Fort Worth foodies looking for a dining deal best make haste: The inaugural Winter Restaurant Week is happening now, when restaurants throughout Tarrant County offer three-course, fixed-priced menus for $29, $39, or $49 per person.
More important than the deal is the cause. A portion of proceeds — $5, $6, or $7 per meal — goes to a local charity selected by the restaurant. Those include Fort Worth Dream Park, Grace Grapevine, or the Tarrant Area Food Bank.
For example, Little Red Wasp is offering a choice of two soups or salad, short rib or shrimp and grits, and doughnut holes for $39. Dagwood’s has a bigger selection for $29 — smoked meatballs or chicken lacquered lollipops as a starter; Akaushi beef brisket, shrimp and grits, or smoked chicken pasta as a main; and bourbon cake or season fruit crisp for dessert — plus Texas craft beer pairings for an additional $8.
Official end date is Sunday, January 17, although several restaurants are extending their special menus for an extra week or two.
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