This roundup of Fort Worth restaurant news has breakfast on the brain
If you’re a morning person, this roundup of Fort Worth restaurant news is for you. It’s packed with information about breakfast, brunch, and everything in between. There are new breakfast restaurants, new breakfast menus, and some coffee news for good measure. It seems hard to believe we could find more new breakfast options just a few days after we published our recent roundup of new Tastemaker Awards breakfast spots, and yet we’re still talking about breakfast. .
Here’s what’s happening in Fort Worth food news:
Dayne’s Artisan BBQ and Lola’s Fort Worth are moving to 2000 W Berry St. According to a Facebook post, Dayne’s Craft Barbecue will end May at 2735 W. 5th St. (where they are currently located), then close the first two weeks of June, then reopen for business on June 17. “Nobody’s closing; we’re just moving,” their message read. “We hope to continue to see our favorite familiar faces and look forward to new faces as we enter this exciting new chapter with the incredible team at Lola.”
Bulrush Bowls, a healthy “bowls” concept from Colorado, is opening a Southlake location at 1151 E. Southlake Blvd. at the end of May. Rush is a fast-casual restaurant chain known for its healthy, one-bowl meals featuring nuts, fruit, yogurt, and granola. They entered the DFW market in 2018 and currently have three in the region. It will be the fourth and according to a statement it is being opened by franchisees Mike and April Fuchs.
Mango is a breakfast and brunch concept that now has two locations: Keller, at 900 S. Main St. #305, and the original in Southlake, at 2750 E. Southlake Blvd. #140. Their menu includes omelettes, benedicts and so-called healthy entrees such as an egg white omelet, avocado stuffed with egg whites and turkey sausage and avocado toast. OK, this one is healthy. There are also breakfast tacos, skillets, waffles, chicken and waffles, fried chicken, salads, burgers, hot pots and wraps.
Lone Spur Cafe is a breakfast and lunch chain based in Prescott, Arizona that is expanding into DFW suburbs with locations now open in Bedford, Denton and Allen. They do breakfast and lunch, with “cowboy food, great cowboy service, and real cowboy charm.” They also like to mount animal heads and other body parts. Allen has a dead bear hide on the wall, and their Facebook page posted a video of a horse walking with the painful “walking” gait produced when trainers apply caustic substances to horses’ hooves, a practice now prohibited. The menu features egg dishes, as well as chicken fried steaks, burgers, and rib eye steaks. the Denton Record Chronicle says they are also opening locations in Grapevine, Fort Worth Stockyards and McKinney.
Repeat restaurant AMthe breakfast and lunch chain with robust brunch action, will launch a new menu on May 19 featuring Parmesan-Panko Crab Cake Benedict, Burrata & Prosciutto Toast, Monte Cristo Brioche French Toast, Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes, and more.
Bark and Smoke Tacos is a fun new mobile barbecue concept from Chef Blythe Bridges, formerly Chef Blythe’s Southern Bistro, known for its intimate southern cuisine. She is branching out, expanding her repertoire to other popular cuisines such as smoked meats and tacos, including lively dishes like birria tacos. She’s doing catering and events like brunch at Rancho Loma Vineyards this Sunday, May 22.
Salad and take away, the salad chain, is opening three new locations in North Texas, including one in Fort Worth on Summer Creek Drive, as well as a location in Sachse and Dallas at Midway & Trinity. Salad and Go makes generous portioned salads, wraps, breakfast burritos, soup, lemonades, iced tea and cold brew.
wild wood grill, the popular local Southern-themed channel with two locations, is set to make it three. They are opening a location at CityLine Market in Richardson, which they plan to open in June. Owners Dave and Mary Garner left the corporate world to open the first Wildwood Grill in Southlake in 2009, then in Garland in 2017. They became known not only for steaks cooked over oak and hickory, as well as burgers, whiskey and beer. , but also to be a neighborhood and family friendly place with reliable food and lovely service.
Restaurant for lazy dogs and its virtual concept, Jolene’s Wings & Beer, features a range of new menu items launching May 18: Street Corn Fries topped with mozzarella, tajín-lime sauce, charred sweet corn, tomatoes, queso blanco and cilantro; and Spacedust Wings mixed with a combination of orange, Sichuan pepper and chili spices.
Le Gourmet Bakery, a DFW-based company that makes glazed shortbread cookies, added Williams-Sonoma to places that sell their cookies online. Founded by Dallas entrepreneur Becky Nelson in 2012, Le Gourmet makes a thick, chewy, cake-like non-traditional cookie. Can you call it a shortbread? Surely that fits Dallas’ tastes since Dallas recoils from anything hard or crusty. Williams-Sonoma sells three varieties — Graduation Cookies, Patriotic and Father’s Day — $60 for a dozen.
modern market, the extremely affordable fast-casual concept with five DFW locations, including Preston Hollow Village at US-75 and Walnut Hill Lane, has brought back its cult classic Street Corn Pizza topped with Mexican-style street corn on a cheddar cream sauce with mozzarella, fresh jalapeño, chili powder, smoked cream and cotija cheese. Like an elite pizza, you see. It’s part of a new set of dishes for the summer that includes a Chili Steak Sandwich, Supreme Pizza, Pan-Seared Ahi Salad, and Kale Caesar Salad, though you can’t get two salads. Kale Caesar side dish and call it a main salad, I have no idea.
Rusty Taco has a new southern fried chicken taco with fried chicken, diced dill pickles, BBQ honey mustard and coleslaw. Pickles and mustard are new, as is a Rusty Tango margarita with a swirl of sangria.
Luna Grill offers two new wraps: a hearty, comforting Mediterranean chicken wrap with a mix of kale, chickpea salad and feta in a multigrain lavash; and the refreshing Crispy Apple Walnut Chicken Roll with candied walnuts, apple slices, gorgonzola, cranberries, mixed kale and pomegranate vinaigrette in a multigrain lavash. Priced at $10.49.
Crucible has a new Best Fondue Friends Forever three-course menu of cheese fondue, salad, and chocolate fondue, starting at $35. A four-course version for $47 includes one entree. An enhanced selection of dips includes prosciutto, pretzel bread, seasonal vegetables and fruits, macaroons, Oreo-dusted marshmallows, and fresh fruit. Shareable Sips is a new menu of cocktails such as Pink Crush, featuring New Amsterdam Pink Whitney Vodka and La Marca Prosecco.
Starbucks launched two new items all year: Chocolate Cream Cold Brew, featuring Cold Brew topped with chocolate cream cold mousse and sweetened with vanilla syrup. They say the combination of coffee and chocolate, as well as the malty flavor in the cold chocolate cream mousse, is designed to evoke a malty chocolate milkshake or that last piece of chocolate ice cream melted by a hot summer day. There’s also a Lime Frosted Coconut Bar, combining coconut, oatmeal and mini white chocolate chips, topped with lime frosting, white frosting and chocolate shavings. coconut. Frappuccino flavors these days include Caramel Ribbon Crunch and Mocha Cookie Crumble.