Food and Drink

4 places to grab lunch under $15 in Dallas

Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Looking for a restaurant where you can buy lunch and not worry about the damage to your checking account? We've got you covered. Here are a few tasty lunch options for $15 or less …

Craft beer production rising in Texas after dip in 2020

Credit: Data: Brewers Association; Table: Thomas Oide/Axios

Texas craft breweries rebounded in 2021, a promising sign after the pandemic staggered the industry.

The state of beer: Of the state's 10 largest breweries, seven increased production in 2021 compared with 2020, according to an Axios analysis of data from the Brewers Association.

4 must-try foods at the State Fair of Texas

A photo of deep-fried cheese

Charcuterie but better. Photo courtesy of the State Fair of Texas

We're proven wrong every time we think fair foods couldn't get any wackier.

Driving the news: This year's State Fair of Texas has over two dozen new dishes, including a chamoy pickle, dim sum burritos, pickle pizza and a funnel cake fried chicken sandwich.

Restaurant Beatrice serves fine Cajun fare with a personal touch

A delicate piece of meat served over rice

Smoked pork loin. Photo courtesy of Cormac West

Something special is cooking on Beckley Avenue.

Driving the news: Restaurant Beatrice, which opened in North Oak Cliff this summer, brings a slice of deep-cut New Orleans fine dining to a city where Pappadeaux's passes for Cajun cooking.

Toyota Stadium revamps menu with "monster" burger and more

A hamburger with a chicken tender and two cheese sticks on top

The Monster Burger, for soccer fans who plan to see a cardiologist soon. Photo courtesy of FC Dallas

Is there anything more American than watching professional athletes burn thousands of calories on the field while you sit in the stands eating a hamburger topped with a chicken tender, two fried mozzarella sticks and a dollop of honey mustard?

Driving the news: Toyota Stadium, home of FC Dallas, recently introduced a new executive chef, Erika Dabney, who comes to Frisco after a stint as the top chef at the Ochsner Training Facility, the New Orleans practice complex shared by the Saints and the Pelicans.

The best shaved ice places in Dallas

A large cup of pineapple shaved ice

Bahama Buck's can really cool you. Photo: Brandon Donner for Axios

What better way to beat the triple-digit heat wave than, well, a power grid that isn't held together with duct tape and the bedding of a hamster cage, probably.

  • But the second best option is chips of ice covered with colorful syrup — all contained in a paper to-go cup!

4 great places to get corn dogs in Dallas

a person holds a bundle of corn dogs

Photo courtesy of Fletcher's Original Corny Dogs

Corn dogs are very Dallas — processed meat dipped in fried batter, served on a stick, ending up somehow delicious. But which spots stand out above the rest?

  • Also, is it corn dog or corny dog?

Here are four terrific places to get your deep-fried fix.

Michael Mooney
Jul 8, 2022 - News

Ten Bells is gone — for now

An empty bar, ready to be demolished

Many good times were had here. Photo courtesy of Cormac West

The North Oak Cliff building that's been home to Ten Bells Tavern is being demolished to make room for another luxury apartment building.

Why it matters: Ten Bells has been a fixture in Bishop Arts for more than a decade, the site of many glorious late nights.


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