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Repeal Day Party at Bird Cafe

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Bird Café on Sundance Square Plaza celebrates Repeal Day on Monday, December 5, 9pm – 12am.  Celebrate the right to imbibe in the Prohibition-era Speakeasy featuring Bathtub Gin cocktails, .33 cent champagne pours, retro libations and shot specials along with live music.

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Veteran’s Day Free Meals and Other Veteran’s Day Freebies for 2016

vetsby Steven Doyle

Below are all the popular restaurants and other retailers that are giving away free meals, discounts, and other freebies to veterans on Veterans Day (Friday, November 11, 2016).

If you’re not seeing your favorite restaurant from last year, they may still be participating but haven’t gotten back to me with their 2016 information. This list is updated many times a day, so keep checking back for more information as Veterans Day gets closer.

Important:  Deals offered may require military ID or a coupon. Please check with the participant’s website before ordering.    Continue reading

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Tortaco Opens in Fort Worth and Soon Dallas

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by Steven Doyle

Firebird Restaurant Group which currently operates the four award-winning concepts El Fenix, Meso Maya, Taqueria La Ventana and Snuffer’s Restaurant & Bar, recently opened its latest, Tortaco Mesón Mescal.    Continue reading

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Eat Me: Black Forest Cake at The Swiss Pastry Shop

black-forestby Steven Doyle

For the uninitiated, there is something going on at The Swiss Pastry Shop  in Fort Worth you might want to know about. They make this insanely good Black Forest Cake that is the mainstay of the business. Entire countries would fall should they stop making this thing. It is so good that they build them in a myriad of sizes from a slice to six steps up to a full sheet pan full of Black Forest goodness.    Continue reading

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The Ultimate DFW (and Beyond) Chicken Fried Steak List

babesby Steven Doyle                                                  Babe’s CFS

Today is a day of celebration and joy as we mark the very first official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day. The day’s founder, Jeffrey Yarbrough, said on this auspicious occasion, “I am honored to have worked closely with restaurateurs Tom Perini and Ralph Sheffield to elevate this savory southern dish that reflects our state history. Besides my wife and kids as the loves of my life, creating the official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day has been a dream come true and makes me so proud to be a Texan.”   Continue reading

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The Chuckwagon Master Grady Spears Serving Up Chicken Fried Goodness

horseshoe1by Trey Moran

It’s been well over a year since I caught up with Fort Worth icon Grady Spears but it seems like things at his chicken fried steak centric Stockyards café, Horseshoe Hill, are going well. He’s still serving up chicken fry 5 different ways:   Continue reading

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Tim Love’s Ultimate Guide to Ribs

ribsby Kate Krader

It’s easier than ever to fake your way through a summertime cookout. You’ve heard about the test tube burger; you had to, it cost $33,000. Meanwhile, sales of alternative meat products, like faux hot dogs, continue to rise (to more than $550 million last year). The one cookout staple that doesn’t easily lend itself to veganism is ribs. So, before someone comes up with a test tube version, let’s shout out epic pork and beef ribs around the country.

Texas star chef Tim Love, whose restaurants include the Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and Love Shack, happens to be a ribs expert. He kindly provided a list of his favorite ribs spots—both pork and beef. Believe it or not, he’s got his eyes wide open enough to find a go-to place in Toronto.    Continue reading

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