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Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Dec 3 - 11:29am

Festive Cocktails for the Season

| by Allana Wooley | Living in Texas means a scalding summer and warm autumn. By the time cooler weather does finally blow into the area, it carries a bitter edge. Fortunately, several Forth Worth hotspots have dreamed up a few new holiday cocktails perfect for staying cozy and jolly through...

Posted By Judie Byrd on 2014 Dec 3 - 11:18am

In many Fort Worth homes, serving tamales on Christmas Eve is an honored family tradition. Making the tamales can also create great memories. Step 1: Make the masa and filling. These can be prepared up to three days ahead and refrigerated. Step 2: On tamale-making day, soak the cornhusks. Call...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Aug 19 - 1:28pm

I walked into the new Silver Leaf Cigar Lounge in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square as a female tenderfoot. Not going to lie, it was uncomfortable. “Stop looking at me,” I thought. “No, I’m not here to pick up a dude; I just want to write about cigars.” These...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Aug 19 - 1:12pm

Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse is a meat lover’s paradise, a carnivore’s feast. You come for the meat parade.

by Allana Wooley | Walking into Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse’s new West 7th location, I was on a mission. I was determined to try every single one of the 16 meats paraded through the dining room rodízio style. I took notes, carefully eyeing each glistening skewer as it went past...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jul 22 - 2:18pm

  Avoca Coffee is a DFW favorite, and it is easy to see why. Their coffee brings people from all over the Metroplex to the Near Southside shop, but sometimes the drive is just too much. In order to help coffee enthusiasts make a better cup in the comfort of their homes, Avoca offers...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jun 13 - 11:04am

In May, Nolan Ryan released his third book, and first cookbook, The Nolan Ryan Beef & Barbecue Cookbook, Recipes From a Texas Kitchen, published by Little, Brown and Company.

When people hear the name Nolan Ryan, they usually think of Major League Baseball’s all-time strike-out king, but over the years, Ryan has owned banks, authored books, operated several working cattle ranches and started his own branded beef company, Nolan Ryan’s All-Natural Beef. He...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Feb 28 - 1:49pm

by Jon Bonnell $26.42

Grab the apron and oven mitt because fourth-generation Fort Worth native and popular chef Jon Bonnell hopes to spice up your kitchen with his new cookbook, Waters: Fine Coastal Cuisine. This is the third cookbook Bonnell has authored, with his two previous works focusing on Texas cuisine. This...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jan 24 - 1:09pm

With an Iraqi owner, Sam Shaban, and a Lebanese chef, Hassan Wayzani, Saffron Sky is serving up the real deal.

| by Courtney Dabney | After celebrating their first year in business, Saffron Sky is growing in popularity mostly by word of mouth. Tucked into a strip mall near the Ridglea Theatre, some may have hesitated to give it a try, but it has the goods. The Mezza Sampler ($10.99 for one, and $14.99...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jan 24 - 1:00pm

Here’s what a few of the area's most romantic spots have in store this Valentine's Day.

Each will be offering a prix fixe dinner menu with various seating times available. They all require a reservation well in advance, so pick up the phone now. While none of the Valentine's menus for 2014 were set in stone at the time of this writing, based upon past year's offerings, here is...

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