Updated to include 2017: The Foodbitch 100

  NEW AND IMPROVED TO INCLUDE ALL THE FOODS I ATE IN THE YEAR 2017 A.D.: THE FOODBITCH 100, AKA I’LL TELL YOU WHAT TO EAT AND YOU’LL LIKE IT: THE ULTIMATE DALLAS LIST. What are The foodbitch 100? Well I’m glad you asked, m’lady. Or sir. They’re my favorite things to eat in Dallas, […]

#VIPeek: Q Tacos at Machos Cantina is a mouthful and I’m okay with it

Q Tacos at Machos Cantina Why limit your taco nights to Taco Tuesday? Around here, every day can be a taco kind of day, with the wealth of taco spots that grace our city streets. This one’s a good one (as well as a mouthful): Q Tacos at Machos Cantina. The restaurant formerly known as […]

Meat Your Friends at Corrientes 348: A #VIPeek

Meat your friends at Corrientes 348 South Americans just seem to know how to make friends easily. Well, Corrientes 348 just opened up downtown and now I think I know their secret. It’s food. Lots and lots of grilled meats and vegetables served family style in a festive setting. Corrientes 348 brought that spirit stateside […]

Lekka Means Good: a #VIPeek at the New Henderson Location

Lekka Means Good Last week my Food Bastard and I got to do drinks and dinner together thanks to a couple of really nice grandparents who were willing to take care of our crazy Food Babies while we hit the town. But where to go for dinner? It might be a humblebrag, but it’s also […]

Super Chix has a New Menu and Here’s a #VIPeek

Super Chix is not just chicken, fries and custard anymore… A foodbitch favorite and permanent member in good standing on the kid-friendly, foodbitch-approved list, Super Chix keeps on improving and growing. A few months ago they expanded their already delicious and nearly perfect menu to include some great new chicken sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches, and even a unique […]

Lovers Seafood is for Lovers (of Seafood) #VIPeek

Do you love fish? I do. Last week, the team at Lovers Seafood & Market invited a group of media and influencers (including Yours Truly) to a #VIPeek at the newly renovated spot before it opened to the public. Reborn from a former seafood market (Rex’s), and with the feel of another seafood market (TJ’s), it’s not […]

A #VIPeek at Water Grill, Now Open on McKinney Avenue 

WATER GRILL DALLAS, I see you wavin’ Here in Dallas, we have a lot of restaurants. Like, too many. Far too many. That’s why so many good ones fail, in fact. But despite the plethora of choices, the number of quality seafood restaurants is actually quite small. I can count on one hand the seafood […]

Foodbitch’s 2017 Bucket Lists

It all started when I had the worst enchiladas ever, in Huntsville, Texas. Why was I eating a plate of enchiladas in Huntsville? It’s a long story, but basically I used Foursquare (what?) to find a place to stop along the highway on the way home from Galveston after a family cruise. It was late […]

Sneak Peek // Go Go to Hash House a Go Go: It Opens This Friday in Plano

Ever been to a Hash House a Go Go? If you had, you’d remember. I’ve been to one in Las Vegas, and damn. Here are some things to know about HHGG (which is what I’ll be calling it): 1) Huge portions is pretty much the first two words that come to mind when trying to […]

NEW FOOD NEWS: UberEATS Launches New Standalone App with 10-10 Hours and 100 Restaurants

Things are getting hot and fast in the food-item delivery universe. There’s Caviar, Postmates, Favor, UberEATS and all the other ones… and now UberEATS isn’t just a tab within the Uber app that can get some people food really quickly during lunch during the week, it’s a standalone app with almost 100 Dallas restaurants, double […]

Now Open: Matchbox is Heating up Preston Hollow Village

Media dinners are always fun. Flowing drinks, free food and a chance to catch up with food-centric friends who don’t care how many photos you take before you eat something. But what can be much better than a media dinner, is when a restaurant decides to do something different with their soft opening. Matchbox decided to […]

Madrina on a Monday…

I was invited to Madrina to sample some of the menu and ended up chatting with owner Michael Martensen for quite a while as we ate. And you know what? Even after all the dang drama it’s clear he’s a nice guy. And not only that, Madrina is a beautiful, beautiful place with great food and […]

Real Talk: The Top 20 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Dallas According to Foodbitch

Look, I get it. There are lots of folks who think that children and restaurants don’t mix, outside a Mickey D’s. They picture snot-nosed screamers throwing food and breaking dishes and whatnot. Sure, there are demon children who do that, and honestly, ALL children have done ALL of those things at one time or another. It’s just […]

Nosh Bistro & Bar in North Dallas: New Home, Same Schtick.

