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Independent Bar and Kitchen celebrates unpretentious Euro-pub grub

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

Andrew Dilda, the executive chef of the 4-month-old Independent Bar and Kitchen in Dallas’ Deep Ellum, sent an email clarifying his unwavering guiding mission: “My real love is just cooking good food,” the 36-year old ... Read more

Snuffer’s to introduce a ‘Dakburger’ (update)

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Courtesy of Snuffer’s

The first thing that came to mind when Snuffer’s sent a release about a “Dakburger,” named for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, is all the injuries the poor Romoburger must have suffered. OK, we made the Romobur... Read more

K-Pop Burger brings patty power to far north Fort Worth

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Despite its focal point being a strip shopping center anchored by a Kroger, the intersection of Beach Street and Timberland Boulevard in far north Fort Worth feels a little more “neighborhoody” than some areas in this booming part of the city. Read more

In tale of two Shacks, Stockyards’ Love might have edge on Shake

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The Love Shack opened as Texas’ answer to New York’s Shake Shack: a walk-up, cash-only stand serving a solid, simple burger. Read more

2016 Big Tex Choice Awards: And the winner is …

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State Fair of Texas

The motto of this year’s winners of the State Fair of Texas’ Big Tex Choice Awards could be “Victory is sweet.” Read more

Buzzy Halal Guys adding Richardson location

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Courtesy of The Halal Guys

Dallas-Fort Worth has no shortage of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food, including such Tarrant County standbys as Byblos Lebanese Restaurant and Cafe Medi. Read more

Fort Worth Cocktail Week set to shake, stir things up

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Details are still evolving, but “Fort Worth Cocktail Week” has been announced for Oct. 17-23. Read more

Texas craft brewers win fight over distribution rights law

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Star-Telegram

If the legislative changes in 2013 that favored Texas’ craft-beer industry felt good for brewers, then a court ruling Thursday in Travis County on one of those laws must have felt pretty sweet, too. Read more

Rolled ice cream a hit for Cajun-Asian cafe

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bud@star-telegram.com

Everyone between Fort Worth and Dallas already seems to know about Orchid City Cafe. Read more

Meat U’s second location is on ’cue

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kbouaphanh@star-telegram.com

It’s never unusual to see people waiting in line at a barbecue restaurant. But the line at Meat U Anywhere BBQ in Trophy Club is different from that of your average barbecue joint’s: It starts at 6 a.m. Read more

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