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Long-lost restaurant's comeback tops this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories

Long-lost eatery's comeback tops week's most-read Fort Worth stories

Sammy's potato soup, ambrosia cake
Sammy's famous potato soup and ambrosia cake. Facebook/Sammy's
D'Ambrosio's Pizza chicago
Chicago-style pizza, nice and deep. Photo courtesy of D'Ambrosio's
Flying Saucer patio, Fort Worth
Flying Saucer has a covered patio with room to spread out. Facebook/Flying Saucer Fort Worth
Radiance Holiday Lights Spectacular
Radiance! A Holiday Light Spectacular will be at Parker County Sheriff's Posse in Weatherford through January 3, 2021. Photo courtesy of Radiance
Hot Chicks Chicken
Nashville hot chicken, nice and spicy.  Photo courtesy of Hot Chicks
Sammy's potato soup, ambrosia cake
D'Ambrosio's Pizza chicago
Flying Saucer patio, Fort Worth
Radiance Holiday Lights Spectacular
Hot Chicks Chicken

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines.

1. Long-lost Fort Worth restaurant pops up for another taste of its famous potato soup. A beloved old Fort Worth restaurant known for its potato soup and late-night hours is making a comeback, one pop-up at a time. Sammy’s Restaurant, which operated in a small frame house on the city's north side from 1971 to 2001, will be resurrected at 1 pm Saturday, November 21 (rescheduled from November 14) for a pop-up hosted by the granddaughters of restaurateur Sammy Pantoja.

2. Chicago native fills deep-dish craving with new Grapevine pizzeria. There's pizza news, this time Chicago-style, happening in Grapevine: Called D'Ambrosio's Pizza Pub, it's a new Italian restaurant serving pasta and pizza including Chicago-style deep dish, the elusive, much-sought-after category in Dallas-Fort Worth.

3. Where to drink in Fort Worth right now: 5 top bars with covered outdoor patios. The coronavirus pandemic has made 2020 a particularly turbulent year for local bars. Not everyone's ready to visit a bar, but if you are, these five tick important boxes: they offer large outdoor spaces for social distancing, keep early or late-night hours, and have covered patios to protect from the elements.

4. These are the 11 best things to do in Fort Worth this weekend. With Thanksgiving around the corner, this weekend will be the unofficial kickoff of the holiday season, with a couple of significant holiday-themed events starting up. The best ways to spend your free time include a new drive-thru holiday lights display, an all-new outdoor music festival, a big bull-riding event, and more.

5. Fort Worth's Nashville hot chicken pop-up opens first restaurant. A popular Dallas-Fort Worth chicken concept, which has existed until now as a pop-up, has found its first permanent location. Hot Chicks Nashville Hot Chicken will open in Plano in early December, with plans for an upcoming Arlington outpost in the works.