Restaurants

This section features the latest articles on Dallas restaurants, bars, and food/wine festivals/tastings. New restaurants in Dallas open and close all the time, so instead of one off reviews, we offer foodie expert lists and “Best of” articles using themes such as best Dallas restaurant, best BBQ, best hamburger, etc. Often we’ll theme articles based on location like “Best Downtown Dallas Restaurants,” Lakewood, Oak Cliff, Uptown, Deep Ellum, and the like. Subscribe to our RSS or get updates directly via email using our subscribe page to get your Dallas food fix!

From Louisiana to Texas: A Night in Southern Foodie Paradise

From Louisiana to Texas: A Night in Southern Foodie Paradise

Tweet Good Southern cookin, live music and a night on the patio. Sounds like this has all the fixings of a perfect October evening. If you're free this Thursday from 7 – 10 p.m., join SMOKE's Chef Tim Byres and Louisiana Chef Cory Bahr at The Foundry for “Cotton & SMOKE: A Celebration of Louisiana in [...]

Pumpkin Beer is Upon Us

Pumpkin Beer is Upon Us

Tweet Now that it is Fall, we can "officially" begin to enjoy all of those craft pumpkin beers (even though they've been out awhile).  Here is a list of all of the pumpkin beers you can find in the metroplex. My Top 5: Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale - Sam [...]

10 October Festivals to Attend in DFW [Slideshow]

10 October Festivals to Attend in DFW [Slideshow]

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Fiesta Latinamericana!

Fiesta Latinamericana!

Tweet Allow me to let you in on why going to a cultural festival is worth the trip. For starters its a festival about a nationality that you think you know something about, but don't. The best education you'll ever have is seeing the world from a different perspective. But talking to people with roots [...]

It’s All Greek To Me: The 2014 Greek Food Festival of Dallas Happens Next Weekend

It's All Greek To Me: The 2014 Greek Food Festival of Dallas Happens Next Weekend

Dallas, time to get your Greek on. The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church presents the Greek Food Festival for the 58th year in a row. For those unfamiliar, the Greek Food Fest is about more than just food. Much more. It's a celebration of all things Greek. Think dancing, art, a church tour and multiple cooking demonstrations. Thanks to the Dallas Morning News, we learned this year that the growing festival started humbly as a bake sale and how attracts over 14,000 people each year.

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

This Thursday, September 18th, kicks off a weekend-long celebration of the beauty of this four day event is that Addison has provided ample ways to save money while still experiencing Germany to its fullest.

11 of the Best Bars for Truly Local Craft Beer in DFW + Beer Map

11 of the Best Bars for Truly Local Craft Beer in DFW + Beer Map

Tweet As part of the DFW Beer & Brewers Index, here is a map of the 80+ of the best places to enjoy a pint (or take home a growler) of local brews. Below are eleven, get the full list by downloading the full guide. Here is just a taste. The Bearded Lady (Fort Worth [...]

12 September Festivals to Attend in DFW [Slideshow]

12 September Festivals to Attend in DFW [Slideshow]

It's September, and just when you thought festival season was over, here are 12 more awesome ones.

Some Hot Scenes from the Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival 2014 [Slideshow]

Some Hot Scenes from the Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival 2014 [Slideshow]

Tweet Photography by Mason Pelt. Photo releasing under Creative Commons with attribution non-commercial. The last few years in the Dallas area, there seems to have been a barbecue Renaissance, with national Texas-based awards and recognition going to local favorites such as Pecan Lodge, Lockhart, and big celebrity-laced epicurean events like Meat Fight, and SMOKED, Dallas is [...]

Dallas Observer’s BrewFest IV Happens September 13, 2014

Dallas Observer's BrewFest IV Happens September 13, 2014

"Support Local Beer!" is a rallying cry heard far and wide round these parts. If you're one of many who find themselves peering in from the outside looking for an opportunity to hop aboard the movement, this is your chance. Want to order a local beer at a bar and don't know which suits you? This is your chance to explore the local brew scene and sample all of the beers DFW breweries have to offer!