Eats

Two Juans Make It Right

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Can you name the current executive chef at Reata Restaurant, probably the most well known purveyor of cowboy cuisine in Sundance Square? It’s not co-founder Grady Spears, whose tenure ended in 2000. Tim Love? Never was an...


Two Juans Make It Right

Laurie Barker James
Can you name the current executive chef at Reata Restaurant, probably the most well known purveyor of cowboy cuisine in Sundance Square? It’s not co-founder Grady Spears, whose tenure ended in 2000. Tim Love? Never was an...



Shroomin’

ANTHONY MARIANI
True, the economy sucks, but you’d be hard pressed to drive a city block in Fort Worth without seeing at least one building being built or remodeled. Out in north Fort Worth, there’s a loud, sweaty construction crew...


Shroomin’

Anthony Mariani
True, the economy sucks, but you’d be hard pressed to drive a city block in Fort Worth without seeing at least one building being built or remodeled. Out in north Fort Worth, there’s a loud, sweaty construction crew...



Soul, Full

KEN SHIMAMOTO
Keith Hicks, chef at the new Westside eatery-watering hole-music spot, Buttons, is a man with a vision. On the restaurant’s web site, he describes the place as “a house of love where people can come, relax, and allo...


Soul, Full

Ken Shimamoto
Keith Hicks, chef at the new Westside eatery-watering hole-music spot, Buttons, is a man with a vision. On the restaurant’s web site, he describes the place as “a house of love where people can come, relax, and allo...



Heart, Smart, Hearty

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Fernandez Café has occupied its spot on West Vickery Boulevard since 1992 and is one of the few truly family-owned establishments in the area. Betty Fernandez Ruiz came to work for her brother Abraham when the restaurant opene...


Leisure, Class

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Chef Luan “Louie” Duraku paid his dues in various North Texas restaurants, hoping eventually for his own place, a room large enough to let customers dine in leisurely European style and not worry about overstaying t...



‘Tego-Mex

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Pantego is probably best known as the home of the late, lamented “Dimebag” Darrell Abbot and as a city of speed traps that’s completely surrounded by Arlington. What it’s generally not considered is a hu...


’Tego-Mex

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Pantego is probably best known as the home of the late, lamented “Dimebag” Darrell Abbot and as a city of speed traps that’s completely surrounded by Arlington. What it’s generally not considered is a hu...