Mary Perez of Enchiladas Ole, a small neighborhood restaurant, invited anyone with no home or A/C to sit inside for water and chips as temperatures climbed toward 110. Enchiladas Ole was recently ranked by USA Today readers as one of Texas’ 10 best.
In Fort Worth, former fine-dining chef Sage Sakiri is doing the same dishes as always, but they’re in boxes or on paper plates for inexpensive prices in a casual east side cafe. “I think it’s where the market is today,” he said,
BBQ on the Brazos, for years located at a Cresson gas station, lost its lease, and owners Kathryn Warren and John Sanford spent Thursday moving out. The couple will operate from their food truck and look for a new brick and mortar location.
The Darden family of Fort Worth, which for years ran the Quicksilver Resources company that amassed millions during the height of the Barnett Shale natural gas play, is selling a 37,000-acre KC7 Ranch in far west Texas as part of a bankruptcy.
Waste water pushes up a manhole cover near the intersection of Berry Street and Glen Garden Drive in south Fort Worth. A spokewoman for the water department said this is caused by heavy rain entering the public sewage system through cracks.