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With 600 cheeses, two thousand wines, acres of produce and aisles of experts, Central Market is ripe with succulent samples and fresh perspective. Come fill a basket with your favorites – and fill your head with ideas.

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“American Food Classics” Including: Daily Fresh Seafood Specials & Homemade Soups, Pastas, Authentic Wood-Oven Pizzas, Steaks & More!

4700 CAMP BOWIE BLVD, FORT WORTH, TX 76107 817-733-4761 • WWW.LUCILESSTATESIDEBISTRO.COM Mon-Thu 11:00am-10pm|Fri 11:00am-11pm|Sat 9am-11pm|Sun 9am-10pm

A TASTE OF TEXAS Named one of the best steakhouses in the Fort Worth/Dallas area, Hunter Brothers’ H3 Ranch, Live Hickory Wood Grill offers a wide variety of steaks, rainbow trout, lipsmackin’ ribs, chicken, spit-roasted pig and much more.

Located just minutes from downtown, off North Main

H3 RANCH

817-624-1246 109 E. Exchange Fort Worth, TX 76106 www.h3ranch.com www.stockyardshotel.com

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VOTED #1 RESTAURANT 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 - TASTE OF NORTHWEST

VOTED “FAVORITE FOOD”

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Come Experience What Everyone is Talking About! Try one of our three excellent catering packages! Package 1: Pick-up Sp ecial - Min. 10 people , call for details Package 2: Delivery Catering - Min. 30 pe ople Package 3: Full Serv ic e Ca te ri ng - Min. $500 Packages include: Choic e of meat, 2 veggies, condiments, ice d tea, plates & cups. Call for details.

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Stop driving to West for authentic Kolaches Czech out our new bakery!

5250 N Tarrant Pkwy, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76137 817-428-2777 www.duffeyskolachebakery.com 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM Daily

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Under New Management

Customized Chef Creations! New Menu!

COLDASS BEER

TASTE & TUNES OF TEXAS New look, new scene, new TVs… a whole new 7th Street Grill is here!!

1 free beer or glass of wine or BYOB…’til we get our license!

FRED’S NORTH

LIVE MUSIC 7 NIGHTS A WEEK 2730 Western Center Blvd Fort Worth, TX 76131 (817) 232-0111

FRED’S ORIGINAL 915 Currie Street (817) 332-0083

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New Hours: 7:30am-3pm & 4:30pm-9pm Mon-Thu Fri ’til 10pm, Sat & Sun 8am-10pm

SAME LOCATION! 411 W 7th Street • 817-877-1390 www.7thstreetgrill.com


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1509 S. University • Fort Worth • 817-336-0311 eats 2012  9


Vinos’ est. 1992

Serving a large variety of American, Mexican and Italian food! • DAILY SPECIALTY ENTREES • Happy Hour 3-7 M-Th $5 Reg. Margarita Schooners / $2 Domestics Celebrating our 20th bringing back 1992 pricing. Lunch Specials from $3.99* in April! *not valid with other offers

3408 Denton Hwy • Haltom City • 817-222-9020

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817-285-8355 750 East Pipeline Rd. Hurst, TX 76053 10  eats 2012

Full Bar Happy Hour All Day

LIVE MUSIC SATURDAY NIGHTS

Catering & Take Out Available

3900 Rufe Snow Dr • NRH 76180 817-284-2374

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Continuing the Tradition

George’s Specialty Foods

Greek Turkey Sandwich calamata olives spanakopita kourourakia dolmas gyros submarines baklava greek salads kourambietes

Aventino’s

Fort Worth TX 4424 White Settlement Road 817-737-0414 Tue - Sat 10am - 4pm

ITALIAN RESTAURANT

5800 Lovell Ave #170 • Fort Worth, TX 76107 • 817-570-7940 • aventinos.com

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our salsa is made daily from freshly chopped tomatoes, onions and cilantro. 100% real aged cheddar cheese is graTeD in our kitchen every day. our burgers are grilleD to order, not sitting under heat lamps.

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6200 E. Lancaster Handley, TX 76112 817-451-6180 5401 S. Blue Mound Rd. Saginaw, TX 76106 817-625-4115

2051 W. Airport Frwy Euless, TX 76040 817-354-5900 COMING SOON! 4335 River Oaks Blvd. Fort Worth, TX 76114 eats 2012  13


FamilyFriendly HWY

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Farm Raised Catfish Certified Angus Steaks & 1/2lb Hamburgers Hand Breaded Chicken Fried Steaks Premium Salads & Sandwiches Locally Owned and Operated Since 2005

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Flavors: Beef Tenderloin Poblano Chicken Ancho Pork Cowboy BBQ Brisket Wild Mushroom Black Bean & Cheese Spinach Feta and many more!

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Live Music Nightly Thirsty Thursday

$5 Margaritas All Day

New Heart Healthy Menu Sea salt (not iodized) Fresh squeezed juices in all drinks No margarine No saturated fats in the fry oil

“A Taste of the Yucatan!” 909 West Magnolia • Fort Worth, Texas 76104 817-924-8646 • www.yucatantacostand.com eats 2012  19


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Best Middle Eastern 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 Best Buffet 2008, 2009 & 2010 Best Ice Cream 2009 Best Vegetarian Meal 2010 – FW WEEKLY

Southern Hospitality. Mediterranean Flavor. 1622 Park Place Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76110

www.chadramezza.com 817.924.2372

Mamma Mia Italian Grill & Pizza Think Well. Love Well. Sleep Well.

Eat Well! 1000 West Magnolia | Fort Worth, TX BYOB • Ph. 817-878-2400

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3700 MATTISON AVE., FORT WORTH, TX 76107 LOCATED IN THE CULTURAL DISTRICT TEL: (817)989-0007 • FAX: (817)923-2978 • WWW.FWPIOLA.COM

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FORT WORTH • TEXAS

IF YOU LIKE OUR BURGERS, YOU’LL LOVE OUR CHEF-INSPIRED DAILY SPECIALS! Proudly a smoke-free environment.

3005 Morton St., Fort Worth | 817-332-3344 | www.mmlbar.com Hours: 11am-2am Mon-Sat | 10:20am-2am Sunday

your dream . your day . your style .

Restaurant & Off-Site Catering

310 Houston Street Fort Worth, Texas 76102 {817} 336.1009 www.reata.net

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Ray’s

You’ve tried all the rest, now come to the best!

Prime Steakhouse & Seafood

Ray’s offers the best quality of steak & fish. Hours: M-Th 11-11p, F 11-12a, Sat 4p-12a Open for Lunch Sunday – Friday Happy Hour 4-6 M-F Sunday Brunch 10:30a-2:30p Dinner served until 10p Piano Bar Evenings Tues-Sat 4p-12a Private Party Room Available

3206 Winthrop Avenue • Fort Worth, Texas • (817) 732-1614

RAZZOO’S LOCATIONS

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Assorted Pastries

Enjoy Authentic German Food in our Bavarian Dining Rooms

Mini Danish Pastries

Birthday Cake

EAT, DRINK AND BE GERMAN

Bavarian Bakery & Cafe

Wedding Cake

Over 40 Years in Business!

