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.
It’s a song as old as rhyme, or at least a song that goes back to 1947, when Frank Loesser wrote the wistful “What are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” Maybe it’s much too early in the game, but here are nine choices if you don’t have plans in the Fort. 1. The Foundry District Roar into the new year
Christmas dinner shouldn’t be difficult, right? But with mixed and blended families , empty nesters and working hard every week, sometimes having someone cook your Christmas dinner is a blessing. Here are six options if you’re not staying at home on Christmas. 1. Bird Café Open both Christmas Eve
It’s a wonderful time to eat (and drink) in Fort Worth. There are so many new and unusual eateries opening up all over town – here’s a taste of a few! West 7th Area Ampersand is kind of like Batman , Superman , Wonder Woman or any superheroes with a double identity: Mild-mannered coffeehouse by day,
Goodbye turkey, hello chili! Here in Texas, we love our chili. We have multiple ways to cook the dish, and just as many chili contests –– at last month’s Fort Worth Firefighters Chili Cook-off , I got to judge firehouse classics from about two dozen participants. Some had secret ingredients –– bear meat, beer and whiskey were among the most interesting.
Nothing gets you into the holiday mood like a seasonal musical, ballet or even a classic holiday movie. Fort Worth is full of the Spirit of Christmas past (and Christmas presents)! Here’s your Art and About roundup, holiday-style. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas runs November 14 - 19. As part of
Buying a gift for the Fort Worth fanatic in your life? Here are our top picks for the best shops with the most Cowtown flair. Billy Bob's Texas As the World’s Largest Honky Tonk , Billy Bob’s Texas has a fittingly big gift store. Of course you can get t-shirts, caps, and accessories, but Billy Bob’s
In our episodic highlighting of new property developments in Tarrant County, we turn west, toward The River District . Nestled on the banks of the Trinity River between Isbell Road and Roberts Cutoff , and bisected by White Settlement Road , the River District is a jumping off point for almost
It’s finally fall, and that means that the weather will turn colder….eventually, right? Here are 10 restaurants where you can find the soup of your dreams. At Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine , you will find a twist on the classic tomato soup, roasted tomato and jalapeño soup , which is a little spicier