Dallas, TX Food & Drinks

Cuellar Family: Dallas’ Tex-Mex Pioneers

It all began in 1926 with Adelaida Cuellar’s authentic chili and tamales at the Kaufman County Fair. When she and her husband Marcario weren’t working their North Texas farm, she would earn extra cash by feeding fairgoers who flocked to her stand. The couple immigrated to Texas from Mexico in the early years of the 20th century, but needed more money than their small farm could produce. She soon became famous for her cooking.

New pie store coming to east Frisco in 2023

Apple fruit cream pie (Courtesy The Pie Dish) A new pie store is projected to open in early 2023 at 7967 Custer Road, Ste. 200 in Frisco, Owner Julia Henricks said. The Pie Dish will start with a soft opening in January or February and will specialize in serving nontraditional cream-based pies, Henricks said. Primary flavors offered will include peanut butter chocolate, apple fruit and cocoa mocha.

Dallas man dies after eating raw oysters at Florida restaurant

PENSACOLA, Fla. - A Dallas man died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters. The Pensacola News Journal identified the man as Rodney Jackson, a 55-year-old Air Force veteran, who bought oysters from a seafood market in Florida during a recent trip. A restaurant customer in Fort Lauderdale died...

10 Restaurants To Try Before The Summer Ends

Kids are back to school, fall is only a month away and we are as close to Halloween as we are to the last Memorial day, time is of the essence! Check our bucket list and plan your last days of summer. Let’s begin with our favorite restaurants. After two...

The 8 Absolute Best Spots for Ramen in Dallas

Since 2015, Wabi House has been serving top-notch ramen in Lower Greenville. (Courtesy of Wabi House) The warm, slurpy, delicious dish has become a force in Texas — and its grip is only growing. Ahead, we’ve rounded up eight Dallas spots with killer broths, top-tier noodles, and perfectly seasoned jammy eggs. From Japanese imports to local favorites, these are the eight best ramen bars and restaurants in Dallas.

Michigan natives bring Louisiana Cajun-Texas fusion to Lewisville at Kretzschy’s Cajun BBQ

Brandon Kretzschmer owns Kretzschy’s Cajun BBQ with his dad, Steve, and brother, Andrew. (Destine Gibson/Community Impact Newspaper) Kretzschy’s Cajun BBQ was started by a Michigan native-turned-Texas resident with an affinity for Louisiana cuisine. “I get asked 20 times a day, ‘Who’s the Cajun?’ But my dad, he visited...
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First Look: Highland Noodles, Another Trek to Frisco for Hand-Pulled Noodles

Highland Noodles opened in Frisco in December, another entry on the hand-pulled noodle scene that is becoming more popular each day in North Texas. This is way out there in the hinterlands of Frisco in yet another huge, sprawling strip mall. But, it’s in the same shopping center as Haidilao Hot Pot, so perhaps one could make a day of it to justify the drive. Highland specializes in All Things Noodle, from hand-pulled to beef noodle soup to the increasingly common oily chili noodle, as well as stir-fried and cold varieties and other dishes accessible via the QR menu.
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Berries and Batter Cafe Expands to Frisco with Espresso Martinis and Killer Crepes

Berries and Batter is a dangerous combination of stellar drinks and some over-the-top breakfast combinations. Berries and Batter opened its first location in Highland Village in 2020 and recently branched out to Frisco. The spot has quickly become popular for its stylish decor, quick service, drinks and gluttonous brunch options. The large menu has breakfast and lunch items for almost all tastes and preferences, including vegan options, plus a full bar. Visit with an open mind and an empty stomach.

You Can and Should Make These Bourbon-Braised Pork Belly Lollipops

Within the canon of made-for-summer foods, there’s something exceptionally nostalgic about the category of meat-on-a-stick. But today, we’re going beyond ballpark corn dogs and talking about pork belly lollipops. This fun and inventive dish comes from Rye, the restaurant and cocktail bar with locations in Dallas and McKinney....

Buy Black Business Spotlight: Odom’s Bar-B-Que

Odom’s Bar-B-Que is a family-owned business with a rich and impressive history and tradition of serving great food! Odom’s has been named Best Ribs and Best Neighborhood Restaurant. 1971 Singleton Blvd., Dallas, Texas. (214) 631-3538. Check them out!

Summer Fridays with Bon Appetit's Brad Leone and The Botanist

Hi there, Dallas! If you love food, cocktails, and most importantly, gin, come savor the last bit of summer this Friday, 8/19 at Catbird with The Botanist gin. Bring your friends to an evening of refreshing drinks, delicious bites, games, and good vibes. Must be 21+ to attend. Event is complimentary. Space is limited. RSVP NOW.

Colossal Sandwich Opens New Ghost Kitchen

The Colossal Sandwich Shop, one of the very best sandwich shops in the area, now has a bite-size location in Fort Worth, near the Cultural District. Store owners Terry Duncan and Jonathan “Jono” Merrill recently opened a ghost kitchen version of their popular Bedford restaurant at 3004 Cullen St. As is the case with most ghost kitchens, the Fort Worth Colossal focuses primarily on carryout and delivery, although there are a few tables for those who wish to dine on-site.

Dallas Sandwich Shop Closes After 42 Years

Known for its “Original Po’Boy,” Antoine’s Sandwich Shop has closed after 42 years in business. The beloved restaurant was known for its specialty po’boy, made with ham, German salami, provolone cheese, mayonnaise, pickles, and chow-chow on its in-house baked bread. Located at 4234 Harry Hines...