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Lunch Box

Lunch Box is our weekly column, where an editor travels to a restaurant you may or may not have heard of to help you figure out where to get the most important meal of the day.

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Adana Kebab Plate from Esphesus Bistro & Grill
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Yes, There Are Great Kebabs in Rowlett

Ephesus Bistro & Grill comes from a chef who has worked in seven countries on his way to Texas.
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Lunch Box: Mami Coco Is Known For Tacos, But You Should Really Try Their Flautas

Mami Coco is known for their tacos, but owner Gustavo De Los Rios always recommends the flautas.
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Experience a Flavor Explosion With the Sri Lankan Dishes at SpicyZest

The Farmers Branch restaurant packs intense heat and flavor in every dish, and it'll leave you wanting more.
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Feel the Afghan Hospitality at Ariana Cuisine on Greenville Avenue

A husband-and-wife couple make everything from scratch at this tiny shopfront near the Granada Theater.
Chicken Fried Tuna at St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin
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Make Fish Sandwiches Trendy by Trying These Eight Dallas Classics

This week, we turn over the Lunch Box column to a loving ode to an underrated sandwich you should be eating at any (and all) times of day.

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José’s Vegetarian Huarache
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Celebrate Heirloom Corn Masa with José’s Vegetarian Huarache

Tacos get all the attention at this beloved Mexican spot. But the high-quality masa here goes into other dishes, too.
Plov Dish at Bubala
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For a Hearty Meal, Try This Uzbek Beef and Rice Dish in Far North Dallas

Plov is the national dish of many Central Asian countries, and you can find it at Bubala Cafe & Grill.
Sachet Meal
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Tuck into This Under-the-Radar Israeli Vegetarian Sandwich

Sabich is a street food sandwich that combines fried eggplant, sliced egg, salad, and hot sauce in a loaf of pita.
Baro Baro Kimbap
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Bountiful, Portable Rice Rolls Are the Stars at a New Shop in Carrollton Koreatown

Baro Baro Kimbap serves so many varieties of kimbap, it’s hard to know which one to choose.