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Tom Thumb goes for 2: second store planned in central Fort Worth

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The former Fresh Market grocery store off South University Drive in Fort Worth will be converted into a Tom Thumb supermarket, the grocer’s parent company announced. Read more

Spring Creek in Arlington: shiny new look, spicy barbecue flavor

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Before it became fashionable, barbecue was always served in one of two basic settings: Read more

No bay in sight, but Pantego has plenty of gumbo

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There is no shortage of seafood in Arlington. Read more

After a year in Fort Worth, Merritt adds redfish, more to Fixture

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Chef Ben Merritt named his Fort Worth grill Fixture Kitchen for a reason. Read more

At 4, FnG celebrates a Keller success story

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The Town Center restaurant is the work of former Cool River chefs. Also in Eats Beat: jazz Sundays at LightCatcher Winery and the big move for OC Burgers. 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

Rolled ice cream a hit for Cajun-Asian cafe

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

Forks up for new Fort Worth dining along Trinity ‘banks,’ ‘bends’

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Fort Worth’s new restaurants have new riverfront addresses: Clearfork, Left Bank, the River District, Waterside and WestBend. Read more

‘Angry Man’ berated Latino chef, but he wasn’t white – just angry

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Correcting a recent column: A grocery patron who went on a racist tirade against a popular Fort Worth sushi chef and his children was not white. Read more

‘This isn’t Mexico!’ Angry Man berated chef, boys

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Hatred and racism came home to the local supermarket line this week. Read more

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