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Brian Reinhart

Brian Reinhart

Dining Critic

Brian Reinhart became D Magazine's dining critic in 2022 after six years of writing about restaurants for the Dallas Observer and the Dallas Morning News. A Turkish-American, Brian has lived in London, cooked at a fast food chain, and, since taking up food writing, dined at over 200 Dallas-area restaurants each year. His favorite food group is cookies.

Stories by Brian Reinhart

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Lunch Box

Let’s All Go Get Guatemalan Hot Dogs

With guacamole and cabbage, shucos are a comforting style of dog available at two Dallas restaurants.
photo of Knox Bistro's front door
Food & Drink

First Bite: Knox Bistro Assembles Its French Culinary Superteam

Executive chef Josh Sutcliff, partner Bruno Davaillon, and owner Stephan Courseau revive a casual bistro. Here are our first impressions.
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Food & Drink

Dallas’ Expensive Steaks Arms Race Is Back To Entertain Us

Steakhouses are once again trying to outdo each other with increasingly pricey premium cuts. We've got a few high-dollar ideas of our own.
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Food & Drink

Greenville Avenue Favorite Rapscallion Closes This Saturday

The bistro excelled at Southern food, wine, whiskey, and having a cool name.
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Food & Drink

Hey, Restaurants: Hospitality Includes Your Employees, Too

Treating guests well is essential. Treating employees well is part of the same mentality, and you can't have one without the other.

Stories by Brian Reinhart

A chapli kebab burger and fries at Adda
Food & Drink

Why Do Halal Restaurants Always Have Great Fries? An Investigation

Crispy-crunchy, heavily seasoned, with garlicky dips and top-quality oil: Dallas' Middle Eastern restaurants know the secrets to a good fry.
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Baseball

The Rangers Gave up on Willie Calhoun Too Soon.

He thinks he's a .300 contact hitter. The Rangers think he's a slugger. If only there was a team he could play on while they amicably figure it out.
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Food & Drink

Lucia’s Chef Talks About the Turkish Roots Behind Dallas’ Favorite Italian Restaurant

Before he made fresh pastas for a living, David Uygur grew up eating kebabs, baklava, and spinach pastries.
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Food & Drink

Cookbook Star Yotam Ottolenghi, Who Visits Dallas This May, Tells Us How to Open New Worlds of Flavor

He spoke to us about using positivity as persuasion, cookbook-making secrets, and avoiding snobbery with cheap chocolate.
Photo of a sandwich from Krio in Bishop Arts.
Food & Drink

Get Ready for an Asian Food Block Party in Bishop Arts

On May 14, restaurant Krio and Facebook group Asian Grub in DFDUB will throw a big, free afternoon festival.
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