The Best of Big D is D Magazine’s annual guide to the best food, drinks, shops, and entertainment in Dallas. Our editors spend months exploring every nook and cranny of our city to point our readers to the best it has to offer, from late night eats to yoga studios. The winners are published in the August issue of D Magazine.

2018 Winners

It's the time of year that we highlight the people and places that make Dallas a great place to live.

On July 25th, D Magazine celebrated the biggest party of the year at The Bomb Factory, featuring the best food, drinks, and entertainment in Dallas.

Participating Restaurants

9 Rabbits Bakery
American Butchers
Asian Mint Restaurant
bbbop Seoul Kitchen
Bob’s Steak and Chop House
Cade’s Cakes
Cattleack BBQ

Deep Ellum Brewery
Dot’s Hop House & Cocktail Courtyard
French Room Bar
India Palace
Jimmy’s Food Store
Lake Highlands Creamery
Las Almas Rotas

Lovers Seafood & Market
Maple Leaf Diner
Meso Maya
Mot Hai Ba Vietnamese Restaurant
Pappas Bros.

Sixty Vines at the Crescent
Ten Ramen
The French Room
Uchi Dallas
And more to come…


My category isn’t featured on Best of Big D Readers’ Choice this year. How can I submit my company for consideration next year?

Fill out the consideration form here..

How are the Best of Big D 2018 winners selected?

For eleven months, the D Magazine editors revisited old favorites and checked out the latest openings. They asked for suggestions, talked to the experts, and compared notes. Our editors select winners based entirely on merit and grit. Advertising does not affect the editor’s list in any way, shape, or form.

The Readers’ Choice winners for the Food & Drink category are selected by D Magazine readers through an online voting form.


When will Best of Big D 2018 winners be announced?

The complete list of winners was featured in the August 2018 issue of D Magazine and will be featured in the September/October 2018 issue of D Home. You can view D Magazine‘s list of winners here.

Can I get more information?

Contact Carly Mann here for more general questions. Contact Laurie Stovall here for advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

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