This week's hot headlines
Benefit for beloved chef tops this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories
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1. Hospitality industry unites in benefit for Fort Worth chef Keith 'Buttons' Hicks. The original owners and management team of Buttons Restaurant, formerly located in Fort Worth, Addison, and DeSoto, have united to host “The Button’s Family Affair Benefit Concert” in support of Chef Keith “Buttons” Hicks. The chef has been diagnosed with end-stage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). He is in palliative care and needs a double lung transplant.
2. Where to eat in Fort Worth right now: 8 brand new restaurants for January. If your New Year’s resolutions include dining at a new restaurant, you’re in luck. Over the past few weeks, several new restaurants have opened in and around Fort Worth, from a new burger spot to an exciting French and Asian fusion restaurant to a Malaysian cafe. For the January edition of Where to Eat, it’s all about new.
3. This Fort Worth restaurant news has both glad openings and sad closures. This roundup of Fort Worth restaurant news has some unfortunate news of closures, but some promising news of openings coming soon. Plus new dishes, new menus, and new doughnuts. Here's what's happening in Fort Worth restaurant news, bad news (closures) first.
4. Salute to new wine bar with self-serve taps opening in Fort Worth. A wine bar where you can pour your own debuted January 26 in Fort Worth: Called Salute Wine Bar, it's a wine bar-restaurant with wine on tap, at 212 Carroll St. #130 in the Foundry District. It has gone into the space previously occupied by 38 & Vine, another wine bar that closed in April 2023.
5. New Taylor Sheridan series casting TCU fans for big shoot in Fort Worth. A new series from Taylor Sheridan called Land Man is casting TCU students and alumni as extras for a shoot on campus next month. And considering they'll be dressed up in TCU gear and cheering on a sporting event, it doesn't seem much "acting" will be required.