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WERO
WERO

Nathanael, aka "WERO," is a photographer, chef, traveler and "taconnoisseur" who spends most of his time exploring Fort Worth through food. While traveling the world, he has eaten at fine dining restaurants, in people's homes, on street corners, in buses, planes, trains and boats, all the while learning that food, culture and friendship are all pieces of a puzzle we call community.

Pan de Muerto y Dia de los Muertos

Pan de Muerto has arrived. In panaderias across Fort Worth you can now find the Mexican sweet bread next to conchas, cuernos, marranitos, and other pan dulce. Pan de Muerto is prepared and eaten leading up to Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) observed the 1st and 2nd of November. Not to be…

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Dining with WERO: Lao Cuisine in Fort Worth

Bold flavors, thick gravy sauces, cold meat saladsand lots of delicious rice and noodle dishes. Lao cuisine juxtaposes cool temperatures and herbs with hot chilies and spice with dishes like the papaya salad or beef larb while also bringing warm, comforting flavors in the form of rich broths and handmade rice noodles. …

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Spotlight: Juan Velázquez

If you’ve driven around the Fort Worth lately, you may have noticed some colorful additions. From Hemphill in the Southside to Downtown and the Stockyards, the murals of Fort Worth artist Juan Velázquez are adorning the cityscape. A Texas native, Velázquez has lived in Fort Worth for twenty-two…

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Dining with WERO: Summer Shandys

Shandys (or radlers) originated in Europe, with versions dating back to the 1850s in England and the 1950s in Germany. Like many tasty traditions, this mix of beer and ginger ale or lemonade most likely stemmed from necessity…

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Cumbia in Fort Worth

Cumbia is party music. With its instantly recognizable rhythm, plethora of instruments and blend of cultural influences, it’s no wonder that the cumbia is loved across Latin America. Originating in Colombia in the 17 th century, this blend of indigenous and African music and dance achieved massive…

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Dining with WERO: Gambas al Ajillo

The last few times I’ve had to grab food at the grocery store, red meat and chicken were often in short supply, but there was plenty of seafood to be had. I decided to make use of this with a classic Spanish-style tapa called Gambas al Ajillo…

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