In With the Old Antiques and art fill this highly decorated home
TRIED AND TRUE In the kitchen with Lanny Lancarte SHOWTIME Landmark exhibit at the Amon Carter AMERICAN IDOL The late, great Will Rogers
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contents ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Showtime at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art 8
LOCAL LUMINARY Arts champion Jody Ulich 12
LOCAL LANDMARK The Will Rogers Memorial Center pays homage to the original cowboy philosopher 17
HOME Fort Worth residents Christy and Jason Smith show off their collective instincts 20
FOOD/DRINK Lanny’s Alta Cocina Mexicana 25
NEW & NOTABLE 28
DINING GUIDE 32
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Art in October. It’s the last stop on the show’s prestigious tour and a coup for the Carter and its director Andrew Walker. Jody Ulich, president of the Arts Council of Fort Worth
and Tarrant County, discusses
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ON THE COVER Homeowners Christy and Jason Smith (“In With the Old,” page 20) have found the perfect blend of sentiment and style. This chair belonged to Christy’s mother, and is one of many items Christy refuses to part with. It’s a perfect fit for the library.
her role and the organization’s
launch of a business-mentoring program this fall. Our cultural
bent continues with a look at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, a showcase of sentiment and symbolic architecture. We also
tour the home of a Westover Hills couple who have made art
and antiques their passion. And we meet up with chef Lanny Lancarte, of Lanny’s Alta Cocina Mexicana. He discusses the evolution of his restaurant concept. Lastly, we offer a look at what’s new and noteworthy.
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Top left: Stuart Davis (1894–1964), Blue Café, 1928, oil on canvas, © Estate of Stuart Davis/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, acquired 1930, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Bottom left: Mark Rothko, (1903–1970), Untitled, 1968, acrylic on paper mounted on hardboard, © 2005 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, gift of the Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1985, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. 8 Fall 2012
Top right: Charles Sheeler (1883–1965), Skyscrapers, 1922, oil on canvas, acquired 1926, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Bottom right: Winslow Homer (1836–1910), To the Rescue, 1886, oil on canvas, acquired 1926, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
arts & entertainment To See as Artists See: American Art from The Phillips Collection leads the Amon Carter’s fall lineup.
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he Amon Carter Museum of American Art will offer a broadened perspective this fall as its permanent collection is viewed alongside this large-scale traveling exhibition. The Phillips exhibit features 100 works from almost 70 artists spanning more than a century, from 1850 to 1960, and Fort Worth is the last destination on its international tour. While it seems natural that the Carter and The Phillips Collection – both champions of American artists – would someday collaborate, this landmark event, set for Oct. 6 through Jan. 6, 2013, has parties on both sides buzzing. “We have never [before] sent a show to the Amon Carter,” says Susan Behrends Frank, associate curator for research at The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. “And it’s such a perfect venue for this exhibit.” Andrew Walker, the Amon Carter’s director, thought so as well several years ago when he backed the proposal that the Fort Worth museum be included in the tour. “He was immediately enthusiastic when we went to him, and he made a commitment quickly,” Frank says. After showings in Spain, Japan and Italy and a stop in Nashville, the exhibit’s arrival celebrates “one of the most exceptional concentrations of American art ever to appear in North Texas,” according to Walker. What’s more, viewers will have the rare opportunity to compare and contrast the aesthetic of two foremost American art collectors – Duncan Phillips and Amon G. Carter Sr. “These were two individuals with such clear visions of what they assembled [respectively]. Both had excellent eyes,” says Frank, who used her astute vision to curate To See as Artists See. Duncan Phillips, a critic who gave strong voice to his own outlook that American artists equaled their European contemporaries, put his money where his mouth (and eyes) were, buying works of both and in 1921 opening the first museum in America dedicated to modern art. Fort Worth museumgoers are familiar with Carter’s fondness for and extensive personal acquisitions of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell works portraying the American West. Those works became the impetus for the museum bearing his name, which opened in 1961. Holdings have grown to include paintings, sculpture and photography, covering more than a
Richard Diebenkorn (1922–1993), Girl with Plant, 1960, oil on canvas, ©The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, acquired 1961, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
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Adolph Gottlieb (1903–1974), The Seer, 1950, oil on canvas, ©Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY, acquired 1952, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
