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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
6.8
7.0
$60
True-blue Southern food that will come at ya strong

Screen Door injects contemporary verve into frumpy, sticky, gooey (but always comfy) Southern cookery. What in pig hock heaven does this mean? It means posting seared foie gras in a setting of stone-ground grits in cane syrup and blackberries, for instance, or in a Southern Comfort reduction in another rendition. Doggone good on both counts. Or perhaps shrimp on grits in spicy Creole sauce. Plus fried green tomatoes. In the strictly verve vein, have you some seared buffalo carpaccio or… [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]