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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First Look: Haystack Burgers & Barley in Richardson Heights Shopping Center

Last week I drove around my high school stopping grounds Richardson Heights Shopping Center. In the 70s it was rocking and I’m happy to report the old gal is getting a second chance at life. We are all anxiously awaiting the opening of the Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse in (hopefully) August. If you can’t wait, Alamo […]

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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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Haystack Burgers & Barley to Open in Richardson Heights Shopping Center

Press release just in: Haystack Burgers & Barley, opening mid-April at the Richardson Heights Shopping Center. Owned and operated by local residents Kevin and Jenny Galvan and Rob and Christine Wondoloski, Haystack will be a true neighborhood burger joint with a quirky, southern vibe that offers fresh, mouthwatering burgers, hand-cut fries, creative sandwiches and selection […]

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Chef Chris Ward’s New Lunch Menu at The Mercury: Burgers and Chicken Fried Steak!

Chef Chris Ward has just added a list of burgers and sandwiches to his lunch menu at The Mercury. Burgers are the star followed by muffulettas, pastrami dips, and fried chicken skins with cream gravy.  One of the best versions of chicken fried steaks I’ve eaten in Dallas was made by Ward. Now he serves […]

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Goodfriend Owners Gear Up to Open The Blind Butcher on Lower Greenville Sometime in 2013

Everyone is moving to Lower Greenville these days. It’s because they all want to be in close proximity to Trader Joe’s turkey meatballs when the grocery store finally opens. I don’t blame ‘em. Mudsmith just got there, Carnival Barker’s first storefront is heading there, yadda yadda yadda. It’s going to be one hell of a […]

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Twisted Root Gives a 65 Cent Discount to the ‘Nicest, Best Looking Person with the Best Butt’

Who walked into Twisted Root (Richardson) the other day? Ryan Gosling? Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Would George Clooney order a turkey with extra cheddar???? Whoever it was, Server 200 had the hots for him/her. The anonymous receiver posted the receipt on Reddit today for the Dallas world to see. The takeaway: wear tight pants to Twisted Root. […]

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Rodeo Goat Ice House Opens in Fort Worth

Here’s another reason to venture out to Fort Worth: Rodeo Goat Ice House. Sam Wynne (whose father, Shannon Wynne, is behind the Lark on the Park) is the owner of this casual gourmet burgers-and-cold beer joint at 2836 Bledsoe Street, near Fort Worth’s Cultural District. It’s apparently “not upscale, not pretentious, no cute food.” Good. Because […]

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Burgers and Burgundy 2012: Still Posh and Classy in its Fourth Year

This year’s Burgers and Burgundy benefitting DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS) maintained its posh and tasty reputation at the home of Steve and Anne Stodghill on Friday, October 19. Chef John Tesar, due to compete on Season 10 of Top Chef this fall, headed the event once again. Guests, with cocktails in hand, enjoyed […]

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Upcoming Opportunities To Taste

We are a city that loves a good wine dinner, and autumn brings a season of celebrating to the forefront, often with charitable dinners for a cause and walk around tasting events featured almost nightly throughout town.  Here are a few must-attend events – some with charities attached – to put on your calendar over […]

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