Angela’s Kitchen

Dec 6, 2016 By Texas Monthly

Tyler is fortunate that celebrated Dallas caterer Angela Gordon decided to expand her enterprise ninety miles south to the La Piazza shopping center. The care that goes into her food was evident in every bite of our sandwich of thinly sliced beef tenderloin, Brie, caramelized onions, and burgundy mayo. Soups,…

Anson 11

Apr 5, 2016 By Texas Monthly

Located near the convention center, the Plaza Theatre, and the new baseball stadium, the Anson 11 Bistro is a hopping place, reminiscent of a NYC sidewalk cafe, with tile floors and classic woodwork. Try the white wine–steamed mussels and crispy fries or the Frito pie, a mix of ground sirloin,…


Oct 12, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Come for the food (and endless mimosa), stay for the people watching.


May 8, 2017 By Texas Monthly

There were seven of us and nobody had the same dish, so that should tell you there’s something for everyone here. The freshly squeezed orange juice is a real treat, and a perfect accompaniment for the California Benedict, with its artichokes, sliced avocado, and tomatoes. You also can’t go wrong…

Bier Haus

Oct 2, 2018 By Texas Monthly

This downtown spot feels like a backyard party, but the kitchen has chops.

Bill’s Bistro

Nov 18, 2015 By Texas Monthly

Tucked away in a shopping center, Bill’s has the advantage of sharing doors (and owners) with the Wine Rack. Chef Bill Bloom’s small menu offers the likes of hand-cut steaks and roasted duck, along with seafood items like a delicious buttery sole (a special that deserves a permanent spot on…