I don’t like ice cream. I know it’s weird, and most often when I tell people, they look at me strangely like I’ve just said, “I hate puppies.”
On our cover this month is a sweet treat from one of our 2015 Best Of winners, Melt Ice Creams. Owner Kari Crowe Seher may just change my outlook on the frozen dessert. Offering unique flavors such as Strawlapeño, Mint to Be (Hill Country lavender mixed with fresh mint) and Cup of Texas (Avoca coffee), Melt creates all ice cream from scratch using local and seasonal ingredients. Receiving four times the number of votes than the runner-up, Melt has obviously already made a name for itself with the Fort Worth crowd.
Our readers weren’t shy this year with their opinions about who/what they believe to be the best in Fort Worth. We had a record-breaking 82,073 votes in 116 categories. In addition to the reader picks, the magazine staff members wanted to voice their perspectives on what they considered to be the best in shopping, service providers, nightlife, and food and drink. For the 2015 results, turn to page 60.
To honor our winners, we have an annual Best Of bash. It’s honestly one the hottest events in town, and this year’s Party in the Square was on May 28 in the Sundance Square Plaza and featured the band, Downtown Fever, entertainment from Four Day Weekend comedy troupe and Pete’s Dueling Pianos, as well as a delicious smorgasbord from the premier restaurants in Sundance Square. If you weren’t able to attend, visit fwtx.com/videos to see a recap of the festivities. You won’t want to miss next year.