Maria’s Mexican Restaurant: Maria’s Mexican Kitchen combines authentic family recipes passed down over many generations with a vibrant blend of exciting and unique twists Chef Felipe Armenta has become famous for.
The menu features famous fajitas, traditional Mexican dishes such as tacos al carbon, Maria’s famous moles, and fresh salads! There is an extensive bar menu offering authentic margaritas, draft beers, and tequila from all over Mexico. More info: https://www.mariasmexicankitchen.com/
Smoke-A-Holics: Acclaimed Fort Worth BBQ restaurant by pitmaster Derrick Walker now has a spot inside Crockett Hall, the indoor food hall located at 3000 Crockett St. near the Cultural District. You can find smoked sliced brisket to sides with specialty items such as smoked chicken salad; brisket nachos; and loaded cornbread. More info: https://www.smoke-a-holicsbbq.com/
Il Modo: In the first-floor corner of the Kimpton Harper hotel, a new sophisticated Italian restaurant is now open and centered around pasta! Il Modo serves sophisticated Italian dishes featuring housemade pastas with an emphasis on local ingredients. Signature dishes include Cacio e Pepe Orecchiette, Manila Clam Linguini, and Spicy Italian Sausage Rigatoni. There’s also a 22-ounce bone-in Ribeye with bone marrow butter and a roasted half chicken with potato-leek puree.The hotel also has a penthouse bar, Refinery 714. More info: https://www.theharperfortworth.com/restaurants-fort-worth/il-modo/
Sidesaddle Saloon: A hip new bar and Texas-tapas restaurant in The Fort Worth Stockyards Historic District pays homage to the spirit of the American cowgirl. Some of the menu items feature country ham and pimento cheese served with pickled vegetables, bison tartare with mustard vinaigrette, toasted sourdough, and bacon cheddar chive biscuits with whipped butter. More info: https://www.sidesaddle-saloon.com/
Shawerma Man: A new trailer, set up on the lawn fronting Magnolia Avenue between Maggie’s R&R and Ephemera Terrarium, is serving chicken shawarma in either pita or a light, thin saj bread. There is a plan to host a grand opening some time in June and debut new menu offerings like lamb shawarma with an eventual goal to open a hookah truck right next to Shawerma Man. Shawerma Man is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (or sellout).
Written by Dixya Bhattarai.
Photo courtesy of Culture Map.