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Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Jul 7 - 3:34pm

After years of yearning to own his own restaurant, Austin Underwood is taking his show on the road selling Austin’s Underdawgs.

Austin was born with Down syndrome, and doctors told his parents that he would be limited in what he could do. He has exceeded everyone’s wildest expectations regarding his independence. I went to Aledo High School with Austin, and we have stayed in touch ever since. My husband and I visit...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2016 Jun 29 - 4:22pm

| photography by Alex Lepe | Satisfying an uncertain nostalgia for the food court cuisine of the ‘90s while doubling as a quaint dive for a quick bite or quiet, unrushed meal, Opa! Mediterranean Café does just what owner Alan Asadian hoped for when he opened the fast-casual eatery a...

Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2016 May 24 - 11:14am

Next door to a 7-Eleven on Camp Bowie is the modest storefront for Samson’s Market Bistro, Fort Worth’s first East African deli, serving up traditional and unforgettable Ethiopian meals in Arlington Heights. “Have you ever eaten Ethiopian food?” owner Samson Yosef asks,...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 May 24 - 10:09am

Sushi Axiom on West 7th provides a brief respite for busy professionals by day and a comfortable atmosphere for couples by night. Its American take on Japanese favorites has been satiating Fort Worth palates for years.

While the fare served at Sushi Axiom is inspired by Japanese cuisine, there is little tradition found in its restaurant. From silverware present on the tables to fried rolls loaded with cream cheese, Sushi Axiom maintains its success by catering to a crowd that prefers the Americanized version of...

Posted By Judie Byrd on 2016 Apr 19 - 1:50pm

There are big changes happening at The Culinary School of Fort Worth. After starting the school in 1984 and growing it into a nationally accredited chef school, my husband, Bill, and I decided in 2014 that it was time to semi-retire and sell. The reins of running the business are now in the hands...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Apr 19 - 1:47pm

Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, opened by Chef Tim Love more than 15 years ago in the historic Stockyards, still soars with its inventive fare and rustic elegance.

| photography by Alex Lepe | Along the brick-laden North Main Street sits a passage back in time to the Old West. Upon entering the unassuming façade, the main dining space oozes the charm of an old saloon with displayed Stetsons, mounted stuffed animal heads and the markings of Texas...

Posted By Jessica Llanes on 2016 Apr 19 - 1:43pm

Named after two West Texas ghost towns, the Trinity River hideaway Thurber Mingus is billed as a border town-style cantina with a Tex-Mex inspired menu. Driving down a quiet stretch of White Settlement, it’s easy to miss the understated metal-and-wood shed exterior of Thurber Mingus. Despite...

Posted By Judie Byrd on 2016 Mar 29 - 3:23pm

COOKING IS A WAY OF LIFE FOR PROFESSIONAL CHEFS. Whether in a restaurant kitchen, a culinary school, or catering for parties and events, working chefs are surrounded by food every day, all day. Many will tell you that after making food all day at work, they still enjoy coming home to rustle up...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2016 Mar 29 - 3:12pm

Whether you call ‘em crawfish, crawdads, crayfish or mudbugs, the freshwater crustacean best known for being boiled in large quantities with plenty of Cajun spice is now in season. For folks in Louisiana, where the vast majority of the United States’ annual harvest (a whopping 100...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Mar 29 - 3:02pm

Since 2009 Eddie V’s Prime Seafood has been one of Fort Worth’s go-to spots for fresh fish, center-cut steaks and an upscale dining experience.

On a busy Friday afternoon, my husband and I popped into Eddie V’s for an early dinner. We chose to eat in the lively V Lounge, where the happy hour crowd was already gathering. Martinis flowed freely as a distinguished clientele waited for the live jazz piano to begin. Situated on a prime...

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