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!

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 [...]

Meat Fight with Nick Offerman & Daniel Vaughn Raises $50,000 – Get the Juicy Details

Meat Fight with Nick Offerman & Daniel Vaughn Raises $50,000 - Get the Juicy Details

With 300 tickets selling out quickly and weighing down the upstairs floor at Sons of Hermann Hall, they were able to raise $20,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. With much appreciation and gratitude toward all involved, Alice had a bigger plan for the following year.

TangoTab & Aschere Energy to Feed 1,500 Dallas Families for Thanksgiving with Fall Fiasco Fundraiser

TangoTab & Aschere Energy to Feed 1,500 Dallas Families for Thanksgiving with Fall Fiasco Fundraiser

Local advocacy-driven food enthusiast start-up TangoTab is holding a "Fall Fiasco" at the Nodding Donkey's SMU Blvd location Thursday, November 14th, from 7pm to 10pm, as a near-holiday push to feed more families for Thanksgiving. Aschere Energy is matching all donations made during the event, with the goal of 1,500 meals to feed families around the Metroplex this holiday.

North Texas Beer Week: Here’s Your Guide to the 25+ DFW Beer Events Happening Nov. 9th – 16th

North Texas Beer Week: Here's Your Guide to the 25+ DFW Beer Events Happening Nov. 9th - 16th

Formerly known as "Dallas Beer Week," the 3rd Annual North Texas Beer Week descends upon us next week. This is the first year that the week-long celebration will be completely run by DFW-based organizers. For an entire week across the entire Metroplex.

Three Cheers for 3 Stacks Smoke and Tap House – Trace Arnold’s Frisco-Based BBQ Eatery

Three Cheers for 3 Stacks Smoke and Tap House - Trace Arnold's Frisco-Based BBQ Eatery

After receiving an invitation for a Texas size barbecue lunch at 3 Stacks Smoke and Tap House, there wasn't one thought of turning it down. It was an event for local food lovers to help ( in Pitmaster Trace Arnold's words ) spread the gospel of great Texas barbecue. Because of course, "once you've had the best, you won't go back to the rest."

Texas Veggie Fair: Eat Your Veggies & Drink Craft Brew with Erykah Badu This Sunday Oct. 20th

Texas Veggie Fair: Eat Your Veggies & Drink Craft Brew with Erykah Badu This Sunday Oct. 20th

Vegans and vegetarians, as well as carnivores, will gather this upcoming Sunday, October 20th, in Reverchon Park for the 4th Annual Texas Veggie Fair to celebrate all things plant-based, eco and compassion for animals. Among other speakers, Grammy-Award winner Erykah Badu will be the keynote.

10 Beers to Try at Canned Festival in Denton this Saturday

10 Beers to Try at Canned Festival in Denton this Saturday

Canned Festival, from the same people that brought you Untapped, is happening this Saturday, Oct., 5th, in Williams Square in Downtown Denton. Doors open at 3:30 with the A.M. Ramblers kicking off the music lineup. We actually have a few tickets. Share this article on Facebook and comment below for a chance to win free tickets.

A Modern Guide to Living in Downtown Dallas: Things to Do and Where to Live

A Modern Guide to Living in Downtown Dallas: Things to Do and Where to Live

This post is all about Downtown Dallas and is part 5 of the “Where Should I Live In Dallas?” series. Long the central business center of Dallas, the Downtown neighborhood has recently seen an upswing in the number of residents who call it home. With a greatly increased population over the past few decades, Downtown is home to a varying assortment of businesses, activities to do, dining & nightlife options, and sought-after residences.