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First Look: Taco y Vino in Bishop Arts

IMG_5716.JPGby Steven Doyle  photos by Tim Pham

The concept is surprisingly simple. Tacos and wine as the name suggests, with a few crazy food appetizers mixed in for good measure, Oh, beer. This all from the brilliant minds of Sharon Van Meter and wine expert Jimmy Contreras. We are talking about Taco y Vino the latest hot spot in Bishop Arts. Continue reading

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Tacos and Tequila Tour April 14

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I rarely ever talk about personal business on craveDFW but I want to share a little story that, to me, is a bit fun and involves history.

Eight years ago I had an idea that was born from my weekly habit of taking friends around Dallas for mini food tours. We would start about noon and bounce around town sampling various dishes that I thought were relevant that week. These were always fun and involved simple bites shared at maybe four or five hot spots around town. Continue reading

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Tacodeli Opening In Plano Feb 22nd

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We recently ran a look at  Tacodeli and have never been more pleased with a lunch in a very, very long time. They are looking to expand more in the Dallas area and now have a third location scheduled for Plano. The only downside to Tacodeli is they only do breakfast and lunch. However, this is one of the interesting aspects to the restaurant and something that makes it particularly good. The employees are snap happy and it shows.  Continue reading

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Taqueria La Ventana Opening on Cedar Springs

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Taqueria La Ventana – the popular fast-casual taqueria known for its authentic Mexico City street food – has just broken ground on its fifth Dallas location.

The new restaurant is set to open in early April at 3847 Cedar Springs Road. Guests of the taqueria will be transported to the bustling, vibrant streets of Mexico City through a culinary and cultural experience. Continue reading

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Tacodeli Warms Our Hearts and Bellies

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Tacodeli, the Austin-born taqueria by chef/founder Roberto Espinosa and partner Eric Wilkerson, opened its second Dallas location in December at The Hill Shopping Center (corner of Walnut Hill Lane and Central Expressway).

The fast-casual neighborhood restaurant is open daily for breakfast and lunch, offering a menu of more than 40 made-from-scratch tacos with fresh ingredients – many of which are organic and locally sourced. Sourcing top-notch ingredients has been at the core of the brand since the beginning. Continue reading

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Tortas, and Tacos and Gorditas at Torteria Insurgentes

pambasoby Steven Doyle

In that ever vigilant search for the perfect taco, gordita or torta, we stumbled across a gem that will have you excited. Brush up on your Spanish before making an entrance, it could prove vital. Regardless, the employees at Torteria Insurgentes located at 3701 W Northwest Highway near Bachman Lake will have plenty to offer starting with breakfast at 8am, and on into the evening as they close at 10pm.    Continue reading

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Taqueria Cristina Surprises The Hell Out Of Me

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I had to stop in Taqueria Cristina this week if for no other reason than to sample their black bean dip served with the complimentary chips and salsa. The chips are forgettable, but they are more than redeemed once you sample the very spicy and very smoky salsa; but oh that black bean dip. It is not thick or chunky, but instead smooth and velvety with a huge power punch of flavor.    Continue reading

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