Full Line of Incredible Pastries, Cakes, and many European Baked Goods, Baked Fresh Daily! Jagerschnitzel

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Wonderful home-cooked lunches served daily 10:30am to 4:00pm Dinners served every Friday & Saturday Night 5:30pm to 9:00pm Bakery Open 8:00 am to 5:30pm Monday-Thursday and till 9:00pm Friday & Saturday 3000 SE Loop 820/I-20W, 76140 • 820 Business Park Fort Worth • 817-551-1150 • www.bavarianbakeryandcafe.com

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Homemade Tortillas Award-Winning Salsa Lunch Specials starting at $5.99

125 East I-20 Arlington, TX 76018 817-557-9776

2222 Miller Road Arlington, TX 76006 817-649-3324

1901 W. Northwest Hwy. 1651 East Northside Dr. Dallas, TX 75220 Fort Worth, TX 76106 972-556-0796 817-838-8285

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GOOD EATS made better by GREAT DRINKS! Featuring the largest section of wine, distilled spirits, specialty liqueurs & beer in Tarrant County!

Offering Event Planning for ALL Your Adult Beverage Needs! Private & Holiday Parties • Corporate Functions Wedding Receptions • Rehearsal Dinners Showers • Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties Custom-built event planning to meet your individual needs & budgets

Over 1200 different wines, 500 distilled spirits, & more than 150 domestic, imported and microbrewed beers!

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so much more than a liquor store

2400 Meacham Blvd. Fort Worth, Texas 817-624-9800 • SW Corner IH 35 & Meacham


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• Taste before you buy over 40 flavors of extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars • Gourmet Foods and Spices • Gift Baskets • Serving accessories and home decor • Discounted refills

24 E. Worth Street • Historic Downtown Grapevine • Call for Directions 817.481.4668

124 E. Worth Street Historic Downtown Grapevine Call for Directions • 817.481.4668

326 S. MAIN • DOWNTOWN GRAPEVINE www.grapevineoliveoilcompany.com •682-223-1592

Always Special. At Ted E’s Burgers & More, our freshly-made gourmet burgers and sandwiches will leave your taste buds amazed, while our specials will leave your tummy and your wallet feeling great. $5.99 Breakfast Specials

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DID YOU KNOW? The most popular Sports Bar, Lounge, Venue, Meeting Place has

You;ve had the rest, come try the best!

best burger Fort Worth Weekly 2011 817-560-1609 Now Open at 4413 Trail Lake Dr, Ft Worth www.popsburgersandgrill.com BYOB Mon-Sat 11am – 9pm

VERY GOOD FOOD! Chef Alfonso Figueroa’s inspired menu includes salads, burgers, pastas, wraps, tacos, sandwiches & excellent daily specials

NOW YOU KNOW.

HICKORY STICK BAR-B-Q “You’ve tried the rest, now try the best!”

Serving Lunch & Dinner Daily World Famous Brunch on Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm

Catering or Dine In Serving Beer, Wine & Margaritas Family Owned & Operated Since 1976 Celebrating 36 Years!

2725 W 7th St, FW | (817) 335-2575 www.pourhousefw.com

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Open Tues. - Sat. 8am - 8pm 900 E. Enon, Everman, TX 817-478-9997 • Catering 817-999-2892


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now open Asian Bistro

Vietnamese Cuisine

Live Life to the

Freshest! At Sweet Tomatoes you’ll enjoy the freshest salads, made-from-scratch soups, baked potatoes, breads & muffins, desserts and more! Your meal. Your creation.

FT. WORTH 2901 West 7th St. (817) 348-8533

Open Monday–Saturday 11am–9pm 6220 Camp Bowie Blvd. | 817-732-7754 www.satebistro.com

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ARLINGTON 4001 Matlock Rd. (817) 557-1809

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Charley’s Old-Fashioned Hamburgers 4616 Grandbury Rd, FW, 817-924-8611 facebook.com/CharleysOldFashionedHamburgers Charley’s Old-Fashioned Hamburgers is celebrating its 20th year of serving up the best burgers in Fort Worth. Looking to cut calories? Go someplace else. Charley’s offers hearty, scrumptious burgers — and a wide variety of them, including chili burgers and avocado burgers, plus onion rings, fresh-cut fries, and homemade lemonade. Enjoy the award-winning food in Charley’s old-school dining room or expansive patio for a burger experience like no other in North Texas. Fort Worth Weekly readers voted Charley’s burger the best in our 2011 annual Best Of Fort Worth issue. Dutch’s Hamburgers 3009 S University Dr, FW, 817-927-5522 dutchshamburgers.com Named after Leo “Dutch” Meyer, a TCU grad and the most successful Horned Frog football coach in TCU history, Dutch’s Hamburgers opened in 2007 across the street from campus and quickly became a hot-spot — for the purple-clad and non-purple alike. Dutch’s offers various burger options, including a chicken burger and a veggie burger, and the beef patties are all-natural. The menu also features hand-cut fries, hand-dipped onion rings, griddled sandwiches, gourmet hot dogs, nachos and chips, adventurous salads, and more. Dutch’s has even gotten cooler, having recently added a second-story patio. Fred’s Texas Café 915 Currie St, FW, 817-332-0083 fredstexascafe.com Tucked away in the West 7th corridor, the lovable Fred’s has been serving the best burgers in Fort Worth for more than 30 years. Featured on the popular Food Network show Diners, Drive-ins & Dives, Fred’s is a small, homey icehouse with an Old West motif and a huge patio jammed with picnic benches. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and always ready to deliver an iced schooner of “cold-ass” beer or some of Fred’s blue-ribbon food. Don’t pass on the award-winning Diablo Burger (with chipotles, grilled onions, melted Swiss, pickles, lettuce, tomato, mustard) or any of the daily specials — chef/owner Terry Chandler often whips up something he’s hunted down. There’s live music nightly on the patio. And if you’re in North Fort

Worth, check out Fred’s second location, off I-35 and Western Center Boulevard. Good Luck Drive-In 900 W Rosedale Av, FW, 817-332-5507 This restaurant and convenience store in the historic Fairmount District on the Near South Side is a true hidden culinary gem. The roasted chicken is worldclass. Call-in orders welcomed. Always served hot and fresh. Jersey Mike’s Subs Six Tarrant County locations Since 1956, Jersey Mike’s Subs has been pleasing taste-buds across America by serving up authentic Northeast-style subs. Jersey Mike’s secret? Everything about Jersey Mike’s is high-quality. The certified Angus beef top rounds are trimmed and cooked in the store, and all of the meats and cheeses are from premium brands. Plus, the bread is baked fresh every day. All of this makes a Jersey Mike’s sub the most authentic submarine sandwich experience you’ll have in North Texas. Love Shack So7 817 Matisse St, FW, 817-348-9655 loveburgershack.com Chef Tim Love’s new Love Shack location — the original is in the Stockyards — features indoor and outdoor seating with a lounge area and live music stage. The Shack serves gourmet hot dogs, fries, onion rings, appetizers, salads, and, of course, award-winning burgers — the Dirty Love Burger features a fried quail egg on top, lending a rich, creamy depth to every bite. Love Shack So7 also has a full-service bar. Child-friendly non-alcoholic versions of adult beverages are available. Love Shack Stockyards 110 E Exchange Av, FW, 817 740-8812 loveburgershack.com   The Love Shack is a little ol’ place where you can get the best burger in Fort Worth. Chef Tim Love’s outdoor burger joint has it all — burgers, hot dogs, shakes, homemade fries, cold beer, you name it. With daily specials and live music, the Love Shack has quickly become a Fort Worth destination. Magnolia Motor Lounge 3005 Morton St, FW, 817-332-3344 Enjoy food from a time when carbs were cool. Located in the West 7th corridor, Magnolia Motor

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Lounge is an awesome restaurant and watering hole, with an automotive-themed décor that’s charming and quirky. MML offers a tasty selection of all of the basic food groups: burgers, huge sandwiches, succulent hot dogs, fries, glorious desserts, and a few vegetables in case you really need them. Wash down MML’s great fare with some cold, refreshing adult beverages.

