Best of Big D 2012: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Readers’ Write-Ins

Jason posted a version of this on Frontburner last week, but he forgot to add that most of the worst write-ins for Best of Big D voting were found in the Food and Drink categories. Anyways, here are the answers that gave us the stitches. Some of these people should probably learn how to spell the name of their favorite restaurants…

Who makes the best burger in Dallas?

  • India Palace
  • Chili’s Bar & Grill
  • Burger King
  • Sonic drive-in
  • El Fenix
  • Palomino Bar, Bay View, Wisconsin
  • Don’t go to Dallas often
  • TJ’s Fish Market

What is the best pizza place?

  • Domino’s
  • Pizza Hut (Roanoak, TX)
  • Olive Garden
  • Cici’s
  • El Fenix

Jump for more laughs.

What is the best Chinese restaurant?

  • Oh, my God. You people are idiots! Royal Sichuan in Richardson is hands-down the most authentic Chinese cuisine in Texas! If you need a new food critic, email me at [redacted].
  • PF Changs
  • Gross
  • Cindi’s New York Deli
  • There are not any good Chinese restaurants in Dallas!

What is the best barbecue joint?

  • Dallas BBQ sucks!
  • Outback
  • Rockfish

What is the best coffeehouse?

  • Starbucks, Addison Walk
  • 7-Eleven
  • Denny’s
  • Not big on coffee drinking
  • Any Starbucks
  • Quik Trip
  • Do not drink coffee.
  • Rockfish

What is the best French restaurant in Dallas?

  • Three Forks
  • My knowledge is limited La Madelline.
  • la madeleines
  • La Madaline
  • Le Madeline
  • LaMadeline’s
  • La Madelaine
  • Rockfish

What is the best Indian restaurant?

  • None
  • No such thing
  • Sick
  • Don’t eat Indian
  • Taste of Italy, Garland
  • Choctaw Cassino on Hwy 75
  • Rockfish


  • Erin Ahlfinger

    “Sick” is my favorite comment. Who says “sick”? Four year-olds?

  • Choctow

  • todd

    Props to Choctaw for knowing it’s located on Hwy 75 instead of the often incorrectly used I 75.

  • tracy rathbun

    Someone really likes Rockfish!