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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
9.4
9.0
$85
Step inside this brooding den for some carnivorous delights

Pappas Bros. looks and feels like quintessential steakhouse elegance: dark walls, soft lighting, white tablecloths, a piano bar up front. Leather seats are soft and sumptuous, like the Prime beef and most of the 36,000 bottles of wine in their cellar.

The kitchen is top-notch. Pappas dry ages its own beef on the premises while turning out terrific versions of steakhouse classics like crab macaroni and cheese, creamed spinach, and baked potatoes that could pass for footballs—not surprising given the number… [More]


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]