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Patty Shack Burgers 510 E Ave K, Grand Prairie, 972-606-6700 pattyshackburgers.com Patty Shack Burgers isn’t your everyday gourmet burger joint. The chefs have elevated the average burger to new heights, taking fresh ground patties and mixing into them whatever “mix-in” ingredients the customer chooses. Patty Shack offers more than 20 mix-ins for a unique burger experience. In addition to made-to-order burgers, Patty Shack also offers the Home-Wrecker: a half-pound 10inch hot dog as thick as a half-dollar. There’s also the Marinated Yard Bird, a juicy chicken breast marinated in a scrumptious pineapple/teriyaki dressing. Patty Shack Burgers takes call-ins, faxes, and also delivers — even beer. Pop’s Burgers & Grill 4413 Trail Lake Dr, FW, 817-927-0722 popsburgersandgrill.com Family-owned and -operated Pop’s Burgers & Grill serves up the best burgers in Fort Worth. Pop’s signature dishes include burger baskets, steak-finger baskets, and a massive and delicious chicken-fried steak. The burgers are given a spicy snap by Pop’s secret sauce from a family recipe. There are lunch specials daily. Dine in or carry out. Raising Cane’s Multiple locations raisingcanes.com Serving the highest quality, best-tasting chicken fingers anywhere, Raising Cane’s “One Love” crew makes great chicken happen. Quality is one of the main reasons everything tastes so good at Raising Cane’s. After you eat here, your standards for chicken fingers will skyrocket. And you’ll thank Raising Cane’s for it. Shaw’s Burgers & Shakes 1057 W Magnolia Av, FW, 817-926-2116 shawsburgers.com For the best and most creative burgers and shakes in town, Shaw’s is the place. The Near Southside restaurant’s half-pound Angus patties are delivered and hand-packed daily. Shaw’s also offers specialty burgers, such as bison, lamb, and portobello, along with gourmet toppings like arugula, feta cheese, and spinach. Shaw’s also serves up juicy hot dogs, fresh salads, hearty soups, and creative sandwiches. Finish off your meal with a righteous treat: one of Shaw’s delicious shakes, malts, floats, or sundaes, all made with Blue Bell ice cream. Ted E’s Burgers 7420 N Beach St, FW, 817-514-8337 tedesburgers.com If you were wondering, there is such a thing as a Burger Jedi, and Ted Estrada is the one. Every day, Ted nestles himself comfortably behind the grill of the restaurant that bears his name to deliver some of the best burgers in Fort Worth. The chef/owner doesn’t shy away from getting creative, cooking up delicacies such as the Whiskey Glaze Burger (with whiskey glaze, hickey-smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, Ted E’s sweet mayo, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles) or Ted E’s Cuban Burger (with honey ham, hickory-smoked bacon, Swiss cheese, Ted’s garlic Dijon mustard, pickles). Ted E’s offers daily specials and a burger of the month. If you fancy yourself a burger connoisseur — or if you just love superb, inexpensive food (and who doesn’t) — you need to visit Ted E’s.

Tom’s Burgers & Grill 1530 N Cooper St, Arlington, 817-459-9000 tomsburgersngrill.com Tom’s unique and diverse menu suits even the pickiest of tastes. All steaks, chicken, and burgers are cooked on an open grill with smoked pecan wood. The chicken-fried steak, voted “Best ChickenFried Steak” by Fort Worth Weekly readers in our recent Best Of Fort Worth issue, is hand-battered in potato chips and secret seasonings and then deep fried to a golden brown. Come try an award-winning breakfast or burgers and say hi to Tom while you’re there. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.

ASIAN, SUSHI & PHO

Sate Asian Bistro 6220 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW, 817-732-7754 satebistro.com Come for an exotic dining experience. In the former location of Sonny’s Diner, Sate Asian Bistro offers Vietnamese dining at its best. The kitchen churns out delicious favorites such as pho, spring rolls, and boba tea. Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm. Shinjuku Station 711 W Magnolia Av, FW, 817-923-2695 shinjuku-station.com The original Shinjuku Station in Japan is one of the largest train stations leading in and out of bustling Tokyo — the similarly named restaurant on the Near South Side features photos of subways and subway memorabilia on the walls. At this Shinjuku Station, izakaya (liberally translated as “come stay for a few rounds at the sake joint”) is both a feeling and the concept. Build your own bento for lunch, served from 11am ’til 5pm. Thai Tina’s 600 Commerce St, FW, 817-332-0088 thaitinas.com Located inside the Embassy Suites Hotel downtown, Thai Tina’s is a beautiful, elegant spot serving up fresh, handmade Thai selections. Voted “Best Thai Food” the past four years by Weekly readers in our annual Best Of Fort Worth issue, Thai Tina’s has an eccentric menu and cooks up food that’s “simply to Thai for.”

BARBECUE

Bailey’s Barbeque 826 Taylor St, FW, 817-335-7469 Bailey’s Barbeque has been serving blue-ribbon ’cue since 1931 from a small building in beautiful downtown Fort Worth. Bailey’s is open for lunch daily, offering specials for just under $6, including a barbecue sandwich of your choice with chips and a drink — side upgrades are only 25 cents more. If you haven’t tried Bailey’s, you haven’t tried Fort Worth barbecue. Black Diamond Smokehouse 3900 Rufe Snow Dr, NRH, 817-284-2374 We know barbecue lovers in Fort Worth don’t have to search far for superb ’cue, but they need to add to their list of regular stops the newly opened Black Diamond Smokehouse, home of “the best ribs in town.” Serving up only the finest smoked meats — brisket, ribs, sausage, and chicken — plus all of your favorite fixins, Black Diamond is a good oldfashioned ’cue joint in the finest Fort Worth tradition. The restaurant also caters and has all-day happy hour and, on Saturday nights, live music. Hickory Stick BBQ 900 E Enon Av, Everman, 817-478-9997 hickory-stick.com Family-owned and -operated since 1976, Hickory Stick knows barbecue. The family’s motto for the past 36 years presents the challenge that any self-respecting barbecue lover would love to meet: “You’ve had the rest, now try the best.” The meat is slow-smoked to perfection and melts in your mouth. The restaurant


also offers catering and party rooms. Stop on by today, and the staff will make you feel right at home. Hickory Stick is open 8am-8pm Tue-Sat.

lunch and dinner but also try Spiral’s all-you-can-eat pancakes and full-vegan brunch on Sundays. Hours are 11am-5pm Sun and 11am-10pm Tue-Sat.

