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Laurie Barker James

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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...

Lazy Moose Time

The Lazy Moose, 1404 W Magnolia Av, FW. 682-708-3822. 4-10pm Sun, closed Mon, 4-11pm Tue-Thu, 4pm-12am Fri-Sat. If you’ve been around the Near Southside over...

A Grape Addition

Winewood Grill,1265 Main St, Grapevine. 817-421-0200. 11am-9pm Sun, 11am-10pm Mon-Thu, 11am-11pm Fri-Sat. All major credit cards accepted.   While Dallas and Fort Worth have been battling...

Blue Zones

Can you take the “cow” out of Cowtown? Probably not completely. But Fort Worth’s Blue Zones initiative is aiming to change how restaurants market...

The Charm of Shawarma

Shawarma Guyz, 1050 Country Club Dr, Ste 100, Mansfield. 682-400-8111. 12-6pm Sun, 11am-9pm Mon-Sat. All major credit cards accepted.   While gyro restaurants may not be...

Hop on the Bus, Gus

Gus’s World Famous Hot & Spicy Fried Chicken, 1067 West Magnolia Av, FW. 817-927-4693. 11am-8pm Sun, 11am-9pm Mon-Thu, 11am-10pm Fri-Sat. All major credit cards...