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Food & Drink

How Magical Realism Shaped the March Cover of D Magazine

Danié took Olivia out in the hall, sat her down, and explained that braiding is an ancient ritual, a visual and tactile link between women across eons.
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Food & Drink

Tex-Mex Will Never Die, But We’re Living for Mex-Mex

The latest crop of Mexican and Mexican American chefs are diving deeper into their heritage to give Dallas some truly delicious bites. The proof: our March 2022 feature story up online this week.
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A “Coming Soon” sign for Revolver Taco Lounge in the Radiator Alley part of Deep Ellum in between Main and Elm streets.
Openings/Closings

Revolver Taco Lounge Expands With a Gastro-Cantina in Deep Ellum

In a few months, Regino Rojas will pilot a new Mexican cantina right around the corner from his Main Street taqueria.
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Holidays

Dallas, the Time for Tamales Is Now

‘Tis the season—are you sick of this seasonal phrase yet?—for tamales. Here’s where to find them around Dallas.
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Lists

Ten Burritos in Dallas-Fort Worth You Need To Eat Right Now

From breakfast to vegan to burritos that mimic phở, here are the flour tortilla-wrapped behemoths worth their weight in gold.

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A sweet cherry tamale is made with cherry compote folded into masa kneaded with coconut oil and almond milk.
Chefs

Meet Olivia Lopez, the Chef Championing a Corn and Masa Revolution

Olivia Lopez of Molino Oloyo joins other Dallas chefs in furthering the craft of tortillas and tamales. But she delivers—literally.
A tray of birthday cake conchas on a cooling rack.
Baking

Chanel Wilkins Leads a One-Woman Concha Revolution

Her cottage business Cakelamb is an ode to the pretty pan dulce staple.
Table top spread of enchiladas, chips, and more from Lada
Celebrity Chefs

First Bite: Lada Is Proof Fine and Casual Dining Play Quite Nicely

In Far North Dallas, Lada deals in enchiladas crafted with French technique.
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Regional Mexican

The YesYes Tamale Way: Hot, Fresh, Delivered, and Marvelous

Yesenia Lopez wants to be your modern tamale lady. (Plus, a recipe so you can make your own.)
An altar, or ofrenda, for Dia de los Muertos with candles, sugar skulls, and orange flowers.
Arts & Entertainment

Where to Celebrate Día de los Muertos in Dallas

You can't kill the Day of the Dead, COVID or not. Traditional pastries and special events live on for the Mexican holiday.