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

Burger of the Week: Luscher’s ‘Uncle Herky’

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Special to the Star-Telegram

Located mere steps from Pecan Lodge, Dallas’ venerable temple of barbecue, Luscher’s Red Hots is primarily (and rightly) known for chef Brian Luscher’s knockout Post Oak Red Hots. Read more

Why’d that Fort Worth restaurant close?

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Star-Telegram

Two local restaurants closed this week, and neither seemed like a good idea. Read more

Burger King gets cheesy with Mac N’ Cheetos

For some time now, I’ve suspected that every stoner I thought would come to no good in high school is now consulting on fast-food restaurant menus. How else to explain Jack in the Box’s Munchie Meals Read more

Spudwinkles Deli is not small potatoes

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DFW.com

From the outside, Spudwinkles Deli doesn’t look promising. It’s in a former Mexican fast-food spot on Rosedale Street in the Hospital District, with a couple of tables outside, where you’re likely to overhear orders from the drive-through. Read more

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Three new fast-casual options in Southlake

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Special to DFW.com

Vegetarian grazing just got a lot easier in Southlake, where three quick-casual places opened their first Tarrant County locations in quick succession in May and June. Read more

Melt Ice Creams sets July 1 date for Magnolia shop

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Star-Telegram archives

July 1 is a good day for an ice-cream party, and that’s when Melt Ice Creams will throw a big one to celebrate the opening of its newer, larger shop at 1201 W. Magnolia Ave., Suite 115. Read more

At Redrock Canyon Grill, it’s tempting to feast away

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pmoseley@star-telegram.com

I’ve become accustomed to innocent hyperbole from restaurant servers, even someone as polished as the one at Redrock Canyon Grill who, when speaking of the portion sizes at the new Southlake restaurant, billed them as “huge” — minus any Trumpian inflection. Read more

Nobody here but us chickens: Chick-fil-A is America’s fave fast-food eatery

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Star-Telegram

Chick-fil-A is once again America’s favorite fast-food eatery, according to a study of customer satisfaction released Tuesday. Read more

Funky Town Donuts is the (gluten-free) toast of Cowtown

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DFW.com

Teresa Fessler and her daughters were on a doughnut quest on a recent Sunday morning. Read more

No more life at Vivo 53 in downtown Fort Worth

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DFW.com

Even for a restaurant scene as volatile as Fort Worth/Tarrant’s, this has been an unusually busy week, and it’s only Tuesday. Read more

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