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century of visual art and leading artists in the United States. The two museum collections have a number of artists in common – from Winslow Homer to Georgia O’Keeffe to Mark Rothko – and this exhibit gives viewers the opportunity to see some of their works in a kind of dialogue. For actual conversation, Walker and Phillips director Dorothy Kosinski will delve into “A Tale of Two Collections,” a program at the Amon Carter on Oct. 25. To See as Artists See, with chronology as the foundation of its narrative, is organized in 10 categories, each forward-looking or overlapping the next. “The categories will shape your thinking about moving through time with American art,” says Frank. “In the [late nineteenth-century] grouping Homer and
Thomas Eakins embodied modernist spirits. The American Impressionists span the end of the nineteenth century into the twentieth. From the very early twentieth century through the 1940s, artists came from realist traditions, some of them remaining in those traditions and others moving beyond.” Landscapes and nature had been embedded in American art from the very beginning, but as the country grew and changed, so did artists’ perspectives. Not surprisingly, then, there is a section on cities, featuring Charles Sheeler’s Skyscrapers and the urban streetscapes of Edward Hopper and others. “It’s challenging to show an in-depth cross-section from an American collection,” says Frank. “There are well-known works and others we thought needed to be better known. Phillips himself, especially in the period between the world wars, was a proponent of the diversity of American artists and celebrated that. Immigrant artists [for example] came with a different sensibility.” Some Americans embraced European ideas and used those elements to interpret American themes. The show concludes with grand pieces by post-War Abstract Expressionists Alexander Calder, Milton Avery and Jackson Pollock. As Frank adds, “Viewers will be able to see the rich thread of nature and realism weaving through American art.”
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Arts Champion By Lisa Martin
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hough Jody Ulich occasionally craves a tasty green tamale, that’s about the only drawback she sees to living in Fort Worth. As president of the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County since 2008, Ulich relishes her role in bolstering local performing and visual arts groups. “When we moved to Arizona, it took about five years before it felt like home,” Ulich admits. “Fort Worth felt like home after a month.” When her husband, Chip, took his dream job as a theater planner for a company in Dallas, Jody expected she’d have to leave her position as cultural service director for the city of Tempe for life in Big D. Fortunately, Cowtown came a-callin’. “Chip and I came down to Fort Worth a lot while we were students at Oklahoma City University in the ’80s, back when this was a sleepy little town,” she recalls. “Now you can hit six art institutes in one walking tour. Where else can you do that in this country other than Washington, D.C.?” No surprise, then, that the couple chose to live in the Cultural District, at the Residences of Museum Place. Today, Ulich’s husband hops the train to work.
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Their younger daughter, “Money is treasured Jennifer, manages the by the organizations we football team’s equipment support,” Ulich says, while studying poli-sci at noting that she intends to TCU. (“She’s Horned Frog increase the amount that through and through,” the Arts Council awards this proud mother says.) each year. “It sounds like Heather, the couple’s a lot to say we give out 24-year-old, who graduated $900,000 in grants a year, from Arizona State but for a city our size it University, has gone the should be more.” tech route, working for In addition to raising Creativity is everywhere at the Arts Council offices, as evidenced by an Internet startup in San these murals on the parking garage. additional funds, Ulich Francisco. plans to launch a businessEqually enamored with the family’s location is Ferocia, their mentoring program in the fall. “The goal is to match the arts rescued English Golden Retriever mix. “The Arts Council office is organizations with someone in the business community who can literally across the street from our home,” says Ulich. “Ferocia loves help them in specific ways,” she explains. “So if an organization coming to work with me.” needs marketing, public relations or accounting help, we will find Having a pet pooch in the office may seem like business casual at someone in the business community who can assist it on a shortits finest, but Ulich exudes passion and commitment to her position. term basis.” The economic downturn, she says, has only amplified the need for She and her husband, meanwhile, intend to continue exploring arts grants and funding. To that end, she and her team raise and their adopted home state. Recent weekend trips have taken them to distribute funds to some 45 qualifying organizations, ranging from major cities and quiet towns alike. On the road, they continue their well-known groups like the Kimbell Art Museum and the Fort quest for Sonoran-style cuisine. Worth Opera to niche companies and collectives like the Thank You “Tex-Mex just has too much cheese,” she says with a goodDarlin’ Foundation and Artes de la Rosa. natured sigh. “But we are learning to like it.”
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American This historic complex continues to salute the original cowboy philosopher.
