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Brittany Ryan

When Opal Lee’s grandparents relocated from Louisiana to Texas, they did so in two covered wagons. When they finally arrived, her grandfather – “Poppa,” as she still calls him – settled down to farming. He had 160 acres to tend and no way to hire... Read more

People

By any measure, Chef Toby Tindall has had an exceptional career. Most recently, he was (simultaneously!) the executive chef for both the Hilton Fort Worth and The Ashton Hotel, where he managed their kitchens and regularly catered banquets for th... Read more

Eat & Drink

  Jo LeMay Rutledge’s art is strange. Not strange like the works of Kehinde Wiley or KAWS, both of whom were featured at the Modern this year. A different kind of strange - the kind where an artist working within an established genre - in this c... Read more

Culture

Earlier this week, I came across an article announcing that Central Market was adding a new product to their lineup – Amedei Porcelana, also known as the world’s most expensive chocolate. A 1.8-ounce bar retails for $18.99, which works out to sli... Read more

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When Blaine Staniford, executive chef of Grace, started featuring local produce on his menus, his efforts were met not with scorn but with a shrug. Locally, the prevailing opinion was that farm-to-table cooking was a very nice idea and completely... Read more

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Where are you originally from? I was born and raised in Yakima, Washington, but I moved to Seattle in the early 90s and then to Fort Worth in the very early 2000s. I’ve been in Fort Worth for about 15 years - I live out in Weatherford th... Read more

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Where are you from? I was actually born in Dallas but grew up in Atlanta. Went to college at UG, the whole thing. And how did you end up back here in Texas? Basically, family. I’ve always wanted to come back, and my parents moved ba... Read more

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Summer may not officially begin until June 21, but for many long-time Fort Worth residents, this weekend marks the true beginning of the season. Concerts in the Garden is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and it’s launching this weeken... Read more

Culture

In the two years since Fort Worth Bike Sharing launched its first station, more than 30,000 riders have taken 60,000 trips and traveled 200,000 miles. Now they’ll be adding eight new stations and 50 new bicycles, making Funkytown more cycle-frien... Read more

Voice

This is Texas, y’all. And it’s just not a party (a Best Of party, that is) without the Tex-Mex. So let’s get to it. Cantina Laredo is serving its signature Top Shelf Guacamole on a freshly baked tostada. Simple, fresh, seasonal - perfection. ... Read more

Eat & Drink

When we can get away with it, Thursday night is our favorite date night. Sundance Square is our favorite destination. Weekdays mean shorter lines and a good shot at our favorite table, and Sundance Square means we get to dress up a little and mak... Read more

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We’ve invited some of our favorite local restaurants to serve up a few of their most critically-acclaimed dishes at our Best Of 2015 party and, we’ve got to tell you, each menu looks more delicious than the last. We’ll talk about the other restau... Read more

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No, but for real - Piranha and Hoya Korean Kitchen just confirmed their menus, and it is going to be so good, y’all. Fort Worth might be known as Cowtown, but that doesn’t mean we don’t like a bit of variety every now and then. That’s why we’r... Read more

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