When North Texans want to taste authentic European cuisine, there are a few options.  They could fly to their favorite European destination, which can be time consuming and expensive, or they could go to the establishments listed below for the best pierogies, borscht, goulash, sausage, caviar and sauerkraut.
For You, Taste Of Poland
2301 N. Central Exp.
Plano, TX 75075
(972) 423-2458
www.foryoucafe.netIn the North Texas city of Plano, you will find the For You, Taste of Poland restaurant and deli. For You, Taste of Poland offers a variety of European delicacies that extend past Poland, like white borscht, red borscht, tripe soup, Hungarian goulash, Kishka (traditional Polish black sausage sautéed with bacon and onions served with a sauerkraut salad), stuffed cabbage, and bigos (sauerkraut stew), potato pancakes, as well as a variety of pierogies. For You, Taste of Poland is known for its pierogies. The hand-made, Polish pasta stuffed (ravioli-style) pierogies include your choice of beef, sauerkraut and mushroom or potato and cheese. There are also dessert pierogies stuffed with seasonal fruit. The deli has a nice variety of European cold cuts, chocolates and cheeses. They have vegetarian and vegan options for their customers. For You, Taste of Poland has a BYOB policy and doesn’t charge a corkage fee.Related:  Ask A DFW Chef: Top Meatloaf Recipes

Taste Of Europe
1901 W. Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, TX 760132
(817) 275-5530
www.tasteofeuropetx.comOpen only Wednesday through Sunday, Taste of Europe in Arlington has a little bit of everything. It has a gift shop with Russian collectibles including nesting dolls, hand-painted eggs, wood carved boxes, shawls and linens, and even USSR military uniforms and medals and Faberge-styled jewelry. It also offers European grocery items and a restaurant that serves Hungarian goulash, cabbage rolls, borscht (Russian vegetable soup), German schnitzel, Siberian pelmeni (Russian-styled dumplings stuffed with ground pork, beef, onion and spices), Belarussian kolduny (stuffed pancakes), German sausage, beef stroganoff, meat and cheese blintzes, crepes, pickled vegetables and red caviar. Taste of Europe also offers Ukrainian pierogies that are stuffed with mashed potatoes with fried onions, cabbage pierogies that are stuffed with braised sauerkraut and served with sautéed onions and sour cream as well as sweet cheese pierogies that are dumplings stuffed with farmers cheese (tvorog) with a sour cream and dusted with powdered sugar. You might be surprised, but Taste of Europe has a few vegetarian and vegan options like the appetizer sampler.Related: Best Italian Restaurants In DFW

Kuby’s
6601 Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 363-2231
www.kubys.comFamily-owned since 1728, the Kuby family from Germany have been providing Dallasites with specialty meats and sausages using secret spices and a process that has made Kuby’s an institution in the area. Karl Kuby came to the United States and opened Kuby’s Sausage House in 1961. Kuby’s has grown to include a bakery, imported grocery items, a meat market, delicatessen, a wild game processing house, a catering company and an old world style restaurant. Known for a changing menu that includes Rouladen, Schweinebraten, Barham Spaetsle, wurst teller (sausage plate) with homemade sauerkraut, red cabbage, hot German potato salad, Oma’s potato pancakes, Schnitzel and Reuben sandwiches, one would be hard pressed not to find a German specialty to their liking.Related: Best Mussels In DFW

Robin D. Everson is a native Chicagoan who resides in Dallas, Texas. Her appreciation for art, food, wine, people and places has helped her become a well-respected journalist. A life-long lover of education, Robin seeks to learn and enlighten others about culture. You can find her work at Examiner.com 
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