August 11 2022
Take it from us, keeping up with the local food + beverage scene can be a whirlwind. From new restaurants moving in, to others temporarily closing for a revamp — we’ve compiled a list of 20 new and upcoming places where you can grab a bite to eat.
Paco's Mexican Cuisine also has a location at 1508 W. Magnolia Ave. | Photo via @pacosftw
Cheba Hut, 1217 8th Ave. | Cannabis-inspired bites like “munchies” and non-alcoholic drinks called “Cottonmouth Cures.”
Paco’s Mexican Cuisine, 156 W. 4th St. | Old-school Mexican fare open for breakfast, lunch + dinner.
3rd Street Market, 425 W. 3rd St. | The sourdough bread bar will offer soup, Latin-inspired morning pastries, and sourdough sandwiches + will offer cooking classes in the Culinary Studio.
Cidercade, 1813 W. Bowie St. | 300+ arcade games with a bar + kitchen in a 25,000-sqft space.
Jon’s Grille, 2905 W. Berry St. | Created by the Bonnell brothers, the restaurant will serve beef from cattle raised on the brother’s family ranch.
Akarii Revolving Sushi, 628 Harrold St. | Sushi rolls, rice dishes, ramen + bites like takoyaki and gyoza.
Fireside Pies, 628 Harrold St. | Wood-fired pies, brunch pizzas + pasta specialty plates.
Explore the interactive map and find a restaurant near you. | Map via Proxi
Quince, 1701 River Run | Named the world’s best rooftop restaurant bar.
Dayne’s Craft Barbecue, 9808 Camp Bowie W. Blvd. | Ribs, brisket, turkey — you name it. The BBQ you know and love is getting a brick-and-mortar location.
Old Texas Brewing Co., 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd. | Southern dishes like smoked BBQ, brisket nachos + tacos.
Outside the loop
Wing It On!, 5329 Sycamore School Rd. | Buffalo-style wings + chicken sandwiches with sides.
Velvet Taco, 2828 N. Tarrant Pkwy. | Variety of meat + vegetarian tacos to pair with drinks, desserts, and side dishes.
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- Yoga in the Park | Tues., June 21 | 5:30-6:15 p.m. | Burnett Park, 501 W. 7th St. | Free | Newbies + yogi masters alike are invited to join the weekly class in the heart of downtown. 🧘
Bingo Among the Books | Tues., June 21 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Fort Worth Public Library - Ridglea, 3628 Bernie Anderson St. | Free | Compete for a chance to win fun prizes. 📚
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! | Wed., June 22-Sun., June 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Bass Performance Hall | $55+ | See the iconic show like you’ve never seen before — reimagined for the 21st century. 🎭
Hiking 101 | Wed., June 22 | 9-10 a.m. | Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd. | $5+ | Walk + talk with nature’s experts about hiking safety protocols, equipment, and more. 🥾
- Candle Studio Class | Thurs., June 23 | 6-7 p.m. | The Worthy Co., 1216 S. Lake St. | $45 | Pour your own custom candle + enjoy 20% off the entire store. 🕯️
Honig Family Wine Dinner | Thurs., June 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Thirty Eight & Vine, 212 Carroll St. | $150 | Treat yourself to a four-course dinner paired with Napa Valley wine. 🍇
Classical Mystery Tour | Thurs., June 23 | 8:15 p.m. | Fort Worth Botanic Garden | $25+ | Travel through time as four musicians perform renditions of two dozen tunes by The Beatles. 🎵
We have a monthly guide filled with events + activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
We’d never guess that these chic patio chairs are made from recycled water bottles. | Photo provided by Outer
If you hear the word “wicker” and think of a frumpy, broken piece of furniture, you’re not alone — but thanks to Outer, a company that crafts stylish outdoor furniture with an eye toward sustainability, it’s time to rethink wicker.
By using recycled water bottles as source material, Outer has created eco-friendly wicker furniture that not only looks ultra-modern, but is durable enough to last a decade.
Bonus: Each cushion uses triple memory foam for max comfiness.*
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San Antonio-based USAA Real Estate will break ground on a $42 million business park in north Fort Worth this summer. The Blazing Trails Business Park (near I-35W and Loop 820) will consist of three warehouse and distribution buildings totaling about 600,000 sqft. 🏗️ (The Dallas Morning News)
The USS Fort Worth Naval combat ship might have a second chance at life. US Rep. Kay Granger put together a deal on Capitol Hill that could save the ship and four others from being decommissioned. The provision in the 2023 defense funding bill will be considered by the House Appropriations Committee tomorrow. ⚓ (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
Fort Worth-based Standard Meat Co. has acquired Ponder-based Syracuse Sausage. Company leaders said the move will preserve the legacy of Syracuse Sausage, which was founded in 1982 by the Musacchio family. The Musacchio brothers are eyeing retirement and agreed to allow Standard Meat to take over. 🥩 (Fort Worth Business Press)
Let’s get down to business — the North Central Texas Council of Governments posted a variety of jobs waiting to be filled, from environmental planning to social services. See 50+ opportunities on the council’s website. 👔
Local coffee shop Summer Moon inspired a new song by Fort Worth native and Grammy Award-winning singer Leon Bridges. The R&B artist said his friends visited the shop during the pandemic and it inspired the song that’s about “searching for a connection with someone.” Listen to the full song. 🎧 (NBC DFW)
Grab your apron and head over to Pizza Verde (5716 Locke Ave.) for a plant-based, wood-fired pizza class this Sat., June 26. A $60 ticket includes a bag of dough, sauce recipe, house-made mozzarella + a glass of prosecco. The class runs 5-:30-7:30 p.m.
It’s alive — Circle Theatre (230 W. 4th St.) presents Mel Brooks' musical Young Frankenstein in its third show of the 2022 season. The electrifying show directed by local award-winning theater artist Joel Ferrell runs through Sat., July 23. Get your tickets now. 🎫
DYK: Fort Worth has 68 vegan restaurants — ranking it No. 20 on the list of top vegan cities in the US. A survey was done by the team at Meal Delivery Experts which counted the number of vegan food options in each city using TripAdvisor. 🌱 (Fort Worth CultureMap)
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Calling all coffee lovers — The buzz on the street is that Toasted is offering a free cup of joe while you work. Grab your laptop and head over to 2972 Crockett St. for free drip coffee refills through Sun., July 31. Guests will find plenty of outlets to charge electronics, free wi-fi + a full bar when you’re ready to wine down for the day.
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Editor's pick: Did you know? This Wed., June 22 is Gooseneck Bill Day — named after the city’s first Black millionaire. William Madison McDonald was a prominent Black businessman who owned a bank, hotel, and several homes in the early 20th century in Fort Worth. Read more about William’s impact on the local community.
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