Things Got a Little Too Cheesy and Too Private This Week in Dallas Food

This week in food blogs, some special people ate special meals, Dallas placed ahead of Anchorage but behind everywhere else, and someone finally thought to stick corndogs in cocktails. Read on.

City of Ate Scott Reitz decides Wild Salsa is decent for its hit-or-miss selection of tacos, passable lamb shank and guacamole that actually didn't go better with bacon.

We know you've had a hard week, so we'd like to give you 10 pictures of grilled cheese sandwiches.

At Addison's Oktoberfest last weekend, there were plenty of long lines but not enough beer choices, German food or drunken high fives.

Catherine Downes got a first look and plenty of pictures at SugarBox, a new, delightfully named dessert and coffee bar in Uptown.

It looks like Uncle Uber's Sammiches have pacified Scott's Dallas bread conundrum, but he says they could still be crustier. Things can always be crustier.

The time we tried to fry beer turned out awful. So instead, Christi Erpillo found a way to fry cocktails without frying cocktails.

Travel + Leisure noticed that our city has street tacos and Tex-Mex and ranked us number 32 on the list of their 35 favorite foodie cities. I guess because they also noticed we tend to be what commenter Kristina called a "chain wasteland," among other things.

Not everyone likes your schweddy balls.

Side Dish Desirée Espada gets photos of the media dinner at One Art, John Tesar's latest farm-to-market concept that replaced The Table. This time around, he's serving dishes like charred octopus and things with almond dust. If you still can't get enough Tesar, here are a few rumors he planted at the dinner.

Michael Costa got arrested again. More pictures!

In slightly cheerier news, Horne & Dekker has red velvet Twinkies. Daniel Walker tried them and reminisced about original Twinkies, which he lovingly calls "little golden fortresses of solitude."

Pegasus News James Scott of Dallas Vegan made a list of tofu options that are spectacularly un-terrible.

Seasons 52 passed around a press release detailing their latest fall menu.

Speaking of things only certain people are privy to, Teresa Gubbins has photos from the media lunch of Tiffany Derry's new restaurant, Private Social.

Escape Hatch Dallas Traveled chef David Gilbert settles the argument on where to find the best Asian cuisine in Dallas.

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