Fatburger’s debut sizzles in this week’s hottest Fort Worth headlines
Editor’s note: A lot has happened this week so here is your chance to be caught up with. Read on for the week’s most popular headlines.
1. Cult California Fatburger chain opens its first Texas location in Dallas-Fort Worth. One of California’s most popular burger chains made its debut in Texas: Fatburger, a chain founded in Hollywood more than 70 years ago, has opened a location in mid-town cities, particularly in North Richland Hills, where it is part of a co- The branding concept is in collaboration with Buffalo’s Express, a chain that specializes in grand piano. The restaurant opened on June 1st and had a line at the door all day.
2. Crunchy grilled tacos are the right choice at this exciting new Fort Worth food truck. A new food truck on the east side of town is making a name for itself in Fort Worth food circles for serving two distinctive products: grilled tacos and ramen. It’s called Calisience and is permanently parked at 3318 E. Belknap St. It is the first food company owned by Los Angeles-based Jacqueline Anaya.
3. Fort Worth protests turn violent on West 7th Bridge. What began as a peaceful rally in Fort Worth ran into a stalemate on May 31, part of a wave of violent protests that struck cities across the United States. As a result, Fort Worth followed the lead of Dallas and a number of other cities instituting a nightly curfew that was in effect June 1-4. Protests later that week remained peaceful and city officials decided not to extend the curfew.
4. These hot attractions in the Fort Worth area will reopen after COVID-19 shutdown. Although major events like concerts and festivals are not yet open to the public, popular Fort Worth attractions are opening their doors after the coronavirus shutdown. A handful of hotspots were family fun again in late May (with social distancing and other precautions, of course). Within the next week, even more local attractions, including Six Flags, had announced reopening dates.
5. The Fort Worth bakery is making an amazing blackout cake for Justice by George Floyd. Few have protested the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis as sweetly as Loft22 Cakes, a Fort Worth bakery known for its amazing artisanal cakes. The owner Tareka Lofton has created a unique “blackout” cake with dark chocolate cake, dark chocolate filling and dark chocolate icing. Half of the proceeds will be donated to blacklivesmatter.org.