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

Restaurant review: Spork in Dallas

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DFW.com

From its location in a former Sonic to its game-filled patio, Spork seems at first glance to be primarily a place to take the kids. Read more

Eats Beat: A new Playa out west, and Arkansas chicken

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Special to the Star-Telegrams

More than 25 years after the original La Playa Maya opened in Fort Worth, Lupe Ayala is bringing a big Mexican coastal seafood restaurant and bar west. Read more

Slim Chickens to open Fort Worth location June 22

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Mark Jackson

Flint Harris, who was born in Fort Worth and lived here till he went off to college at the University of Arkansas, says he has been eating at Slim Chickens since the Arkansas-based fast-casual chain first opened its doors in Fayetteville in... Read more

Restaurant review: Opa! Mediterranean Cafe in Fort Worth

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Special to DFW.com

I have a suggestion for the owners of Opa! Mediterranean Cafe, the new Greek counter-service mom-and-pop in West 7th: Expand your hours, and the millennials will follow. Read more

Eats Beat: Billy’s Oak Acres ready for early risers

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Special to DFW.com

You always had to get to Billy’s Oak Acres BBQ early. Read more

Magnolia brunch crawl: Shaw's Patio Bar & Grill

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DFW.com

For our second stop in an occasional series on Fort Worth brunches — starting on Magnolia Avenue for reasons you can read about here — we decided to drop in on Shaw’s Patio ... Read more

Kix Brooks’ steak series to feature Fort Worth, Dallas

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Cooking Channel

Kix Brooks is taking a turn from Brooks & Dunn to rare, medium and well-done. Read more

Restaurant News for June

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Star-Telegram

Grady Spears’ return to Fort Worth, Dena Peterson’s new catering gig and more news for foodies. Read more

Eats Beat: Latin fusion for north side, a new Jambo’s for Arlington

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Star-Telegram

Juan Rodriguez has “cooked cowboy” for 10 years. Read more

Texas brew review: The six-pack still rules

Serving-size increments aren’t the most common topic when it comes to beer talk. However, the business of the bottle, can and pack size is something consumers subconsciously evaluate on a regular basis — even if it makes for dull barroom chatter. Read more

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