Food and Drink

New foods at Globe Life Field

A two-foot hamburger covered in onion rings and chili

How did we even live before we had a 2-foot burger covered in chili and onion rings? Photo: Courtesy of the Texas Rangers

There's nothing like watching finely tuned professional athletes competing on a field while you sit still and fill yourself with thousands of calories of carnival-esque ballpark fare.

Here are some of the new, surprisingly calorie-free offerings at Globe Life Field…

Chef Junior Borges' awesome Brazilian eatery hidden in The Village

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Tastes just like chicken, but better. Photo: Tasha "Tasty" Tsiaperas/Axios

One of the best new restaurants in Dallas is tucked away in The Village, the sprawling apartment community on the northeast side of town.

  • Walk past the community recreation center and a resort-style pool and find modern Brazilian dining at Meridian.

11 cool things to do in Dallas this spring

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Klyde Warren Park's "Food Truck Lane." Photo: Courtesy of Klyde Warren Park

It's springtime, that brief buffer season in North Texas when Mother Nature blesses us with a window of just-right temperatures and explosions of color (and, yes, pollen).

  • Here are some of the best ways to enjoy the season.

Dallas restaurants named semifinalists for James Beard Awards

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The Louisiana charcuterie at Restaurant Beatrice. Photo: Courtesy of Cormac West

Dallas-Fort Worth has three of the four Texas semifinalists for a national James Beard Award in the best new restaurant category.

Driving the news: The James Beard Foundation announced its semifinalists Wednesday.

Where to find tamales in North Texas

Illustration of a plate of tamales with steam in the shape of musical notes rising above it.

Tamale time. Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Because this is officially tamale season, we've assembled a list of the best tamale spots in town.

Of note: We asked readers for suggestions — and you really came through with some excellent choices.

Molino Olōyō, 1025 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 600, Dallas (suggested by several astute readers)

Luna's Tortillas, 7406 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas (Cyndi C.)

Dallas Tortilla & Tamale Factory, 309 N. Marsalis Ave, Dallas (Greg H.)

La Popular Tamale House, 5310 Junius St., Dallas (Courtney B.)

Tommy Tamale Market & Cafe, locations in Grapevine, Keller and Coppell (Nancy H.)

Tamaleria Nuevo León, 2139 Buckingham Road, Richardson (Alex J.)

Marquez Bakery & Tortilla Factory, 1730 E. Division St., Arlington (Larry F.)

Josefina's Tamales, 515 Cleveland Road, Granbury (Julie L.)

Other options: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson recently tweeted at San Antonio tamale staple Delia's, saying he wouldn't be allowed to sleep at home if he didn't score some of their fine food.

  • If you're in a pinch, reader Heather B. suggests going to the closest Fiesta Mart.

Seasonal cocktails to try on Greenville Avenue in Dallas

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Photo: Perfectly pink standout among glittery decor. Photo: Tasha "Influencer" Tsiaperas/Axios

All we want for the holidays is some good cheer, so we visited Greenville Avenue to test the seasonal libations.

  • Our journey took us through varying levels of Instagram-worthy Christmas decor at The Libertine Bar, a holiday popup at Hide and, first up, Leela's Wine Bar.

4 places to grab lunch under $15 in Dallas

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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.


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