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

Brewed pub-cafe on Magnolia is finally starting to perk

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bud@star-telegram.com

Finally, Brewed is the all-day restaurant Fort Worth wanted on West Magnolia Avenue. Read more

Fry-day night lights: 11 of our favorite fries in DFW.

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Courtesy of Railhead Smokehouse

When the french-fry gods shine down their golden-fried goodness upon you, it’s something you can’t ignore. Read more

Does the Cafe Burger at Press Cafe impress?

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Special to DFW.com

Like a doughnut food truck at a farmers market, we were a little uncomfortable on a recent evening on the patio of Press Cafe, the Trinity River-adjacent restaurant in southwest Fort Worth. Read more

Our favorite fast-food fries

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Five Guys

Our taste in french fries can get a little frou-frou, we admit, with the pomme frites and all that jazz. But like most fry fans, we got our start at chain-restaurant drive-thrus. So we must honor a few of our first-love faves. Read more

Arlington hops aboard the craft-brew train

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Scooter Hendon

Arlington is an often misunderstood city. Many Texans identify it as a stopover between Dallas and Fort Worth. They see a place to ride roller coasters and cheer sports teams and then be on your merry way to somewhere else. Read more

Downtown Hooters tied up by protest to TABC

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Courtesy photo

Plans for a Hooters restaurant in City Place downtown have been delayed by a protest pending before the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Read more

El Mofongo gives Arlington an island of Caribbean cuisine

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pmoseley@star-telegram.com

If it seems like the area around the Parks at Arlington mall is cluttered with nothing but chain restaurants, look a little harder. Less than a mile north on Cooper Street, several family-run spots, all serving ethnic cuisine, have opened in the same strip mall, within a few steps of one another. Read more

Restaurant ‘week’ lasts half of August, but don’t miss a dining deal

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The Dallas Morning News

The annual DFW Restaurant Week promotion is Aug. 16 through Labor Day. Some restaurants serve the $35-$45 dinners only the first week, so book ahead. The best deals are the $20 steakhouse lunches, but study them before you book. Read more

Cork & Pig is West 7th heaven

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Special to the Star-Telegram

It’s been almost a year since AF+B unceremoniously tossed in its white kitchen towel in the West 7th location that is now home to Cork & Pig Tavern. Read more

Heim Barbecue sets official grand opening date

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Special to the Star-Telegram

The hotly anticipated barbecue joint will open its doors to the public next month. Read more

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