Fort Worth’s top food festival reboots with creative and tasty deals

The 2020 version of the annual Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, the city’s premier culinary event, turned out to be a COVID-19 victim, which was canceled back in June. But the organizers have come up with an incredibly creative new event that will add to the foodie fun and support the Tarrant County’s culinary community.

Called Eat. Drink. Cowtown.It’s a weeklong celebration running October 19-25 with COVID-aware alternatives like curb and delivery specialties, unique pairings, and specials that are directly linked to participating restaurants.

“2020 gave us lemons, so eat. Drink. Cowtown makes lemonade – and a lot more,” say the organizers.

Julie Eastman, executive director of the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, said in a press release that this new event will highlight “the robust talent and hospitality of Cowtown” and allow attendees to visit as many local restaurants, bars, breweries, and distilleries as possible To visit wineries as possible as possible.

The restaurants have special offerings, including food and drink pairings and imaginative family take-away meals that you can have delivered or picked up by the roadside.

Dozens of local facilities are on board, including:

  • Big Kat Burger

  • Bonnell’s fine Texan cuisine

  • Brewed

  • Brix barbecue

  • Daynes Craft Barbecue

  • Del Norte tacos

  • Dough Boy Donuts

  • Ellerbe Fine Foods

  • Fixed Southern House

  • Four sisters – a foretaste of Vietnam

  • FunkyTown Donuts

  • Gracefulness

  • Joy macarons

  • Little red wasp

  • Mac is on the main

  • Magdalena

  • Melt the ice

  • Pearl Snap Kolaches

  • Correct

  • Rack Attack BBQ

  • Rahr & Sons Brewing

  • Reata

  • Stir crazy baked goods

  • Tributary cafe

  • water

The deals are listed on this page and all of them sound divine.

How about Grounds & Gold Co., the newly opened coffee shop in Arlington, whose special menu is served from 4pm to 6pm and serves Bourbon Marinated Beef Bulgolgi Tacos with a maple bourbon pecan salad with sesame soy vinaigrette.

Or how about a special six-course menu on October 25th at Black Kat Pizza, prepared by three F&B professionals – Black Cat owner Jaime Fernandez, Brix Barbecue pit master Trevor Sales and Erin Rahr von Rahr & Son – from sausages to aged tomahawk steak. for dessert, with beer pairings, some limited editions. Tickets are $ 125 and are available in limited quantities. Order here.

“The pandemic has been particularly cruel for the service industry, and we’d like to take a moment to support them in whatever they do year after year for the festival, for local patrons and for charitable events,” said festival co-founder Russell Kirkpatrick . “Now is the time to let your local restaurants and bars know to stay.”

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