DFW Restaurant Week: The Hottest Reservations to Make Right NowBy 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.
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]
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]