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Chef Dean Fearing does it up big with his Southwestern cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas.
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Dining room at Fearing's, Dallas, TX

Fearing's Restaurant Review

: Dean Fearing’s big, bold Southwestern flavors sit comfortably on the menu next to chicken yakitori, mixing it all up in a dramatic coup d’état of taste. Start with griddled lump crab cakes embellished with tomatillo corn salsa and paired with barbecued short rib enchilada with queso fundido and two-bite lobster tacos with avocado relish, or maybe Dean’s tortilla soup. Continue with maple-black peppercorn buffalo tenderloin or a bone-in rib-eye grilled over live mesquite with West Texas "mop" sauce, creamy cornbread pudding and crispy asparagus. Some entrée descriptions seem deceptively simple, but on the plate they achieve an enchanting exuberance. The ever-expanding wine cellar is first-rate, and perhaps you’ll have the pleasure of sommelier Paul Botamer’s assistance in picking a wine pairing within reach of your price point. Chef de cuisine Eric Dreyer leads the kitchen these days, but patrons can still find Fearing touring the dining room and shaking hands on a nightly basis, clad in his signature cowboy boots; if it’s a truly up-close-and-personal experience you desire, reserve the Chef’s Table situated in the midst of the lively kitchen. In fact, there are seven unique areas to dine at Fearing’s: two outdoors and five indoors. One might choose to settle in for a refined repast among artworks in The Gallery, or opt to relax in the Rattlesnake Bar.

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