DFW Restaurant Week: The Hottest Reservations to Make Right Now

By Farah Fleurima | August 12, 2014 By Farah Fleurima  |  August 12, 2014

Welcome to DFW Restaurant Week! The regional prix-fixe event will take up most of this month, with restaurants offering three-course meals for $35 or $45. Here’s a list of the hottest reservations to snag.

Table 13
Why It’s Hot: RW is the perfect chance to check out Addison’s brand-new Rat Pack era-influenced supper lounge.
What We’d Order: Hearts of Romaine, chicken cordon bleu and peach Melba. [RW menu]

Belly & Trumpet
Why It’s Hot: The chic Uptown restaurant has been a regular on best-of lists, thanks to chef Brian Zenner’s way with fresh ingredients. 
What We’d Order: Tuna tartare, branzino with chermoula and chocolate mousse. [RW menu]

Why It’s Hot: This is the Uptown restaurant and cocktail den’s first time participating in RW; the money you save on food can go toward drinks! 
What We’d Order: Striped bass ceviche, butter lettuce wedge salad and sweet tea pork chop with goat cheese grits. [RW menu]

San Salvaje
Why It’s Hot: Stephan Pyles’ newest spot (pictured) has drawn much attention for its modern interpretations of South American classics. 
What We’d Order: Chilled corn soup with crab, aji amarillo roasted chicken and banana flan. [RW menu]

Why It’s Hot: The sleek One Arts Plaza restaurant is one of the top showplaces for Japanese cuisine, from sashimi to soba
What We’d Order: Baked enoki mushrooms, the sashimi of the day and short green soba Bolognese(!!). [RW menu]

Little Red Wasp
Why It’s Hot: It’s the Main Street bistro’s first time at the Restaurant Week rodeo, and a tasty reminder that Fort Worth is in on the fun. 
What We’d Order: Tomato-basil soup with garlic cheese bread, arctic char and cinnamon sugar doughnut holes. [RW menu]

Nick & Sam’s
Why It’s Hot: Folks who can’t swing a visit on a regular night (or don’t have access to the company credit card) pack the house for an RW steal. 
What We’d Order: Shrimp bisque, Allen Brothers filet with sauce chasseur and chocolate Butterfinger torte. [RW menu]

The Mansion Restaurant
Why It’s Hot: The Turtle Creek icon is on many a foodie’s bucket list. 
What We’d Order: Hot smoked Scottish salmon, Kurobota pork short rib with succotash and the corn panna cotta with lemon-verbena ice cream. [RW menu]

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San Salvaje by Stephan Pyles has closed.

Latin American Arts District
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New American Uptown
Food20 Decor23 Service20 Cost$40
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The Mansion Restaurant

American Turtle Creek
Food25 Decor27 Service27 Cost$77
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Japanese Arts District
Food27 Decor25 Service25 Cost$41
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Little Red Wasp

American Fort Worth
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Nick & Sam's

Steakhouse Uptown
Food26 Decor26 Service26 Cost$81

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