Fort Worth Convention and visitors Bureau Blog

Author: Laurie James
Laurie James has written about food, people, music, and the arts for multiple publications in Fort Worth and across Texas since 2006.
The restaurant business can be fickle anywhere. Here in Fort Worth it seems like there’s another great new place popping up every week. But among the comings and goings, some Fort Worth restaurants have survived and thrived for decades. Here’s to the upcoming silver, golden, diamond , and platinum
Not for nothing is Fort Worth known as Cowtown. Where’s the best place to get a burger? That depends on whom you ask. Saddle up for this guide to Fort Worth's burger scene. B&B Butchers They may be the new kid in town when it comes to burgers, it’s true. The beef in all three burgers, including the

Fort Worth Art Accolades

Posted On May 7, 2018 | Laurie James

If you live in Fort Worth, it might be easy to forget how prominent our art scene is. The Cultural District alone is home to five world-renowned museums all within walking distance of each other. Here are half a dozen art accolades the city boasts! 1. Home to the Only Michelangelo in the Americas

Mad About Magnolia

Posted On May 1, 2018 | Laurie James

Is there any place in Fort Worth that’s more fun, funky, and pet- and pedestrian-friendly than Magnolia Avenue? Here's our top picks for where to eat and drink. Something Sweet Stir Crazy Baked Goods and Melt Ice Creams offer sweet and savory items to hungry patrons. Both stores use other local

Tex-Mex in Fort Worth

Posted On April 23, 2018 | Laurie James

What is Tex-Mex cuisine? Ask three people in Fort Worth and you’re likely to get four different answers. Some people say it’s essentially Mexican cuisine, with the addition of a lot of cheese, ground beef (hey, we’re in Cowtown), flour tortillas instead of corn, or hard corn taco shells instead of