8 days ago | Burgers
Over the bar, chef Miriam Jimenez is holding her arms out as wide as her reach can go. It’s a striking photo that spans nearly the length of the wall. The meaning feels crystal clear: Chef Jimenez is ready to wrap the entire restaurant in a vigoro...
10 days ago | Lists
WHAT IF I TOLD YOU you didn’t need to go to the State Fair of Texas to devour the foods from hell. Enter the gates, passing by the monolith of Big Tex, you will encounter a wagon-red doughnut. What is it? Is it cherry-flavored? Nope. Is it from th...
25 days ago | Burgers
No offense to American cheese, but the slice of yellow doesn’t win every time. Don’t get us wrong. It’s a perfect bit of yellow creaminess. American cheese melts as expertly as a Salvador Dali clock. Your eyes swirl as you take a bite. None of tha...
1 month ago | Burgers
There was absolutely no way a burger was going to be on the menu. Nope. They would not be swayed by the gravity pull from planet beef. No way. The previous owner had a griddled cheeseburger on the menu of this taqueria for years in South Dallas — ...
1 month ago | Openings and Closings
There isn't a better place to sit in the city when you're there. You're sitting better than anyone around: The lights behind the bar twinkle, refracting through bottles. The blue-and-white checkered tile is smooth and perfectly accepting of a solo...
2 months ago | Burgers
It's been six short months since Ernesto and Alfredo Pena opened their family's burger hut. In restaurant years, five months and change is primordial. It's still at the cellular level, a tender and fragile age when the slightest predator coul...