Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Apr 29 - 8:53am
After a semester in Rome, Italy, I quickly fell for gelato. So you can imagine when Paciugo opened in Fort Worth, my heart fluttered with excitement (and too much sugar). The beauty here is simplicity in their complex flavors. You’re not over stimulated with toppings, just choices and...
Posted By Jenni Hanley on 2014 Mar 24 - 3:06pm
Let's face it, we can't all be sommeliers. Luckily, at MAX's Wine Dive you don't have to be - and they like it that way.
| photography by Jason Kindig |
With six locations in Texas, Owner Jerry Lasco has made many a believer out of his unique “wine dive” concept. It’s inspired by the kind of dive bar where everybody knows your name, and it pairs a carefully curated wine selection with the...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 24 - 2:51pm
Tokyo Cafe was owner Jarry Ho’s first big success, followed by his tapas-style sensation, Shinjuku Station. On a recent visit, Ho mentioned that he is in the early stages of bringing an authentic Chinese restaurant to town perhaps by the end of the year.
| by Courtney Dabney | photography by Jason Kindig |
Upon entry of the restaurant, diners are greeted by paper lanterns, shoji screens and an enticing sushi bar. Seating is scattered throughout with exposed wooden trusses overhead in the first room followed by vaulted and painted ceilings in the...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 24 - 2:42pm
While Whataburger or the Waffle house certainly served their purpose when you were in high school and college, here are some of the city's best "grown-up" options when you need a bite after midnight.
| by Courtney Dabney |
(Thurs. Open until 3 a.m., Fri. & Sat. open until 4 a.m.)
Known for their handmade tortillas, the menu is both unusual and affordable, making ordering the biggest challenge. You have to ask yourself, "Am i in the mood for the ROast Pork Bahn...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 24 - 2:32pm
On April 12, Grapevine will celebrate its 22nd Annual Blessing of the Vines & New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail.
Guests can start the day at Delaney Vineyards where they will walk through rows of grapes, serenaded by a mariachi band as they experience the centuries-old European blessing ritual performed by a priest. A complimentary tasting and live entertainment follow the blessing, which begins at 11 a.m....
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Mar 24 - 2:27pm
Getting kids involved in gardening process at an early age encourages a healthy love of vegetables.
The Fort Worth Botanic Garden offers a monthly program from April through November for children ages 18 months – 3 years that explores the tastes, smells, colors and textures of vegetables as well as basic gardening tasks. Ideal for the little ones that love being outside, the events are set...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Feb 28 - 1:42pm
Just Like Momma Used to Make Damian’s Cajun Soul Cafe in Arlington is a chip off the old block. Chef Damian L. Placide Sr. learned to cook at Brenda’s Diner in New Iberia, La., a restaurant his mother has owned for 23 years.
The Barbeque Ribs at Damian's are moist and meaty pork ribs that come draped in a killer vinegar-based sauce that will leave your lips burning nicely.
Gumbo ($8.25) is filled with chunks of chicken, beef and popcorn...
Posted By Jenni Hanley on 2014 Feb 28 - 1:23pm
With his new neighborhood tapas and wine restaurant, Sera Dining & Wine, former Sapristi! general manager John Marsh has injected some Spanish flavor into Forest Park.
Sera Dining & Wine features shareable small, medium and large plates that will change seasonally and include as much locally sourced fare as possible. Seen above: Brandada de Bacalao. Below: Malpeque Oysters...
Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jan 24 - 12:40pm
Just like the colorful and flamboyant movie industry headquartered in Bombay, the vibrant flavors of Indian cuisine will leave your mouth watering for more at Bombay Grill.
Most of the Indian food in Fort Worth has been introduced to us by Paul Singh. He founded Maharaja with family recipes from the Northern state of Punjab about 25 years ago. Along with his partner, Nirmal Jassal, Singh opened Bombay Grill, showcasing the same tempting repertoire 10 years ago....
Posted By Jenni Hanley on 2014 Jan 24 - 12:15pm
Jerry Hitt’s new restaurant, The Fillin’ Station in downtown Granbury, has been growing steadily thanks to loyal customers and rave word-of-mouth reviews.
After years of waiting patiently, Jerry Hitt is finally getting to live life in the fast lane—and he’s starting with lunch.
A self-proclaimed “car nut,” Hitt designed the place with speed racers and stick shifts in mind. It’s an energetic, auto-themed atmosphere that...