food_03 clockwise from top left: Lavendou's tart aux pommes, The Mansion's chef Bruno Davaillon, Nick & Sam's, Liberty Burger's hamburgers photography: Davallion courtesy of Rosewood Hotels; all others Kevin Marple

10. Best Eating and Drinking: Our readers sure do love food and beverages. Not surprising, considering those are two habits we're quite fond of ourselves. Our annual Best of Big D: Food & Drink article offers a quick guide to the best of all that Dallas has to offer. The 2011 edition was still heavily in use throughout the first half of the year, until our 2012 issue updated the rankings.