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

Obituary: Hope Lancarte, who ran Joe T. Garcia’s for decades

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Star-Telegram archives

Esperanza “Hope” Lancarte, the grande dame of the Fort Worth restaurant trade who worked from childhood in the kitchen of her parents’ restaurant and, with her sister, built the iconic Joe T. Garcia’s restaurant into an award-winning destination, died Thursday after a... Read more

From 2005: Remembering Hope Lancarte


Star-Telegram archives

Hope Lancarte, the matriarch of the beloved Joe T. Garcia’s restaurant family, died Thursday in Fort Worth. This July 5, 2005 column by Bud Kennedy was written on the occasion of Joe T’s 70th year in business. Read more

Eats Beat: Not too late for Turkey Day

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The best Thanksgiving dinners are booked. Read more

Restaurant review: Righteous Foods in Fort Worth

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The healthy restaurant trend has hit Dallas-Fort Worth hard, with juice bars and national chains such as Modmarket and Read more

Texas brew review: Martin House’s River House

It’s eating season. It started around Halloween and now it’s quickly turning into full-on gluttony. With Thanksgiving coming, all hope is close to being lost on your diet. Just give it up for the next month. Read more

Panther Island Brewing shake-up details emerge


Special to DFW.com

After several years in planning and partnership, news in August of the split between Panther Island Brewing founding partners Ryan McWhorter and Michael Harper came as a bit of a shock. After being staples of the local beer community for years as Wahoo Brewing, and then recently when they renamed... Read more

Fort Worth’s Black Rooster Bakery sold


DFW.com archives

Black Rooster Bakery, the Forest Park-Park Hill area bakery known for its great bread and pastries, has been sold, four years almost to the day after its opening. Read more

Eats Beat: For chef Jon Bonnell, best-2-out-of-3 means a lunchtime winner



Chef Jon Bonnell has two of the top three restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth. Read more

Weekend Chef: Smoked Brisket Stew



Went to lunch Sunday at Billy's Oak Acres BBQ to get my chicken fried steak fix for the week. It was cold and wet, with a chance of rain/snow in the evening, so I figured I would head to the grocery store after lunch to get some fi... Read more

Restaurant review: Chicago’s Catch Fish & Chicken

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To call Chicago’s Catch Fish & Chicken “modest” would be an understatement. Read more

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