Best Of 2007

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...


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...

Thing Tarrant County Needs

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Public DebatePublic officials are supposed to be, for lack of a better word, public. That means our elected officials need to be responsive to the voters, both in terms of being available to answer concerns and being able to ar...

Unsung Local Artists

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Critic’s choice: Early Fort Worth fringe artists Dickson Reeder, Bror Utter, Blanche McVeigh, Kelly Fearing, Cynthia Brants, and other artists of the hallowed Fort Worth Circle get most of the attention as cutting-edge Mo...

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...