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The Lonesome Vegetarian: Planet Sub brings a new world of sandwiches

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Marilyn Bailey

Downtown Fort Worth is lousy with sandwich shops, but many of them are not worth a look from vegetarians. Read more

Restaurant review: Old West Cafe in Arlington

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DFW.com

The name tells you a lot. You wouldn’t expect a place called Old West Cafe to offer kale chips or quinoa salad or vertical anything. It doesn’t. Read more

Restaurant review: Social House Fort Worth

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DFW.com

As you enter The Social House, its “social” fizz pops like a freshly uncorked bottle of Dom Perignon. Read more

Texas brew review: Collective’s Petite Golden Sour

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Special to DFW.com

When launching its taproom in November, Collective Brewing Project made a point of showing that it wouldn’t just be making ordinary beers. The brewery set a goal from the outset to start a sour program. An ambitious start for a... Read more

Restaurant review: Rough Creek of San Saba Steakhouse

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DFW.com

Opened last fall on the outskirts of Burleson, Rough Creek of San Saba Steakhouse presents a picture-perfect image of a small-town Texas restaurant. It’s as if you walked into a Robert Earl Keen song. Read more

Restaurant review: Olives Mediterranean Grill in Arlington

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DFW.com

What does it take to make a go of it in the restaurant business? Often, it’s a combination of strong location and good food. Mix in talent and dedication, and with a little luck, the venture will see its first birthday. Read more

Restaurant review: Remedy in Dallas

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DFW.com

If you were dreaming up a list of must-get dishes to order at a restaurant, a $12 bologna sandwich would seem to be an unlikely candidate. But Remedy, a new restaurant on Greenville Avenue in Dallas, might change your mind. Read more

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Veggie spirit lives at Fort Worth’s new Vivo 53

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Marilyn Bailey

Pizza is one of the few reliable restaurant options for vegetarians, especially when we’re out with carnivore friends. It’s obviously easy to get one topped with cheese, tomato sauce and something from the short list of standard-issue pizza vegetables: canned olives, onions, peppers... Read more

Restaurant review: Frezko Taco Spot in Southlake

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DFW.com

If you drive east of Southlake Town Square on Southlake Boulevard, you’ll go by that taco place, the one that’s part of an Austin-based chain, the one that has a couple dozen tac... Read more

Texas brew review: Valentine’s suds for the sweet and the bitter

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Special to DFW.com

Valentine’s Day is a divisive holiday. It seems like one half goes along with it, tries to do something special and generally embraces the romance. We’ll call that the “sweet” side. The other half goes the other direction. They deride Valentine’s Day as yet anot... Read more

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