Barbacoa roja estilo Sinaloa is made with pork and beef. Photos by Elliott Muñoz

Oak Cliff’s best taquerías

Our neighborhood is home to so many taquerías that food writers have created enterprises attempting to review all of them. But a few Oak Cliff taco joints stand out against the crowd …

Buttermilk Blitzen pie at Emporium.

Delicious: Emporium Pies

“This hip little pie shop is so cute, you feel like you’re in a TV show about a pie shop on the CW,”

Migas at El Jordan Café

Delicious: Breakfast/Brunch

El Jordan Café; Restaurant El Padrino; Taquerîa El Si Hay and El Tizoncito

Delicious: Pumpkin treats at Bolsa

Imagine all your favorite fall memories and flavors on a plate, and you’ve got Bolsa’s pumpkin panna cotta, courtesy of pastry chef Lauren Leone.

Fried Shrimp Basket.

Delicious: Southern Food

What makes the cooking different at Catfish Connection are the spices, which they mix into the cornmeal before frying the fish.

Delicious: 303 Bar & Grill

The vacant, run-down house at 303 W. Davis transformed into a vibrant, neighborhood hangout known as 303 Bar and Grill.

Finding good pizza in Oak Cliff

Oak Cliff Pizza re-opened under new ownership and a slightly different name: David’s Oak Cliff Pizza.

Great places for Mexican seafood

If someone asks, “Where can I get great Mexican seafood in Dallas?”, the answer is almost always La Calle Doce.

Hearty winter soups

Fabian Chavez starts his mornings at Eno’s Pizza Tavern making the soup of the day with fresh local veggies and herbs.

Jefferson Boulevard dining: Mesa

It’s authentic coastal cuisine from the state of Veracruz, specializing in dishes with eclectic and powerful flavors.

Delicious: Lockhart Smokehouse

“If you see someone adding sauce, then there’s something wrong with the meat,” owner Jeff Bergus says.