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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
6.8
6.0
$28
Bringing the kitchen to your table

Yun Tan Gil doesn’t serve the typical cluttered, colorful Korean meal. Indeed, they pointedly ignore rice and an array of other dishes native to the cuisine. Yes, dishes will pile on your table as servers bring out the sides. But these are condiments. Vegetables can be hard to find, apart from kimchi—and the gentle lettuce leaves necessary as a capsule for the juicy, acrid sensation of grilled meats.

The restaurant takes its Korean barbecue mission seriously. Grills serve as a functional… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
7.0
$20
Delectable banh mi from a strip mall. Oh, and delicious desserts.

Tucked in a strip mall and potentially overshadowed by more glitzy neighbors, La Me is the place to go for banh mi sandwiches—the culinary progeny of French-occupied Vietnam where crusty French bread and liver pâté synergize with fresh Vietnamese pickled vegetables, cilantro, green chilies, and a choice of meat. Get the #1 Buu Dien, with pâté roast pork and pork cold cuts.

La Me also has a full menu of Vietnamese fare including a respectable bowl of pho and outstanding bun… [More]