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Brewsters closes in West 7th

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Star-Telegram

The West 7th development has seen its share of restaurant closures — most of what was there at the beginning in 2010 is now something else — so the closing announcement on the door of Brewsters didn’t exactly come as a surprise. But Brewsters, a burger/craft-beer spot, kind o... Read more

Lunch cafe inside the Botanic Garden sprouting new menu for spring

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

Until this spring, the Gardens Restaurant lunch room hadn’t changed its menu much since — well, last century. Read more

DelCiano Pinoy Cuisine can provide your fill of Filipino-style food

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

There was no bread to be had at DelCiano, the new Filipino restaurant in south Arlington, when we stopped in for a mid-afternoon Saturday lunch. Read more

Be careful — this bun is loaded

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Courtesy of Next Door

You may never have seen or heard a production of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” but chances are you’ve heard at least some of its music, specifically the “O Fortuna” section. A Wikipedia list of Read more

Shannon Wynne working the Lark on the Park host stand? Here’s why

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AP

This “Day Without Immigrants” had something previous immigrant worker strikes lacked. Read more

Off the eaten path: These 10 ‘hidden’ restaurants are off the eaten path. Go and find them

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Star-Telegram archives

This is the latest installment in an occasional series on hidden cultural experiences around DFW. Read more

Where’s Corral City, Texas? Follow the smoke to 407BBQ

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bud@star-telegram.com

As a barbecue competition winner and caterer, Bryan McLarty always swore he was too busy to open a restaurant. Read more

Petro’s Chili and Chips finds many ways to slice the Frito pie

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

The main thing you need to know about Petro’s Chili and Chips, aka Petro’s Frito Pie, is that it lives up to its name. It does, in fact, serve Frito pie. Read more

Bacon and Beer Classic coming to west Dallas (updated)

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Courtesy of Bacon and Beer Classic

(Updated to correct some festival info.) Read more

Jamaican Summers Eatery serves a culinary trip

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

As I enter the Kool-Aid-rainbow-colored beach shack of Jamaican Summers Eatery, the visually and culinarily transporting restaurant in Burleson — and just before rasta-capped co-owner Richard Williams utters a Caribbean-accented “welcome, mon” — my eyes take in the wal... Read more

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