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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
7.0
4.0
$18
Ground-breaking Chinese in Cowboy Country

Established in Richardson back in 1982, First Chinese BBQ was among the first restaurants to take an earnest stab at proffering authentic Chinese cuisine within the Dallas metro orbit—an area not known for urban Chinatowns and a robust variety of Chinese regional fare. First Chinese embraces mostly Cantonese-style cuisine (emanating from the Guangdong Province in southern China) and stakes its rep on barbecued and marinated meats, a roster that includes roast duck, barbecue pork, soy sauce chicken, and beef tendon.

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From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
3.0
$10
This simple, outstanding taco stand helps the Bishop Arts District keep it real

How does one tell a good street taco from one that will cause distress at some point later in the evening? A glut of vehicles pulling up to the curb or finding an empty patch of grass, a line of impatient people standing in the hot sun, a mix of Hispanics and in-the-know gringos clamoring for barbacoa or al pastor—those are good indications you’re in the right place.

Taquería El Si Hay is one of the most revered stands in all… [More]