Texas Pit BBQ 324 S Saginaw Blvd, Saginaw, 817-847-0400 Let’s talk about authentic, award-winning barbecue, because that’s what every customer gets when he or she walks through the doors of Texas Pit. Best of Tarrant County and Best of the Northwest are just two of the many honors this restaurant has received. The beer is always cold, and three different catering packages suitable for any party are also offered.

Woodshed Smokehouse 3201 Riverfront Dr, FW, 817-877-4545 woodshedsmokehouse.com The Woodshed is Chef Tim Love’s homage to all things grilled, roasted, and slow-cooked, featuring an ever-rotating selection of beef, chicken, pork, wild game, fish, and vegetables, all cooked over a variety of woods and fire sources. Located on the banks of the Trinity River, this 14,000-square-foot open-air restaurant has something for everyone, including live music, cold beer, backyard games, fresh coffee, and freshly baked pastries.

BISTRO & ECLECTIC

Artisan Baking Co. 4900 White Settlement Rd, FW, 817 821-3124 artisan-baking-company.com Artisan Baking Co. is a small, family-owned business specializing in great-tasting, handmade bread and baked goods made from scratch with organic, local and seasonal ingredients. Their hands-on baking and cooking classes are taught by state-certified culinary instructors. Build skills and confidence in the kitchen, learn professional techniques and have fun. Custom and private classes available for groups, clubs, bridal showers, parties and corporate teambuilding exercises. Duffey’s Kolache Bakery 5250 N Tarrant Pkwy, Ste 100, FW, 817-428-2777 duffeyskolachebakery.com If you love authentic Czech kolaches but don’t feel like driving to West, Tex., all the time, then you’re in luck. Duffey’s, a new family-owned bakery in North Fort Worth, is excited to bring old world Czech pastries to the Fort, the Duffey family’s hometown. Bread is baked fresh daily, and convenient drive-through service is offered. Open 6am-12pm daily. Grapevine Olive Oil Company 326 S Main St, Grapevine, 682-223-1592 grapevineoliveoilcompany.com Grapevine Olive Oil Company offers the most extensive selection of extra virgin olive oils from around the world and balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy, to sample before you buy. The company features more than 40 flavors of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegars in flavors such as Persian lime and cilantro EVOO, lavender-andespresso balsamic vinegar, and more. Stop in for a refillable bottle today. Lili’s Bistro 1310 W Magnolia Av, FW, 817-877-0700 lilisbistro.com Lili’s Bistro has everything from tabouli to sandwiches and burgers. Readers voted this Near Southside favorite for “Best Dessert” and “Best Host (Vance Martin)” in our annual Best Of Fort Worth issue, and our critics gave Lili’s “Best Restaurant,” “Wine List,” and “Sausage.” Hours are Mon-Sat 11am-2:30pm, Tue-Thu 5:30-9pm, and Fri-Sat 5:30-10pm. Lonesome Dove Western Bistro 2406 N Main St, FW, 817 740-8810 lonesomedovebistro.com Enjoy the finest in urban Western dining at celebrity chef Tim Love’s award-winning Lonesome Dove Western Bistro. Every guest is sure to have a memorable experience sampling Chef Love’s signature prime hand-cut steaks and wild game and seafood specials in one of Fort Worth’s most celebrated dining rooms. Spiral Diner & Bakery 1314 W Magnolia Av, FW, 817-332-8834 spiraldiner.com Spiral Diner & Bakery’s fare is 100-percent vegan and mostly organic. Spiral’s delicious meals appeal to both herbivores and carnivores. Come in for

Vending Nut Company 2222 Montgomery St, FW, 817-737-3071 vendingnut.com Vending Nut carries a complete line of imported and domestic nuts, dried fruit, seeds, and candies. With so many choices, Vending Nut Company has a great gift for any holiday or special occasion. Hours are 8:30am-5pm Mon-Fri and 9am-12:30pm Sat.

CAFÉ, DINER & CATERING

7th Street Grill 411 W 7th St, FW, 817-877-1390 7thstreetgrill.com It’s a new day at 7th Street Grill. One of Fort Worth’s favorite downtown breakfast and lunch spots is now open for dinner and will soon serve up beer, wine, and bar appetizer selections. Located at the corner of West 7th Street and Lamar, this eatery is an ideal spot for any occasion. 7th Street Grill offers great-tasting Texas-size burgers, char-broiled chicken sandwiches, and soups and salads in a newly updated atmosphere. Cat City Grill 1208 W Magnolia Av, FW, 817-916-5333 catcitygrill.com Martin Thompson, former chef of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House downtown, now has his own place, and he’s well on his way to international celebrity chef status. His Cat City Grill is a casual but elegant bar and restaurant on West Magnolia Avenue in the heart of the booming Near South Side. Enjoy lunch, dinner, or happy hour on Cat City’s newly expanded patio, and don’t forget about Sunday brunch.

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Dixie House Café See ad for all six locations Now with five locations and another one on the way off River Oaks Boulevard, Dixie House Café is the prime example that hard work pays off. Family-owned and -operated since 1983, Dixie House has coined the phrase “Home of the Big Buns,” offering desserts from scratch, breakfast specials, and homemade lunches. When visiting Dixie House, you are always guaranteed a good meal and a friendly smile. Emi G’s (inside Finn MacCool’s) 1700 8th Av, FW, 817-222-0363 Calling all hungry and fun-loving types from all over Fort Worth looking to relax and kick back with a delicious lunch. Next time you find yourself in the Hospital District, check out the newest eatery on the block. Emi G’s is now open serving lunch in the exclusively non-smoking section of Finn MacCool’s. On the menu are fresh sandwiches, soups, salads and more — definitely something for everyone. And after lunch don’t forget to stay and relax with a drink at Finn’s. Stevie’s Diner 5500 N Tarrant Pkwy, Ste 132, FW, 817-656-0822 steviesdiner.com Stevie’s Diner is the brainchild of two young lovebirds, Steve and Michelle. Best friends and

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high-school sweethearts, they used their passion for vintage culture to create a unique, family-owned and -operated throwback dining experience. Hours are 7am-3pm daily and every Friday ’til 9pm. “Get back to where you once belonged” — go to Stevie’s today. Yogi’s Bagel Café 2710 S Hulen St, FW, 817-921-4500 Yogi’s serves the best breakfast and lunch in Fort Worth, with a menu that features omelets, pancakes, burritos, and more. And for lunch how could you resist Yogi’s juicy burgers, fresh salads, and hearty sandwiches? Treat yourself and eat at Yogi’s today. Weinberger’s Delicatessen 601 S Main St, Ste 100, Grapevine, 817-416-5577 weinbergersdeli.com This old-world Chicago-style deli is nestled in the heart of historic downtown Grapevine. The Weinberger family has 55 years of deli-sandwich experience and offers hundreds of sandwich combinations to choose from. Can’t decide? The friendly and helpful staff will help find the perfect sandwich for any palate. Online orders are now available.

COFFEE & MORE

Rodak’s 2520 W Pafford St, FW, 817-924-6821 rodakscoffeeandgrills.com Rodak’s custom-roasted coffee is the world’s finest specialty-grade coffee and is roasted right here in Fort Worth. In addition to serving up custom coffee, owner Marvin Rodak also serves as your certified Promo Grill dealer. Critic’s choice for “Best Jack of All Trades” in our Best Of 2008 issue, Rodak’s has launched multiple handmade coffee meat rubs, including cherry-roasted and original. Custom rubs are also available for special order. Marvin also carries the best in hot sauces, Miles breading mix, pepper sauces, and locally made hot-pepper pickles.

