by 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
by Steven Doyle
The boys who are opening Luck, the new restaurant slated to open in just a few months in Trinity Groves, will be hosting another pop-up dinner in preparation of the restaurant. We have chatted the guys up here, and love their cuisine. Luck will have an affinity for beer, and they plan on using the ingredient often in their recipes along with plenty of beers on tap. If you are curious as to which beers they will feature, think local. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It’s been a fruitful 11 years for Chef Jon Bonnell, owner of his namesake restaurant, Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine. Today the chef celebrates his anniversary of the restaurant in grand style, and will be pouring from his mammoth bottle until it runs dry.
Bonnell is native to Fort Worth with a rich family history. He graduated from Vanderbilt with the notion of being a school teacher. After a few years of teaching math and science, the chef took off to study at the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont. This is the same school attended as Dallas chef Abraham Salum and Food Network’s Alton Brown. Continue reading