Idol I By Jennifer Barling
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f the Cultural District of Fort Worth is the pulse of the cityâ€™s artistic and aesthetic sensibility, the Will Rogers Memorial Center could be considered its beating heart. Built in 1936, the 85acre complex was one of the first significant structures in an area now brimming with museums and theaters. Its buildings include the Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall, the auditorium, the coliseum and the equestrian center, hailed as one of the worldâ€™s largest and most modern livestock facilities. Rogers, beloved movie star and social commentator in the 1920s and 1930s, became famous the world over for his travel
Amon Carter Sr. commissioned famed Texas sculptor Electra Waggoner Biggs to create this public sculpture of Will Rogers and his horse Soapsuds. Called Riding into the Sunset, it faces west.
anecdotes and political humor. When he died in a plane crash in 1935, his close friend Amon G. Carter Sr. resolved to create a memorial that would capture not only Rogers’ legacy, but his stature in our country. Jerre Tracy, executive director of Historic Fort Worth Inc., describes how a consortium of the best architects in the city came together to work on the project. Notables such as Wyatt C. Hedrick, Elmer G. Withers and Herman P. Koeppe designed the structures using a mixture of classical revival and moderne (art deco) styles. Above the porticoes of the coliseum and the auditorium, tile friezes depict the history and products of Texas, utilizing artwork to celebrate life and hope during the Great Depression. In 1941, Amon Carter Sr. commissioned artist Electra Waggoner Biggs to create a sculpture of
These iconic buildings reflect a mix of classical revival and art deco styles. At right: Mosaic friezes on the buildings’ facades depict the history and products of the 1930s.
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Rogers riding Soapsuds, his horse. The resulting piece, titled Riding into the Sunset, was unveiled at the complex on Nov. 9, 1947, by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. Additional castings of this legendary likeness have been made, including one on the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock. Currently, more than 2 million people visit the Will Rogers Memorial Center each year, attending sporting events, the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo and a variety of other exhibitions. Many would be surprised to learn that despite the reputation of the complex, neither the buildings nor the statue have been designated a historical or cultural landmark. “People do assume that they have been [designated] because they are such iconic buildings for civic pride,” says Tracy. “Texas Tech’s casting of the statue has been placed on the National Register [of Historic Places], but ours is sitting there with no designation, with no acknowledgement of its significance and prestige.” Though acceptance on the National Register would affirm the importance of both the complex and the statue, Tracy maintains that a local designation is more valuable for protecting buildings and monuments from demolition or insensitive changes. Perhaps one day, this hub of entertainment will gain the status of a historical landmark in Fort Worth, finally earning a permanent place among the most respected and sheltered buildings in the city. For more information on the Will Rogers Memorial Center: www.willrogersmemorialcenter.org. For more information on the preservation of Fort Worth’s unique historical landmarks: historicfortworth.org. Fall 2012
The mirror over the sofa is a 400-year-old piece from Paris; the lamps were made from oversized gold gilded candlesticks.
InWith the Old Antique hunting and auction hopping fuel this coupleâ€™s fondness for home, history and entertaining.
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Photos by Clare Miers
“I’m really picky, and it can take a while to find the right pieces, but I really believe in buying well and buying right.” —Christy Smith
f the Alta Drive home of Christy and Jason Smith has a decidedly familiar feel, it’s likely because the house has served as an über-elegant backdrop for myriad catalogs, including Neiman Marcus, Ballard Designs, J.C. Penney, Kohl’s, Global Views and more. “It sounds crazy, but the house has its own agent,” says Christy Dunaway Smith, who purchased the historic property nine years ago with her husband. “The palette is right for a lot of these photo shoots, and people like all of the antiques.” The residence’s enduring sense of history undoubtedly resonates, too. Originally built in 1922 as servant quarters to an adjacent estate, the structure was later gutted during a top-to-bottom renovation that saw it more than double in size to its present 8,000 square feet. Under the Smiths’ ownership, the place has continued to evolve, too. Christy’s husband, Jason, a former custom home builder, serves as the contractor as the couple finishes out their basement. By Christmastime, the 2,000-square-foot space will house an entertainment room, which especially appeals to their two sons, Winn, 7, and 4-year-old Reed. Plans also call for an office for Jason, a full bath and a catering kitchen. The extra food-preparation space should ease some of the pressure during large-scale charity events, which the couple frequently host. Christy inherited a passion for philanthropy from her parents, Carol and Jim Dunaway, who live down the street. The family supports all manner of cultural and social endeavors around the city. In September, Christy will welcome upwards of 500 women for the Jewel Charity Ladies’ Chance Ticket Event, supporting Cook Children’s. The house inevitably wows everyone in attendance. “It feels like an old home with all the bells and whistles of a new one,” says Christy. “The original
Above, top: The library features matching sofas; the coffee table between is from an antiques store in Vail. Directly above: A son’s room was designed in muted shades with repurposing in mind; prints from Old Masters are accented with ribbon bows, a touch that’s reminiscent of Christy’s grandmother.
