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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
7.5
7.0
$65
Prime steak in a done-up setting in a dying ‘hood

The Palm is perhaps the last robust scene of any consequence in the West End, a historic district that is maybe a level or two shy of the Ruins of Detroit stage of the urban mummification. Those Bentleys, Porsches and Lambos often parked in front near The Palm’s valet make for a fascinating rearguard in this process.

No surprise then that The Palm is all about steak—rich premium steak. It’s a classic Yankee steakhouse bulging with USDA Prime ageing (lush, tender,… [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]