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kindofabigdeal Jul 24, 2007 07:00 PM

I've noticed there's not a lot of talk about places down this way, aside from the Bishop arts district. Anyone know of anything?

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    DFWGuy RE: kindofabigdeal Jul 25, 2007 07:17 AM

    I like Baby Back Shak for BBQ (1800 S Akard St) and South Dallas Cafe (3126 Grand Ave) for soul food.

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      adkim RE: DFWGuy Jul 25, 2007 08:51 AM

      Elaine's. Jamaican food located on the SW corner MLK and 75. The goat curry was one of my favorite dishes I tried this year. (skechy area)

    2. adkim RE: kindofabigdeal Jul 27, 2007 03:51 PM

      I had the goat curry last night and it was not as good as the other previous tries. A little on the mushy side and a bit over salted, but still a great dish.

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        randyjl RE: kindofabigdeal Jul 27, 2007 05:51 PM

        Sweet Georgia Brown's for soul food extroidaire!

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          Epicurious Esquire RE: kindofabigdeal Jul 31, 2007 01:54 PM

          Baby Back Rib Shak!!!

          Best Baked Beans in town. The ribs are to die for and the boudain - yum! The bbq sauce is Carolina style - tangy and yummy! I believe it's BYOB, so load up on your favorite beer before you go in.

          Just make sure you block off two hours for a nap once you're done.

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            kindofabigdeal RE: Epicurious Esquire Jul 31, 2007 02:47 PM

            do they do pulled pork

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              pinotho RE: Epicurious Esquire Jul 31, 2007 03:22 PM

              a big second for Baby Back Shak....what do they put in those beans ?

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