To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me.
Brisket Tacos: perhaps one of the few foods Dallas can take credit for inventing, at least in its current form. I ate so, so many versions of these heavy little gut bombs on my quest to find Dallas' best and I'm certain. These are it.
I illuminated in a blog post a while ago, that while very close to Mia's, Manny's brisket tacos come out on top. The pablanos and onions are full of life and crunch rather then drenched in oil and soft. They give you a huge bowl of gravy for dipping and the décor inside the restaurant is a little less noisy. Manny's for the brisket taco win. It's a no brainier.
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No. 100: The Cleaver and Block Burger at NHS Tavern No. 99: The Bone Marrow at the Meddlesome Moth No. 98: Arepas at Zaguan Latin Cafe No. 97: Jalapeno Poppers at City Tavern No. 96: Elotes: Everywhere No. 95: Dan-Dan Noodles at Royal China No. 94: Smoked Ham Mac and Cheese at The Porch No. 93: Chicken and Waffles at Jonathon's Oak Cliff 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 92: Regina Margherita At Cane Rosso No. 91: Devils On Horseback At The Chesterfield No. 90: Ginger Soy Baby Back Ribs at Tei Tei Robata No. 89: Croissants From Rush Patisserie No. 88: The Reuben At The Cock & Bull No. 87: The Brisket at Pecan Lodge No. 86: The Roast Chicken At Bolsa No. 85: Chicken-Fried Egg at Union Bear