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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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Restaurant Openings and Closings

Starship Bagel’s Third Location Opens April 12—and Brings the Bakery Full Circle

The new location, in North Dallas shopping center Hillcrest Village, brings Oren Salomon’s bagel shop to the neighborhood where he grew up—and the Blockbuster Video where he used to check out VHS tapes.
Starship Bagel founder Oren Salomon
Publications

How Lewisville Became the Bagel Capital of America

One man's obsessive quest to restore a bread to its Jewish roots is transforming North Texas food culture—and beating New York's bagels on their home turf.
Georgie Dallas Hiramasa
Publications

With a New Chef and New Swagger, Georgie is the Talk of Dallas

Georgie ditched its TV-star celebrity chef and remade itself into one of Dallas' most exciting high-end restaurants.
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Baseball

It Seems Like Every Ranger and His Dog Is on the Mend

If you think Josh Jung’s wrist fracture is bad, wait until the injury gods visit one of the many positions where Texas lacks a capable backup.
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Restaurant Openings and Closings

Let’s Say One Last Farewell to Boulevardier

The beloved Bishop Arts bistro closed after nearly 12 years, leaving an oyster-platter-shaped hole in Oak Cliff's dining scene—but also leaving a legacy of better French food across Dallas.
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Stories by Brian Reinhart

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Restaurant News

Lucia, Gemma, and Petra and the Beast Are Dallas’ James Beard Award Finalists

Misti Norris, David Uygur, and the hospitality at Gemma are being celebrated this year.
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Arts & Entertainment

Genre-Hopping Composer Anna Clyne Levels Up with a Major Dallas Premiere

ATLAS, co-commissioned by the Dallas Symphony and premiered in Dallas this weekend, is one of the composer's biggest, boldest, and most heart-on-sleeve pieces of music.
Ichigoh Ramen Lounge tori paitan ramen
Restaurants & Bars

The Best Ramen in Dallas

These are the best places in North Texas to slurp.
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Restaurants & Bars

The Thompson’s Newest Restaurant Makes a Warm First Impression

Little Daisy blends a well-appointed French sidewalk cafe look (on the ninth floor) with a menu that features New Orleans touches and a terrific salad.
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