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

Restaurant review: Thurber Mingus in Fort Worth

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Guided by sentimentality or familiarity, or a little of both, chefs often specialize in the cuisine they grew up with. Read more

Restaurant review: Golden Thai Cuisine in Keller

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For those who lack the spare time, let alone the financial muscle, to plunk down several thousand dollars for a culinary odyssey to exotic Thailand, Golden Thai Cuisine — in atmosphere and i... Read more

Texas brew review: Real Ale gets a rebranding


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Beer is a comfortable beverage. It’s not something that most people consciously think about, but consistent, authentic branding in beer is something in which many drinkers find solace. Read more

Restaurant review: Vivo 53 in Fort Worth

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If buildings had feelings, then The Tower in downtown Fort Worth would surely be pleased right now. After suffering uneven restaurant tenants on its ground floor, it has a restaurant it can be proud of in Vivo 53. Read more

Restaurant review: Tacusa Tacos-N-Pupusas in Fort Worth

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The big name in Salvadoran food in DFW is Gloria’s, which features “Salva-Tex” — Salvadoran, Mexican and Tex-Mex — cuisine on its menu. Read more

Restaurant review: Vintage Grill & Car Museum in Weatherford

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Fort Worth is filled with an almost uncountable number of restaurants serving burgers, fried chicken, steaks, ribs, seafood, french fries and other forms of American comfort food. Read more

Restaurant review: Flying Carpet Turkish Cafe in Fort Worth

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In its previous incarnation, the Flying Carpet was a pleasant-enough diversion for Middle Eastern food. Read more

Restaurant review: Samson’s Market Bistro in Fort Worth

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Is it some sort of culinary irony that Fort Worth’s only Ethiopian restaurant is next door to one of the more ubiquitous food-stops in the city? Read more

Restaurant review: Dugg Burger in Dallas

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A popular fast-food burger chain, which shall remain nameless, once ran an ad campaign imploring its customers to “have it your way.” Read more

Restaurant review: Mac’s on Main in Grapevine

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On a sedate Tuesday evening on Main Street in Grapevine, as I was about to leave Mac’s on Main, I couldn’t help but notice that two women at a corner table — who were there before I arrived — were engrossed in conversation, draining the last drops of a bottle of red. Read more

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