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A heaping helping of news & reviews from DFWs dining scene.

Restaurant review: The Original Lorena’s Mexican Kitchen

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The Original Lorena’s Mexican Kitchen, opened last fall in far northwest Fort Worth, is a throwback to the classic Tex-Mex by which many Fort Worthians swear. Think of Fiesta on Hemphill, Pulido’s, the old Mexican Inns.... Read more

BBQ Safari: Bartley’s BBQ in Grapevine


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It’s the start of the 2014 BBQ season, which in Texas runs from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. And we’re still looking for the Holy Grail of Texas BBQ joints. It’s somewhat of a moving target. Read more

Restaurant review: Pizza Snob in Fort Worth

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In most areas of life, being a snob is generally not considered to be a good thing. But snobbery is perfectly acceptable, encouraged even, when it comes to pizza. Read more

Restaurant review: Velvet Taco in Fort Worth

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You have to appreciate Velvet Taco, whether you’re an inveterate late-night reveler in search of grub or a stay-at-home dad looking for lunch after running errands at the nearby Super Target. Read more

Restaurant review: Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill in Fort Worth

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Years after Chipotle, Freebirds, Fuzzy’s, Rosa’s, Qdoba and Taco Cabana have blanketed the area like dip on a chip, Fort Worth’s appetite for fast-casual Mexican food has yet to relent. Read more

Restaurant review: Fork in the Road

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It’s easy to zoom along Arlington’s South Fielder Road and miss the low-slung sign for Fork in the Road, an almost 2-month-old restaurant that is packing in customers at lunch and dinner with its combina... Read more

Restaurant review: LSA Burger Co. in Denton

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The “LSA” in LSA Burger Co.’s name stands for Lone Star attitude , which is also the title of a song by Jon Christopher Davis, a Texas musician who co-founded the restaurant with Denton businessman John “Sparky” Pearson. But maybe the... Read more

Restaurant review: Bird Café in Fort Worth

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Restaurateur Shannon Wynne helped launch downtown Fort Worth as an entertainment destination back in the ’90s when he opened 8.0 Restaurant and Bar and Flying Saucer Draught Em... Read more

Restaurant review: Clay Pigeon in Fort Worth

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The farm-to-table concept has become so much a part of our fine-dining vernacular that it’s almost the norm now for any new chef-driven restaurant to adopt the practice — expected, even. Read more

Restaurant review: Mariscos La Marea

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“Would you like your Coke with a lot of ice or not much?” Read more

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