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Pat Snuffer No Longer Associated With Snuffer’s. Look for Pat’s Burger & Cheddar Fries to Open Soon

Last July, Pat Snuffer was rescued from financial woes by Firebird Resaurant Group, owned by Mike Karns (El Fenix, Meso Maya). Today I learned Snuffer’s Restaurants, Inc. has ceased operations and Pat is launching Pat’s Burger & Cheddar Fries in the Greenville Avenue location under construction. Pat is working with his son, Mike, and his […]

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Eat This Now: Fried Pickles at Shady’s Burger Joint in Richardson

The fast-casual restaurant business in Richardson is en fuego. The aging Richardson Heights Shopping Center has been renovated and is now home to the groovy Alamo Drafthouse. Haystack Burgers & Barley opened next door and, just across 75 in Richardson’s Chinatown, Jeng Chi has expanded to host 300 diners. Just north of Richardson Heights, you’ll […]

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Fort Worth’s Rodeo Goat Makes Buck Wild Burgers

As seen in the October 2013 issue. Shannon Wynne (Meddlesome Moth, Lark on the Park); his 28-year-old son, Sam; and Keith Schlabs opened Rodeo Goat in Fort Worth last November, right at the height of Christmas season. The father-and-son team strung multicolored lights across the restaurant—made to look like a holding pen at the rodeo—and […]

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DIFFA’s Burgers & Burgundy Hits Another Home Run, Again

As soon as I walked up to the entrance of Sunday’s Burgers and Burgundy event benefiting DIFFA/Dallas, the first thing I noticed was the sight of barbecue smoke rising into the air. That’s when I got excited. The Hunter Sullivan Band played sexy jazz on a stage surrounded by Greek pillars. Off in the distance, […]

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Saturday’s BurgerFest in Deep Ellum was Well-Done

At Dallas’ first-ever BurgerFest on Saturday, the air was pungent with the smell of meat. To the left of Deep Ellum’s 2800 block down Main Street was a row of busy cooks, busting out burgers for the throngs of patty patrons. To the right, colored tents housed a variety of art and homemade items. Rich […]

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Happy National Cheeseburger Day! Now Go Get One.

Gosh. I’m not going to lie. My favorite meal in the whole world used to be a McDonald’s cheeseburger Happy Meal. You don’t know how many of those I bought just to get a Ty Teenie Beanie Baby. Pretty shameful. We used to buy four Happy Meals at one time. What can I say. I […]

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Get Your Meat On: Dee Lincoln Steak & Burger Bar Starts Dinner Service on Sept. 12

Cholesterol scholesterol. All you people trying to lose your tire bellies better start ignoring me now. I’m about to talk about all your favorite red meats. Mmmm. Dee Lincoln, the woman behind Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse and the Tasting Room & Bubble Bar, is giving Dallas people exactly what they want: a menu that […]

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Elevation Burger in Dallas is Closed

Virginia-based healthy burger chain Elevation Burger opened the doors to its first Dallas location in January 2011. A SideDish reader and a fan of Elevation Burger at Hillcrest and Northwest Highway shuttered says she went by Saturday  for lunch and there was a sign on the door that simply said: “Closed for Business.”  I called and the phone number […]

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The Best Burger in Dallas? I Picked Liberty Burger

Not long after our August issue, featuring the cover story “The Best of Big D,” hit the newsstands, I started getting emails from burger lovers. Most of them disagreed with my pick: Liberty Burger. One asked to me explain how/why I chose them. I will do my best. I don’t know about you, but I […]

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Dee Lincoln to Open a Steak & Burger Bar in Uptown This September

Texas sure does love it some steak and burgers. The mere mention of those two words is probably making some of y’all salivate already. Moneymaker and restaurateur Dee Lincoln (previous co-founder of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House and owner of Dee Lincoln’s Tasting Room & Bubble Bar) has set her sights on combining two […]

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It’s Here! Best of Big D: Food and Drink 2013 is Up

That booger, Nancy Nichols, kinda screwed up last week when she teased y’all with a Best of Big D: Food and Drink post without a link. Evil. No worries, though. Your days of waiting are over. Find out which Dallas restaurants won your vote. A huge congrats to all the winners!

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Twisted Root is Now Open Inside Downtown Carrollton

Hey, Carrolltoners! There’s a new bad boy in downtown Carrollton and his name is Twisted Root. The local burger chain joins the small square of shops and eateries, which also hosts a Babe’s, Agave Azul, and Amici. There’s not much exciting food in this area (let’s be honest), so Twisted Root’s arrival is like the […]

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Burning Questions: How Did Central Track Come Up With Its List of the 50 Best Burgers in Dallas?

Last week, Central Track published a list of the 50 Best Burgers in Dallas. The post went viral via Twitter and Facebook, and everyone was touting its sincerity. Sweetness. I bookmarked it for later. It’s a genius idea to make a list from everyone else’s list… as long as you do it right. When I […]

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BurgerFest is Working its Meat Magic in Deep Ellum on Saturday, September 21

Carnivorous dreams do come true, thanks to the dudes who brought you the North Texas Taco Festival last month. Rich Vana of Entrée Dallas, José Ralat-Maldonado of The Taco Trail and the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market’s Brandon Castillo and Laura Allen are putting away their taco hats to throw a burger festival that’ll highlight some […]

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