New American food restaurants may be all over the country, but Bolsa is just different. This dynamic spot is one you’ll want to visit more than once, with an ever-changing menu that covers breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. The Texas cheese board is so pretty you almost don’t want to eat (almost). Plus, their award-winning patio will take any meal to the next level.
When you think Dallas, fondue probably isn’t the first thing that comes to your mind, but this restaurant is a modern delicacy and a local favorite. Why? Fondue! Need we say more?
This homestyle Mediterranean eatery flaunts influences from Turkish, Lebanese, and Persian cuisines. With tapas-style plates, you can get a taste of almost everything, like the citrus-spiked tabbouleh and warmed eegra or the tomato-speckled dip of grilled baby eggplant. And what would a Mediterranean meal be without a bit of hummus? Owner Mama Nazy’s beloved hummus, accented with a pinch of house spice blend, won the accolades of the Dallas Observer, which named it the city’s Best Hummus in 2010. Here, you’re in good hands.
There’s no shortage of excellent authentic Mexican restaurants in Dallas, but you definitely need to weed out the subpar spots. Here are some of our favorites:
A spot that has been serving up homestyle cooking since 1982, including classic American eats like chicken-fried steak, patty-melt burgers, and pecan and apple pies.
A restaurant with a relaxed, family vibe that will anyone and everyone feel at home. Cafe de France's owners, the Gilani family, have been serving their signature French pastries and entrees at their cozy, family-oriented restaurant for more than 30 years, including flaky breakfast pastries and croissants and sweet and savory crepes.
32 craft beers on tap! This beer-focused restaurant has a spirits selection that rivals its brew list, as well as a full food menu brimming with pasta and sandwiches.
If you’re unsure how to tell these two common Chinese-American dishes apart, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick breakdown of the differences between the two:
Can also be made with steamed noodles. In which case, it is called lo mein
Since Dallas doesn’t have a specific pizza style, that means they offer nearly ALL the different types to choose from. Here are some of our favorite pizzerias in Dallas.
You might be familiar with New York– and Chicago–style pizzas, but how much do you know about the styles of pizza popular in other cities? Here’s a brief primer on four other pizza styles that might be new to you:
New Haven: Known for their irregular shape, New Haven pies are also famous for their charred crust, courtesy of the coal-fired ovens they’re baked in.
Detroit: These square pizzas boast an extra-thick crust that stays crispy on the outside, but chewy on the inside. That’s thanks to the well-oiled, steel pans they’re baked in (rumor has it the pans were once used in the auto industry).
St. Louis: St. Louis pizza has a love-it or hate-it reputation thanks to its signature ingredient: Provel cheese, a processed mashup of provolone, Swiss, and white cheddar.