Tasting notes

Posted on 20 Jan 2017 at 7:25am

Where to celebrate Chinese New Year, plus new restaurant openings   We always enjoy Chinese New Year — the colors, the culture, the food. But this year is especially welcome: It’s the Year of the Cock, and who doesn’t appreciate that?! Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck is getting into the spirit of things, as it […]

Top tables

Posted on 06 Jan 2017 at 6:30am

10 new restaurants that most resonated in 2016   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor Restaurants are an oddly egalitarian pop culture phenomenon. TV shows can “find” their audiences in reruns, movies’ success can depend on good marketing and distribution, but then be later discovered on cable or Netflix and gain a new life. But […]

Tasting notes

Posted on 16 Dec 2016 at 6:00am

Holiday Edition: Tamales, tacos and spreading hope during the season The holidays are upon us, and calorie counting decreased with the thickness of sweaters. Here are some foodie events, items and ideas that will make you jolly — and perhaps even get a belly like a bowl full of jelly. Anastacia Quinones (AQ to her […]

Hip resto Remedy to close, replacement will be American/Chinese concept

Posted on 06 Dec 2016 at 11:32am

Hip resto Remedy to close, replacement will be American/Chinese concept

ART ON THE PLATE

Posted on 02 Dec 2016 at 7:30am

Not all great works of art are created on canvasses, or in marble, or even on film. Not all are permanent. Some are meant to be savored for all their exquisite beauty briefly, passionately, completely. The experience may be fleeting, but the memories define a life in appreciation. That’s the case of great restaurants. For […]

Cocktail ramblin’

Posted on 28 Oct 2016 at 7:20am

Dallas’ cocktail culture is as craft-centric as its chef-driven restaurants ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Ever since news broke that Leann Berry — one of the most popular (and acclaimed) bartenders in North Texas — would be taking a break for a few months, desperate alcoholi… err, “savvy cocktail enthusiasts” have been faced […]

Tasting notes

Posted on 21 Oct 2016 at 8:05am

Kitchen LTO returns, and The Mansion on Turtle Creek has a new exec chef Kitchen LTO is officially back. After closing at its Trinity Groves location earlier this summer, owner Casie Caldwell launched a crowdfunding campaign to have the culinary laboratory return. She’s raised the necessary money, and so the new Deep Ellum version of […]

Last call

Posted on 21 Oct 2016 at 6:15am

Master mixologist Leann Berry bids farewell to Komali   The career of a bartender is an itinerant one. Bars and restaurants come and go, but if you know how to mix a killer drink, you can write your own ticket. Ask anyone in Dallas who can shake, stir and mix a drink with the best, […]

Back to the classics: Chef Scott Gottlich revives some favorites for a limited time

Posted on 20 Oct 2016 at 4:01pm

Back to the classics: Chef Scott Gottlich revives some favorites for a limited time

Gyro worship

Posted on 21 Sep 2016 at 12:47pm

Our drive-by tasting of the trendiest new restaurant: The Halal Guys ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Dallas: Buckle of the Bible Belt. A city so conservative and Christian, even the gays flock to church in droves. Why, the thought that Red State U.S.A. would permit Islamic fundamentalism is as unthinkable as… as… well, as […]