by Trey Moran
Call it Crockett Row, call it West 7th, call it what you will. With the constant changes around this area of Fort Worth it’s nice to find something that has remained pretty much the same for four decades. Fred’s Texas Cafe has been at the same location on Currie Street for 40 years. Just a little holdout shack squeezed in among the glitz and noise of bars and restaurants geared towards the younger set, Fred’s caters to everyone. Young, old, city and country everyone comes to Fred’s for good food, good music and their “cold ass beer”. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It’s that time of year again when everything is kicked up with Hatch peppers. It is almost like a holiday filled with pageantry, gifts and special surprises. Take the Las Cruces Campfire Chili Cheeseburger featuring a half pound Akaushi wagyu burger with pecan smoked wagyu Hatch chile con carne and aged Hatch white cheddar. Get it as a burger $14, a wagyu chili dog $9, or a bowl of chili $5 from the Swiss Pastry Shop in Fort Worth. That bun you see depicted here is also baked in house for ultimate freshness. Continue reading
by Claire Monahan
Riscky’s was founded in 1927 by Polish immigrants, Mary and Joe Riscky, who opened its first location – Riscky’s Grocery & Market – on Azle Avenue on the northside of Fort Worth, Texas. This original location is still open and operating today after four generations of Riscky family ownership.
“After 91 years of operation, we are proud that Riscky’s has maintained the tradition and legacy it was founded upon,” said Eddie Sullivan, co-owner of Riscky’s. “Our original location on Azle Avenue is still open and operating today, and our barbeque is still slow-smoked using the using the decades-old, original post oak wood-burning pits. But we listen and value the opinions of our customers and are excited to provide them with more variety and some tasty new options.”
On August 15th, the culinary world pauses to remember one of its greats: Legendary chef, author and personality Julia Child, on her birthday. SusieCakes, an all-American, home-style bakery, is celebrating Julia this day with a peachy keen deal on pie: On August 15th, the Peach Crumble Pie, a new seasonal special, is available for $5 off in honor of Julia Child’s birthday. This offer is available at SusieCakes bakeries in Dallas, Plano and Fort Worth. Continue reading
The wait is almost over! The 21st Annual DFW Restaurant Week presented by Your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers returns August 13, 2018, with a record number of restaurants and even more opportunities to dine out and help others with the new DFW RestaurantWeek Specialty Bites campaign. DFW Restaurant Week is North Texas’ largest annual dining event as well as a major fundraiser, with every meal supporting charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) or Lena Pope. Dining reservations open when the official list of participating restaurants is unveiled on Reservation Day, Monday, July 16, at newly revamped DFWRestaurantWeek.com. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
A happy find in Indian cuisine comes out of Plano and Fort Worth with a tiny restaurant called Maharaja. The very tidy and well appointed restaurant serves up a very fine version of both Northern and Southern Indian cuisine. That means the restaurant is strong for both vegetarians and omnivores. For the latter you will find beef, seafood, lamb and chicken dishes to satisfy those meaty urges, all in your favorite comfort sauces which is perfect for the turning weather. The dishes will definitely warm you up on a breezy Fall evening.
You will want to start your evening off with a cup of madras soup, the coconut-tomato soup with a hint of spice. This is definitely the ultimate in tomato soup. Also the raita salad is particularly cooling when set against some of the spicier dishes. This is made with fresh yogurt, whipped and blended with shredded cucumber, tomatoes and chopped cilantro. Continue reading