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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Good food, bad ventilation

Some Korean places do BBQ best, some do spicy tofu soups best, and some, like Seoul Garden, just do everything okay.

Food and service here are alright, and sometimes that’s just all you need. Everything is decent enough if not really stellar—barbecue, soups, seafood pancake, banchan, and so on. None of these stands out among the best in town, necessarily, but none are the worst versions of these dishes, either.

So, what is actually worth going out of your way for here?… [More]

From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
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]