• Meat Fight Throws Down the Bacon
    November 12 at 5:55 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Twelve Dallas Chefs competed in the categories Brisket, Sausage, Ribs and Wild Card. Meat fans ate meat, drank beer and whiskey and played fun midway games all for a good cause—curing MS. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Chefs for Farmers: Flavorful Local Fare at Dallas Heritage Village
    November 6 at 2:21 p.m. by Alison McLean

    More than 50 farmers and local chefs created a locally-sourced tasting menu for the Chefs for Farmers event at Dallas Heritage Village. Chef John Tesar worked with local BBQ pitmasters to offer delicious meats. Other chefs involved were Billy…

  • The Inexpensive Dallas Dining Landmarks That Never Seem to Change (Thank God)
    October 31 at 4 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Restaurants come and go with astonishing frequency, but some concepts find a place in our hearts — and a seemingly permanent place in a dining landscape that's constantly changing. In our series All-American, Nick Rallo explores the long-running…


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  • Park & Palate Brings Out the Best Chefs
    October 29 at 8:49 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Park & Palate was held Saturday at Klyde Warren Park. Attendees sampled bites from the cities best chefs along with wine, beer and spirit pairings. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • Eating Along the Midway at the Texas State Fair
    October 9 at 11:49 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    People far and wide came this year to grab a taste of the Texas State Fair. With a never ending list of new culinary creations, this year was in no short supply of unique, delicious, and deep fried selections. From birthday cake funnel cake, to…

  • Eyeing the Burgers and Burgundy
    October 8 at 9:55 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    Burgers and Burgundy hosted by DIFFA was one of the rare occasions where one could be as close to Dallas' big eye ball. Burgers were grilling in every station while patrons enjoyed drinks and ambiance. Photo by Kathy Tran

  • Opening Weekend at the Texas State Fair
    September 30 at 12:28 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    A fantastic start to the state fair with blue skies, Big Tex, and tons of grilled meats and fried foods. The state fair is back at the Dallas fair grounds until October 21. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Reliving the Ultimate Cocktail Experience
    September 24 at 8:06 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    It was amazing, no, ultimate. Cocktails in Dallas. All photos by Kathy Tran.

  • Smoked BBQ Festival was on Fire
    September 23 at 11:17 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The 5th annual Smoked Barbecue Festival took place at Main Street Garden Park. Carnivores feasted on samplings from 19 different vendors and enjoyed live music and games at the Double Wide Trailer Park Olympiks. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • Brewing Up Good Times
    September 10 at 1:46 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    The Dallas Observer Brewfest brought together beer lovers and samples from more than 400 international breweries, local and craft brews. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Chocolate, Chocolate Everywhere
    September 10 at 12 a.m. by Hannah Ridings

    Chocolate lovers came to the Fashion Industry Gallery this weekend for the Chocolate Festival held on Saturday. The event featured more than 70 vendors with sampling, shopping, demos, and lectures about the future of chocolate. It was a full day at…

  • Party on the Edge (of Texas)
    September 9 at 3:25 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Texas Monthly held its second annual Texas on the Edge event with the Finale Celebration at the Empire Room. The Finale Celebration featured food, art, music from Texans from all over the state. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • BBQ: Low and Slow at Longhorn Ballroom
    August 13 at 12:37 p.m. by Hannah Ridings

    The Low and Slow BBQ Music Festival was held at the Longhorn Ballroom Saturday night in Dallas Texas. The night featured dishes served up by BBQ favorites like Bone Daddy's, Bet the House BBQ, Lakewood Smokehouse, and Smoky Rose. Live music kept…

  • Fachini Looks More Opulent Than It Tastes (Photos)
    August 7 at 4 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    Julian Barsotti's latest endeavor, Fachini, brings 1970s Italian-American opulence to Highland Park Village. But even classics like Cesar salad and lasagna ($38 lasagna at that) are disappointing. 

  • The Best New Dallas Restaurants of 2018 So Far (Photos)
    August 3 at 8:46 a.m. by Beth Rankin

    Now that we've passed the halfway mark of 2018, we look back on the best new restaurants that have opened this year in Dallas-Fort Worth. Read our full list here. 

  • Saigon Block's Family-Style Feasts Can Feed An Army
    July 24 at 4 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    At the top end of the range, in price and complexity, is Saigon Block, the rare Dallas-area Vietnamese restaurant specializing in big, flashy banquet foods. On Saigon Block’s menu, pho is practically an afterthought. Most of the tables in this…

  • Sandwich Hag Hosts a Night Market
    July 23 at 7:47 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Sandwich Hag celebrated its anniversary with a night market on Lamar on Saturday, July 21. Vendors included Momo Shack Himalayan Dumplings, Wu Dujour, The Cedar Social, Ten Eleven Grill, Chef Mary Jesse, Pho 544, Pirate Cookies, Tart-a-licious,…

  • Into the Sunset on the Margarita Trail
    July 19 at 2:10 p.m. by Alison McLean

    The grand finale to a quest discovering the best margarita in DFW! July 17, 2018 some of the best went head to head at Seven for Parties serving their margaritas beside some tasty bites. La Comida Mexican Restaurant & Cocktails cleaned up with the…

  • CosPlay at the Creek Cafe
    July 16 at 2:20 a.m. by Alison McLean

    Cosplay fans came from all over the metroplex to join the fun at Creek Cafe, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Project STAR Light performed and hosted Karaoke while fans enjoyed a tasting of signature Tokyo-style western dishes. Photos by Alison McLean

  • Let Them Eat Cake at The Perle
    July 15 at 8:45 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    The Perle on Maple Restaurant & Bar celebrated French independence with a delicious selection of inspired dishes and desserts at their Bastille Day Celebration. Champagne cocktails and a Bisou Bisou Cupcake Bar embodied the "Let them eat cake"…


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