FOODHALL at Crockett Row is proud to announce several new vendors as it prepares for its grand opening on Dec. 7 & 8. The first of its kind in Fort Worth, FOODHALL at Crockett Row will offer cuisines from many local chefs and purveyors including Knife Burger from chef John Tesar, Butler’s Cabinet from chef Joshua Harmon, Abe Froman’s of Fort Worth from chef Victor Villarreal, Not Just Q, Rollin’ n Bowlin’, Press Waffle Co., EB2, The Dock, Shawarma Bar, Aina Poke Co. and Gigi’s Cupcakes.
Joshua Harmon will open Butler’s Cabinet, a deli and marketplace inspired by a love of discovering treats in his mother’s pantry as a child. The menu will include sandwiches such as the Deviled Belly Melt with housemade American cheese and maple-miso smoked onions, as well as the County Ham with sour cherry, fresh cheese, housemade koji butter and greens. Harmon will source produce locally and make many ingredients in house, including smoked and cured meats, cheeses and pickles. Handcrafted beverages will include The Fig Lebowski, a cold brew with fig-espresso syrup and the Black Fog London made with Earl Grey tea, vanilla syrup and charcoal milk. Continue reading
Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today the thrilling cast and artistic team behind the company’s production of Astor Piazzolla’s tango opera, María de Buenos Aires, which opens the 2018 Fort Worth Opera Festival on April 27, 2018. Praised for her “smouldering stage presence” (New York Times), and richly-hued voice” (BBC Music Magazine), Argentinean mezzo-soprano Solange Merdinian stars as the ill-fated María, a young woman living in the slums of Buenos Aires, who finds herself seduced by the sounds of tango.
Commanding Mexican-American baritone Luis Alejandro Orozco, reprises his acclaimed role of El Payador, the traveling, romantic balladeer. Rounding out this talented cast is three-time Emmy-winning journalist, SuperLatina TV host, and best-selling author Gaby Natale, who plays the mischievous El Duende. Continue reading
by Trey Moran
While not a new restaurant by any means, Tokyo Café has undergone a rebirth since a fire wiped out much of the structure and forced a two year closure. Chef Kevin Martinez brings his take on traditional Asian fare with killer ramen and a full sushi bar along with beef, chicken and pork bowls, wok fried noodles and entrée’s such as bone in short ribs with Japanese risotto and Tokyo Fish & Chips (tempura red snapper with yuzu tarter sauce). Locals rave about the ramen. Continue reading