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Restaurant review: Mash’d in Fort Worth

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DFW.com

“This drink tastes like something you would get at Sonic,” said one of my dining companions on a recent night at Mash’d, the new moonshine-and-eclectic-eats restaurant in West 7th. Read more

Restaurant review: Uchi Dallas

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Special to DFW.com

In the insular foodie world, Uchi Dallas ranks as one of the biggest local restaurant openings of the year. Any self-respecting diner has made the pilgrimage to the original in Austin, opened in 2003 by chef and founder Tyson Cole, whose precisely crafted sushi served in a renovated old house fee... Read more

The Lonesome Vegetarian: More Fort Worth eateries enter the Blue Zone

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Marilyn Bailey

In June, three more Fort Worth restaurants earned the Blue Zones Project’s seal of approval. Read more

Restaurant review: Trinity River Tap House in Fort Worth

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DFW.com

If you worked or played in downtown Fort Worth in the 1990s, you no doubt crossed paths with the Pour House, a second-story bar and restaurant known for boozy drinks served in fishbowls and, for the hazy day afterward, the Hangover Burger. Read more

Restaurant review: Gino’s East in Arlington

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DFW.com

Growing up in the Windy City, I was introduced to Chicago-style deep-dish pizza as a little girl. You might think it was everywhere in Chicago, but it wasn’t (Chicago-style hot dogs were everywhere). There were only a few places that served the renowned deep dish back then, none of them an... Read more

Restaurant review: J.R. Bentley’s English Pub in Arlington

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Special to DFW.com

When the students come back from summer break at the University of Texas at Arlington this fall, there’s apt to be a letdown unassociated with pop quizzes or homecoming disses: Noted campus-adjacent haunt J.R. Bentley’s English Pub is no longer cigarette-friendly. Read more

Restaurant review: Cannon Chinese Kitchen in Fort Worth

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DFW.com

The Ho and Kha families of Fort Worth have been responsible for two of the city’s most beloved and admired restaurants: Tokyo Cafe, damaged in a fire last year but in the process of being rebuilt, and Shinjuku Station. Both specialize in Japanese cuisine free from the frills and gimmicks t... Read more

Restaurant review: Pansayena in Arlington

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Special to DFW.com

Along the back hall of Pansayena, the 9-month-old Arlington restaurant, I can’t help but notice the brightly painted slogan that hints at this charming establishment’s overall MO. The aphorism — not coincidentally looming over a framed copy of the Ten Commandments — re... Read more

Restaurant review: Fixture in Fort Worth

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Farrar Food Photography

We’re still sad about the demise of 24 Plates, the restaurant that opened in 2014 in a vintage building on the eastern edge of Fort Worth’s Magnolia Boulevard, next to Thai restaurant Spice and the Proper bar. Read more

Restaurant review: Qana Cafe & Hookah Fort Worth

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Star-Telegram

Qana Cafe & Hookah, a tiny family-owned restaurant that dishes up dolmas and falafel, reminds me of one of my all-time favorite pita pit-stops, also on Fort Worth’s west side: George’s Imported Foods. Read more

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