ATE DAY8 a week – Fort Worth Weekly
Even with all that pollen in the air, it’s a beautiful world outside. Put on your mask, take your allergy medication, and soak up the local (and regional) food and drink scene. Here are eight ideas that you should be checking out soon.
From 12 p.m. to midnight on Friday, 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, visit the Heritage Park (301 N Ash St, Münster, 940-759-2227) for Münster’s annual report German festival. This three day event features homemade bread, cake, hearty cheese, cake, apple strudel and the headliner, German sausage. Tickets are $ 10 per day on Friday and Sunday and $ 15 per day on Saturday at Stubwire.com/Events/GermanFest.
Grapevine Main Station – a new transit-oriented development project with a re-coined landmark designation in Texas – will officially open on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Dallas Road. Check out the sprawling Peace Plaza and the train station Harvest hall (815 S Main St, Grapevine, 817-251-3050), a European-style dining room with seven kitchens, craft coffee, beverages, and cocktails. There’s also a new 150-foot observation tower – the new home of the Grapevine Visitor Information Center, which is connected to Hotel Vin – with panoramic views of the historic grapevine and much of North Texas.
Did you know that? JPS health system Has two food trucks parked on campus every night? Find her in the parking lot on the northwest corner of Main Street and Allen Street from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. A foretaste of Louisiana, Bullfish Foods, Go-Coffee Co., Kipz BBQ, La Cocina Rodante and WangzFii is on the program this week. The nightly schedule (and food trucks participation registration form) can be found at JPSHealth.net.org/Team-Members/Food-Onsite.
The thoroughbred season begins in the Lone Star Park grandstand (1000 Lone Star Parkway, Grand Prairie, 972-263-7223) with the Live Horseracing & Crawfish Boil On Sunday. Entry to the park is $ 5-35 at LoneStarPark.com/Tickets. Once you get to the park, whet your appetite at the Courtyard of Champions, where lobsters – including corn and potatoes – $ 10 for a 1.5 pound plate or $ 20 for a 3 pound plate costs.
Are you missing your pancake fix after the show? Ol ‘South Pancake House is again open 24/7 at its Fort Worth location, 1509 S University, 817-336-0311. The Burleson location (225 E Renfro Rd, 817-989-9090) is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., but should also soon be open 24/7. (Ol ‘South is also hiring, so apply in person day and night.)
Speaking of burleson, Oskars Bar & Grill (1581 SW Wilshire Blvd, Ste 101, 817-447-7232) is open again. This brand new music venue, bar and full-service restaurant had just hit their three-month mark when the pandemic hit. Due to capacity constraints, owner Christian Baird decided to temporarily close. With a full music program from now through May, it’s time to hit the road to the date.
Try the Scarborough Renaissance Festival (2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, 972-938-3247) on Saturday and Sunday at Royal ale tasting tour. After entering the festival grounds, head to the Royal Tasting booth in Crown Meadow to purchase a $ 10 sample ticket (must be at least 21 years old), then enjoy a selection of craft beers at the different ones Pubs and taverns in Scarborough. Tickets to the festival are $ 37 at Albertson’s and Tom Thumb across North Texas.
The Food Hall on Crockett Row will soon have another dining option – Smoke-A-Holics BBQ – in the Crockett Food Hall (3000 Crockett St, 817-885-7331). Smoke-A-HolicsThe freestanding location (1417 Evans Av, 817-386-5658) will continue operations with the food hall as the second location. The new website serves most of the items from the original store, including loaded cornbread, a popular dish of freshly baked cornbread with baked beans, chopped brisket, grated cheese, onions, and barbecue sauce. Updates and information on the opening can be found at Facebook.com/Smoke1TX.