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.
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
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
Cinco de Mayo is the commemoration of the Mexican victory against France in the 1862 Battle of Puebla. While it’s not Mexican Independence Day (that happens on September 16), it does give people a chance to indulge in tacos (which are traditionally Mexican), mariachis (ditto) and beer (maybe not so
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
Spring is upon us, and that means it’s festival season in the Fort. Big and small, Fort Worth offers nine festivals between now and June for almost every interest. Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival April 5-8 What started in 2013 as Fort Worth’s hopeful entry in the massive food and wine festival
‘Tis always the season to think about cocktails, good food and making merry. Here are a few suggestions for Fort Worth’s happiest hours. Fixe Southern House & Kitchen A happy hour that puts most happy hours to shame, Fixe offers hands-down one of the best happy hours in the city. Think $7
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.
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
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
Who says Valentine’s Day is exclusively for lovers? Many of us have amazing gal pals (and maybe even guy pals), to celebrate with and joy isn’t strictly for couples. Here are some ideas if you’re having yourself a Galentine’s Day in the Fort this year.