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Central Market 4651 W Fwy, FW, 817-989-4700; 1425 E Southlake Blvd, Southlake, 817-310-5600 centralmarket.com Besides aisles and miles of the most exciting produce and packaged foods from around the world (including lots of local and organic products), Central Market has a full-service café, often features live music, offers one of the best cheese departments in the country, and has a staggering buffet of chef-prepared food to go. This is a market in the fullest sense of the word — a place to eat, meet, and learn. Farmer’s Market 5507 E Belknap St, Haltom City, 817-838-8526 The Farmer’s Market has been family-owned and -operated since 1973, offering fresh vegetables and fruits, vegetable and herb plants for your garden, and a large flowering plant selection to choose from. Pecan shelling is also available. Spring specials are going on now. Fort Worth Food Park 2509 Weisenberger St, FW, 817-862-7289 fwfoodpark.com Fort Worth Food Park is Fort Worth’s first park for food trucks and food truck hounds. Enjoy a variety of gourmet dishes served up by some of the area’s top local chefs all in one serene park-like setting in the West 7th corridor. Families, groups, or anyone just looking to kick back and sample some high-quality fare — from gourmet grilled cheese to delectable sweets, Mexico City-style tacos to sustainable foods — are welcome. The park will soon feature a play-space for children, outdoor games, and movie screenings, in addition to other special events.

Gaylord Texan Resort 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, 817-778-2000 gaylordhotels.com Eat, drink, and be … Texan. With four delicious and diverse restaurants onsite, Gaylord Texan Resort has what you’re craving. For a fresh taste of coastal Italy, Zeppole offers a charming courtyard setting (perfect for intimate dining). If you’re palate is feeling more festive, then cruise over to the River Walk Cantina for authentic Tex-Mex and enjoy some margaritas. If quality beef is your favorite, you’ll find one of the best restaurants for steaks and seafood around, the Old Hickory Steakhouse. If you just can’t decide, then head to Texas Station, replete with two bars and your favorite bar-food classics. Green’s Produce & Plants 3001 W Arkansas Ln, Arlington, 817-274-2435 greensproduce.com Spring is in the air. It’s time to start planning your gardens, and Green’s Produce can help. Green’s Produce has been a destination for more than 30 years and is still family-owned and –operated, specializing in local seasonal fruits, vegetables, plants, and pottery. Custom gift baskets are made onsite, with fresh fruits, canned jellies, and jalapeño peanut brittle. Greenling 23 Prestige Circle, Allen, 469-656-7913 greenling.com Greenling brings the farmers market to your door. With a home delivery service of local and organic food, Greenling offers easy online ordering and free delivery. Working with local farms whenever possible, Greenling offers a full grocery store selection of food that is either certified organic or local and sustainably produced. Save time, eat healthier, and support local producers with Greenling. Ol’ South Pancake House 1509 S University Dr, FW, 817-336-0311 olsouthpancakehouse.com Serving great food for more than 30 years, Ol’ South is a true Fort Worth tradition. With a menu that includes everything from pancakes to steak, there is something for everyone whether it’s day or night. There is always a place for you at Ol’ South. Sho’ good eatin’. Stockyards Station 140 E Exchange Av, FW, 817-625-9715 Stockyards Station is your Western dining destination. Take a walk down the trail to Habanero’s Grill & Cantina, where you can sip a margarita or dine on authentic Mexican fare. If you’re in the mood for a burger, mosey on into Trail Boss Burgers to choose from many mouthwatering burgers and specialty sandwiches. Head across the train tracks to a Fort Worth favorite, Riscky’s Barbeque, and stuff yourself with barbecue sandwiches, baked beans, sausage, or more. Sweet Tomatoes Multiple locations souplantation.com Now open in the bustling West 7th corridor, Sweet Tomatoes features a daily selection of all-you-care-toeat made-from-scratch soups and salads. Handcrafted with the freshest ingredients available, Sweet Tomatoes also makes delicious muffins, focaccia, breads, and scrumptious desserts. The restaurant concept is built around freshly prepared, great-tasting recipes, with a salad bar full of seasonal vegetables and tossed salads prepared to each diner’s unique nutrition needs. Catering is available. Vino’s 750 E Pipeline Rd, Hurst, 817-285-8355 vinoshurst.com Vino’s serves delicious Italian, Mexican, and American food daily. You must try the shrimp-stuffed mushrooms and chopped steak served with brown


gravy, grilled onions, mushrooms, and your choice of two sides. Finish your evening with a fun-filled night of karaoke and dancing. The Wiener Man (Food Truck) wienermantx.com Wiener Man slings great hot dogs on the go. Just ask Fort Worth Weekly readers and critics, who voted Wiener Man as having the best hot dogs in all of Tarrant County in the Weekly’s 2011 Best Of issue. The Slaw Dog, Bacon Dog, and The Crunch are just a few of the original creations you’ll find at Wiener Man. There’s even a vegetarian hot dog, the Porta Dog. Check the website for the menu and schedule. Whole Foods Market 801 E Lamar Blvd, Arlington, 817-461-9362 wholefoodsmarket.com Whole Foods Market has been keeping food honest since 1980. Committed to quality every day, Whole Foods features foods that are free of artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats. From small-batch artisan recipes to exotic flavors, the variety of products at Whole Foods will expand your culinary vocabulary. Take comfort in the food and add a side of confidence to every meal with Whole Foods’ unwavering standards, from farm to fork. Young Chefs Academy 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd, Ste 260, FW, 817-989-CHEF youngchefsacademy.com Established in April 2003, Young Chefs Academy offers cooking classes to children in a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. While learning food preparation skills is the main ingredient at YCA, each class adds a heap of kitchen safety, a scoop of etiquette, a handful of table setting, and a pinch of menu planning, with laughter to taste. Young Chefs Academy nourishes these values and gives kids an innovative environment to thrive. Zorro’s Buffet 4421 S Fwy, FW, 817-924-4222 Zorro’s is the largest buffet in Texas. The menu, featuring a lavish array of local and international dishes, changes daily. Zorro’s is heaven for vegetarians and their carnivorous counterparts alike. The gourmet selections include a wide variety of succulent meat dishes prepared Tex-Mex, barbecue, or home-style. Patrons can also indulge in seafood, steak, or Italian fare and finish with an exceptional dessert bar.

GERMAN

Bavarian Bakery & Café 3000 SE Loop 820, FW, 817-551-1150 bavarianbakeryandcafe.com Stephan and Melitta Bueschel are two reasons the Bavarian Bakery & Café produces the finest cakes, pastries, and German dishes in town. The husband-and-wife team has brought old-world values to their kitchen, where quality is always first and foremost. Come in for lunch (served Monday through Saturday) or dinner (Friday and Saturday evenings) for great sandwiches, hot subs loaded with the finest meats, and delicious hot-plate meals — the selection is vast. While you wait, you can enjoy the presence of the world’s largest mounted cuckoo clock, right inside the dining room. Greenwood’s German & European Restaurant 3522 Bluebonnet Circle, FW, 817-921-6777 greenwoodsgerman.com This humble, quietly elegant eatery brings authentic German, Bavarian, Austrian and other European flavors to a scene notably lacking in these cuisines. Greenwood’s just does everything right, from hot, fragrant presentations to enchanting after-taste.

