Slideshows

  • Tacolandia: Destination Delicious
    October 6 at 2:10 p.m. by Kelsey Shoemaker

    Taco fans came out to Dallas’ largest taco festival to taste over 30 local taco vendors this weekend hosted by the Dallas Observer.

     
  • An Electrifying Evening at the State Fair of Texas
    October 1 at 10:21 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    The State Fair of Texas is an eclectic part of Dallas tradition, and guests this year were dead set on making sure everyone knows it. From those with an eye for fashion, all the way to folks with an eye for the fried, the State Fair of Texas has a…

     
  • Addison Oktoberfest Revels in Beer
    September 23 at 10:12 p.m. by Kelsey Shoemaker

    In Addison—an authentic Oktoberfest celebrating German culture with music, dancing, foods, and shopping vendors. Photos by Kelsey Shoemaker

     
  • Opa! The Greek Food Festival
    September 23 at 7:30 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Hundreds turned out for the annual Greek Food Festival over the weekend at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in North Dallas. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • The Smokiest BBQ fest
    September 22 at 11:23 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Smoked 2019: It was a beautiful day for BBQ from over 20 of the best pit masters from across the state. Live music from Dale Watson, Straight Tequila Night, The 40 Acre Mule, LuLu and the Black Sheep, Mike Randall and Frankie Leonie. Photos by…

     
  • Chocolicious Times at the Dallas Chocolate Festival
    September 9 at 3:01 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    Chocoholics found their nirvana this past weekend at the Dallas Chocolate Festival. Held at the Fashion Industry Gallery, guests were able to walk the floor filled with every kind of chocolate imaginable. From raw cacao pod to fully finished…

     
  • Brewfest Serves Up Good Times
    September 8 at 1:02 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Brewing's finest were in attendance and on-tap at BrewFest 2019 at the Dallas Farmer's Market. There were hundreds of beers to sample from across the globe as well as wine, liquor, kombucha, and a variety of snacks to munch on. This year's VIP area…

     
  • Eastciders Throws a Block Party
    August 25 at 11:36 p.m. by Kelsey Shoemaker

    Dallasites101 and Culture Hype hosted the Austin Eastciders Block Party commenced this Saturday at Bishop Arts District. Over twenty shops participating in this community experience by pouring a variety of cider flavors. Photos by Kelsey Shoemaker

     
  • The Big Tex Choice Awards Honor Fried Desserts
    August 25 at 5:19 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    The sun was shining bright, the air was filled with the smell of deep fryers bubbling away - and the line was out of this world at this year's Big Tex Choice Awards. With a broad handful of places and dishes to choose from, this year's judges had a…

     
  • A Delicious Saap Laotian Pop Up
    August 19 at 11:37 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    There simply is no better way to beat the heat than to grab an ice cold beer and some fresh Laotian food. That's the exact thought that hundreds had this last Saturday as they flocked to Four Corners Brewery for this year's Laos food pop-up. Run by…

     
  • Hail to the Queen: Dallas Blonde's 7th Birthday Bash
    August 4 at 10:57 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Deep Ellum Brewing Company celebrated the seventh year of their now-ubiquitous queen of beers, Dallas Blonde, at Katy Trail Icehouse on Friday, August 2. Photos by Kelsey Shoemaker.

     
  • Homewood Saves Us with Delicious Desserts (and Food)
    July 29 at 4:23 a.m. by Alison McLean

    Homewood is here to save us. Huff is back with desserts like a slice of fresh lemon pound cake grilled then buried in crumble, blueberries and a scoop of lemon-verbena ice cream ($9). It’s light but sinful, small yet satisfying. Well, “satisfying”…

     
  • Exploring the Food of the Asian Night Market
    July 22 at 9:18 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    Hungry culinary adventurers gathered this last Sunday evening for a night of Asian cuisine. Prepared by a variety of local chefs and restaurants, the menu included boatloads of boat noodles, succulent rice bowls, and even an Asian inspired take on…

     
  • Photos: Punch Bowl Social Opens a Massive Drinking and Gaming Concept in Deep Ellum
    June 28 at 4 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    This weekend, Denver-based Punch Bowl Social is opening a massive 24,000-square foot "eat, drink, play" concept in Deep Ellum with multiple bars, patios and gaming in the form of bowling lanes, ping pong, arcade games and more. Check out Paige…

     
  • Eating Our Way Through Taste of Dallas 2019
    June 10 at 10:20 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The 33rd annual Taste of Dallas was held at Dallas Market Hall this year. Attendees got to sample bites and sips from over 200 chefs, restaurants and distillers. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • Hero: The New Adult Playground with Food
    May 24 at 2:42 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    Set in the shadow of the American Airlines center, Hero brings a vintage flair to the city's sports bar landscape. With retro colors, multiple bars, a private upstairs lounge, and TVs galore, guests can come take it all in before a busy night at…

     
  • So Much Food, So Much Fun: Iron Fork 2019
    May 2 at 1:30 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    This year's Dallas Observer Iron Fork brought together 40 of the city's best restaurants, along with wineries, spirit brands and even a Jello shot or two. Filled to the brim with restaurants and beverage companies looking to show off their latest…

     
  • Food Smackdown: Taco Libré  2019
    April 29 at 12:24 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The 5th annual taco smackdown took place under The Shed at the Dallas Farmers Market. Photos by Melissa Hennings

     
  • Bugs, Brews, and Live Grooves
    April 15 at 10:59 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    The crawdads were cooking and the music was cranking at the Sundown at Granada on Sunday, April 14th. It was another delicious year of Bugs & Brews at the Granada. Photos by Brian Maschino

     
  • Sugar High: Candytopia Is Sweet to the Senses
    April 5 at 10:54 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Get your sugar fix at Candytopia. Candytopia is an interactive art installation sculpted out of candy and sweet treats. By Melissa Hennings

     

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