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

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Tastes of Turkey and Ethiopia give the meatless global options

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Marilyn Bailey

I’m slightly late writing about two new-ish cafes that are small and quite special. Read more

Cane Rosso’s Jay Jerrier is Mr. Slice Guy

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DFW.com

Glancing at Jay Jerrier, you’d never guess he’s the most polarizing pizza maker in North Texas. Read more

Eats Beat: In its 35th year, J & J Oyster is still crackin’

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Trailhead1848.com

Can this really be the 35th year for J&J Oyster Bar? Read more

Grapevine Craft Brewery taproom and beer garden sets grand opening date

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Star-Telegram

Earlier today, Grapevine Craft Brewery sent word that it will be opening its taproom and beer garden for business on July 10. Read more

Eats Beat: Bentley’s, Bobby V’s build on Arlington legacy

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Star-Telegram.com

Two of Arlington’s oldest favorites are worth a new look. Read more

Restaurant review: La Perla Negra in Fort Worth

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DFW.com

By definition, a “perla negra” or “black pearl” is a rare find indeed. And in a similar way, there is much that is exceptional about La Perla Negra, which opened two months ago in the old Zambrano’s Wine Cellar spot, south of Sundance Square in what is being cal... Read more

Restaurant review: The Egg & I in west Fort Worth

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The Egg & I

The food at The Egg & I, a 28-year-old franchise chain based in Colorado, will never make any best-of lists — but that’s beside the point. Read more

First bite: Slim Chickens in north Fort Worth

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Mark Jackson

With its A-frame builidng and its spacious patio — dubbed the Porch — the new Slim Chickens on North Tarrant Parkway looks a notch above many fast-casual restaurants. Read more

Magnolia brunch crawl: Chimera Brewing Co.

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DFW.com

For our third stop in our occasional series on Fort Worth brunches, which we’re beginning with a Magnolia brunch crawl, we dropped in on Read more

Pizza Hut’s Hot Dog Bites Pizza: Genius or abomination?

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DFW.com

As you’ve probably heard, Pizza Hut has introduced to America its Hot Dog Bites Pizza — a pizza with 28 miniature hot dogs baked into the crust. You may have run away screaming when you heard this, or you may have run to your calendar to mark the date of the pizza’s debut bec... Read more

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