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Where We Should All Be Getting Our Sushi

By Taylor Adams

While the rest of America was looking elsewhere, Dallas quietly built one of the country’s finest Japanese food scenes. Direct flights to…

Best Restaurants Where We Ate, 2019

By Alison McLean

2019 was a banner year for the Dallas restaurant industry. Bars set records for sales. Restaurants raised the standard in our city…

Nova: The Charming Restaurant in Oak Cliff

By Taylor Adams

Observer critic Brian Reinhart recently went back to a place many of us know, Nova. Not a lot has changed in the…

Homewood Saves Us with Delicious Desserts (and Food)

By Alison McLean

Homewood is here to save us. Huff is back with desserts like a slice of fresh lemon pound cake grilled then buried…

Photos: Khao Noodle Shop Is Cooking Up Mind-Blowing Laotian Noodles In Old East Dallas

By Alison McLean

Khao Noodle Shop is one of Dallas' best new restaurants — and it's also one of the city's tiniest and most casual…

Fachini Looks More Opulent Than It Tastes (Photos)

By Kathy Tran

Julian Barsotti's latest endeavor, Fachini, brings 1970s Italian-American opulence to Highland Park Village. But even classics like Cesar salad and lasagna ($38…

Saigon Block's Family-Style Feasts Can Feed An Army

By Kathy Tran

At the top end of the range, in price and complexity, is Saigon Block, the rare Dallas-area Vietnamese restaurant specializing in big,…

Gung Ho: Fresh Out of the Gate and Delicious

By Kathy Tran

Any menu can be delicious if a team of cooks puts their hearts and minds into making it so. But few restaurants…

Photos: Big Hits — and Big Misses — at Zaytinya

By Kathy Tran

Chef Jose Andres' colossal Turkish restaurant Zaytinya, a major draw to the Star in Frisco, has some stellar dishes — but it…

Dining for the Promise of Peace with the Best Chefs in Dallas

By Alison McLean

Dinner attendees helped change lives one seed at a time during the Promise of Peace 100 mile dinner on June 10, 2018.…