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

HG Sply Co. sets Aug. 22 opening in Fort Worth


Kathryn Kemp

More than a year after it announced plans for a Fort Worth move, HG Sply Co. has set a Monday, Aug. 22, opening for its new location in the WestBend development along the Trinity River. Read more

Istanbul Grill will be new to downtown Fort Worth, but not to DFW

Dining review Cafe Istanbul

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Serdar “Sam” Sensel has made Arlington love Istanbul. Read more

Downtown Fort Worth to get Mediterranean restaurant

Dining review Cafe Istanbul


Istanbul Grill, one of Arlington's most popular restaurants, will open in Sundance Square, owner Serdar “Sam” Sensel said Monday. Read more

‘Cutthroat Kitchen’ to feature Fort Worth chef

0817 Cutthroat Kitchen Chef


The first time Amber Kohle appeared on Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen, she left, in the words of host Alton Brown, “a little piece of herself on the playing field.&... Read more

Dallas burger landmark Goff’s destroyed by fire



Goff’s Charcoal Hamburgers, an SMU-area Dallas burger institution, was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon, WFAA/Channel 8 and other DFW-based media reported. Read more

Two new craft breweries open for beer lovers in Tarrant County

Indulge HopFusion


Tarrant’s craft-beer scene continues to hop. Read more

Whole Foods Market opening first Fort Worth store Oct. 12

Whole Foods No Spanish


Whole Foods Market said Friday it will open its first Fort Worth store in the Waterside development in west Fort Worth on Oct. 12, two years after construction began. Read more

Dean & DeLuca to open North Texas location

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Dean & DeLuca, the upscale grocery chain, had a strong Fort Worth presence back in May during its first year of sponsoring the Dean & DeLuca Invitational golf tournament at Colonial Country Club. Read more

Deep Ellum Brewing adds lunch in its taproom


Courtesy of Deep Ellum Taproom + Kitchen

Food at most DFW breweries, if it’s offered at all, usually comes via food trucks during tasting-and-tour days. There are exceptions, such as Fort Worth’s Chimera Brewing Co., which brews its own beers (and has “gues... Read more

Hatch chile burger at Central Market Southlake brings the heat



For nearly three years in the late ’80s, I lived in Las Cruces, N.M., about 40 miles south of Hatch, of Hatch chile fame. One of the things I miss the most about living in southern New Mexico is the aroma of roasting chiles permeating the air around harvest time. Read more

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