wood floors were preserved and still squeak, and the walls are so incredibly thick.” A self-described “visual person” who studied studio art and art history at SMU, Christy decorated it herself with some help from her husband. “I’d say about 75 percent of the furniture, Jason and I have found at auction,” she explains. “I’m really picky, and it can take a while to find the right pieces, but I really believe in buying well and buying right.” She and Jason gravitate to Old World pieces that foster the home’s timeless look and enhance the moody bluegreen-gray palette. The couple make annual sojourns to New Orleans in search of interesting antiques (a good-bye Sunday brunch at the Commander’s Palace always finds its way onto the itinerary); they frequently hit the Hill Country, too, scouring auctions. Their accumulated treasures are showcased all around the house. The master bedroom, with its silver-gray walls and dusty pink accents, contains antique mirrors, a fireplace and chandelier. Says Christy, “When I walk into my room, I think of it as a perfect room to look out from a balcony over Paris. Except I don’t have a balcony. And it’s not Paris.” Still, the couple seem quite taken with their patch of property in 76107. “I do have a love affair with this house,” says Christy. Sounds like a picture-perfect romance.
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Tried and True Fort Worth native Lanny Lancarte has scored a hit with Lanny’s Alta Cocina Mexicana, and it’s made him a rock star in the kitchen. By Margaret Shakespeare Photos by Clare Miers
A revamped Cultural District house proved an optimal location for Lanny’s.
y all accounts, Lanny P. Lancarte II was destined for a culinary career. He grew up working at his late greatgrandfather’s namesake restaurant, the venerable Joe T. Garcia’s. He watched his great-grandmother make enchilada sauce and picked up his father’s work ethic and business wiles for “everything outside the kitchen.” A turning point was attending the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards Gala in New York City the year the foundation honored Joe T.’s as one of America’s Classics. The annual awards ceremonies attract the nation’s top chefs and other luminaries in the food and wine business, a group Lancarte was thrilled to be a part of. “I went
to all the tastings, just wide-eyed at being there in all the bright lights,” he says. He recalls the moment he knew that “wearing a white chef’s coat was what I wanted to do”—in a restaurant of his own, bearing his own name. “I thought I would do authentic Mexican,” he says, acknowledging his literal and figurative DNA. “I felt tied to the culture and the people.” While finishing college (TCU) he spent some time in Mexico. Culinary tours with Mexican food author and authority Diana Kennedy stirred his passion. “I remember the respect she showed for ingredients – she would treat a single leaf of cilantro like a baby.” He would stay on for weeks to absorb her knowledge of regional cuisines: Oaxaca, Jalisco and beyond. For several years, Lancarte’s father lent him a kitchen and dining room within the garden at Joe T.’s for an incubator, where he and a few chef friends “banged ideas off each other.” Lancarte also spent some time polishing his skills at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. There were other cuisines to explore, including Spanish, Italian and French. After one more productive turn with fine Mexican food—a nine-month internship under Rick Bayless, owner of Frontera Grill and Topolobampo in Chicago, and his then-executive chef Brian Enyart—Lancarte was ready to let his own creative juices flow. By 2005, when Lanny’s opened in a revamped Cultural District house, the authentic Mexican blueprint had been redrawn. The atmosphere at Lanny’s was fresh, with lots of cool white accented in earthy tones and chocolate browns and a sunny terrace. Lancarte’s outlook had broadened. While most chefs create signature dishes, he developed a cuisine that became his restaurant concept. “We call it Mediterranean-style cuisine with use of authentic Mexican ingredients,” he says. Many dishes stem from those experimental days in the Joe T.’s garden, evolving into items on the frequently changing polyglot a la carte and tasting menus Lanny’s offers at lunch and dinner today. Dishes such as tuna with avocado mascarpone and
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cucumber salsa, foie gras and piloncillo compote, saffron and corn soup with huitlacoche agnolotti arrive tableside. They’re paired with wines when requested —another talent the chef has mastered. He shares some flavor-profile secrets: “With spicy foods, you want a wine that’s not tannic, but fruit-forward and younger rather than older. With something super-spicy, like habanero in a ceviche, which we don’t do too often, you might try an off-dry riesling. Ceviches usually go with a cava or other sparkling wine or one high in acidity. If we are using earthy ingredients, such as cactus, try a minerally wine, and we will try to use the wine in the sauce.” And if you simply must drink a big rich tannic red? Say, for example, a zinfandel or syrah from the New World wines on his international list? “Go with a braised leg of lamb. Just remember it’s the sauce that can make the pairing tricky.” Lanny’s caters off-site events for all occasions and has two private dining areas.
