Food

Texas, your Wednesday enchilada special has been upgraded

Texas, your Wednesday enchilada special has been upgraded

El Fenix is celebrating 100 years in a big way. No El Fenix dish is more famous than the Wednesday enchilada special, and the Dallas-based restaurant chain is now extending that special to any enchilada platter. You‘re not limited to cheese and chili anymore. Chicken enchiladas with green sauce are $5.99, along with beef enchiladas and a variety of sauce […]

NFL Draft food court picks Tim Love, Walt Garrison, Torchy‘s queso and more

NFL Draft food court picks Tim Love, Walt Garrison, Torchy‘s queso and more

We‘re not going to say that the AT&T Stadium food court will have something for everyone, but a range that spreads from rabbit-rattlesnake sausage on a stick to a few vegan items is pretty broad. The rabbit-rattlesnake sausage is a trademark item at many Tim Love restaurants (loosely speaking, although maybe he should trademark it), and Love‘s is one of […]

Tax Day freebies and discounts 2018: Because you deserve a break right about now

Tax Day freebies and discounts 2018: Because you deserve a break right about now

Tax Day, April 17, is almost upon us, and so is the stress that comes with it. After you have finished wading through receipts, calculating tax and mailing a check, there should be a reward, right? It‘s not like Uncle Sam is going to send you a thank-you note. Luckily, some businesses have come up with ways to ease your […]

Wait a minute. Austin‘s king of Texas BBQ won‘t eat — what?!

Wait a minute. Austin‘s king of Texas BBQ won‘t eat — what?!

The news from Austin shook to the Texas barbecue world to — well, to the bone. In an of new-age Texas barbecue king , Franklin coughs up the truth: “I don‘t eat that stuff.” Franklin, in his 10th year as the owner of truck-turned-landmark-restaurant Franklin Barbecue, said he loves to cook but doesn‘t eat barbecue at all. “I‘m just surrounded,” […]

A new Neapolitan-style pizzeria in Fort Worth, plus an El Fenix deal and Fixe lunch

A new Neapolitan-style pizzeria in Fort Worth, plus an El Fenix deal and Fixe lunch

The local MidiCi operator said it would get better, and it has. Yes, the new Neapolitan-style pizza and wine restaurant in the can still run slow at times. (The salad took 20 minutes in a recent visit, followed almost immediately by the pizza and dessert.) But the weekend crowd has discovered MidiCi and the new shopping center across from Trinity […]

Where to find the Fort Worth area‘s best brisket

Where to find the Fort Worth area‘s best brisket

Hey, Bud! You mentioned barbecue restaurants that only use Creekstone Farms beef. We only serve Creekstone Certified Black Angus at Baker‘s Ribs‘ Weatherford location. —Deanna, Weatherford Never knew, mainly because I‘m always checking out the fried pie selections. (Adding Baker‘s to the Creekstone list along with BBQ on the Brazos in Cresson, plus Billy‘s Oak Acres BBQ and Cousin‘s Bar-B-Que […]

Spring brings the sweet promise of simple desserts — with berries, of course

Spring brings the sweet promise of simple desserts — with berries, of course

Spring marks the beginning of so many things. The first sweet strawberries. Stalks of tart rhubarb. Blueberries, a little bit later. Elements of the season that are bright and ask only for gentle treatment to bring out their best flavor. I would like to say that these well-loved fruits are symbolic of the softness of the spring, but as I […]

Stop the world and melt with you: 5 ways to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day

Stop the world and melt with you: 5 ways to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day

Thursday is National Grilled Cheese Day, and sure, you could celebrate by buttering up a couple of slices of bread, sticking a slice of American cheese between them and grilling them in a skillet till the bread browns and the cheese melts. There‘s always something to be said for the classics, and this is the kind of thing we grew […]

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 […]