Eastern Traditions

Have Your Beer and Eat It, Too

Paco, Solo

Bro-Mex

Praise the Pig

Blotch Jumbo

Eats

Eats

Attack Patty Shack

Patty Shack Burgers might best be described as a hole-in-the-wall with ample attitude. Unfortunately, the place suffers from a distinct lack of external signage....

Zippy’s All-American Comfort

In a cozy corner at North Main and 20th streets near the Stockyards sits Zippy’s All-American Grill, a no-nonsense restaurant that was located downtown...

Saviano’s: Real Italian?

Saviano’s proclaims, “If you ain’t had Saviano’s, you ain’t had Italian.” Grammatical issues aside, that’s a bold statement. But the new downtown restaurant has...

Bite into Hammerhead Sushi

Nestled somewhat discreetly across from The Aardvark on West Berry Street near TCU, the recently opened Hammerhead Sushi is laid-back but also aiming to...

Cross Eddie Deen’s

Eddie Deen’s Crossroads, in the shadow of Cowboys Stadium, isn’t actually located near a crossroads. Unless, of course, you consider the intersection of Overpriced...

Café Brazil: Trad Diner Goodness

Café Brazil is not one of those churrascarias, where sultry, gaucho-clad waiters serve meat from large sticks. The distinction is important. This Fort Worth...

Viet-Joe Cajun

The Vietnamese owners of Cajun Café on Cooper Street near UTA had another location nearby on Pioneer Parkway. A few months ago, the owners...

Loosen Up at Buck n’ Loons

“Never trust a skinny cook.” That old saying seems to be the motto at Arlington’s Buck n’ Loons, and, although I didn’t actually see...

Jesus BBQ: Bless You

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...

Shaw’s Burgers, Shakes, and More

It’s been no secret that David Shaw and Ann Diakas-Shaw, co-owners of Shaw’s Burgers and Shakes on the Near South Side, have had a...