Lauren Drewes Daniels
Lauren Drewes Daniels is the Dallas Observer's food editor. She started writing about local restaurants, chefs, beer and kouign-amanns in 2011. She's driven through two dirt devils and is certain they were both some type of cosmic force.
9 hours ago | Food News
Pinpoint Burger Bar recently opened on Lemmon Avenue near Mia’s Tex Mex. It’s a flash of new in an otherwise drab-ish strip of stores. As its name implies, the focus is burgers, some of which are locally appointed, like the Red Coat which is Briti...
4 days ago | Coronavirus
The New York Times reported that millions in funding for minority-owned restaurants was recently halted because of a lawsuit filed by the owners of The Lost Cajun in Keller.
5 days ago | Barbecue
Loro Asian Smokehouse, the Uchi and Franklin Barbecue collaboration that hails from Austin, is finally set to open in East Dallas on Monday, July 5.
6 days ago | Beer
If any city deserves an entire event to flaunt its brunch game, it’s Dallas. On Sunday, Sept. 12, it’ll get just that. The Dallas Observer is hosting its 5th Annual The Morning After Brunch at the Dallas Farmers Market and presale tickets
7 days ago | Openings and Closings
If it’s not clear yet, we (and by “we” I mean me) are crushing on the new AT&T Discovery District in downtown. The vibrant open space is refreshing. Our offices aren’t far making it perfect for a lunchtime jaunt. Earlier this week, a pimento chees...
10 days ago | Openings and Closings
A new restaurant will soon open on Lower Greenville, offering an interactive Japanese dining experience called yakinuki. The Tokyo-based restaurant, Manpuku, which in Japanese means “to be happy with a full stomach,” was founded 70 years ago;