ITALIAN & PIZZA

Aventino’s 5800 Lovell Av, Ste 170, FW, 817-570-7940 aventinos.com If you were a fan of the original Aventino’s, then you’re going to love the new Aventino’s, continuing the tradition and menu from its predecessors, “the parents.” Serving traditional Italian dishes with the freshest ingredients helps keep a buzz around this Italian family eatery. Reservations for dinner are highly recommended. Black Dog Pizza 309 Curtis Mathes Way, Ste 147, Arlington 817635-5551 blackdogpizza.com If you’re in the mood for awesome Italian cuisine set in a sports-lounge and dueling-piano-bar atmosphere, then “sit, stay, and eat,” as the kind folks at Black Dog Pizza say. Joined at the hip with The Improv right next door, Black Dog is perfect for grabbing a bite, watching the big game, or dancing the night away. Make your next night out at Black Dog and The Improv. Buca di Beppo 2701 E Hwy 114, Southlake, 817-749-6262 bucadibeppo.com Buca di Beppo gets to the heart of fresh Italian cooking, offering popular recipes such as chicken carbonara, homemade lasagna, and baked rigatoni. Buca serves family-style food in two portion sizes, small-feeding up to three or large-feeding a mediumsized country (actually, up to six). Visit Buca’s three locations in North Texas. Buffalo Nic’s 1601 Independence Rd, Blue Mound, 817-2322244 Got a hankering for cheesy, delicious pepperoni pizza with just the perfect amount of marinara sauce all served on top of a homemade crust? Or how about some tangy wings, fresh salad, or crispy onion rings? If so, Buffalo Nic’s is the place to go. Buffalo Nic’s now delivers.

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Mamma Mia Italian Grill and Pizza 1000 W Magnolia Av, FW, 817-878-2400 mammamiagrill.com Mamma Mia serves up authentic Italian food at affordable prices, including lunch specials starting at $6.45. Critic’s choice for “Best Bread” in the Weekly’s annual Best of Fort Worth issue, Mamma Mia is open 11am-10pm Mon-Sat and is BYOB. Parton’s Pizza 2813 Cherry Ln, FW, 817-244-5152 Parton’s has been family-owned and -operated since 1968, serving delicious pizzas and pastas and offering a salad bar and daily specials. Parton’s is definitely a crowd pleaser time after time, and even if you’re not close, it’s worth the drive. Perrotti’s Pizza 3025 Greene Av, FW, 817-927-2209 Just steps from the TCU campus isn’t just your average pie. Perrotti’s uses fresh-made dough and the finest quality ingredients, achieving some of the richest and most flavorful pizza in Fort Worth. There’s a notable freshness to the fluffy crust and homemade sauce, and cheese abounds. But Fort Worth’s favorite pizza isn’t the only game at Perrotti’s. There’s also a wide selection and pasta dishes, all made with the same standard of preparation. Delivery, take-out, and dine-in are available. Piccolo Mondo Italian Restaurant 829 Lamar Blvd E, Arlington, 817-265-9174 piccolomondo.com For more than 25 years in North Texas, Piccolo Mondo has been cooking up fantastic fine Italian fare. Just listen to what the critics have said:

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“Exemplifies the fine art and traditions of Italian cuisine,” “citation of epicurean excellence,” “one of the area’s finest restaurants,” “where the locals eat,” and many more. Fine Italian dining is what Piccolo Mondo’s known for. Pie 5 Montgomery Plaza, 2600 W 7th St, Ste 105, FW, 817-332-7435; 6370 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW, 817989-7435 piefivepizza.com Pie 5 knows pies. We’re not talking about those apple and cherry ones your Aunt Mabel brings to Thanksgiving or the one you learn about in math class. We’re talking about individual pizza pies, made the way you want in fewer than five minutes. It’s your very own pizza, made fresh, made fast, and made to order. What more could you want? Piola Restaurant and Garden 3700 Mattison Av, FW, 817-989-0007 fwpiola.com Located in the Cultural District, Piola is a short walk from the museums and a short drive from downtown. Using family recipes that have been handed down for generations, Chef Bobby Albanese creates delicious authentic Italian dishes, in a comfortable home-style setting, replete with a beautiful garden. Experience the richness and diversity of Piola’s menu while relaxing in an elegant space that takes you to old world Tuscany in no time. Piola is the place to eat, drink, and socialize — Italian style. Texas Royal Pizza 8540 S Hulen St, FW, 817-294-9228 Texas Royal Pizza is no ordinary pizza place. Known for specialty pizzas and home of the world’s hottest wings, Texas Royal uses only the freshest ingredients. A welcoming staff and great lunch specials also help make Texas Royal Pizza your new favorite restaurant.

MEDITERRANEAN

Café Chadra 1622 Park Place, FW, 817-926-3992 cafechadra.com The good folks at Café Chadra pride themselves on serving authentic Lebanese and Italian dishes. Traditional Lebanese favorites include shawarmas and homemade hummus, and an assortment of pastas and hand-tossed pizzas make up the Italian offerings. There’s also a beautiful patio to enjoy with friends. Let the Elbitar family prepare a meal for you that is as rich as the traditions from the Lebanese village of Chadra. George’s Specialty Foods 4424 White Settlement Rd, FW, 817-737-0414 There’s a lot to love at George’s. Since 1951, George’s has been a ma-and-pa eatery off the northern bank of the Trinity River, just northwest of downtown, near the Cultural District. The menu is loaded with traditional Greek favorites, including lamb, beef, or chicken gyros, panini, award-winning sandwiches, and salads made fresh daily by the friendly staff of Nick, Theo, and Stacey. Standouts include the zesty spanakopita and the hand-wrapped dolmas. Grab a bite soon, and see why George’s was voted “Best Sandwich” by Fort Worth Weekly readers in our 2008 Best Of Fort Worth issue. Pak-A-Pocket 5512-D Bellaire Dr South, FW, 817-735-4363 pakapocket.com If you are looking for the best pita sandwich in Fort Worth, look no further than Pak-A-Pocket. Open for 26 years this April, the Pak-A-Pocket folks are proud to say that some of their original customers are still coming today. Known for gyros, Greek salads, homemade pita chips, falafel pitas, and more, Pak-APocket is sure to offer you something you will love.

