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

Cheers to the local beers of summer

A cold beer can be the ultimate adult thirst-quencher when the summer sun sizzles. But navigating options amid the ever-growing local beer landscape can be daunting. Read more

Texas near the top as Business Insider ranks America’s top 50 BBQ joints

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If Texas is known for one thing beyond the state’s borders, it is a deep and abiding love of smoked meats. Read more

Texas Monthly features Bearded Lady’s L.U.S.T. Burger on cover

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DFW.com

Back in May, DFW.com contributor Anna Caplan did a DFW.com Burger of the Week on the L.U.S.T. Burger at the Bearded Lady, the craft-beer bar/restaurant on Magnolia Avenue in Fort Worth. Read more

First bite: Lo-Lo’s Chicken and Waffles in Southlake

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DFW.com

A year ago, I wrote a story for DFW.com about chicken and waffles, and how the dish is showing up on more restaurant menus in DFW. There are even variations that didn’t make it into t... Read more

FWFWF honors 2016 scholarship recipients

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Courtesy of Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival

Marina Luna doesn’t remember exactly how old she was when she started hanging out with her grandpa in the kitchen. She thinks she was 5. She knows she was little. Read more

FnG Eats’ Jeff Banister burger scores a hit

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DFW.com

Last summer about this time, the DFW.com staff was in the planning stages of its Battle of the Burgers, which has taken place every odd-numbered year since 2009. During the battle, DFW.com listings editor Denise Harris shot a brief video of Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister talking about how he... Read more

Road Tested: Hit the road for these unique dining experiences

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Summertime calls for getting away, even if just on a gallon or two of gas, and there’s no better day trip than off-the-beaten-path dining destinations worth the drive. Read more

In Bedford, tiny Bizzi’s bistro pops cork on another wine award

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The list of Wine Spectator’s “Where to Drink Well” award-winners includes the usual suspects: Bob’s Steak and Chop, Capital Grille, Del Frisco’s. Read more

Jambo’s hits the marks with its Arlington ’cue

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Special to the Star-Telegram

It’s a scene most barbecue lovers are used to seeing: a long line of hungry ’cue lovers snaking from one end of the building to another. Read more

Dallas' top BBQ spot, Pecan Lodge, suffers smokehouse fire

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Star-Telegram archives

While Fort Worth (and other areas of North Texas) awaits the opening of Heim Barbecue’s Magnolia Street brick-and-mortar, a popular Dallas BBQ spot suffered a mishap on Wednesday morning. Read more

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