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craveRADIO: Meet Jon Bonnell And Liz Scobee

08_2013_09_Crave_Radio_Bonnel-58by Steven Doyle     photos by Robert Bostick

This week on craveRADIO we hosted some pretty special guests. First we had on Jon Bonnell who owns a trio of restaurants in Fort Worth. He has Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine which has been open for 12 years now, serving up plenty of Texas game. Bonnell was  sourcing local products way before it was the hip thing to do, and has a vast network of farmers and ranchers he relies on each day.

In addition to his eponymous restaurant, Bonnell also runs his latest entry in Fort Worth, Waters. Waters is all about fresh seafood and has been a runaway success. At Waters you will find a rotating list of a dozen varieties of oysters, freshly flown in coastal seafood and a few interesting non-seafood items like a rabbit loin and a pork porterhouse.    Continue reading

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The Hunt For A Bowl Of Red: The Windmill Lounge

windmillby Steven Doyle   photo by Robert Bostick

If you ever wander in the bartender’s inner circle you will soon find that Charlie Papaceno from the Windmill Lounge is considered the bartender’s bartender. Charlie is not only a mentor but an all-around guy who happens to be a master behind the bar. He was making these cool cocktails with significant historical value before it was fashionable. The displaced New Yorker can also make a mean bowl of red.       Continue reading

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Win This: Charlie Papaceno Wants To Bartend At Your Private Party

charlieby Steven Doyle

The first gift we are offering to our readers dabbles in Human Trafficking. We offer you one of the best bartenders in Dallas. Charlie Papaceno is well known in the cocktailing community as the amiable and bright star at the Windmill Lounge. Charlie not only makes a proper pot of chili, but he also mixes a fantastic cocktail.   Continue reading

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