The Amon Carter Museum of American Art reopens to the public on September 14 after a three-month closure that completes a year-long renovation project. The museum building and galleries feature a new layout that provides an improved experience for visitors while preserving the vision and legacy of founder Amon G. Carter Sr. and his daughter Ruth Carter Stevenson. The September 14 grand reopening celebration begins at 10 a.m. with daylong events during our annual Party on the Porch featuring live music, food trucks, and cash bars. Members will have exclusive access now through 13 during the museum’s Members-Only Preview Days. Continue reading
Bird Café has named Brian Olenjack executive chef of the popular modern southern Sundance Square eatery.
A graduate of the New England Culinary Institute, Olenjack has more than 20 years experience in the kitchen and honed his skills across the country and locally at notable restaurants including Reata, The Chisholm Club Restaurant and his namesake Olenjack’s Grille. Continue reading
For more than 40 years, the B-52s have been considered pioneers for the New Wave scene of the late ’70s and early ’80s. But more so, the band championed Pride culture through its own out members, including front man Fred Schneider, guitarist Keith Strickland and founding member Ricky Wilson, who died in 1985 due to complications from AIDS. Now North Texans have a chance to see the original alternative rockers bring their slew of hits, such as “Rock Lobster” and “Love Shack,” in Grand Prairie.
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by Steven Doyle
It’s time to gear up once again for one of our favorite times of the year, Hatch Chile Season. No one does Hatch Chile’s better in Dallas than Central Market with all the grandeur deserving the flavorful pepper.
For those that participated last season know it was a particularly spicy year with even the mild versions having an extra bit of kick. It will be interesting to see how the weather this year affects the peppers on the Scoville front. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Just around the corner from Rahr Brewery in Fort Worth you will discover a gem called Jesus BBQ. With a name such as Jesus in your title you are sure to elicit something close to ethereal smoked meats and surprisingly one of the better chicken fried steaks to be found in the area. Continue reading
Wicked Butcher, a modern steakhouse in one of Fort Worth’s most beautiful historic buildings, will open in Fall 2019, restaurant leader DRG Concepts announced today.
The revived Sinclair Building, a historic landmark in Downtown Fort Worth, is home to DRG Concepts’ newest restaurant. Wicked Butcher is a modern, Fort Worth steakhouse that embraces the swanky, art deco character of the building’s architecture and the vibrant and cosmopolitan heart of the city. Continue reading
Voicebox, a private suite karaoke experience founded in Portland, Oregon, is heading east and will open its fifth location this fall in Fort Worth, Texas. The new location will open this fall in Crockett Row at West 7th, a vibrant destination to eat, drink, shop and explore in the heart of the Cultural District in Fort Worth. Voicebox is a decade-old Portland-based specialty entertainment venue featuring a relaxed, personal environment for guests to enjoy the company of friends as they mingle and sing along to their favorite tunes. The new 3,900-square-foot karaoke lounge in Crockett Row will feature eight private karaoke suites with seating for more than 100 guests in the suites, along with an open public lounge area. Continue reading