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After crazy opening, Heim Barbecue settles into a groove

Heim Craft BBQ

Nancy Farrar

The crowd has calmed at the new temple of Fort Worth barbecue. Read more

Argentina meets Tex-Mex in new Colleyville restaurant

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Texas 26’s newest Latin fusion restaurant is open, with a flashy Italian restaurant not far behind. Read more

Have your Valentine’s plans yet? There are still options


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Until lately, DFW.com readers’ poll choices for “most romantic” restaurants were always steakhouses. Read more

Jon Bonnell’s a busy man, and Waters isn’t even open yet


The Dallas Morning News

Chef Jon Bonnell is everywhere, at least until March 1. Read more

Horseshoe Hill, Michaels launch new Saturday breakfast-brunch

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Two of Fort Worth’s original cowboy chefs are trying their hand at Saturday breakfast. Read more

From coffees to pastas, new Piattello is ’round-the-clock Italian



The new Piattello Italian Kitchen is a morning coffee bar, and a casual pizza or salad cafe, and also a modern Italian restaurant. Read more

Arlington: Worldly dining, but ready for something new

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Special to the Star-Telegram

If I learned anything at a talk in Arlington this week, I learned that Arlington is hungry for some new, contemporary restaurants. Read more

New R Bar chef has cooked everywhere from Driskell to Pickles

R Bar & Grill, one of Arlington’s few contemporary chef-driven restaurants, has landed itinerant chef Isaac Walker for the restaurant in the Hilton Arlington. Read more

Enchiladas Olé expanding; also, it’s almost time for Piattello

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In a state where tacos have become almost as trendy as barbecue, Enchiladas Olé sticks to the sauces that made it famous. Read more

No pie today, only repairs at Paris Coffee Shop in Fort Worth

Duff Goldman 007


The pie rack will be empty for a few days at the 90-year-old Paris Coffee Shop plate-lunch cafe in Fort Worth, dark while workers repair a kitchen ceiling that partially collapsed Thursday night. Read more

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