My first full-length restaurant review is in the books, people. And it feels… weird. When a chef’s resume reads like a broken record player, it might be time to shake things up rather than do a same-old, same-old sort of deal in a new location. But hey, that’s just my opinion. And usually nobody asks […]

Kin Kin is Gone Gone; Now Bite by Eddy T is Open on Oak Lawn Avenue #VIPeek

The restaurant formerly known as Kin Kin but now known as Bite, which was a restaurant in Fort Worth that closed, but not the Kin Kin in Fort Worth, because that one’s still kickin’, is open… as Bite now… on Oak Lawn Avenue in Dallas. And there may or may not be more Kins or […]

#VIPeek: The Theodore Premieres at Northpark

Premiering tomorrow: a new restaurant serving fare that great American president Theodore Roosevelt would have been into, inside a Wes Anderson-inspired space. Called The Theodore, the place is –not surprisingly, weird— but good-weird, like an Anderson film. With a cast of characters full of talent, tons of flavor and color, but somehow it just works. […]

Unleavened is open and feeding Lakewood local, tasty, healthy things

Fun fact: I get excited when new restaurants open. Shocking, I know. Well, I get super extra excited when new restaurants open up in East Dallas like kind of almost on my street. Unleavened just did that. So I scurried over there, took some photos, wrote about it for the Dallas Observer, and then a […]

Sneak Peek: Pakpao is OPEN in Preston Hollow Village!

Good news, Thai food fans: Pakpao is OPEN in Preston Hollow Village! You read that right. The much-anticipated second location of Pakpao Thai with chef Jet Tila leading the kitchen has finally, quietly, yet very stylishly opened for dinner Friday night in Preston Hollow Village off Walnut Hill and 75. They’re starting dinner service with a limited […]

Don’t Just Drive on by. Eat at Malai! #ThaiMeUp

If there’s one thing you need to know about Malai, it’s that it will likely surprise you. Tucked into the West Village shopping area in Uptown, it looks a bit unassuming. The patio is sweet, inside it’s often bustling with shoppers stopping in for a midday respite or a post-shopping trip bite before heading home. […]

Peep the Uchi Dallas menu right here, right now!

There’s good sushi, there’s bad sushi, and there’s sushi that’s just okay. Then there’s Uchi. Uchi is something entirely different. It’s another category. It’s an experience. Uchi celebrates the product, the purity and quality and perfection of sushi, but it also is about creating dishes (see Kamo Nabe with duck, mushroom and chili, pictured left) that you haven’t seen […]

Peep Chef Tesar’s New Lunch Menu at Oak Restaurant

  Oak Restaurant has been like a roller coaster, y’all. Ups and downs, but always a fun ride. I’ve never had a bad meal at Oak, though service has been spotty-to-weird, and the menus have lost their way more than once, twisting and turning, looping and even spinning out of control. Or maybe it was just […]

Now open in Deep Ellum: Chef Brian Luscher’s @Luscher’s. Peep the menu before you go stuff your face with his sausage. #VIPeek

Chef Brian Luscher is a man of many talents. Looking like Tom Hanks’ long lost brother is just one of them. Many of his others include being a kickass chef, convincing a lovely lady to marry him and making killer charcuterie (read: DUCK HAM). He knows what’s up when it comes to the meats. He […]

I’ve got the sickness, and Remedy is the cure.

Remedy, the hot new spot from former Top Chef contestant Danyele McPherson (who worked with chefs Brian Luscher of The Grape and Stephan Pyles of Stephan Pyles, Stampede 66 and San Salvaje), tosses out plate after plate of southern-style greatness you wish your mama made, from hushpuppies with spicy butter to deliciously killer chicken liver […]

My Favorite Meals of 2014

When strangers find out I’m a restaurant writer, they always demand that I name my favorite restaurant. Which is like asking a music writer to name their favorite band, or asking a mother to admit which is their favorite child. There are certainly favoriteS, meals I loved, meals I crave, memorable moments from this year […]