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!

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!

Deep Ellum Brewing Labor of Love III Homebrew Competition [Slideshow]

Deep Ellum Brewing Labor of Love III Homebrew Competition [Slideshow]

This beer-tastic event started around 6 p.m. and ended around 10 p.m. Unlike other events, Labor of Love seemed more fun-loving and less competitive overall. Maybe it was the low cost of entry ($30), and unlimited beer samples, but patrons seemed to be more gleeful because they got their money’s worth.

Uncle Julio’s Introduces Seven Made-from-scratch Fajita Dishes

Uncle Julio’s Introduces Seven Made-from-scratch Fajita Dishes

Recently, I met a date at the classic Uncle Julio’s on Lemmon. I love that place and have been going to years. However, I received a special invitation to try something new they have apparently been cooking up, along with some of their classics, like table-side guacamole.

Cool River Café to Host Martini Fest This Weekend

Cool River Café to Host Martini Fest This Weekend

Tweet Hailing from the late 18th century, the martini is a classic mixture of gin, vermouth and garnish that's appeared countless times in various forms throughout history. A favorite of many revered poets, writers and actors, it has become a mainstay in our society.  There isn't a menu that lacks this classic American cocktail. This [...]