We are celebrating 4 years since the launch of DallasFoodNerd! DFN is a community project of a few (30+ now!) DFW-based nerds who happen to like food, probably a little too much! Do you have a restaurant that you would like to have featured? Reach out to the DFN founders @Elysa or @RoryEllis or email Foodie@dallasfoodnerd.com.

Category Archives: Casual Food

East Hampton Sandwich Co. Opens Newest Location in Southlake

East Hampton Sandwich Co. Opens Newest Location in Southlake

East Hampton Sandwich Company has opened a new location in Southlake, Texas. Just a few blocks from the famously luxurious Southlake Town Square, this is a welcome addition to the growing family of gourmet, small-chain restaurants and stores in the area. The Southlake location is now the sixth installment of this DFW-based specialty sandwich eatery. ForContinue Reading

Get your “Ranch-Mex” fix at Cuellars’ Fajita Ranch (Plano)

Get your “Ranch-Mex” fix at Cuellars’ Fajita Ranch (Plano)

The Cuellar family, who brought us El Chico, debuted a new concept in Plano this season that’ll have your mouth watering in no time. Cuellars’ Fajita Ranch brings us “Ranch-Mex” dining, like Texas ranch cuisine served in a Hill Country atmosphere. This blend of Texas ranch food and Tex-Mex lets guests pair both types of cuisines in a unique way.Continue Reading

SMOKED Dallas brings a deliciously curated BBQ and music festival to town

SMOKED Dallas brings a deliciously curated BBQ and music festival to town

Barbecue food – a staple in the Texas dining scene – deserves its own festival…because why not! On Saturday, Sept. 24, SMOKED Dallas will bring 15 of the best BBQ restaurants to downtown Dallas for a day of great food and live music. The festival opens at 2:30 p.m. to the public and your paidContinue Reading

#FromHereForHere: Some of our Favorite Texas Spots

#FromHereForHere: Some of our Favorite Texas Spots

Rory and I both are native Texans, so when Ozarka reached out to us to see if we’d be interested in a partnership to share some of our favorite Texas spots we jumped at the chance. This post is sponsored by Ozarka® Brand Natural Spring Water. It’s been 4.5 years since the launch of DallasContinue Reading

Harder Concepts Dine Around: Saintsbury Tavern

We’re wrapping up our dine around series with Saintsbury Tavern in The Colony (Austin Ranch to be more specific), which rolled out a new menu last month. The new menu (which now includes lunch during the week) includes some Harder Concept favorites as well as some new items to round out a full menu ofContinue Reading

Asian Mint Expands its Space and Menu

Asian Mint Expands its Space and Menu

Asian Mint is one of my favorite lunch spots in North Dallas and serves the best Pad Thai in the city. It’s so amazing that it’s all I have ever ordered. So, I was thrilled when I had the chance to sample more of their menu and meet the owner, Nikky Phinyawatana. We toured theContinue Reading

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