• 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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  • Bastille Day the Oak Cliff Way
    July 15 at 4:59 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    The heat didn't keep anybody away from Bishop Arts District in celebrating the French roots in Oak Cliff. Photos by Melissa Hennings

  • Red, White and Brew at Noble Rey Brewery
    July 2 at 5:09 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Playing up some patriotism, Noble Rey had an independence day of its own. Dallasites came out on Saturday to drink and party on this July 4th week. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Gung Ho: Fresh Out of the Gate and Delicious
    June 26 at 4 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    Any menu can be delicious if a team of cooks puts their hearts and minds into making it so. But few restaurants in Dallas gave themselves as mighty a challenge as Gung Ho, which came out of the gate in February with an eye-roll-inducing name and an…

  • Taste of Dallas Delights
    June 25 at 12:19 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    Taste of Dallas returned for its 32nd year this past weekend. Along with more than 50 restaurants, the event included more than 40 musical acts. Everything took place at Gas Monkey Live in Dallas. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Tasting the BBQ Methods of the Late 1800s
    June 18 at 1:32 p.m. by Brian Maschino

    BBQ is a Texan’s birthright. On Father's Day, chefs exhibited the historic methods of BBQing from the mid-1800s to now in the historical setting of Dallas Heritage Village. Pitmasters used live-fire open pits, a rustic smoke house and modern…

  • Beer Mansion: The House of Brews
    June 15 at 11:16 a.m. by Christopher Durbin

    All the best parties could be found in one place at Brooklyn Brewery and Art of the Brew's Beer Mansion, June 15-16, 2018 at 2616 Commerce in Deep Ellum. Guests were treated to brews, food, games, and live music in four distinct party areas. Beer…

  • Photos: Big Hits — and Big Misses — at Zaytinya
    June 12 at 4 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    Chef Jose Andres' colossal Turkish restaurant Zaytinya, a major draw to the Star in Frisco, has some stellar dishes — but it also serves up some baffling dishes and wine at an obscene mark-up. Read Observer critic Brian Reinhart's full review to…

  • Dining for the Promise of Peace with the Best Chefs in Dallas
    June 10 at 11:06 p.m. by Alison McLean

    Dinner attendees helped change lives one seed at a time during the Promise of Peace 100 mile dinner on June 10, 2018. Guests were greeted at the door with hand crafted vodka cocktails by Duckworth Vodka. Appetizers and entrees created by…

  • Tiny Home Tour at White Rock Lake
    June 4 at 9:47 p.m. by Hannah Ridings

     A locally built tiny home was on display at the White Rock Farmers Market this weekend in Dallas, Texas. The market offered a free tour inside the Indigo River tiny home as well as local produce, coffee, art, and clothing. Photos by Hannah…

  • Cheesy Fun: 60 Years of Pizza Hut
    June 3 at 9:45 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    At Klyde Warren park on Thursday, Pizza Hut had a 60th anniversary celebration. Photos by Kathy Tran

  • Savor: A Taste Above in Dallas
    May 21 at 11:03 a.m. by Kathy Tran

    The multi-day Savor event happened over the weekend. Here's a recap of "The Reserved" and "The Grand Tasting" at Centennial Hall in Exposition Park. Don't miss next year! Generous portions will not disappoint. All photos by Kathy Tran.

  • An Early Taste of the Sweet Tooth Hotel
    May 16 at 10:25 p.m. by Kathy Tran

    The only hotel in Dallas where the sweets are free. A trip to the dentist has never felt so right. Walk through this virtual tour of the Sweet Tooth Hotel. Design and fabrication group Built by Bender physically built out much of the space. The art…

  • The Extreme Midget Wrestlers Are Back
    May 6 at 3:03 p.m. by Mike Brooks

    And they'll kick you in the jewels and steal your girlfriend if you are not careful. Saturday night at Mother Truckers on Cinco de Mayo. Photos by Mike Brooks

  • Mezclar: Celebrating Modern Mexican for Cinco de Mayo
    May 4 at 2:33 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Four Corners & Mexican food fans mixed up their Cinco De Mayo celebrations this year at Mezclar: A Celebration of Modern Mexican Fare on May 2, 2018. Seven of Dallas's top Hispanic chefs got together for an amazing night of Mexican cuisine.…

  • ¡Taco Libre! is Lit
    April 30 at 11:29 a.m. by Brian Maschino

    Twenty-four Taquerias, Luchadors in the ring, and bands rocking: the perfect way to spend a Saturday in Dallas. Photos by Brian Maschino

  • Entering the Foodie Zone: Iron Fork 2018
    April 26 at 11:42 a.m. by Melissa Hennings

    Last night's Dallas Observer Iron Fork was the best one yet. There was a ton of creativity in the room, from Norma's chicken-fried steak shooters to Hash House a Go Go's meatloaf sliders to Fresh Art Foodie's crazy sticky rice doughnuts with blood…

  • A Taste of India at the Colorful Festival of Joy
    April 8 at 2:09 p.m. by Melissa Hennings

    A beautiful celebration of the culture of India was held on Saturday at Klyde Warren Park. Photos by Melissa Hennings



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