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

Vance Godbey’s restaurant going Tex-Mex: El Cerrito moving in

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bud@star-telegram.com

A 60-year restaurant landmark is reopening, but barbecue is giving way to fajitas and margaritas. Read more

DFW restaurant news for July

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jlmarshall@star-telegram.com

Cool cakes and cupcakes in Hurst, cobblers and pies in Keller, ice cream in Fort Worth — and yes, entrees. But this month, we eat dessert first. Read more

Peaches: Not just for Weatherford anymore

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bud@star-telegram.com

The Parker County Peach Festival is Saturday, but Fort Worth restaurants also have begun to add peach menu items. Read more

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Don't let the Cork & Pig name scare you

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Special to DFW.com

A new Felipe Armenta restaurant is happy news for vegetarian dining. That’s what we’ve learned from Fort Worth’s The Tavern, Pacific Table and Press Cafe — all places where vegetarianism is hardly the main point but where the meatless dishes are much more than afterthoughts. Read more

DFW’s best fried chicken restaurants

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Star-Telegram

Name a food and odds are good it has a celebratory day of its own. From donuts to barbecue to margaritas and more, social media seems to light up nearly every day in celebration of something edible. Read more

Esquire names DFW burger the state’s most ‘over-the-top’

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Courtesy Esquire

Burgers are a natural part of summer — one cannot live on grilled hot dogs and potato salad alone — and thanks to Esquire, burger fiends can now map out a road trip built around America and its “over-the-top” burgers. Read more

Tacodeli is a player in DFW’s shell game

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Courtesy of Tacodeli

Trendy taco joints, with their locally sourced veggies and responsibly raised meat, are increasingly crowding the landscape in Dallas and Fort Worth, so much so that the lines of demarcation are about as murky as the bowls of addictive queso they serve. Read more

Cancún is a short sail away in Fort Worth; also, free Blaze pizza

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Cancún Mexican Restaurant opened when ceviche and vuelve à la vida shrimp cocktail were new here. Read more

Taco brawl, round 2: Chips and salsa worth fighting for

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Star-Telegram archives

If you’ve seen the video of the recent taco shop brawl in Dallas -- and let’s face it, who hasn’t -- you may have also heard that the fight started over some chips and salsa. Read more

Ashton Depot marks 10th anniversary as event venue

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mfaulkner@star-telegram.com

The Ashton Depot, opened in 1899 as the Santa Fe Depot in response to growing demand for railroad service in Fort Worth, is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a full-service event venue this year. Read more

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