Posts Tagged ‘restaurant review’
You’ll need a knife and fork to get at Mojo’s pulled pork burrito. Bonnie Mays

Mojo’s Working

Tex-Mex and barbecue in Burleson? In one place? Yep.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Mojo’s Tex Mex Smokehouse is a pint-sized mom-and-pop place –– actually, it’s a cousin-and-cousin place. Cousins Barry and Terry Hodges own the restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard in Burleson where Bodacious Barbecue used ...


The portions are massive at Foni’s, as the Katsu Chicken (left) and Loco Moco indicate. Lee Chastain

Aloha, Foni’s

Eating at this Hawaiian grill is no luau, but it offers some bang for the buck.
MATTHEW MCGOWAN
Foni’s Island Grill, a year-old Hawaiian food joint tucked into a small suite at the end of a divey strip mall in Euless, should post a sign above its entrance: “Abandon all hope for greens, all vegetarians who enter here....



Veggies get grilled at Takara. Tony Robles

Neighborhood Hibachi

Quality Japanese fare isn’t all Takara’s selling.
STEVE STEWARD
I had a bunch of errands to run the other day, and they all sort of fell in an order that led me north of Loop 820 into the hinterlands of North Richland Hills. That’s probably the best explanation of why I sat down to eat al...


A live blue crab crawls up to say hello to a crabcake of his fallen brothers, surrounded by pan-seared red snapper, Alaskan king crab, jumbo snow crab claws, and an Electric Blue Martini. Tony Robles

Blu Waters

Sophistication and flavor are on tap at the new Blu Crab.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Victor Nguyen, Eric Nguyen, and Henry Pham, proprietors of The Blu Crab Seafood House & Bar, picked an interesting nest for their fledgling restaurant. The new joint occupies the space on Camp Bowie Boulevard where Café As...



The headlining Bronson Burger, the Yard Bird, and some rings and wings are the stars at Bronson Rock. Lee Chastain

Rocking the Grill

Keller’s Bronson Rock sets the standard for open-flame burgers and more.
MATTHEW MCGOWAN
The most recent restaurant/bar to open along Keller’s Main Street, Bronson Rock Burgers and Beer fits right in among the drag’s string of locally owned burger, barbecue, and beer joints. The two-month-old standalone sits wi...


Fort Worth Grill Goes Downhome

The North Fort Worth diner offers many gut-busting delectables.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
The Fort Worth Grill is best described as “classic Southern diner.” If food can be fried, baconated, or covered in gravy, you’ll find it on the menu. The joint in North Fort Worth is co-owned by brothers Weldo...



Mushrooms with a View

Chow, Baby
How often does this ever happen: Something that’s absolutely perfect gets messed with and yet comes out better? For the most part, the new Mamma Mia (1000 W. Magnolia Av., in the former Palermo’s space) hasn’t...