As 2012 comes to an end, we're surveying friends, readers, critics, and bloggers about the year in dining. We've already posed questions about the city's best new restaurants and 2012 standbys; now, we ask folks to sum up the city's dining scene in one word. Readers, feel free to weigh in via the comments.
"Burgetacobecue"? [Photo credit: Lockhart Smokehouse/Facebook]
Q: How would you describe the city's 2012 dining scene in one word?
Leslie Brenner, restaurant critic, Dallas Morning News: "Wild. So many disturbing closings and exciting openings!"
Kevin Gray, editor, UrbanDaddy Dallas: "Gastropubby."
José Ralat-Maldonado, blogger, The Taco Trail: "Educational."
Rich Vana, editor, Entrée Dallas: "Psh, that's easy: Burgetacobecue."
foodbitch, blogger: "Burgers."
Whitney Filloon, editor, Eater Dallas: "Farm-to-table. It's hyphenated, so technically one word, right? Right."