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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

Taco y Vino Chilaquiles
Lunch Box

At Taco y Vino, You Can Indulge in Perfect Chilaquiles All Week Long

Brunch is a salsa-drenched affair at Bishop Arts' beloved taco spot. Even on Mondays.
Kris Manning
Food & Drink

Dallas’ Mobile Food Revolution Is Finally In Gear

After the City Council changed the rules for trucks and trailers, Dallas is no longer stymying innovation and entrepreneurship in the mobile dining scene.
Carbone
Food & Drink

At Carbone, All the Dining Room’s a Stage

The old-school, high-end Italian vision of Carbone comes from New York. But it doesn’t coast on reputation.
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First Bite

Misti Norris’ Stepchild Brings New Excitement to Downtown Dallas Dining

The temporary restaurant from chef Misti Norris, running through the end of 2022, is evidence of downtown’s progression from a daytime-only place to a genuine destination.
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Lunch Box

There’s Always a Wild New Cheesesteak at Will Call

One of its offerings is our pick this year for Best Sandwich in Big D. But did we choose the right one?

Stories by Brian Reinhart

Shoyo Sushi
Food & Drink

Don’t Get Too Eager for Michelin Stars to Arrive in Texas

If the Michelin Guide began rating Texas restaurants, we would probably receive fewer stars than we would like. There is a good reason and a bad one.
Chile Rellenos from Revolver
Lunch Box

Revolver Gastro Cantina Will Change the Way You Think About the Chile Relleno

It may be one of Texans' favorite plates, but in Mexico, it is an entire genre of cooking.
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Baseball

Take It From a Nats Fan: If the Rangers Want Juan Soto, No Price Is Too High

If you think Texas can't afford to cash out most of its farm system, that's because you haven't gotten to spend years watching 4K Resolution Ted Williams.
Carte Blanche
Food & Drink

A Dallas Chef May Have Faked His Biography. But Will Diners Care?

A rising young chef is accused of fabricating the resume he used to attract public attention. But his fans think the meals justify the means.