Cochinita Pibil and Rosé

“Think of our menu as our homage to Mexican and Mayan food, techniques, and methods,” says Nico Sanchez, executive chef at Meso Maya in Dallas. Used to enjoying typical Southern California Mexican food, I knew I’d be in for a different experience in the heart of Dallas. It began upon entering the restaurant. A relatively…

Sesame-Seared Tuna & Prosecco

The end of a workweek calls for a drink to celebrate the weekend. More specifically, the end of a first workweek in a new state, in a new job, and in a new apartment calls for sesame-seared tuna and prosecco. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House in Uptown Dallas has been in its location less…

Braised Lamb Shank

Although temperatures stayed well over 90 degrees most of the day, come dinner time I couldn’t resist this entrée. I’d been eyeing it even before I moved to Dallas, and LARK on the Park’s dining room didn’t disappoint, either. Its artistic interior is an urban oasis for casual and business diners alike. LARK is situated…