Literally and figuratively, it seems to be the former. Eat Sleep Eat Rating: A slice of toasted bread and butter may sound like a gratuitously ironic choice of cuisine for a restaurant, but the dish – yes, we’re calling toast a “dish” now – has grown so in vogue among chefs that it’s reached official trend status, and… Read More Toasted Coffee + Kitchen – Toast or Triumph?
When people ask me if I want to go out for tacos, I always hesitate. Not because I don’t want tacos – because I’m having a moment of silence for the tacos at Mr. Mesero. Dallas restauranteur Mico Rodriguez is locally known for his hugely successful family of Tex-Mex restaurants, and once again Rodriguez is dominating Dallas’ sit-down taco… Read More Mesero is Dallas’ Taco Restaurant on Every Corner
Eat Sleep Eat Rating: Dining options in Dallas are many and varied, from Tex-Mex to Southern to modern American. If you want tacos, there are at least 10 places I can think of immediately to get them (pro tip: definitely go to Mr. Mesero.) But Gemma carves its own niche in the city along Knox-Henderson… Read More Knox Henderson’s Hidden Gem(ma) – Dallas
I hadn’t been home for a New York minute before I found myself standing inside The Halal Guys, the Manhattan street food institution now with a shiny new storefront in Dallas. The black and white photographs plastered to the wall showing the original street cart on the corner of West 53d Street and 6th Avenue were enough… Read More Dallas has The Halal Guys, you guys
Dallas has one of the best food scenes in the country, and the Lower Greenville urban pocket is one of the most diverse and tightly populated restaurant hoods. Whether it’s French pastries or Indian curries or the best craft beer in Texas you’re searching for, it’s probably hanging out on this street. Sundown at Granada Give me a… Read More Dallas: Lower Greenville
In McKinney, there’s a new micro-brewery in town. Tupps is on deck to be the only other brewery besides Franconia to ever be featured on tap at Oktoberfest in Downtown McKinney this September. Tupps brewery is named for the man, the legend, Tupper Patnode, founder and head brewer. A few retro arcade video games and potted… Read More Tupps, Texas
Neighborhood Services: where the lighting is just a tad too dim, the waiters wear sweater vests with embroidered crests and I dream of splurging on sparkling water and pasta and French fries. I thought I was just there to eat, drink, and maybe use the mouthwash and little hand towels in the bathroom. But no.… Read More My Favorite Restaurant, and Restroom in Dallas and the World