Save room for one of Lancarte’s seasonal desserts. Pictured is the white chocolate and banana crema with candied walnuts and banana brulee.
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Madtosh Crafts, fabrics, yarn and books are the focus of this concept from Amy Hendrix, who also owns Madeline Tosh, a hand-dyed yarn company. Although the two are separate entities, the ready-made fan base has helped put this new shop on the map. In fact, craft enthusiasts flocked from as far as Oklahoma for its grand opening. “She’s just a big yarn enthusiast and wanted to get Fort Worth excited about knitting and quilting,” says purchasing manager Jenifer Craig of Hendrix. The main focus is quilting and needle art, and Madtosh hosts a steady stream of social gatherings and classes. 4119 Camp Bowie Blvd., Suite 121 817-249-3066 • madtosh.com Photo by Clare Miers
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We’re your neighborhood smile experts. ith every patient, Peter Ku and Laura Loftin strive to deliver their utmost attention and expertise. Services include treatments such as fillings, sealants, implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, veneers, along with non-prep restorations similar to Lumineers® and teeth whitening. As a dedicated team of health-care professionals, we’re committed to providing our patients with the highest standard of personalized care in an efficient and professional manner. Schedule an appointment today and enjoy the best possible care in achieving your finest smile.
Dr. Laura Funke Loftin, DMD & Dr. H. Peter Ku, DDS Monday & Tuesday 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m.-noon 3045 Hamilton Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76107 817-870-0556 • www.hpeterkudds.com Fall 2012
76107 new & notable
Prim & Proper This popular upscale accessories boutique is moving from Camp Bowie to West 7th, and the relocation couldn’t come at a better time, according to owner Melanie Jones. “Since we’re been open [for approximately three years], we’ve kind of figured out our customer. At first I wasn’t sure everyone was going to understand the concept—modern women with traditional values.” Gift-wrapping is a huge perk, Jones says, and customers can have all of their presents neatly packaged with coordinating paper, boxes and bows – even those not purchased at Prim & Proper. Prim & Proper is now located next door to Adair Eyewear, owned by Melanie’s mother. 3550 W. 7th St. (at Monticello) 817-377-3500 • prim-proper.com
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Coming soon to your Fort Worth Central Market Summer Wines that Satisfy
Fort Worth Cooking Classes
Hatch Chile Cupcakes
When the summer sun heats up go for a lighter wine that’s smooth and easy to drink with as much fruit flavor as possible. Central Market features several that are sure to satisfy. Nobilis Vino Verdhe is a Portuguese white that’s a crisp, dry wine and can be chilled and consumed with confidence. Pianello Soave and Pianello Prosecco are two other summer wines that are a superior value. Soave’s a really interesting area in Northern Italy, and they use a grape called Garganega. If you can imagine mixing together a Pinot Grigio and a Sauvignon Blanc, that’s close to the structure you would get with a Garganega. It’s very light, sharp, and crisp, with less acidity than you’d find in Sauvignon Blancs, but more flavor than Pinot Grigios. The Pianello Prosecco, is a perfect summer wine because it’s sparkling. And stylistically, it’s much lighter, cleaner and fresher than a Champagne. Stoney Range Sauvignon Blanc provides a new perspective from New Zealand. A fresh, lively wine with a long, lingering finish, the Stoney Range Sauvignon Blanc is a perfect example of the progression of New Zealand’s growth as one of the world’s foremost winemaking areas.
Visit centralmarket.com for additional details and to reserve your seat.