MEXICAN, TEX-MEX & MORE SOUTH OF THE BORDER Cancun Restaurant 7419 Camp Bowie West, FW, 817-696-8810 cancunrestaurantfw.com Cancun Restaurant is family-owned and -operated and has been serving the very best authentic Mexican food in town for 12 years. Come enjoy the carne asada steak dinner or the delicious ceviche Yucateco plate. Cancun’s welcoming atmosphere will have you feeling like you’re part of the Cancun family. Del Taco Multiple North Texas locations deltaco.com Home of the more-than-a-pound Macho Burrito and a dozen menu items under a dollar, Del Taco serves up made-to-order Mexican favorites, including tacos, burritos, and quesadillas and American favorites such as burgers, fries, and shakes. Del Taco’s beans are homemade and so is the salsa. The cooks grill their chicken throughout the day and use only the freshest produce. Del Taco is unlike any other quickserve chain. Their great value brings you in. Their great food keeps you coming back. Visit them on Facebook for free coupons. El Azteca 10925 FM 1902, Crowley, 817-297-9916 El Azteca will definitely make your short trip to Crowley worth your while. Upon walking in, you will be welcomed with a friendly smile and an intoxicating fragrance of fresh, homemade, authentic Mexican food. Go for lunch or dinner at El Azteca, where the food is always fresh and affordable. Now serving breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays. Esparza’s 124 E Worth St, Grapevine, 817-481-4668 esparzastexas.com “Famous for Tex-Mex, Notorious for Margaritas,” Esparza’s Restaurante Mexicano is a well-known and long-loved tradition that is a popular part of the downtown Grapevine experience. Just a short walk off Main Street, the restaurant occupies a late1800s renovated house inside the historic district. Renowned for its atmosphere, Tex-Mex dishes, margaritas, and local flavor, Esparza’s has been offering a little something for everyone since 1985. Frijoles Café Cantina 5142 Rufe Snow Dr, NRH, 817-577-4174 frijolescafe.com Frijoles knows there are plenty of Tex-Mex options in North Texas, which is why the Frijoles folks concentrate on preparing the best dishes possible while providing a great value to customers. Taking extra steps to ensure the food is prepared in the freshest manner, Frijoles serves market-fresh produce and homemade sauces and uses a secret marinade that takes an entire day to prepare. Come on down and taste the authentic flavors of Mexico. Habaneros Grill & Cantina 140 E Exchange Av, Ste 301, FW, 817-566-0917 habanerosgc.com Habaneros is a local favorite for Mexican food and a great place to enjoy a cold drink. Locally owned and operated, Habaneros is located in the heart of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, with plenty of off-street parking. Enjoy an authentic, traditional Mexican lunch or dinner on the patio or in Habaneros’ family-friendly main dining room. Hot Damn! Tamales 713 W Magnolia Av, FW 817-926-9909 hotdamntamales.com Located on Fort Worth’s hot and happening Near South Side, Hot Damn! Tamales is a Fort Worthbased tamale company specializing in madefrom-scratch tamales with authenticity, flavor, and style that’s unbeatable. The cooks use the finest


ingredients available and roll them up in real cornhusks straight from the cornfields of Mexico. Hot Damn! offers a variety of specialty tamales to suit a variety of culinary tastes, from gluten-free to vegetarian and vegan-friendly products plus various dessert options, including tropical fruit tamales, chocolate tamales, and cranberry tamales. Traditional Mexican cuisine is also available. Los Asadero 1535 N Main St, FW, 817-626-3399 Formerly known as El Asadero, Los Asadero Mexican Steakhouse is a family-owned and -operated restaurant in its 30th year of business in Fort Worth’s historic North Side. The Villarreal Family’s cooking style comes from Northern Mexico and their specialties include mouth-watering steaks, sizzling fajitas, enchilada plates, and fresh seafood. Discover Mexican food the way it was meant to be. You owe it to your taste buds. Los Vaqueros 2629 N Main St, 817-624-1511 losvaqueros.com Mexican food is an art, and to this, Los Vaqueros is dedicated. In keeping with such a philosophy, the family chef prepares every meal without sparing expense or compromising quality, using only fresh produce, never bagged or pre-chopped, fresh beef and poultry, and the finest spices to realize the family’s high standards of authentic Mexican food. Located in Fort Worth’s historic Stockyards, Los Vaqueros also makes some of the best margaritas in Fort Worth. Come by and relax in the beautiful garden while sipping on a refreshing Mexican libation. Mercado Juarez Café 1651 E Northside Dr, FW, 817-838-8285; 125 E I-20, Arlington, 817-557-9776; 2222 Miller Rd, Arlington, 817-649-3324 mercadojuarez.com Mercado Juarez Café has been serving mesquitefired specialties and Tex-Mex favorites in North Texas for 25 years. Whether it’s a casual dinner with the family, a first date, or your wedding rehearsal dinner, Mercado Juarez Café always provides the right service, atmosphere, and mouth-watering authentic Mexican dishes. Oscar’s Mexican Restaurant 3408 Denton Hwy, Haltom City, 817-222 9020 oscarsmexicanrestaurant.net Oscar’s serves up Haltom City’s finest foods, offering exciting dishes and unique ambiance. At Oscar’s, every dish is created with only the freshest, finest ingredients. Frozen ingredients are never used, and there’s no microwave oven at Oscar’s. The chefs serve only the choicest meats and seafood and freshest rice and beans and tortillas that are baked fresh daily. Oscar’s authentic menu and atmosphere create a truly enjoyable dining experience. The Taco Spot 2500 NE Green Oaks Blvd, Ste 100, Arlington, 817-652-3510; 1050 Country Club Dr, Ste 100, Mansfield thetacospot.com When you want to have street tacos your way, The Taco Spot is the place, giving customers the option to choose what they want and how they want it. Whether it’s slow-cooked chicken, steak, barbacoa, or the house specialty, el pastor, diners can enjoy Tex-Mex their way in a clean, comfortable environment. Ingredients are always fresh, and you won’t find a freezer in this kitchen, making The Taco Spot a unique Tex-Mex option in North Texas. Yucatan Taco Stand 909 W Magnolia Av, FW, 817-942-8646 yucatantacostand1.com Featuring a tropical décor of bamboo, banana leaves, and cabana-style booths, Yucatan Taco

Stand, in the thriving Near South Side, is one of Fort Worth’s hottest dining spots for lunch or dinner. The Yucatan-inspired menu ranges from Latin favorites such as fajitas and taco plates to Paella de Venezuela or Sea Bass Chimichurri wrapped in banana leaves. From a selection of more than 100 artisan tequilas you can choose a flight to sample, or you can relax on the patio with one of the taco stand’s award-winning margaritas or specialty frozen screwdrivers.

RUSSIAN

Taste of Europe 1901 W Pioneer Pkwy, Arlington, 817-275-5530 tasteofeuropetx.com Stop in for authentic Russian cuisine and enjoy dishes prepared from scratch by a professional Russian chef. You’ll find an extensive variety of European meats and cheeses, borscht, pirogues, tasty cabbage rolls, crepes, and more. Taste of Europe also has a large selection of groceries from Russia, Germany, Poland, and other European countries. Don’t forget to browse the Russian Island Gift Shop, full of authentic gifts, collectibles, antiques, and jewelry. Eat while you shop. Shop while you eat.

