Food

Poke Stop sure-footed as it catches first wave of Hawaiian-dining trend in Fort Worth

Poke Stop sure-footed as it catches first wave of Hawaiian-dining trend in Fort Worth

Less than two years ago, if you wanted to visit a poke restaurant around here, you had to drive to Arlington’s pin-dot-size Ahi Poke Bowl, the only spot in North Texas that specialized in the mixes of raw, marinated fish, rice, veggies and sweet and savory sauces. Now, the Hawaiian-style dish has washed over our area in full force. More […]

Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival: a beginner‘s guide to whet your appetite

Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival: a beginner‘s guide to whet your appetite

If you‘re a rookie attendee to the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival this year, there are a few things you should know. Like, some events will be mobbed. The , which takes place from 6 to 9 p.m Friday, can get so crowded that sometimes you feel like all you need to do is pick up your feet and […]

These better restaurants also belong on the ‘best burger‘ list

These better restaurants also belong on the ‘best burger‘ list

Hey, Bud! You listed the best burgers and chicken-fried steaks. Didn‘t you leave some out some of the better places? —Guy at a club breakfast Yes — I didn‘t mention the higher-end restaurants. So let it be known that the best prime-steakhouse burger of all is at the bar in Grace, or maybe the one at Clay Pigeon Food & […]

Arlington, here‘s your newest burger. It comes with ‘bourbon bacon‘

Arlington, here‘s your newest burger. It comes with ‘bourbon bacon‘

Little Road might have lost a busy barbecue joint, but it gained a designer burger grill. Herbie‘s is the newest restaurant from Paul Lovato, a partner in Jambo‘s Little Road location before the big split into two locations on West Division Street and in Pantego. Herbie‘s is much simpler than Jambo‘s. It serves burgers, dogs, sandwiches and shakes, along with […]

Unusual wine, craft-beer bar on Magnolia Avenue closes

Unusual wine, craft-beer bar on Magnolia Avenue closes

is losing one of its more unusual spots. Wine bar/craft-beer bar/restaurant 44Bootlegger is closing, by co-owner Tammy Brown on Facebook. The 4-year-old restaurant got its name, in part, from its beverage list: 44 beers on tap and in cans and bottles, and 44 wines by the glass. The menu changed but the numbers stayed the same. What didn‘t stay the […]

Pinstripes, 203 Café to open soon, plus other dining-related recaps and updates

Pinstripes, 203 Café to open soon, plus other dining-related recaps and updates

Here‘s a recap of big dining news in March and a peek at what‘s coming in April. Pinstripes to open in April Wine, dine and throw strikes at the same time when Pinstripes opens its first Texas location next week at the Shops at Clearfork. The Chicago-based, Italian-inspired restaurant and entertainment complex boasts bowling, bocce, and an upscale bistro, where […]

Like food so spicy that it brings on tears? These DFW dishes are tissue-worthy

Like food so spicy that it brings on tears? These DFW dishes are tissue-worthy

During the past few weeks, I‘ve been on a quest for the , an ongoing search that has led friends to ask me whether they should deliver me bottles of anatacids. Perhaps because I have some sense of moderation — the basic criteria being that the dish should be sinus-clearing, but not palate-blowing — such aid wasn‘t necessary (we won‘t […]

The Billy Bob in ‘Billy Bob‘s Texas‘ is back with Big Beat Dallas

The Billy Bob in ‘Billy Bob‘s Texas‘ is back with Big Beat Dallas

On what used to be a large grass parking lot in front of the Irving Convention Center now lies the Toyota Music Factory, . If you‘ve been there, you know that there is much more to the Music Factory than music. Yes, there‘s the , which brings in headlining acts (, and are among the acts scheduled for April). But […]

An Italian favorite in Hurst says thanks — with a free buffet

An Italian favorite in Hurst says thanks — with a free buffet

When La Bistro , this part of Tarrant County was and there was only o. A generation later, La Bistro will throw a celebration dinner Wednesday to thank customers who have made it an old-school Italian dining classic and now, a new OpenTable “diners‘ choice.” “We‘ve had our ups and downs, but far more ups than downs,” said Jason Benouared, […]

Easter brunch 2018: Where to eat out in DFW (updated)

Easter brunch 2018: Where to eat out in DFW (updated)

Easter is one of those days when people — and even restaurants — who don‘t ordinarily do brunch decide to do brunch. So you have a lot to choose from, and the list below is only what we‘ve culled so far; we will update as we get more info. It probably should go without saying, but we‘ll say it anyway: […]