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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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First Bite

First Bite: Community Beer Co. Debuts Its Kitchen, and a Great Bacon Cheeseburger

After months of waiting, the brewery finally has a kitchen to go with its brand-new taproom.
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Food & Drink

Can You Visit a Dallas-Area Restaurant for Every FIFA World Cup Country?

27 of the 32 countries in the 2022 tournament are well-represented in the North Texas food scene. The other five pose a challenge.
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Food & Drink

Tatsu Dallas Is the City’s Hardest Reservation, and It’s Worth the Wait

Not even the tiniest detail at Tatsuya Sekiguchi’s Deep Ellum sushi bar goes overlooked.
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Food & Drink

Behold: The Nick Badovinus Restaurant Comparison Chart

The Dallas restaurateur just opened a new place downtown, and it has a lot in common with the previous ones. But how much, exactly?
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Lunch Box

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.

Stories by Brian Reinhart

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Food & Drink

News Bites: Four Exciting New Mexican and Vegan Restaurants Open Across Dallas

SideDish’s weekly digest of need-to-know dining happenings in Dallas.
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News Bites

News Bites: The Filipino Room, Art Exhibit Eats, and a Revived South Dallas Food Park

SideDish’s weekly digest of need-to-know dining happenings in Dallas.
José’s Vegetarian Huarache
Lunch Box

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.
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Food & Drink

Electric Vehicle Chargers Could Be the Next Big Restaurant Amenity

With federal incentives and tax breaks, installing a charger could be practical for many restaurants. But will they draw customers? And will they turn a profit?
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Food & Drink

Please Share My Obsession with TV’s Cheffiest, Nerdiest Cooking Competition

The Great British Menu is an obsessive, slow, incredibly detailed look at high-end restaurant cooking and Michelin-starred chefs.