Wings are definitely the perennial fiery bar snack that can be shared by the basket, or devoured solo for a quick meal taken with a very cold beer or a soothing pinot noir. Dallas has their share of very good examples, and much more that are flat on flavor. The latter are of the frozen and pre-sauced variety; an abomination unto mankind. However, done well the wing can be spirited, imaginative, and definitely make you yearn for more.
A perfect wing has a delicate balance of tender white meat that oozes its own juices with a fine balance of sauce and very little decor. A bit of crudité and side of house-made blue cheese dressing is perfect. Some have elevated this combination, others take on an interesting ethnic twist. Let’s explore the better examples in the Dallas area. Continue reading →
Cosmos is a dive with good taste. Where else can you enjoy a PBR alongside a marvelous martini and a bowl of pho? Here you will find spot-on Vietnamese and oddly enough, pizza. Selections include excellent bánh mi and vinegar-spiked dumplings, plus some of the best wings in Dallas. Take it all in and enjoy the beatnik atmosphere that will drive you back to another era.
Dallas is steep up in plenty of steakhouses and barbecue joints and that what might endear most of us to this city. Even our vegan friends make pretend kabobs and chicken fried steaks because that is a thing.
Today we offer many meaty ideas for your beef bucket list. Playgrounds for adults to chew cow and even a pig or two. If you have a favorite meat haven, feel free to chime in below in the comment section. We only wish we had a free grill to add to this meat pile. Continue reading →
Mezze, a style of dining in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, resembles Spanish tapas and other small plates and finger foods that are meant to stimulate the appetite. But unlike those appetizers, mezze (which is pronounced “meh-zay”) is meant to make up the entire meal. Served with or without alcohol, this style of eating features a combination of cold and hot foods, including vegetables, meat, dips, and breads.
Naf Naf is continuing to “fan the flame” of growth as the rapidly growing brand prepares to introduce its fresh Middle Eastern cuisine to the Lone Star State.
Located at 1525 US 380 in the Dallas-Fort Worth suburb of Frisco, Naf Naf is set to open on July 5, closely followed by openings in McKinney and Las Colinas, Texas. In preparation for its Frisco debut, Naf is currently hiring 25 team members for front of house positions. Interested candidates can apply online at: nafnafgrill.com/careers/apply-now/.
Despite its milk-like appearance, horchata is produced from nuts, most notably dried and sweetened tiger nuts. Its name comes from the Latin ‘Hordeata,’ which in turn comes from ‘Hordeum,’ a term related to a Mediterranean tradition of grain-based beverages — that’s right, horchata is a plant-milk beverage. The most well-known version of this delicious drink got famous in Valencia, where it was officially known as horchata de chufa. Continue reading →