Eat Local Guide: Summer 2010

fort worth

Hot Damn, Tamales !
713 W. Magnolia Street
Hot Damn, Tamales! breathe new life into an old favorite. We combine traditional techniques with fresh, new ingredients to give our tamales a flavor and texture you never thought possible. Using 100% natural corn oil instead of lard, we also offer authentic vegan and gluten-free selections. Visit us online or stop by Monday through Friday 11am- 5pm. Come in today and enjoy one of our lunch specials from 11am to 2pm!

Blue Mesa Grill
We’re committed to work with local farms that supply seasonal fruits and vegetables featured on our menu and in our bar drinks, mixing the bold and colorful tastes of the Southwest with our own Texas flavor. See for a list of area locations in Addison, Dallas, Ft.Worth, North Plano & Southlake.


315 S. Mesquite St
When was the last time you had a meal that was totally made from scratch? How about a tomato so fresh it still smells of sunshine? If it’s been a while, head over to Potager and discover what you have been missing. Our menu changes every day, reflecting the changing seasons and what our local farmers are harvesting from the fields. It’s time to slow down and smell the berries.


Blue Mesa Grill
We’re committed to work with local farms that supply seasonal fruits and vegetables featured on our menu and in our bar drinks, mixing the bold and colorful tastes of the Southwest with our own Texas flavor. See for a list of area locations in Addison, Dallas, Fort Worth, North Plano & Southlake.

614 W. Davis St.
Bolsa’s menu consists of locally grown, organic products of compelling quality. Many of the local products used in the kitchen are also for sale in their market. The menu is also designed for take-away if dining in is not an option. Fresh, Local, Thoughtful.

Celebration Restaurant and Catering
4503 W. Lover’s Lane
214.351.5681 (Restaurant)
4515 W. Lover’s Lane
214.352.0031 (Market)
Catering – 214.351.2456
Celebration Restaurant has been offering great food since 1971 using fresh, local, seasonal produce. Our Market offers family meals, casseroles, dips, wines and appetizers to take home or give as gifts.

La Duni Restaurants
La Duni Latin Café
4620 McKinney Ave.
La Duni Latin Kitchen & Baking Studio
4264 Oak Lawn Ave.
La Duni Latin Kitchen & Coffee Studio
At NorthPark Center
8687 N. Central Expressway Suite 1516
Named one of the 20 best new restaurants in the USA by Esquire Magazine, La Duni offers award winning contemporary home-style cuisine and cocktails of Latin America. From early morning counter service breakfast, to full service lunch, weekend brunch, dinner and Mojito bar, La Duni will seduce your senses. Come for an enchanting dinner or just for the best coffee and desserts in Texas, as noted by Texas Monthly Magazine. Private rooms available too.

3311 Oak Lawn
We are a neighborhood bistro with a focus on local and sustainable products. Literally “Paris” in Italian, Parigi relies on partnerships with local farmers, a menu that changes weekly, and a chef-driven kitchen to create a fresh experience.

901 Fort Worth Ave
The Belmont Hotel’s southern style restaurant employs time honored cooking techniques and recipes with a commitment to local ingredients. Sit down, tuck in and savor the Smoke.

Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market strives to offer the highest quality natural and organic products available to their customers, while caring about their communities and environment.
Arlington: 801 E. Lamar Blvd. – 817.461.9362
Dallas: 2118 Abrams at Gaston – 214.824.1744
Dallas: 11700 Preston at Forest – 214.361.8887
Dallas: 4100 Lomo Alto Dr. – 214.520.7993
Dallas: Park Lane at Central Expwy. –
Plano: 2201 Preston at Park – 972.612.6729
Richardson: Coit at Belt Line – 972.699.8075

Introducing Edible Dallas & Fort Worth’s all new Eat Local Guide. Many readers have reached out to us in the past year wanting to know what restaurants in the Edible Dallas & Fort Worth area are committed to sourcing locally. On the following page, you will find those businesses and providers that are supporting the mission of fresh, local food and thereby support the mission of Edible Dallas & Fort Worth. We hope you will find time to stop by and enjoy some of their offerings.


The Turtle Restaurant
514 Center Ave
The Turtle Restaurant offers casual fine dining in historic uptown Brownwood. A lot of dedication and a commitment to sourcing locally have allowed owners Mary and David Stanley to grow their connections with local producers allowing them to serve tasty meals prepared from local sources.


Burgundy Boucherie Store
800 McDuff Ave. 817.866.2247
Enjoy what a burger should be! In-store shopping and hamburgers—made from our freshly ground 100% Grass Fed Beef, served on a baked bun—toasted just right and complimented with organic romaine lettuce, local red ripe tomatoes & more.
Mon-Fri 10-6 Sat 10-4
We start grilling Burgers at 11!


The Grazing Cow
6100 Ave. K Suite 120.
One block east of Central Expressway (Hwy 75) off of Spring Creek PkwySpring. Creek Plaza Shopping Center.
972.422.6297 or 469.450.1814
A HAMBURGER JOINT with a few nibbles for our
vegetarian brethren. Real burgers and hot dogs from grass fed all natural local beef. Fantastic salads and healthy home made lemonade too. Come see us.


Restaurant AVA
108 S. Goliad
A contemporary American restaurant committed to seasonal farm fresh ingredients. These guys search out the freshest, in season produce whenever possible and make all pastas, breads, desserts, cured meats and sausages from scratch, using only the best ingredients possible.


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Edible Dallas & Fort Worth is a quarterly local foods magazine that promotes the abundance of local foods in Dallas, Fort Worth and 34 North Texas counties. We celebrate the family farmers, wine makers, food artisans, chefs and other food-related businesses for their dedication to using the highest quality, fresh, seasonal foods and ingredients.