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Photo by Nancy Farrar. by Andrew Van Heusden The Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival is back this weekend, giving everyone in the area an excuse to grab a bite, drink and celebrate all things foodie in Fort Worth. Here’s a look at what’s new and ... Read more

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What’s lined up for us at the festival this year? Our kickoff party at Billy Bob’s has a barbecue theme, which I’m really excited about. I was raised in Lockhart, so I’ve always had an admiration and respect for a good pit master. One of my favor... Read more

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Tacos + Taps from Fort Worth, Texas magazine on Vimeo. For those of us who were craving a little taste of the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival, we were rewarded with the inaugural “Tacos & Taps” event that was held last Sunday a... Read more

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It’s surreal when you start to see those months turn into weeks and then when it’s even easier to refer to the remaining time in days. This journey began so long ago that I really can’t say when it was any more. Read more

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One of the most exciting things for me planning the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival is how excited other people are to see it come to fruition.  One of those people is the extremely talented Kari Crowe.  Kari is a Fort Worth photographer that doe... Read more

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This summer, I have thoroughly enjoyed reading Virginia Wills’ blog for Southern Foodway’s Alliance where she features iconic summer foods that Southerners have enjoyed for years. She screamed for ice cream, went crazy for corn, and spilled the b... Read more

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After spending a fantastic week stuffing myself with oysters, crab and shrimp on the Alabama coastline, I hurried back to Fort Worth and got ready to head down to Rough Creek Lodge in Glen Rose. I’m really looking forward to spending some time th... Read more

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Last week, Fort Worth’s first pop-up concept came to a close. Twenty at the Tower gave diners the opportunity to enjoy fare from some of the best chefs in Fort Worth, Dallas, and even San Antonio. I have often been asked what the “best” dinner wa... Read more

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As we continue to roll through the summer, backyard grill masters continue to put on their aprons and prepare their manly masterpieces for families every weekend. Unquestionably, the hamburger rules the grill during the summer. In June, The Natio... Read more

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Every girl needs a little TLC from time to time. Mine came in the form of caviar “tacos” and artichoke carpaccio at Twenty at the Tower on June 23. Husband in tow, I zipped eagerly across Taylor Street. I stopped short when I spotted the TLC Cate... Read more

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Last week, American’s celebrated the 4th with smoked and grilled goodness coming off smokers and backyard grills. Others, however, visited their favorite BBQ joint. In last week’s blog, I referred to Daniel Vaughn, (the BBQ Snob), and his fantas... Read more

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“Barbeque sliced beef and bread, ribs and sausage and a cold Big Red…” ––Robert Earl Keen Jr  As July 4 is upon us once again, plenty of backyard grills and smokers are getting cleaned off and prepared for action. Growing up in what is known as ... Read more

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Gwin Grimes is an inspiring individual. She wears many different hats in our local food community. She is the owner of Artisan Baking Co. with her husband, Mark. She teaches vocational and avocational culinary classes and is the author of three c... Read more

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Dallas. Growing up in Lockhart, the BBQ capital of the world, the only things I thought of when I heard the word were the Cowboys and the intro to the TV show. I’ll admit that when I moved to Fort Worth I bought into the rivalry between the two c... Read more

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Well the last week has come and gone like an absolute whirlwind. Twenty at the Tower is off to an amazing start. Chef Blaine Staniford of GRACE dazzled diners for two consecutive nights that left everyone in attendance buzzing for days afterwards... Read more

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I’m not a blogger by trade. Sometimes I wonder whether I qualify as a writer. My guess is there aren’t too many people who deem blogging as their exclusive occupation. Most of the really good ones maintain a 9 to 5 job to pay the bills, allowing... Read more

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When I was growing up, my family rarely celebrated Memorial Day. My father owned his own company, which meant he worked most holidays. For the last several years, Jen and I have established a family tradition of loading up the car and driving ... Read more

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We are less than three weeks away from opening Fort Worth’s first pop-up restaurant. This marks a great milestone for the 2014 Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival. During Twenty at the Tower, we will serve as many as 1,000 guests. I hope you’re one o... Read more

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In March of 2000, I wasn’t anywhere near Fort Worth. I had actually only visited once to see some friends that attended TCU. I was working at the Gruene Mansion Restaurant outside of New Braunfels, which has since closed and reopened as another c... Read more

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As we countdown the days until summer is upon us, one of the unofficial state holidays is quickly approaching. Cinco de Mayo is only days away. For many, that means one thing: margaritas!! Now, Texas doesn’t necessarily have an official drink. D... Read more

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