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Cork & Pig is West 7th heaven

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Special to the Star-Telegram

It’s been almost a year since AF+B unceremoniously tossed in its white kitchen towel in the West 7th location that is now home to Cork & Pig Tavern. Read more

Stephan Pyles’ Flora Street Cafe is a work of art

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Kevin Marple

Among his many talents, chef Stephan Pyles has an intuitive sense of time and place, and that’s evident at Flora Street Cafe, his grand new restaurant in Dallas’ Arts District. Read more

The Lonesome Vegetarian: no beef with Bentley’s

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Special to DFW.com

With all the bug-eyed obsession with burgers, another all-American sandwich has been relatively neglected by the foodie hordes: the hot dog. Read more

D-Town Coney Island is top dog with homesick Michiganders

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

I bet you think a Coney Island dog is something you’d find in New York City. Well, you’re off by a thousand miles. Read more

Jambo’s hits the marks with its Arlington ’cue

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Special to the Star-Telegram

It’s a scene most barbecue lovers are used to seeing: a long line of hungry ’cue lovers snaking from one end of the building to another. Read more

Chiloso Mexican Bistro defies the fast-casual cliches

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rmallison@star-telegram.com

Recently, DFW.com did a feature on several fast-casual restaurants following in the footsteps of Chipotle, itself using a cafeteria-line model with customers picking a base for their food, a... Read more

Colorado’s Backcountry Brewing throws its hat into the Texas ring

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Special to DFW.com

What defines a local brewery? If a beer is brewed locally, does that make it a local beer? Read more

Namaste greets east Fort Worth with quality Indian food

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mfaulkner@star-telegram.com

Despite the culinary leaps and bounds Fort Worth has made over the past several years, certain types of restaurants remain in short supply here, Indian restaurants being one of them. Read more

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Don't let the Cork & Pig name scare you

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Special to DFW.com

A new Felipe Armenta restaurant is happy news for vegetarian dining. That’s what we’ve learned from Fort Worth’s The Tavern, Pacific Table and Press Cafe — all places where vegetarianism is hardly the main point but where the meatless dishes are much more than afterthoughts. Read more

Tacodeli is a player in DFW’s shell game

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Courtesy of Tacodeli

Trendy taco joints, with their locally sourced veggies and responsibly raised meat, are increasingly crowding the landscape in Dallas and Fort Worth, so much so that the lines of demarcation are about as murky as the bowls of addictive queso they serve. Read more

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