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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
7.0
7.0
$80
Bob’s with more khaki, but the same old carrot

There’s the original Bob’s Steak and Chop House on Lemmon Avenue in Dallas. It’s a haven for tackiness in designer suits, big names, and those who want to rub shoulders, regardless of the quality of steak placed in front of them. Then there’s the no-longer-related Bob’s in Grapevine, a well operated destination steakhouse.

Bob’s in Plano’s Shops at Legacy—related to Grapevine, though not Dallas—fits somewhere in between. Yes, they attempt the same ambience: big box Dallas steakhouse wood and varnish, with… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
9.2
6.5
$15
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]