#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 […]

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 […]

Tortaco: a Lot of Smoke, and Also Tacos

Tortaco: Smoke and Tacos, Tacos and Smoke Downtown on Ross, in a space that used to house two failed (yet delicious) Stephan Pyles restaurants, is Tortaco, a reasonably priced Mexican restaurant that is obsessed with Mezcal. If you’ve had Mezcal, you know it. It’s a smoky liquor related to tequila but, well, just super smoky. […]

Lake Highlands Residents Rejoice: Resident Taqueria Opens Today

I live in East Dallas. Lakewood, specifically. And in Lakewood, we are lucky enough to have several delicious restaurants to choose from when we are hungry and our kitchens just seem like a lot of …work. But there is a nearby East Dallas neighborhood that is quite vast called Lake Highlands. These vast lands are […]

TJ’s Seafood Market makes your naughty nautical boozy brunch dreams come true #VIPeek

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of TJ’s Seafood Market. Owner Jon Alexis and I go way back; our dogs are friends, our babies are friends and I’m always happy to cheers to his successes. That’s why I’m very excited to report that TJ’s is now offering brunch, which is also — again, NO SECRET […]

Salud! A Lunazul Tequila dinner at el Bolero

Last night, the folks at Apheleia Restaurant Group (who also bring us the delicious and beautiful Oak and Pakpao) invited me to a Lunazul Tequila tequila dinner at el Bolero — three courses paired el Bolero’s Mexican goodness. I don’t always sip liquor, but when I do, it’s usually tequila, so I eagerly agreed to attend said dinner. Salud! […]

#TACOLANDIA is coming, and the presale starts today!

Have you heard about tacos? Yeah, they’re kind of delicious. Delicious enough to have hundreds of restaurants, stands, recipes, books, blogs, instagrammers, podcasts and festivals devoted to them exclusively. Well, here’s one more, and this time it’s one put on by our very own Dallas Observer. So you know it’s going to be a fun […]

Torchy’s Lands in Casa Linda

Good news for East Dallas eaters: Torchy’s in Casa Linda is now OPEN for taco business. That means I can get my taco of the month (this month it’s a Naughty Santa with shrimp), fried avocado taco (yeah that’s right), Mr. Pink (fish taco with seared tuna), and soda pop sweetened with cane sugar much […]