Buffet Food Secrets at Lone Star Park’s Horse Race

Horse races make loads of people go bonkers. Being a first-timer meant paying attention to the directions of how this fiesta works. There are lots of different horse races, so there's plenty of time to eat and drink between betting a few dollars when you feel lucky. The buffet will cost each person around $30. With this purchase one lucky customer will receive unlimited visits to the buffet, a...

Montlake Cut is Dreamy

People who hear about chef Nick Badovinus opening a restaurant where John Tesar's Spoon was located, um, probably have massive thoughts of irony smashing through their brains for at least six seconds. No one has the ability to let go of the beef these two chefs have with each other. It was probably super depressing to loads of Dallas food-lovers when Spoon closed...

Zack Saves Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen’s Shady Service

We always-- I mean always have the worst service during lunch or dinner at this restaurant of complete and total service industry failure. Ironically, the Pappas restaurant group has a reputation of putting their employees through a rigorous training program, which means service standards are there, so what is up with the service soap opera in Dallas? Before last night, the most...

Lakewood Smokehouse

Lakewood Smokehouse's recently opened restaurant on Abrams Road seems to make tons of people happy or else it wouldn't have been so busy on a Wednesday. We were invited to check out the menu this past week, which meant conquering the quest to find food for Almost Veggie people at none other than a BBQ place. The first area of a menu that almost always wins has a list of sides. This section is...

BGR The Burger Joint

The Burger Joint is a counter service restaurant where customers place an order, pay the cashier, wait for the buzzer to buzz, fetch ordered food from the counter, walk to the drink area, grab utensils, eat, refill drink, bus the table, then go home. Deciding to have counter service isn't a bad thing, minus counter-tipping pressure. Seeing yet another counter service tip jar makes no sense. Why...