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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.
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

Downtown Dining in Fort Worth

Posted On March 26, 2018 | Laurie James

The good news about hotels near the Fort Worth Convention Center : most have at least one really excellent restaurant. There are also two fantastic restaurants ( Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse ) practically right outside the convention center doors. 

Dog-Friendly Fort Worth

Posted On March 8, 2018 | Laurie James

Does it seem like Fort Worth has gone to the dogs? The vast expanse of trails along the Trinity River are part of our #fortworthstory, and runners and walkers are out in all kinds of weather with their four-legged friends. My rescue buddy Hank, who’s a bit of a chow hound and seen in the images

Clean Eats in Cowtown

Posted On February 25, 2018 | Laurie James

There are all kinds of ways to eat healthier – whether that’s vegetarian, gluten-free or eating foods without preservatives. Just because Fort Worth’s known as Cowtown doesn’t mean we don’t know how to eat clean. Here are 11 choices for healthier eating in the Fort. Byblos Lebanese Restaurant