Our Best of Dallas® 2012 issue is on the stands, and to accompany it, we've been counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. This is the last one this year, but if there's a dish you think we missed, leave it in the comments or email me.
A perfectly shucked East Dennis Bay oyster.
I'm surprised by the number of terrible oysters I've had in Dallas. You would think it would be pretty difficult to muck them up, but many places serve oysters well past their prime. I've had at least three that were completely dead (a terrifying experience) and many that were dry and stale tasting. What makes those experiences particularly upsetting is that they were in high-end restaurants where I paid at least $3 a shell.More »