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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
7.7
6.5
$45
Frame house is more bakery than garden

Chef-owner Karen Kahn’s little frame house doesn’t look like much on approach. It’s only when you reach for the door and the warm aromas of bread and pastries escape that expectations pique. Eden may be rickety, with uneven floors and all the other creaking uncertainties of an old residence. But Kahn’s breads and country French-inspired mains make Eden feel like home—if your mother is a really good cook.

Muffins and other treats make the rounds, so crudités or appetizers seem redundant,… [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]