SEAFOOD & MORE

Catfish Sam’s 2735 W Division St, Arlington, 817-275-9631 catfishsamsonline.com The Texas Restaurant Association named Catfish Sam’s “Best Catfish in Tarrant County” three times, and the Dallas-Fort Worth Restaurant Guide gave the restaurant a five-star rating. By focusing on quality food and customer service, Catfish Sam’s has built a loyal following. Serving up delicious catfish, mouthwatering steaks, and homemade desserts, Catfish Sam’s will hit the spot. Circle S Catfish 12721 Hwy 287 North, FW, 817-439-4745 circlescatfish.com With a friendly staff and great food, Circle S Catfish should definitely top your list of places to visit for everything from burgers and fries to seafood and certified steak, and, of course, catfish. The bread pudding is famous and sits on a bed of caramel topped with crème aunglace and fresh strawberries. Lone Star Oyster Bar 4750 Bryant Irvin Rd, FW, 817-370-0030 Lone Star Oyster Bar has been a Fort Worth staple for more than 25 years and is family-owned and -operated. The seafood is always fresh, and the atmosphere is always inviting. Happy hour is an institution at Lone Star, but make sure to stick around for all the best sports coverage on one of Lone Star’s big screens, including March Madness. Lucile’s Stateside Bistro 4700 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW, 817-738-4761 lucilesstatesidebistro.com Lucile’s is a full-service restaurant and bar serving lunch and dinner seven days a week and breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays. The menu is centered on popular American dishes made from classic recipes updated to today’s lifestyle. The blackboard by the entrance features a variety of fresh seafood and homemade soups that changes daily, and the bar includes an array of award-winning martinis, plus a variety of wines and bottled or draft beer. Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe 14 Locations in Texas razzoos.com Boiled Crawfish Season is here and where else would you go other than Razzoo’s? Ask about their new grilled oysters, fried frog legs, and roasted boudin sausage. At Razzoo’s, you’ll find great Cajun

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SOUTHERN CUISINE

Barbie’s Colonial House Restaurant 3820 N Main St, FW, 817-624-1262 Open seven days a week from 5am to 3pm, Barbie’s Colonial House offers savory Southern-style dishes that feature flavorful seasonings, mouth-watering roasts, and delicious sides and succulent desserts. There’s a breakfast buffet every weekend from 8 to 11am and a lunch buffet daily from 11am to 3pm. Breakfast can be served all day. Catering is available. Moe’s Café & Benbrook Café 4705 River Oaks Blvd, FW, 817-378-9262 Moe’s Café specializes in delicious and reasonably priced cuisine, including house specialties and other customer favorites, everything served in a relaxed setting that you and your friends and family are sure to enjoy. Whether you are in the mood to indulge in something new or just want to enjoy some old favorites, Moe’s folks promise their inventive menu and attentive service will leave you truly satisfied. Also visit their sister restaurant, Benbrook Café, at 4902 Hwy 377 South, FW, 817-244-1372.

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Buffalo Bros. Pizza, Wings & Subs 3015 S University Dr, FW, 817-386-9601 buffalobrostexas.com Buffalo Bros. takes great pride in having friendly, courteous staffers and serving awesome, awardwinning pub food, bringing the authentic tastes and flavors of Buffalo, N.Y., to Fort Worth. Stop by for lunch or dinner. For happy hour, drop in to watch your favorite sports on Buffalo Bros.’ numerous HD TVs. In our annual Best Of Fort Worth issues, Buffalo Bros. was voted “Best Sports Bar” in 2008 and 2010 by Weekly readers and “Best Wings” in 2009, 2010, and 2011 by Weekly critics. The Ginger Man 3716 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW, 817-886-2327 gingermanpub.com From its creation in 1985 in Houston, The Ginger Man has expanded into a little family of pubs. Striving to provide the best selection of fine imported and domestic beer and wine in comfortable surroundings, The Ginger Man’s award-winning Cultural District location serves Belgian ales and lambics, Oktoberfest brews, British, and German beers, as well as beer from Texas microbreweries. A beer garden and cozy inside seating areas are available. Lucky Strike 2845 W 7th St, FW, 817-566-1470 bowlluckystrike.com Lucky Strike is inspired by the notion of bringing people together in a high energy and fashionable environment. Who knew a bowling venue would feature such amazing food. From gourmet pizzas to mini-burgers, the menu transcends typical “bar food.” Check out Lucky Strike’s extensive list of out-of-the-ordinary appetizers such as grilled-appleand-brie quesadillas, jerk chicken skewers, or macand-cheese bites. Wash down your munchies with a stellar concoction from the fully stocked bar.

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Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse 812 Main St, FW, 817-877-3999 delfriscos.com Del Frisco’s embodies the rich tradition of fine American steak houses with impeccable chef-driven cuisine, an extensive award-winning wine list, and unparalleled hospitality. This award-winning restaurant offers guests an unforgettable experience

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in a stunning, energetic atmosphere perfect for special occasions, business affairs, or a grand night on the town. Winner of multiple Fort Worth Weekly “Best Steak” awards and recognized as one of the best steak houses in the country. H3 Ranch 105 E Exchange Av, 817-624-1246 h3ranch.com Named one of the best steak houses in North Texas, Hunter Brothers’ H3 Ranch Live Hickory Wood Grill offers a wide variety of steaks, rainbow trout, lip-smakin’ ribs, chicken, spit-roasted pig, and much more, all served with a smile in comfortable, casually upscale surroundings in Fort Worth’s historic Stockyards. Whether it’s a business lunch or big birthday celebration, H3 and its friendly staff will make your experience a special one. Come inside, take the H3 tour, and try a taste of Texas. Ray’s Prime Steakhouse & Seafood 3206 Winthrop Av, FW, 817-732-1614 raysprimestrakandfood.com People can’t seem to get enough of Ray’s steaks and seafood, all fresh and cooked to immaculate perfection in a cool, elegant, classy atmosphere. You’ve tried all the rest. Now come try the best. Hours are 4pm-10pm Mon-Sat (closed Sunday). Reata Restaurant 310 Houston St, FW, 817-336-1009 reata.net To achieve its legendary Texas cuisine, Reata melds Southwestern, Creole, and Southern flavors with traditional steak house fare. The restaurant’s most popular items include tenderloin tamales, chicken-fried steak, stacked chicken enchiladas, and pan-seared pepper-crusted tenderloin. The four-story restaurant is nearly 20,000 square feet and features an elegant rooftop bar and bilevel patio dining plus six private dining rooms. Nestled in downtown’s Sundance Square, Reata is conveniently located within walking distance from Bass Performance Hall and the Fort Worth Convention Center and is a short drive from the Cultural District and historic Stockyards.

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Bon Ton Roulé Cigar Lounge 6500 Camp Bowie Blvd, FW, 817-763-0002 Bon Ton Roulé offers a variety of cigars from mild to bold. Join the owners and regulars in the lounge after you’ve selected your favorite cigar for your moment of relaxation. Sit in one of the leather sofas or with a group around one of the many tables to share a laugh with friends as the day settles. Stop by and let Bon Ton Roulé be your little slice of heaven. Liq-O-Rama 1228 S Blue Mound Rd, Saginaw, 682-286-9800; 2400 Meacham Blvd, FW, 817-624-9800 Liq-O-Rama can assist you with all your refreshment needs. Whether it’s a romantic evening for two, a family or company picnic, or a hearty party for hundreds, Liq-O-Rama has more than 1,400 varieties of wines and champagnes (domestic and imported). Or choose from Liq-O-Rama’s full line of cordials, bourbons, whiskeys, vodkas, tequilas, and more. If you can drink it, Liq-O-Rama has it. White Elephant Saloon 106 E Exchange Av, FW, 817 624-8273 whiteelephantsaloon.com Honky-tonk music, cowboy hats, and cold beer create an unbeatable combination at the legendary White Elephant Saloon in the historic Stockyards. With live music seven nights a week, a brand new private room with full-service bar, and food options from Chef Tim Love, the White Elephant is keeping alive its long tradition as one of Fort Worth’s favorite places.

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