Olivella’s Resets the Bar

An Artful Hand

Parting is Such Sweet Marrow

The Year in Restaurants

Get It While It’s Chili

Blotch Jumbo

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Black Market Timeshare

I don’t know why more restaurants don’t do timeshares. Occupying the same building seems to be working pretty well for Nonna Tata and Black...

Market + Table = Good

I still can’t really explain the convoluted concept behind FW Market + Table (2933 Crockett St., 817-850-9255), but I can tell you that I...

West 7th: Same Ol’, New Ol’

Is it just me, or is the same bar/grill opening over and over in West 7th? I was sad to learn that Trinity River...

Native Grub

I’ve driven by Las Pericas (915 E. Northside Dr., 817-332-5997) 1,000 times and thought, “That is probably right up my alley.” The small, boxy...

Recommending Revolver

It’s a funny thing. I’ve lived in Fort Worth most of my life, was a chef/server for a decade, and I’ve been part-time food...

Special Delivery

Many years ago, I was managing a tiny eatery in Arlington. We were constantly at war with our distributors over the times of our...

Lottery Loser

I didn’t win the Powerball, which is probably fine since I would almost assuredly be one of those people who squander the money on...

Snap to It

I’m not sure why I assumed Snappy Salads (6115 Camp Bowie Blvd., Ste 120, 817-616-6016) was a ladies-who-lunch spot. After all, the Dallas-based chain’s...

Waiting for Boundaries

The restaurant was mostly empty on a recent weeknight as my two guests and I contemplated the unfamiliar menu. It was 8 p.m., and...

As the Restaurant World Turns

Has there ever been a year in the local culinary world as tumultuous, surprising, and exciting as 2015? Well, yes. All of them. That’s...