The August 1988 issue of D Magazine features the 16 best restaurants in Dallas. The dining scene at the time was pegged as being less flamboyant in comparison to previous years, “For trendwatchers, these are very slack times,” the authors declare. “The joyous art of gastronomy must make its peace with the dismal science of economics, and that means belt-tightening-both literal and figurative.” So what was hot at the time? Generous portions and convenience, apparently.
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