hours ago | Food News
For the past two years, Oak Cliff resident Jon Daniel has partnered with nonprofit Foundation 45 to raise funds via 24 Hours of Tacos, an extravaganza of taco eating and awareness raising for the charity's goal of helping creative artists receive ...
2 days ago | Lists
2019 was a banner year for Dallas restaurants. A wave of new openings made splashes in the food scene, and our restaurants and chefs as a whole made a splash nationally, too. Between recognition in the pages of Bon Appétit magazine and rejuvenated...
8 days ago | Complaint Desk
According to one indicator, the restaurant bubble in Dallas is going to burst soon. The warning sign is the rise of what I call “servant restaurants.” Servant restaurants exist primarily to cater to the whims and caprices of extremely rich custome...
16 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Dallasites are spoiled for great Japanese food. Thanks to the restaurant empire of Teiichi Sakurai and his protégés, a constellation of world-class restaurants serve sushi, ramen and robatayaki in our city. They all begin with the letter T: First ...
19 days ago | Eat This
If you’re near Richardson and have $10, you have access to one of the Dallas area’s best new lunch specials. One Hummus, a Mediterranean restaurant that opened at Belt Line Road and U.S. 75 this past spring, has a menu with a distinctive Jordanian...
1 month ago | Classical Music
The timpani are among a symphony orchestra’s most exciting instruments. There’s nothing quite like a musician pounding away on wide kettledrums made from copper. But aside from the occasional dramatic drumroll, timpani don’t really get big solo mo...