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Eats Beat: Book soon for Christmas, or Yule be sorry

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A few hotels and prime steakhouses will serve Christmas brunch, along with family cafeterias and buffets. Read more

Restaurant review: Le Cep Restaurant in Fort Worth

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A French restaurant that stirs strong nostalgia from a diner who has lived in Paris is doing something right. And Le Cep, the new 60-seat Parisian-influenced restaurant, is doing a lot of things right. Read more

Restaurant review: Big State Fountain Grill in Irving

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The story of Big State Fountain Grill threatened to be another tale of loss, of an Irving institution facing a sad demise. Originally opened in 1948, the longtime pharmacy and soda shop shut down in May 2014 when its owners were unable to stay in business. Read more

Eats Beat: Road’s open to the Ranch and barbecue

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The BBQ Ranch is open, despite mistaken “road closed” signs. Read more

Preview: Cheesecake Factory in Sundance Square

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When the Barnes & Noble in Sundance Square closed at the beginning of 2014, rumors circulated — and were Read more

Restaurant review: Bohemian Cafe in Dallas

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As anyone who’s driven south on I-35 knows, the kolache capital of Texas is the small town of West, where travelers make pilgrimages to shops such as Czech Stop and Slovacek’s. Read more

Eats Beat: Lobsterama at Lucile’s

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This year, “happy holidays” means more than pumpkin and peppermint. Read more

Texas Brew Review: Sailing Santa blend makes beer fans ho-ho-happy

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If there’s one true cliche about the holidays, it’s that too much is never enough. Read more

Restaurant review: IDC Burgers in Aledo

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New restaurants are usually few and far between in Aledo, a small, dozy community 20 minutes west of Fort Worth. But the town is now on the verge of a bona fide restaurant boom, thanks to a triplet of new places. Read more

Eats Beat: New faces, new dishes, new prices at Hedary’s Lebanese

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Joseph Hedary moves his popular Celaborelle menu to the family’s legacy Ridglea location. Read more

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