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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
7.6
9.0
$45
An oldie but a goodie, for Japanese, that is in an unlikely ‘hood

Teppo is a relic, a cool, sleek, romantic relic of the days when people actually traveled to Lower Greenville for more than cheap beer and a chance to hurl on someone’s lawn. Indeed, it feels very out of place: cleverly seasoned yakitori dishes, fresh sashimi, and authentic specials rarely found in other Dallas restaurants.

There’s even a suspicion that Japanese language menus promise something more than the English. Teppo oozes confidence, both in approach and atmosphere. Guests here know their Japanese… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
7.0
$10
The best coffee in Dallas—it can even stand up to the summer heat

The Pearl Cup was among the first of the “Third Wave” coffee shops in Dallas to pull delicious, viscous, creamy shots of espresso, and remains among the best. They’re devoted to providing high quality (better than just “fair trade”) and usually locally roasted beans including two house espressos, currently by Eiland Coffee Roaster of Dallas, and Topeca from Tulsa, and a rotating guest espresso.

These are well chosen to represent a range of roasts from dark to light, and flavor profiles… [More]