Easton’s Eatsies

Oct 5, 2015 By Texas Monthly

An Iraq war veteran who attended Le Cordon Bleu in Dallas, La Joya native chef Mark Sierra is back home, where he now spends his days serving soups, salads, and sandwiches. We felt like guests in the chef’s home, enjoying our chicken pesto panino on grilled ciabatta while admiring walls…


Mar 2, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Europa is a feast for the senses, with a hopping bar scene and even bowling lanes. Perched high atop stilts, the lofty place serves elevated bar fare, like arancini with pepperoni, fresh mozzarella, and a tangy marinara and the towering Big Tex Burger: two patties, brisket, applewood-smoked bacon, and pulled…

FD’s Grill House

Mar 24, 2016 By Texas Monthly

This new spot is the perfect place for post-massage or post-yoga dining; the atmosphere is tranquil despite the publike vibe. The paradoxical theme continues with the menu, which offers dishes both a bit creative (“spinach dip chicken pasta”) and traditional (Southern sweet potato casserole). We chose the slow-smoked baby back…