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Nine Artisan Foods in Dallas That You Should Be Eating (or Chugging) Right Now

The term "artisan" is hot in food marketing, joining its precursors "natural" and "gourmet" as a way to make consumer-grade food products sound like authentic works of culinary art. Tostito's Artisan Recipe chips? Wendy's Artisan Flatbread Sandwiches? Domino's Artisan Pizzas? That creepy Sargento commercial where the dude in the Authentic Wood-Grained Traditional Workshop sniffs the wheel of cheese? Come on, international corporate conglomerates. We're not that easily fooled.

We know that even in Dallas, there are lots of real people making small batches of hand-crafted, locally sourced, actually natural and delicious food. Here are a few of our current favorites.