White wines

The best values often are not Chardonnays, whose reputation often inflates their price, but in Sauvignon Blancs and the drier Fume Blanc.

Dinger’s Catfish Café

Today customers come from as far away as Fort Worth to relax in the comfortable setting and get their “fix” of catfish and stuffed shrimp, hushpuppies and fried okra, and peach bread pudding.

Red wine recommendations

Sometimes, selecting a good, inexpensive bottle of red wine to have with dinner is one of the difficult wine-buying decisions you can make.

La Dolce Vita

“We believe in treating people the way we like to be treated,” says partner Edward Stanton.

Fourth annual Bake for the Lake

Last year, over 1,200 loaves of bread and 1,700 cookies were sold in one day to enable park improvements.


Enchilada’s, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, “has reinvented Tex-Mex” with items like “messy burritos,” and that yummy and oh-so-secret sour cream sauce recipe.

Raymond’s Bar-B-Q

In addition to his authentic barbecue and baked beans, Raymond’s offers other meats and an unusually large selection of country-style vegetables, salads and desserts.

Zinfandels (and not the white ones)

“Zinfandels can be fruity, spicy, and even peppery,” says Rich Liebman, a wine buyer for Goody Goody on lower Greenville.

Italian white wines

“Italian whites are food friendly, and you’re going to find them at just about every price range,” says Peter Forbes, the wine director for Centennial Liquor Stores.


Unlike the many Dallas chefs determined to pioneer new cuisine, Kosta’s menu features traditional Greek dishes made from traditional Greek recipes.