Author: Chris A. - 2010 Austin Westgate Hatch Recipe Content Finalist
Wednesday 8/15 6:30 PM Hatch Up! With Jon Bonnell Chef/Owner, Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine & Buffalo Bros. Chef Jon is back for our favorite summer festival. He’ll “Hatch up” some great Hatch dishes such as crab spring rolls, gazpacho with curry crawfish and chile rellenos with smoked shrimp.
3 cups flour 3 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cup Smart Balance omega oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 13-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk 1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple drained 1 1/3 cup roasted Hatch chiles, peeled, seeded and diced
Friday 8/17 Noon Hatch Learn at Lunch Join us for a tasty lunch and a quick lesson on how to incorporate Hatch Chiles into your every day meals. Tuesday 8/21 6:30 PM Hatch Chiles: From Santa Fe With Love Emily Swantner, Culinary Instructor and Tour Leader, Santa Fe, N.M. Emily Swantner has developed a thorough understanding of incorporating just the right amount of chile into a dish to spice it to perfection. Experience Santa Fe Roasted Green Chile Relish atop Goat’s Cheese Crostini; Apple & Green Chile Clafouti with Dulce de Leche Ice Cream and more.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease muffin tins or fill with paper baking cups. Mix dry ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. In a large bowl, mix oil, eggs, vanilla and coconut milk. Slowly mix in dry ingredients until well combined. Fold in pineapple and chiles. Fill baking cups 2/3 full. Bake for 25 minutes or until done. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Frost with your favorite cream cheese icing or dust with powdered sugar.
Feel the burn in our buttery scones, singe your sweet tooth with Hatch brownies or experience the raw flavor of our favorite green chile in Hatch sushi. Fresh off the vine or roasted on–site, savor the flavor of the original Hatch Chile Festival – seventeen years and still roasting strong. Follow us on Twitter @centralmarket
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C E N T R A L M ARKE T.CO M Fall 2012
76107 dining guide This is a partial list of restaurants in the 76107 area. All listings are published on a space-available basis. Some fast-food and chain restaurants have been omitted. Also businesses that serve primarily dessert only or do not offer complete meal service (such as bakeries) may not be listed due to space limitations.
AMERICAN/ ECLECTIC SOUTHERN
Michaels Cuisine Restaurant
Roy Pope Grocery
3413 W. 7th St. 817-877-3413 michaelscuisine.com
5712 Locke Ave. 817-738-7300
2300 Merrick St. 817-732-2863 roypopegrocery.com
Montgomery Street Cafe
3020 W. 7th St. 817-335-6027
840 Currie St. 817-332-1555 brownstonerestaurants.com
2000 Montgomery St. 817-731-8033
4701 West Freeway #100 817-735-4900 buttonsrestaurant.com
2600 W. 7th St. #153 817-877-0087
1509 S. University Drive 817-336-0311 olsouthpancakehousefortworth.com
3200 Darnell St. 817-840-2157 thecafemodern.com
Fred’s Texas Cafe 915 Currie St. 817-332-0083 fredstexascafe.com
Gardens Restaurant 3220 Rock Springs Road 817-731-2547 gardensrestaurantandcatering.com
Ol‘ South Pancake House
Sweet Tomatoes 2901 W. 7th St. 817-348-8533 souplantation.com
Z’s Cafe 1300 Gendy St. 817-989-2233 zscafe.com
Tokyo Cafe 5121 Pershing Ave. 817-737-8568 thetokyocafe.com
Blue Bonnet Bakery 4705 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-731-4233 bluebonnetbakery.com
Festivities 3637 W. Vickery 817-377-3011 festivitiesinc.com
J. Rae’s Bakery
935 Foch St. 817-332-0090
2504 Montgomery St. 817-737-0043
Blue Sushi Sake Grill
Leah’s Sweet Treats
Kimbell Buffet 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-332-8451 kimbellart.org
Lucile’s Bistro 4700 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-738-4761 lucilesstatesidebistro.com
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3131 W. 7th St. 817-332-2583 bluesushisakegrill.com
MK’s Sushi 2801 W. 7th St. 817-885-7677 mkssushi.com
