DMN restaurant critic Leslie Brenner presents the best seafood restaurants in and around Dallas. Two of the newcomers to the Best in DFW: Seafood Restaurants list Driftwood and Spoon Bar and Kitchen. Far more ambitious than the others, they’re both chef-driven.
Dallas: Bad Dog at Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House. Bad Dog at Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House This friendly East Dallas gathering spot treats Rudolph’s all-beef dogs with the utmost of care, covering them in housemade chili and queso. The surprising addition of sauerkraut adds a wonderful tartness that stands out amid the gooey goodness. (1154 Peavy Rd.; 214-324-3335)
Jidori chicken. Unlike Kobe, however, Jidori does not correspond to a specific region of Japan. Instead, the term roughly translates to "from the ground." Jidori chicken refers to a type of mixed-breed domestic free-range chicken known for its robust flavor. The chickens are fed an all-vegetarian diet.