In the Thompson Hotel, Landrace targets upscale conventioneers and locals with a changing menu from chef Steve McHugh, of Cured.
The ultimate steakhouse is on the seventeenth floor of the gorgeously remodeled Hotel Paso del Norte.
A reboot of the venerable Roy Pope Grocery, led by chef Lou Lambert.
From honey shots to swimsuit calendars, sex has long been part of the cheerleaders’ brand. But is the provocative tease a relic of another era?
“I’ll never lose that hope. It could be five years from today. The door is always open at our office for anything that will bring resolution to this case.”
A Mission-based joint has brought its South Texas–style mesquite-smoked barbecue to Edinburg.
This laid-back yet sophisticated temple of modern Japanese cuisine always dazzles.
A cocktail lounge, but inventive dim sum puts Neon Kitten on the dining map too.
East meets Mex at this North Dallas mom-and-pop joint.
This Mexican seafood spot sets itself apart with its birria tacos.
As with the namesake Coltrane record, there are variations on the theme at this convivial pizza spot.
It’s not just about being the right weight. It’s about having the right hair, the right skin, the right boobs, the right legs. Only a very particular kind of beautiful woman gets to wear that uniform.
Eclectic and bohemian best describe this French bistro–inspired spot housed in an old bungalow.
A longstanding Hyde Park favorite, this Italian-inspired trattoria has a loyal following.
At this showstopper of a dining room and bar, the food takes its cues from the American South.
Being a Cowboys cheerleader has always meant living by a long list of rules. But do those rules help protect the cheerleaders or control them?
The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders uniform is iconic, a symbol of Texas culture for half a century. But its origin story remains remarkably unsettled.
A group of former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders pose topless in Playboy, and the Cowboys go to court to protect their brand.
A sleek spot with a spacious courtyard and classic Italian menu.
In a cozy, dark space, chef Kylil Henson elevates steaks and seafood to a luxury level.
A sophisticated Latin-inspired seafood spot located in a reimagined ice cream shop.
This East Austin wine bar boasts a casual patio, evolving menu of adroitly executed food, and voluminous wine list.
Just west of Wimberley’s town square, this quaint little eatery serves an evolving menu of Texas-inspired fare.
The cheerleaders enjoy the glamour of sudden fame, while grappling with low pay and the dangers that celebrity brings.
The modern Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders launch in 1972 and rocket to national fame.
Fabulous pastries and pizzas from a family-owned business.
The fare here is more than a step above typical pub food standards.
This cheerful spot serves up an array of vegan Mexican specialties so vibrantly spiced you'll forget there’s no cheese or meat.
Hawaiian-style shrimp makes up most of the tiny menu, but who cares when it's done this well?
Veteran chef Sharon Van Meter’s Oak Cliff wine bar/cafe is laid-back and comfortable.
In the vast world of counter-service burger joints, there are few that top Hopdoddy.
A favorite on Austin’s east side, this French-style bistro serves up a healthy dose of farm-fresh delights.
Follow the starlight to Bliss, for celebratory dining just south of downtown.
Tim Love's take on his second-favorite cuisine.
A wall of stilled temple bells frames colorful canvases and a globetrotting menu.
Pasha hits all the high notes for eastern Mediterranean cuisine.
An unassuming strip mall houses this diamond in the rough.
Inside the wild, glamorous, and complicated saga of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, an institution that changed sports, entertainment, and countless childhoods of boys and girls like me.
This upscale Koreatown hideaway brings Michelin-acknowledged expertise to elegant, inventive dishes.
A glossy new location on Klyde Warren Park for the legendary Tex-Mex spot.
Spot-on cooking keeps this downtown icon at the top of the fine-dining list.
The kind of restaurant its Junius Heights neighbors would rather walk to than drive, Garden Cafe is a longtime favorite in Old East Dallas.
The old-time Cajun cafe Dudley’s is back in business as Dudley's Grab & Geaux, now focused on catering and food truck service.
Suburban Yacht Club, in Granite Park, has a breezy SoCal vibe with a menu to match.
Joey Uptown, the sleekly designed Canadian transplant serving a variety of international dishes, is already attracting a convivial crowd.
Mamacitas, on the first floor of the Hotel Indigo, is a combination coffee bar, organic wine bar, and innovative restaurant.