Sushi Axiom 2600 W. 7th St. 817-877-3331 sushiaxiom.net
4910 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-731-5223 leahssweettreats.com
McKinley’s Fine Bakery 1616 S. University Drive #301 817-332-3242 mckinleysbakery.com
Nothing Bundt Cakes 4603 Camp Bowie Blvd 817-989-2253 nothingbundtcakes.com
Swiss Pastry Shop 3936 W. Vickery Blvd. 817-732-5661 swisspastryonline.com
The Cupcake Cottage 5015 El Campo Ave. 817-732-5670 thecupcakecottage.com
Angelo’s 2533 White Settlement Road 817-332-0357 angelosbbq.com
Railhead Smokehouse 2900 Montgomery St. 817-738-9808 railheadonline.com
Woodshed Smokehouse 3201 Riverfront Drive 817-877-4545 woodshedsmokehouse.com
BoomerJack’s Grill 2600 W. 7th St. 817-810-2666 boomerjacks.com
Kincaid’s 4901 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-732-2881 kincaidshamburger.com
M&O Station Grill
200 Carroll St. 817-882-8020
5800 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-731-6262 mamaspizzas.com
2401 W. 7th St. 817-332-2489 chuys.com
3005 Morton St. 817-332-3344 magnoliamotorlounge.com
Milano’s Pizza & Pasta
3416 W. 7th St. 817-332-5226
Tommy’s Hamburger Grill
1015 S. University Drive 817-338-9393 dosgringosrestaurant.com
5228 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-569-1111 tommyshamburgergrill.com
2932 Crockett St. 817-698-0003 patrizios.net
Magnolia Motor Lounge
Saint-Emilion 3617 W. 7th St. 817-737-2781 saint-emilionrestaurant.com
3700 Mattison Ave. 817-989-0007 fwpiola.com
Ristorante La Piazza
2930 Bledsoe St. 817-334-0000 lapiazzafw.com
Rocco’s Wood Fired Pizza
703 N. Henderson St. 682-224-2601 littlegermanyfortworth.com
5716 Locke Ave. 817-731-4466 roccosfortworth.com
Bombay Grill 4625 Donnelly Ave. 817-377-9395 bombaygrillindian.com
Aventino;s 5800 Lovell Ave. 817-570-7940 aventinos.com
Bella Italia 5139 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-738-1700
Fireside Pies 2949 Crockett St. 817-769-3590 firesidepies.com
Romano’s Macaroni Grill 1501 S. University Drive 817-336-6676 macaronigrill.com
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Terra Mediterranean Grill 2973 Crockett St. 817-744-7485 terramedgrill.com
Zoës Kitchen 1601 S. University Drive 817-885-8965 zoeskitchen.com
Mexican/ Tex Mex
Blue Mesa Grill
5837 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-737-4471
1600 S. University Drive 817-332-6372 bluemesagrill.com
2930 Bledsoe St. 817-334-0000
1053 Foch St. 817-348-8888 chimys.com
Gloria’s 2600 W. 7th St. 817-332-8800 gloriasrestaurant.com
Hacienda San Miguel 2948 Crockett St. 817-386-9923 hsmw7.com
La Familia 841 Foch St. 817-870-2002 lafamilia-fw.com
Lanny’s Alta Cocina Mexicana 3405 W. 7th St. 817-850-9996 lannyskitchen.com
Mi Cocina 4601 West Freeway #100 817-569-1444 mcrowd.com
Original Mexican Eats Cafe 4713 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-738-6226 originalmexicaneatscafe.com
Revolver Taco Lounge 2822 W. 7th St. 817-820-0122 revolvertacolounge.com
Tres Jose’s Tex Mex Kitchen 4004 White Settlement Road 817-763-0456 tresjosestexmex.com
Uncle Julio’s 5301 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-377-2777 unclejulios.com
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood 3100 W. 7th St. 817-336-8000 eddiev.com
Flying Fish 2913 Montgomery St. 817-989-2277 flyingfishinthe.net
J&J Oyster Bar 612 N. University Drive 817-335-2756 jjbluesbar.com
Zeke’s Fish & Chips 5920 Curzon Ave. 817-731-3321 zekesfishandchips.net
Hoffbrau Steaks 1712 S. University Drive 817-870-1952 hoffbrausteaks.com
Silver Fox Steakhouse 1651 S. University Drive 817-332-9060 silverfoxcafe.com
Tillman’s Roadhouse 2933 Crockett St. 817-850-9255 tillmansroundhouse.com
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Bar Louie 2973 W. 7th St. 817-566-9933
The Ginger Man 3716 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-886-2327 ftworth.gingermanpub.com
Times Ten Cellars 1100 Foch St. 817-336-9463 timestencellars.com
Winslow’s Wine Cafe 4101 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-546-6843 winslowswinecafe.com