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That taqueria-bar that was closing? It didn’t. More on Americado, and also The Catch

The Al Pastor at Americado.
The Al Pastor at Americado.

Hey, Bud! Americado is open. But —I thought …

Many readers

I thought the little taqueria and bar at West Berry Street and Cleburne Road was gone, too. But it’s back. After inviting diners to come “fill your bellies one last time,” the restaurant reopened to much jubilation from families with kids who loved the play yard.


Hey, Bud! I’m suffering from sfogliatelle withdrawal. Do you know of an excellent, traditional Italian bakery?

Arnie, Fort Worth

It’s not that far to the excellent CiboDivino Marketplace Italian market and wine shop, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on the west side of downtown Dallas at 1868 Sylvan Ave. The better-known shop is “Cake Boss” Buddy Valentino’s bakery, Carlo’s, at 8319 Preston Road.


Hey, Bud! My favorite Philly cheesesteak restaurant is gone. Where do I get a Philly?

Hulen guy

Fred’s Downtown Philly — not the same as Burger Battle winner Fred’s Texas Cafe — continues at seven locations including both Hurst and Bedford. A South Hulen Street location closed.


Hey, Bud! The Catch is opening in Arlington. What’s that?

Howard, Arlington

The Catch, an East Texas seafood restaurant from Tyler, opened its fourth area store this week at 5809 Interstate 20 West in southwest Arlington and had one of the busiest weeks ever for the company. Other locations are in Burleson, west Fort Worth on Camp Bowie Boulevard and north Fort Worth on North Tarrant Parkway. Look for another location soon near downtown Fort Worth and maybe in Mansfield.