El Corazon’s Tex-Mex Fare Captures the Hearts of Oak Cliff Residents

Someone’s been tinkering with classic Tex-Mex. No need to panic, though; it’s the Cuellars. After all, their role in defining the cuisine began when a young couple named Macario and Adelaida Cuellar emigrated to the cotton farms of North Texas from Nuevo Leon, Mexico in 1893. The couple had 12 children and—after opening a few cafes […]

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Maximo Goes To The Dogs!

Greyhounds that is. Yesterday evening the Greyhound Adoption League of Texas (GALT) took over the patio at Maximo Cocina Mexicana and Margarita Lounge in Addison for a fundraiser based around a premium Tequila tasting. Humans sipped on three tequilas from Hornitos and one from Sauza Blue. Greyhounds, and other breeds brought in by their owners, […]

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Cinco De Mayo in Dallas: Where to Down Those Tequila Shots and Don Those Sombreros

It’s that time of year again. Time to load up your amigos and head to the local Mexican watering holes for mariachi music, discount drinks, and too much tequila. Check out our list of 10 best bets for getting in the spirit of the annual fiesta. CHUY’S 11 am to 11 pm Drink This: All […]

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Asador at Dallas Renaissance Hotel: Better Than Ever. Why Don’t Locals Eat There?

It’s been  a year since I wrote about the opening of Asador, the restaurant in the Dallas Renaissance Hotel. The report announced the arrival of chef/proprietor Dean  Max and, a young, talented and energetic chef with a focus on farm-to-table (or “farm-to-fire” as Asador would rather term it) principles. Ditto for onsite chef David Trubenbach. […]

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Lazaranda in Addison: Less Authentic, More Open Than Other Dallas Regional Mexican Offerings

Mid to upscale Mexican cuisine is on a roll. Since last year (and despite the recession), this area has seen additions like Alma (RIP), Komali, Mesa, and Mesomaya added to main stays like Javier’s and Maximo. Four months ago, Lazaranda came to Addison Walk’s restaurant row on Belt Line in Addison. Each of these restaurants […]

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Boozy Events to Start Off Your Day

The Fort Worth Flying Saucer is hosting its Third Annual Barley Wine Experience on Saturday, February 25, starting at 11 AM in the Sundance Square. Draft and bottled wine selections are available for those who are into craft beers, and guests can order food from the Hungry Farmer Plates menu. Admission’s free, but beer and […]

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Kinky Friedman and Ruth Buzzi Rocked Out at Allgood Café in Dallas

Kinky Friedman showed up for his gig last night at AllGood Café with comedian Ruth Buzzi. Yes, the Ruth Buzzi from Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. Buzzi lives west of Fort Worth on a 220-acre ranch where she and her husband raise cattle and quarter horses. Here is a brief note from Allgood Café owner Mike […]

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Burger Girl in Uptown is Closed

A commenter in another post pointed out he showed up to eat at Burger Girl and found it closed. I understand the once building that once housed Chez Gerard and Cubanita has already been leased by another restaurant group and will be making an announcement on a new concept early next week. Until the, we’ll […]

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Roll on, Camarena! Tesar & Tequila Schedule Taco Truck Tasting Stop at Sigel’s

Gird your lions. This just in: Sigel’s + Tesar + free Tequila + multiple locations = an outcome that’s anybody’s guess On August 18, chefs John Tesar and Phillip Vorkoper of The Commissary, along with Camarena tequila, will host a free tequila and taco tasting from the Camarena Tequila Taco Truck parked first in the […]

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