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Laurie Barker James

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Meat Sweats

Smokey Mae’s Pit BBQ, 8120 Rendon Bloodworth Rd, Mansfield. 817-592-0202. 10:30am-9pm Sun-Thu, 10:30am-10pm Fri-Sat. All major credit cards accepted. Walking into Smokey Mae’s Pit BBQ was...

Crossing the Jordan

Yafa Mediterranean Grill, 4004 Little Rd, Ste 112, Arlington. 817-969-5404. 11am-8pm Sun, 10am–9pm Mon-Sat. All major credit cards accepted. Most Texans probably can’t tell the...

UPDATED The Long Road Here

Jaime is a hard-working twentysomething guy with a wife and a young son. He’s lived in Texas since he was 8, starting elementary school...

What’s Up, Pup?

The Lazy Dog, 2521 Hwy 121, Euless. 682-738-0861. 9am-12am Sun, 11am-12am Mon-Fri, 9am-12am Sat. All major credit cards accepted. When my dining companions and I visited...

How’s Your Korean?

Namoo Korean Bowl 300 E Abram St., Arlington. 469-403-0037. 12-8:30pm Sun, 11am–8:30pm Mon-Fri, 12-8:30pm Sat. All major credit cards accepted. The demolition and rebuilding of the...

Al Fresco Manifesto

America Gardens, 2833 Morton St, FW. 817-439-9660.11am-2am daily. All major credit cards accepted. When my dining companion and I visited America Gardens for brunch, it was...

Beik Rising

Beik Mediterranean Grill, 2747 S Hulen St, FW. 817-924-2749. 11am-9pm Sun-Thu, 11am-10pm Fri-Sat.  All major credit cards accepted.  Fort Worth can be a fickle restaurant town....

The Lady Knows Her ’Cue

Lady & the Pit,2220 Handley Dr, FW. 682-301-1888.11am-4pm Sun, closed Mon-Tue, 11am-8pm Wed-Sat. All major credit cards accepted. Natasha Smith, the lady behind Lady &...

Kurioser and Kurioser

Cirque du Soleil landed in the parking lot of Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie in early February, and it had enough to charm...

One Fine Day

Mi Dia from Scratch, 1295 S Main St, Grapevine. 817-421-4747. 11am-10pm Sun-Thu, 11am-11pm Fri-Sat. All major credit cards accepted. I didn’t think weeknight reservations would...