Acre Distilling: Harnessing the power of the sun – and parking lots

Tony Formby formerly worked in the technology industry. In 2007, he bought 50% of Rahr and Sons Brewing Company, which was about to shut down due to lack of funds. The company became profitable and Formby sold his half and left in 2014. In December 2015, he and two former Rahr brewers opened Acre Distilling… Continue reading Acre Distilling: Harnessing the power of the sun – and parking lots

Chicken Salad Chick opening another restaurant in Arlington

Chicken Salad Chick will be adding another restaurant in the DFW area. Marking the brand’s fourth North Texas opening this year and 11th overall in the state, the new Arlington restaurant emphasizes Chicken Salad Chick’s rapid expansion plans in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with another location slated to open in Fort Worth in 2020. The… Continue reading Chicken Salad Chick opening another restaurant in Arlington

Pecans, pecans, pecans for Thanksgiving

Fort Worth-based American Pecan Council has a suggestion for Thanksgiving. Hmmm? What could it be? If you guessed pecans, you’d be right. Proving they are a hardworking ingredient belonging in every dish, American Pecans is making America’s wildest holiday dreams come true with the debut of the Pecan ThanksEverything Pie – a complete meal in… Continue reading Pecans, pecans, pecans for Thanksgiving

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FWSSR, BRIT announce winners of inaugural Texas Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo [FWSSR] and Botanical Research Institute of Texas [BRIT] has named the winners of the inaugural Texas Sustainable Winegrowing Competition. Bending Branch Winery in Comfort, TX in combination with Tallent Vineyards in Mason, TX were named the top honorees as Grand Champion. Nice Winery in Houston in combination with… Continue reading FWSSR, BRIT announce winners of inaugural Texas Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

Boston’s Pizza Restaurant planning DFW expansion

A Canadian multinational restaurant chain announced it will open new restaurants in and around Fort Worth, expanding its Texas footprint. Boston’s Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar signed a multi-year development agreement with local entrepreneurs, Harry Singh and Jesse Thind, to develop four new Boston’s restaurants. Although the name might suggest otherwise, the Alberta, Canada-based restaurant… Continue reading Boston’s Pizza Restaurant planning DFW expansion

Downtown Fort Worth’s Corner Bakery returns with a remodel

Corner Bakery resumed serving its kitchen-crafted fare in Downtown Fort Worth when it reopened with a fresh new look on Monday, Nov. 18. The cafe, located at 615 Main St. in Sundance Square, recently closed for a remodel. To celebrate its grand re-opening, the first 100 guests starting at 6 a.m. on Nov. 18 received… Continue reading Downtown Fort Worth’s Corner Bakery returns with a remodel

Chick-fil-A opening 19th Texas restaurant this year in north Fort Worth

Chick-fil-A will open its newest Fort Worth restaurant at 2900 Western Center Blvd. on Nov. 14, just a week after the chain opened its newest metro-Dallas restaurant in Ennis on Nov. 7. Both restaurants bring about 250 jobs to the area. The newest Fort Worth Chick-fil-A restaurant is a new adventure for Chick-fil-A Operator Matt… Continue reading Chick-fil-A opening 19th Texas restaurant this year in north Fort Worth

LT teams with Arby’s for tasty steakhouse adventure

LaDainian Tomlinson knows how to draw a crowd – and he spent his entire career at Texas Christian University and throughout the NFL in San Diego and New York satisfying fans hungry for excitement. Recently, the electrifying NFL Hall of Fame running back, teamed with Arby’s to transform one of their New York restaurants into… Continue reading LT teams with Arby’s for tasty steakhouse adventure

Molson Coors restructuring as beer sales decline

Molson Coors Brewing Co. is laying off 500 workers worldwide and restructuring its operations as it faces declining beer sales. The company expects to save $150 million by closing offices in Denver and elsewhere and simplifying its structure. Its four business units — U.S., Canada, Europe and International — will be consolidated into North America… Continue reading Molson Coors restructuring as beer sales decline