Lost Restaurants of Fort Worth
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Despite a thriving culinary scene, Fort Worth lost some of its most iconic restaurants decades ago. Locals still buzz about the legendary chili dished out at historic Richelieu Grill and the potato soup Sammy's served all night. Fort Worth could accommodate every palate, from the Bakon Burger at Carlson's Drive-Inn to the escargot and chateaubriand laid out at the Carriage House. Even movie stars like Bob Hope and Gene Autry frequented the city for steaks from the Seibold Café, and President Lyndon B. Johnson loved Cowtown for the barbecue from famed chuckwagon cook Walter Jetton. Join food writer Celestina Blok as she journeys through her hometown's dining past.
The History Press
: 9781467137973
: The History Press
: 12/04/2017
: Texas
: American Palate
: 85 Black And White
: 112
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Celestina Blok has been writing about Fort Worth restaurants since 2005. A third-generation Fort Worth native, Blok writes a monthly restaurant news column, cocktail column and recipe feature story for Indulge magazine from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She also contributes to Fort Worth, Texas magazine and Texas Highways: The Official Travel Magazine of Texas and has written for the Fort Worth Business Press. Blok graduated with a degree in journalism from Texas Christian University and is also a graduate of the Culinary School of Fort Worth. She is also a fitness instructor and finds balance in writing, eating and exercising for a living.
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