Best Of 2007

All-Star Barbecue

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Ribs: Burnt bits of sugar glaze fuse with juicy meat to yield heaven on a bone at Old School Barbecue, 5500 Brentwood Stair Rd., FW. Sausage: These spices sneak up on you, bash you on the back of the head, and steal your wallet...


All-Star Mexican

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Drink: Homemade horchata, fortified with lime, almonds, and lots of cinnamon, at Cachito’s, 2119 Harwood Rd., Bedford. Chips & salsa: Can’t get hotter, fresher chips than at this to tilleria, which also makes i...



Good Grub

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Readers’ choice: Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW Fort Worth’s restaurant scene is booming, with new places opening up at a staggering pace. Unfortunately, most places new and old choose to ig...


Good Grub

Weekly Staff
Breakfast Readers’ choice: Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW Critic’s choice: Paris Coffee Shop, 700 W Magnolia Av, FW For our six bucks, the place to head for sausage, eggs, hash browns, and b...



Culture

Weekly Staff
Dance Performance – FemaleCritic’s choice: Olga Pavlova in La BayadéreThe Metropolitan Classical Ballet prima ballerina is always a joy to watch. The title role of La Bayadére, the betrayed temple dancer, was a pe...


Keepin’ the Fort Funky

Gayle Reaves
So, you thought Cowtown and “Where the West Begins” would be this burg’s monikers forever.



All-Star International

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Drink: Papaya licuados, the Salvadoran smoothie, at Marquez Restaurant, 928 N. Collins St., Arlington. Bread: Rosemary-dusted focaccia, as cushy-firm as a pillowtop mattress, at Nonna Tata, 1400 W. Magnolia Av., FW. Appetizers:...


Getting and Spending

Weekly Staff
Western WearReaders’ choice: Leddy’s Boots, 2455 N Main St, FWCritic’s choice: Ponder Boot Co., 2358 N Main St, FWCountry singer Tanya Tucker and Broadway star Bette Midler have both ordered custom boots from ...



On the Town

Weekly Staff
Place to Take Someone From AustinReaders’ choice: Fort Worth StockyardsCritic’s choice: Fort Worth ZooA quick Google session shows the Austin Zoo has difficulty keeping customers happy. Its user rating of three star...


People and Politics

Weekly Staff
TV News ReporterReaders’ choice: Gloria Campos, WFAA-TV/Channel 8Critic’s choice: Chris Heinbaugh, WFAA-TV/Channel 8Heinbaugh has done a nice job in recent years covering Dallas City Hall, and he’s very inform...