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BBQ Safari: Mama Faye’s BBQ in Deep Ellum

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The best barbecue anywhere is ’cue that someone has cooked in their own back yard. The methods used to produce it don’t always lend themselves to commercial enterprises, so no matter how good your favorite barbecue joint is, there is someone doing it better in their back yard with a... Read more

Texas brew review: Oasis London Homesick

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Beer’s accessibility is one of its most endearing qualities as a beverage. Unlike wine or spirits, beer has always been the drink of the common man. Beer is for everyone and is meant to be enjoyed a few at a time socially. Read more

Restaurant review: Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse Fort Worth

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You can’t refrain from stating the obvious about Rafain, the new Brazilian steakhouse in Fort Worth’s West 7th corridor: You need to like meat to thoroughly enjoy the experience here. Read more

BBQ Safari: Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que in Fort Worth

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In 1911, a half-square-mile chunk of land three miles north of Fort Worth was incorporated as Niles City. It was home to 508 residents, two meat-packing companies, six railroads and a transient population of bovines on their way to becoming tasty barbecue. Read more

Texas brew review: Peticolas’ Golden Opportunity

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Let’s face it — it’s hot. Super, stupid hot. This is the time of year that calls for beverages that help cool you down and quench your thirst. The right beer to meet that call is an important choice to make. Sure, you could opt for the same-old, same-old light beer like every... Read more

Restaurant review: Taziki’s Mediterranean Café in Southlake

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DFW.com

For all of its trappings as a franchise-fueled chain — 37 branches scattered mostly in the South; somewhat generic avocado-and-white walls meant to evoke Greece’s profusion of cypresses, set against bone-white architecture — Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe manages to conj... Read more

Restaurant review: Mo’s Best Eatery in Arlington

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DFW.com

Mo’s Best Eatery is more Northeast than North Texas, which may be the very reason some people are making the place a habit. Read more

Restaurant review: John Tesar’s Knife Dallas

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Dallas-Fort Worth does not lack for steakhouses, but with the opening of Knife Dallas, the new restaurant at the Highland Dallas (formerly Hotel Palomar), the rest seem moot. Read more

Texas brew review: Armadillo Ale Works WunderMelon

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The kolsch-based beer puts summertime sweetness on tap. Read more

Restaurant review: Hollywood Burger in Saginaw

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DFW.com

If you’ve ever been to Hollywood, you know that there’s a certain amount of grit that goes with the glamour, a working-stiff funkiness away from the more touristy parts. We were reminded of this at the original Hollywood Burger, a modest-looking joint in a similarly humble strip sho... Read more

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