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 […]

Cookout fundraiser Burgers & Burgundy moves to Trinity Groves

Posted on 07 Sep 2016 at 8:23am

Burgers & Burgundy for its 8th year will move to the Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge, the walkway connecting Calatrava’s “Large Marge” with the Trinity Groves development in West Dallas

A brunching of gays

Posted on 02 Sep 2016 at 6:00am

Our hunt for the best Sunday Funday spots in Dallas. This week: Cook Hall ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Sometimes you can win for losin’. No matter what, everything seems to go wrong. You don’t have to believe in curses to feel cursed. Which is what happened at my most recent brunching experience at […]

Pink Magnolia celebrates first birthday with rosy party

Posted on 30 Aug 2016 at 8:25am

Pink Magnolia celebrates first birthday with rosy party

Cocktail Friday special edition

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 at 7:25am

It has become as prevalent in foodie culture as snarky Yelp reviews and truffle-oiled mac and cheese: National [Insert Food Item Here] Day. Name your favorite: National Fajita Day. National Margarita Day. National Quinoa Day. (OK, I don’t know there is one of those, but the rule holds.) It’s not a bad thing, really; it lets […]

Salum: A fresh look and an old favorite

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 at 7:20am

The transfer of ownership of Komali didn’t just give new life to one restaurant, but two. A big reason for the sale was so that chef Abraham Salum could concentrate his energies on his self-named Salum restaurant, which opened in 2005. Eleven years is a long run for any chef-driven concept, but a recent visit […]

Falling in love

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 at 6:30am

Emanuel Salinas and John Broady wanted to open their own restaurant. but adopted one instead. We look inside their culinary romance ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com The décor has remained the same. That Aztec-looking stone face carved into a chair at the entrance. The mosaic tiles over the fireplace hearth — not a feature […]

My favorite things

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 at 6:15am

What makes Dallas a great foodie city? Here are 18 of the best reasons ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com When you write about restaurants for a living, people are always seeking your advice … usually phrased simply as, “What’s your favorite restaurant?” And the answer is … I don’t know. I mean, I […]

Tasting notes

Posted on 19 Aug 2016 at 6:00am

A foodie’s feast of coming attractions ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com This fall is packed with foodie events to put on your calendar. First up will be the return of The Dallas Chocolate Festival, back for its seventh iteration. That’s all a true chocoholic should need to know, but well add that Bissous […]

HG Sply Co. to open in Fort Worth next week

Posted on 16 Aug 2016 at 2:41pm

HG Sply Co. to open in Fort Worth next week