Hole in the Walls Exposed

Meat U in the ’Burbs

The More Things Change

Eastern Traditions

Blotch Jumbo

Eats

Eats

The West 7th Vortex

Restaurants come and go. That’s just the nature of the business. I’ve worked in and have written about the biz long enough to know...

Too Big a Pan?

Maybe you’ve heard the phrase “jack of all trades, master of none.” That’s always the danger with a restaurant that serves pan-Asian fare. So...
Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW. 817-336-0311.

You Can’t Go Home (Fries) Again

After college, I spent a lot of time trying to unlearn some things from the bottom of a rocks glass in local taverns. When...

Go Local, Go Home

Local Foods Kitchen 4548 Hartwood Dr, FW. 817-238-3464. 7:30am–7:30pm Mon-Sat. All major credit cards accepted.   Local Foods Kitchen’s location doesn’t stand out like other restaurants on...

Like the Grave, Bella Italia West Beckons

The first time I ever walked into Bella Italia West (5139 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817-738-1700), the year was 1990-something, and I was a senior...

In The Mezcale Tradition

There was a time (and it wasn’t that long ago) when family-run Tex-Mex restaurants were the backbone of Fort Worth’s casual dining scene. These...

DFW Restaurant Week: From Clay to Grace

I usually never partake in DFW Restaurant Week. As a reviewer, I try to seek out cuisine that readers can try themselves. Since the...

Climbing Horseshoe Hill

Apart from a couple of spots, the Stockyards isn’t known as a dining destination. Most natives obligingly visit the historic area on the North...

Viva, La Vivo

It struck me as I walked into Vivo 53 (525 Taylor St., 855-216-2378) that this city has quietly built a small but solid stable...

Citrus Bistro Has Some Appeal

DFW Restaurant Week is a great excuse to get off the beaten path and try some places that might not otherwise make it onto...