• Photos: Khao Noodle Shop Is Cooking Up Mind-Blowing Laotian Noodles In Old East Dallas
    March 12 at 4 a.m. by Alison McLean

    Khao Noodle Shop is one of Dallas' best new restaurants — and it's also one of the city's tiniest and most casual spots. At this Old East Dallas noodle shop, two people can eat almost everything on the menu in one sitting — and you should. Read…

  • Cochon555 Celebrates the Year of the Pig
    February 11 at 1:08 p.m. by Nathan Hunsinger

    Cochon555, the food event devoted to pork and all things pig. On Sunday, a couple hundred people enjoyed small bites, a judging of the chefs and cooking techniques, and a beverage competition. Celebrities in attendance included Chef John Tesar…

  • Firing Up the Heat at the North Texas Craft Beer Chili Challenge
    February 11 at 12:52 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Chili connoisseurs cozied up to hot, steamy chili samples at the 5th Annual North Texas Craft Beer Chili Challenge that was held at Luck at Trinity Groves. More than 30 north Texas breweries were invited to make chili using their own beer. All of…


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  • Hair of the Dog: Brunch the Morning After
    February 10 at 12:29 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The third annual Morning After Brunch was another great success. Morning people sampled brunch bites from almost 50 of the hottest brunch destinations in town. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • Ice Cold Plunging for a Purpose
    January 28 at 2:51 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Swimmers jump for the 7th annual Hypnotic Polar Plunge at the F.O.E. presented by Hypnotic Donuts. All proceeds go to the Greater Dallas Chapter of Alzheimer's Association. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • Asian Night Market Brings Yummy Food and Culture to the Bomb Factory
    January 13 at 10:19 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    On Sunday night, the Bomb Factory was alive with people, smells of delicious food and fun sights and sounds. Photographer Mike Brooks was there to capture it all.

  • Peticolas Brewery Turns 7
    December 30 at 9:32 a.m. by Kelsey Shoemaker

    Cold weather didn’t keep Dallas locals from swarming to Peticolas Brewing Company for the bar’s 7th anniversary this Saturday. The event was held in two sessions, from 12 to 3 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m., with each session having around 375…

  • Deep Ellum's Got a New Unicorn (Dessert Bar)
    December 21 at 11:26 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    Deep Ellum has a new sweet shop that layers on the magic (and frosting) thick. Tucked away in radiator alley next to chills 360, Magical Dessert Bar is the newest iteration of instagram-able treats that come in every color of the rainbow. With an…

  • 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…

  • 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


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