Posts Tagged ‘salsa’

Pansayena Treats

This unassuming strip-mall eatery does simple Mexican delightfully.
The atmosphere inside the little strip-mall Mexican eatery Pansayena is modest, to say the least. There are the typical framed Mexican travel posters on the walls above arrangements of plastic flowers. A handwritten sign on the...

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Chow, Baby
I have friends who have lived in New York City for almost a decade now but have never visited the Empire State Building. They always mean to, but … you know, it’s not like it’s going anywhere. I feel the same way about so...

Jesus BBQ: Bless You

This nigh-historic Southside diner has been slinging succulent CFS, barbecue, and Tex-Mex since 1970.
Jesus BBQ is a perfect metaphor for what’s going on in the area around South Main Street and Rosedale Avenue. The little diner is nestled between a giant factory and what appears to be a halfway house but is also about a bloc...

Siempre Superior

Family-style means good eats on the North Side.
There are no strangers at La Superior Taco Cantina, only diners who haven’t been introduced to owner Steve Martinez and his extremely friendly crew. If you’re new, Martinez or one of his peeps will hand you samples of whate...

Still a Fiesta

This Southside Tex-Mex staple stays simple, fresh, and tasty.
Very few things are like they used to be. Everything changes, and “everything” includes menus at favorite restaurants. But not at Fiesta. The traditional Southside Tex-Mex eatery does things much as it did when it opened 33...

Hidden Treats at Salsa Limón

In La Gran Plaza is one man’s answer to the lack of “high-quality taquerias” in town.
Just up the escalator from the main entrance of La Gran Plaza is what has to be the most unusual food court of any mall in Fort Worth. You won’t find a Chick-fil-A or an Orange Julius or any of the other staples of mall cuisi...


My buddy, a farm kid, loves catfish, but his teenage son and I were leery as we headed to Circle S Catfish Grill in north Fort Worth — neither of us is a huge catfish fan. Fortunately, the menu at the family-owned restaur...

Mild Salsa

Despite talented performances, direction, and music, El Cantante lacks kick.
Cole Williams
Hector Lavoe is considered one of the greatest artists of Latin music.