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These are the 7 best food and drink events in Fort Worth this week

Celestina Blok | Culture Map After months of build-up, the total solar eclipse finally arrives on Monday. (Be ready with your eclipse glasses around 1:40 pm.) With North Texas falling in the path of totality, numerous restaurants, bars, and hotels are jumping on the opportunity to celebrate the rare occurrence with themed events. Find our master list of watching parties here, but also note some of the tasty eclipse-inspired events happening this weekend. This week also marks the arrival of

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A Calendar of Events Taking Place This April

FWTX STAFF It’s springtime in Cowtown, which means plenty of rain, blooming flowers, and a solar eclipse just to keep things interesting. I mean, this type of event only happens in our area every 400 or so years — so yeah — that’s a big one. Besides this upcoming celestial event, which I’m sure everyone is mostly aware of unless you live under a rock, we’ve compiled a few more things to consider when making plans for this April. Whether

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Chef Stephan Pyles’ Ecuadorian potato cake with Gulf Coast crab salad recipe

FOX 4 Staff DALLAS – One of the most popular events for foodies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area is happening next week.Chef Stephan Pyles stopped by the Good Day kitchen to make the dish he’s showcasing at the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival. The event raises funds for local grant programs and culinary scholarships. Ecuadorian Potato Cakes with Crab SaladServes 4 2 large baking potatoes1/2 cup finely crumbled feta1/4 cup chopped green olives2 ounces cream cheese2 tablespoons julienned basil

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Food + Wine Festival highlights foundation’s efforts to promote culinary community

Rick Mauch | Fort Worth Business Press The Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation (FWFWF) is celebrating a decade of existence this year and once again the highlight will be the eighth Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival to be held April 4-7 at the Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork. There was no festival in 2020 and 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that two-year absence from the popular event didn’t stop the foundation from doing what it

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Want Stephan Pyles to Open a Restaurant With You? First He Needs to Catch a Vibe

Courtney E. Smith | Eater Dallas Stephan Pyles has forever cemented his place in the Metroplex’s food scene as one of the local chefs of legend. So when the announcement came that he was developing the menu for the Seeker, the restaurant inside roadside motel, the Interstate Inn, in Stephenville, a little town an hour south of Fort Worth, we had to know more. Like… why? Pyles will be at the Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival for its 10th

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Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival Drops Full Chef Lineup for April 4-7 Event

Danielle Beller | Dallas Observer As it rings in its tenth year, the Fort Worth Food and Wine Foundation has announced the full lineup of participating chefs and beverage partners for its Main Event (April 5), taking place during the upcoming annual spring Food + Wine Festival (April 4–7) at Heart of the Ranch Clearfork, southwest of downtown Fort Worth. Over the years the foundation has made considerable contributions to the North Texas culinary community by providing more than $325,000

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These 9 rising star chefs are making waves in Fort Worth’s food scene

Celestina Blok | Culture Map Forth Worth’s ever-growing food scene has launched the careers of countless big name chefs who draw die-hard fans. But it’s the next generation of Cowtown’s culinary up-and-comers who are featured in this list of nominees for CultureMap Tastemaker Awards’ Rising Star Chef of the Year. These chefs are getting attention for their work in the kitchen, but it in a food trailer or a globally-inspired fine dining establishment. One will take home the trophy at

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ATE DAY8 of FWF+WF

Laurie James | Fort Worth Weekly We’re less than a month away from the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, the signature four-day event that seeks to foster, celebrate, and sustain Fort Worth’s hospitality community. The FWF+WF celebrates a decade of culinary goodness this year, and there’s been a decided shift over the last few years to include more women- and minority-owned businesses. Here’s what some past and present participants have to say. 1.) Julie Eastman (center) has been involved

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The Dish with Deah: Cheers to Texas wineries. Here’s where to get a local taste

Deah Berry Mitchell | Fort Worth Report How often do you think of Texas when you think of a good bottle of wine? If you do, you most likely imagine the Texas Hill Country, with its picturesque landscapes and countless wineries. What you might not know is that Val Verde Winery, situated on the border in Del Rio, holds the distinction of being the longest-running winery in the state. Established in 1883 by Francesco “Frank” Qualia, the winery has remained

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