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!

Knife – New Restaurant from Chef John Tesar to Open Late-April

Knife - New Restaurant from Chef John Tesar to Open Late-April

Knife, the highly-anticipated modern steakhouse, by nationally acclaimed, James Beard-nominated and Bravo's "Top Chef" contestant Chef John Tesar exclusively for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, will open late-April in downtown Dallas on 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane. A reinvention of the steakhouse experience, Knife is Tesar's vision of what a contemporary steakhouse should be.

All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish (and more) This Weekend at Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival

It’s Thursday, y’all. And you know what that means: it’s time to plan your weekend! But let me guess: you’ve been busy. These past few weeks have been insane. You’ve been working more than usual, your google calendar is triple booked, and you can barely even find the time to check facebook at work anymore. Worst of all? Your social life is suffering. It’s like, how do you even find the time to go out anymore?

37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

37 Must Attend Dallas Benefits and Galas Happening this Spring

Get out your Christian Louboutins (and your checkbooks), this season’s Dallas benefits and galas calendar is bigger and more fabulous than ever. From hospitals to fine art, you can bet there is a fundraiser happening in your neighborhood right now. Each year, Dallas fundraisers seem to push the envelope featuring over-the-top décor, gourmet food, gossip-worthy celebrity sightings, flashy entertainment and one-of-a-kind art auctions; and this spring is no exception. So, are you ready to support a good cause while attending DFW’s most fabulous events?

Four MORE Great Places to Eat Boiled Mudbugs in Dallas this 2014 Crawfish Season

Four MORE Great Places to Eat Boiled Mudbugs in Dallas this 2014 Crawfish Season

Dallasites are passionate about their mudbugs. After the success of the first article, 'Five Places to Eat Boiled Crawfish in Dallas this Season', several crawfish-lovers weighed in on our social pages and with their own posts, including the Dallas Observer. To be clear, the first article was not a "Best of" like some deemed it. It was just a list of some convenient places in Dallas that have been consistently been serving crawfish to Dallas proper (sans one located in Addison) without fail for many, many years.

RAFT’s All Out Trinity Festival Happens this Saturday March 1st

RAFT's All Out Trinity Festival Happens this Saturday March 1st

RAFT, which stands for River Activation for the Trinity, is having an All Out Festival. It will be happening near the Trinity River Basin below the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge this Saturday March 1st, and will feature local food vendors, craftman, and an outdoor beer garden with a sunset campfire.

Ever Dream of Being a Medieval Lord? Scarborough Renaissance Festival® Job Faire Happens March 8th

Ever Dream of Being a Medieval Lord? Scarborough Renaissance Festival® Job Faire Happens March 8th

The Job Faire for Scarborough Renaissance Festival® 2014 is s scheduled for Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the festival’s main office located at 2511 FM 66 in Waxahachie.

Drink Craft Beer for a Cause – Children’s Education Non-Profit Invites You to Craft & Growler

Drink Craft Beer for a Cause - Children’s Education Non-Profit Invites You to Craft & Growler

Local non-profit focused on supporting international education, The Kikulu Foundation is hosting a night of good beer and good community at Craft & Growler on Tuesday, March 4th from 5:00pm-8:00pm to raise funds for children’s education in Uganda.

Five Places to Eat Boiled Crawfish in Dallas this 2014 Season

Five Places to Eat Boiled Crawfish in Dallas this 2014 Season

It's that season again! Crayfish – also called crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, or mudbugs – are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters, to which they are related. People eat them.

25 of the Best Dallas Dive Bars

25 of the Best Dallas Dive Bars

Tweet Dive bars, while once relegated to a class of bar that only seedy characters visit because everyone knows their name (and drink order), are now a thing in Dallas. The cheap yet strong drinks, somewhat rude bartenders, and ripped barstools give you the feeling of knowing about a secret treasure. Don’t kid yourself, everyone [...]

DFW Jingle Mingle Benefiting The DREAM Fund is Expecting 800+ Communication Pros & Happens Dec. 12th

DFW Jingle Mingle Benefiting The DREAM Fund is Expecting 800+ Communication Pros & Happens Dec. 12th

Tweet Communication professionals gala and fundraiser DFW Jingle Mingle, will take place tomorrow night at Gilley's Dallas from 6pm - 10pm with music, food, open bar, and other entertainment, and will benefit the DREAM Fund. In 2011, nine marketing, media, advertising, communication and creative organizations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area joined forces for the first [...]