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Fine wine and fast cars at Kent & Co.

In the culinary world, the term “fusion” comes up often – it refers to restaurants that combine two seemingly different ethnic traditions to create a singular style. Here in Fort Worth, we have a number of excellent examples of fusion cuisine: Mijo’s Fusion, on... Read on

Sera: A European-style bistro in Fort Worth

Ever since last fall, friends have been whispering that I needed to visit Sera, a Spanish / coastal French restaurant that opened on Forest Park Blvd., in the space formerly occupied by Sapristi. Yet for one reason or another, I kept dragging my feet. I was skeptical... Read on

Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival, Local Music...

This Sunday you can peruse the West 7th Corridor through eight venues (Capital Bar, Fred’s Texas Café , The Grotto, Lola’s Saloon, Magnolia Motor Lounge, Poag Mahone’s, The Pour House, and Rodeo Goat) to hear all the bands you voted for from 4pm to 10pm, and it’s free.... Read on

Four new Fort Worth bars where you can celebrate the...

If you’re like me and enjoy eating out on the weekends, you’ve no doubt faced this dilemma: It’s 9:30 or 10 p.m., and the dessert plates have just been cleaned from the table – but it’s still much too early to head home. And while the Fort Worth nightlife scene has any... Read on

Good Vibrations on the Near Southside

We love our outdoor events in Fort Worth, especially when they’re nicely sandwiched between winter and summer. April marks the start of a uniquely Fort Worth outdoor experience called Friday on the Green, a monthly concert series that runs from April through November... Read on

Fort Worth's pizza renaissance

When I was growing up in New York in the early 1980s, pizza pretty much meant one thing: thin crust, tomato sauce and mozzarella, baked in a gas deck oven. But like everything else in the culinary world, pizza has gone the "artisanal" route in the past decade. These... Read on

A Thai Revival in Fort Worth

When I first relocated from New York to Fort Worth in 2000, the most frustrating thing was the lack of Thai restaurants in the city. If I found myself hankering for a pad kee mow or a spicy red curry, I usually ended up driving out to Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine, tucked in... Read on

A Fort Worth Food Lover’s New Year’s Resolutions

Sure, New Year’s resolutions are often a fool’s game – just because the calendar has changed, it doesn’t mean you’re not going to get lazy and avoid cleaning your oven for as long as humanly possible. Nonetheless, I can’t help but follow the time-honored tradition. And,... Read on

Celebrating New Year's Eve 2013, Cowtown-style

When it comes to the annual challenge of trying to plan a great New Year’s Eve celebration, there are any number of plausible approaches. There are those who throw themselves into the holiday full-stop, boozing and club-hopping until dawn. There are those keep their... Read on

Holiday-themed, walk-up workshops at Sinaca Studios

When it comes to glass artistry, nothing says creating a set of D.I.Y. holiday-themed ornaments or other designs like attending the Sinaca Studios School of Glass and Gallery’s series of walk-up, glass making sessions in Fort Worth's Near Southside.  Part of Sinaca’s... Read on

Italian for dinner? Fort Worth has you covered

Our out-of-town guest visiting last week from New York had a very specific request for his birthday dinner: He wanted Italian food every bit as flavorful as the kind he could enjoy back home. And while as recently as ten years ago such a request might have induced panic... Read on

Magnolia at the Modern Film Series Highlights and...

Fort Worth has one surefire remedy to the numbing sameness of all those cookie cutter Hollywood mainstream studio movies, and that’s the affecting, human-scaled studio and independent films featured in the Magnolia at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Film series.... Read on

Fort Worth's Best Patio Dining

Those of us who live in North Texas think of it as our just reward for having survived another summer of brutal heat. For those who just happen to be visiting these parts in late September or October, it’s more akin to winning the lottery. I’m talking about our state’s... Read on

Family Fun Friday: Mrs. Baird's Bakery Factory Tour

For almost 100 years, the smell of freshly baking bread has been tempting the taste buds and tickling the noses of visitors to Fort Worth. Get a detailed view-and all the sniffs of baking bread you stand-with a free tour of the Mrs. Baird’s Bread Factory. During the... Read on

The Bearded Lady: Another hit on Magnolia

Over the last couple of years, no corner of Fort Worth has experienced as extraordinary a re-vitalization as Magnolia Avenue, in the Near Southside section of town. Once a sleepy strip littered with abandoned storefronts, it is now home to some of our most exciting... Read on

Free Cliburn Event at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

It's hard to think of a more felicitous marriage of Fort Worth tourist-attractions than the marvelous music making of a Cliburn Concert, set against the incomparable backdrop of the Tadao Ando-designed Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. And, sure enough, both will come... Read on

Rodeo Goat: Burgers with a side of hipster cool

“It almost feels like we’re in Austin.” That was an observation made by my partner a couple of Friday evenings ago, as we stepped onto the outdoor patio of Rodeo Goat Icehouse, a gourmet burger-and-beer joint located near the Fort Worth Cultural District. On this warm... Read on