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.
4 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Peak Restaurant, which opened on Belt Line Road in Irving last July, is a sports bar in a suburb with precious few places to drink. It’s also a proudly Nepali-Tibetan kitchen with stellar traditional food.
19 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
It all started, in part, because of a chicken burger. Dipesh Acharya’s home country, Nepal, is in love with burgers. But Nepal is also 80 percent Hindu, so restaurants there can’t make patties out of beef. Local chefs responded with a logical new ...
19 days ago | Classical Music
This week, John Adams conducts the Dallas Symphony in a weekend of concerts. Next month, Adams turns 72. For decades, he’s been practicing — and excelling at — one of the world’s most endangered professions: composer of classical music. And, again...
22 days ago | Beer
District 9 Draught House brings German pub food and draft craft beer, including growler fills, to Lake Highlands.
25 days ago | News
A group of prominent Dallas restaurants is beset by legal troubles, including at least five ongoing lawsuits and unpaid tax bills from Dallas County, the state of Texas and the Internal Revenue Service. Bolsa, Chicken Scratch and The Foundry, owne...
1 month ago | Restaurant Reviews
When I visit a restaurant, I sometimes imagine the conversations its creators had. What were they thinking? Why did they invest money in this concept? How did they miss the flashing neon orange warning signs that their business plan was doomed? My...