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Tia’s on the Bluff isn’t bluffing about its food

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rmallison@star-telegram.com

Sometimes a restaurant’s name and location are all it takes to pique curiosity. With Tia’s on the Bluff, there’s the “on the Bluff” part of the name. There’s also the location, a couple of blocks north of downtown Fort Worth and a couple of blocks east o... Read more

Sai Fine Asian Bistro does its cuisine to a ‘T’

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jlmarshall@star-telegram

That the full name of the chef-owner of Sai Fine Asian Bistro — Eddy Thretipthuangsin — is a multisyllabic mouthful is an apt metaphor for the menu at his latest venture. At this month-old Southeast Asian restaurant, palate-pinging flavors carom from one dish to another. Read more

Peru Gourmet gives Arlington something it may not even know it needed

Peru Gourmet

jlmarshall@star-telegram

There are officially zero excuses left for never having tried Peruvian food. Read more

In a troubled spot, a new entry doesn’t ‘M’-press

M Bistro 009

rmallison@star-telegram.com

There are cursed locations, and then there is the spot in Montgomery Plaza where six restaurants have stood over a span of 12 years. Read more

Clean Slate Cafe has no need to go back to the drawing board

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

Look to the left, and there’s a smoke shop. Look to the right and you’ll find a psychic-reading establishment. Read more

Wheelhouse rolls into Design District with worthy food, service and design

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

The first thing to notice about Wheelhouse isn’t the food, the setting or the service — all of which deserve praise of varying degrees — but the sculpture. Read more

Once you get past the confusion, Americado’s food is a hit

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

If there was ever a restaurant in need of a know-before-you-go guide, it’s Americado Mexi-Food Hall, a newly opened Mexican restaurant on the city’s south side. Read more

Big Bend’s Tejas line takes on Mexican brands

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Big Bend Brewing

Dos Equis. Corona. Maybe Modelo or Pacifico. A mountain of limes. These are the dominant players of Cinco de Mayo (other than tequila, of course). Read more

Abilene-based Heff’s enters Cleburne’s burger fray

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Heff’s Burgers

Its population may hover around a relatively small 30,000, but Cleburne has some classic burger joints. Morris Neal’s Handy Hamburgers is an old-fashioned spot that has been around... Read more

407 BBQ stakes a claim in tiny Draper with memorable meats

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

No matter who persuaded whom to open the minimalist barbecue joint in the tiny municipality of Draper, which was once a glorified RV park just west of Argyle, 407 BBQ is, quickly and with good reason, becoming the town’s second landmark. Read more

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