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

Bartaco coming to Fort Worth’s WestBend

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Lindsay Thompson

You may have seen stories floating around about a petition to Make Tacos the National Food of Texas! Aside from the fact that Texas is not, currently anyway, a nation, the Austin dud... Read more

Wild Acre to throw a birthday bash for Billy Jenkins bock’s namesake

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James Verheyen

“William Jenkins Worth Bock just doesn’t roll off the tongue as nicely.” Read more

Mardi Gras choices: Destiny’s, Southern Daiquiri and more

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bud@star-telegram.com

Mardi Gras dining can mean chain-restaurant gumbo or étouffée . Read more

Tio Carlos will feed you well in Colleyville

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

Opened near the beginning of the year in Colleyville, Tio Carlos Mexican-Latin Grill has deep DFW roots, with a Las Colinas location that’s been open for more than 20 years. Read more

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

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