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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
7.5
7.5
$35
Family-owned-and-run Thai eatery with two Plano locations

The family that runs Jasmine Thai Cuisine does fine with the standards, but like many Asian places, the dishes they make that others do not is what sets them apart.

“Thai Herbal Chicken” is an appetizer unlike any you will ever have. The chicken is in a very light tempura-style batter blended with lemongrass, fish sauce, and sugar, topped with sesame seeds and served with some fried Thai basil leaves. “Tempura Asian Water Spinach Salad” uses a similar tempura-style batter and… [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]