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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
9.8
9.5
$45
Sublime soba noodles that are unparalleled

When Teiichi Sakurai opened Teppo followed by Tei Tei Robata Bar years ago, he introduced Dallas to the curious notion that Japanese food consisted of something more than raw fish. He taught the delicacy of beef, the harmony of discursive textures and flavors on one table, and more. Then he dumped his iconic restaurants, returned to Japan for more intensive training, and opened Tei An—an authentic soba noodle house.

Few restaurateurs would have the confidence to sell profitable establishments to venture… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
9.2
6.5
$15
A Vietnamese menu that covers a lot of ground, and succeeds in doing so

Quick, name your favorite place for pho. Okay, now what’s your favorite for banh mi? Bo bun Hue? All different places, right? Most Vietnamese places tend to have a singular focus and specialty, but Nam Hua is set apart by its varied menu, with multiple well-executed dishes.

Some of our favorites here are the banh xeo, which are easily the best rendition in Dallas. The crispy coconut crêpes come with hardly any grease and a soft center. Goi ngo sen (lotus… [More]