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: Fine Dining

Get your Italian food fix at Sassetta (Design District)

Get your Italian food fix at Sassetta (Design District)

The Design District is one of my favorite spots in Dallas. With artsy interior design stores, a great walking trail and the growing number of restaurants, it’s a fun spot just located across the highway from the American Airlines Center. (A great pre-game spot before you head to any games or concerts at the AAC.)Continue Reading

Chef Eddy Opens Sai Fine Asian Bistro in Colleyville

Chef Eddy Opens Sai Fine Asian Bistro in Colleyville

Known for his previous establishments, Bite City Grill and Kin Kin Urban Thai, Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin just opened a new restaurant in Colleyville called Sai Fine Asian Bistro. I’m typically wary of places that offer an array of Asian dishes because they’re usually only good with one specific type of Asian cuisine, but that is not theContinue Reading

Dinner in The Shed? Turns Out It’s One of Dallas’ Best Food Experiences

April’s Farm Shed Dinner at the Dallas Farmers Market hit all the right notes, including a perfect Texas evening for dining all fresco. The team @tresdallas – Chef Chef Mike Kelley and Tia Christopher – are both talented and charming.  And the food…In a city where food events are almost too ubiquitous, the Farm ShedContinue Reading

The Grill on the Alley Unveils New Menu, Letting the Seafood be the Star

The Grill on the Alley Unveils New Menu, Letting the Seafood be the Star

The Grill on the Alley, the classic steak restaurant in the Galleria, is unveiling a completely new look. They’ve revamped their interior aesthetic by moving away from the white tablecloth steakhouse look and toward a more modern high-end look.  Moving away from the traditional white tablecloth steakhouse vibe, The Grill has pivoted to what theyContinue Reading

Fogo de Chão opens in Uptown Dallas and debuts spring items

Fogo de Chão opens in Uptown Dallas and debuts spring items

Fogo de Chão, a staple when it comes to Brazilian steakhouses, just opened an Uptown location (2619 McKinney Ave) and invited Dallas Food Nerd to come in for a group dinner. Of course we couldn’t say no! The team was excited to get together over fine food and drinks, especially at one of our favoriteContinue Reading

Barley and Board: Building Community with Community

In the heart of Denton’s historic square is a farm-to-table restaurant that most people now know as the restaurant with one of the best burgers in DFW. While the praise is justified, there are many characteristics that seem to elevate Barley and Board aside from the mouthwatering, double-pattied, home-sauced champion of a cheeseburger — their never-ending creativeness and ability toContinue Reading

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