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

Restaurant review: Happy Days Sports Grill in Arlington

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Happy Days Sports Grill is named after one sitcom, but it’s more like another. Slightly hidden location, a friendly staff, a place where everybody knows your … yeah, you get it. Read more

Grady Spears tries to climb that ‘Hill’ one more time

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On a recent Saturday night, at his new restaurant on the north side, Grady Spears bounces from table to table, laughing and chatting, posing for pictures, shaking hands and giving hugs. Read more

Restaurant review: On Premise in Dallas

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On Premise is a bar-restaurant hybrid you can’t instantly peg, which ordinarily is not a positive thing in the marketplace, where simple often does best. But this quirky concept is located in Dallas’ artsy neighborhood of Deep Ellum, a place where hothouse flowers find it easier to ... Read more

State Fair of Texas: fried-food review


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In recognition of my third time reviewing the food scene at the State Fair of Texas, here are three things I learned this year: Read more

Dining review: Luna Grill in Colleyville


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I imagine every Luna Grill looks the same. White-washed walls, snazzy red wrought-iron chairs with stenciled backs, simple-yet-ornate paper-doily-esque pendant lamps. Read more

The Lonesome Vegetarian: A Stockyard mainstay expands meat-free options


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In the Fort Worth Stockyards, it’s astonishing to find a restaurant featuring a separate menu of vegetarian dishes. And to see the Blue Zones slogan “Plant Slant” prominently displayed. We think of this neighborhood as where you might come to buy one of those “Meat is ... Read more

Restaurant review: Spin! Neapolitan Pizza in Southlake

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For those who love pizza, times have never been better in Dallas-Fort Worth. Read more

Restaurant review: Salsa Limón Universidad in Fort Worth

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When Salsa Limón parked its food truck and served its first Mexico City-style taco in 2010 near TCU on Berry Street, I posited in a positive review: “Whoever decided to put a food truck across the street from Fuzzy's has got some cojones.” Read more

Restaurant review: Local Foods Kitchen in Fort Worth

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Consider the font that is used in the logo for Local Foods Kitchen, the new gourmet dine-in/carry-out restaurant likely to become a forever-haunt for the Tanglewood set in southwest Fort Worth. Read more

Restaurant review: Stir Crazy Baked Goods in Fort Worth

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The first time I had a treat from Stir Crazy Baked Goods, I had neither set foot in the original location of the Daggett Avenue bakery nor special-ordered the colossal chocolate chip cookie. Read more

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