Where would you recommend puffy tacos in Fort Worth?
—@StarsFanDave on Twitter
This is a sore spot. The Fort Worth temple of San Antonio-style puffy tacos was Caro’s, which closed several years ago on the Bluebonnet Circle. A Caro’s remains open in Rio Grande City. I don’t know another local restaurant serving puffy tacos or tostadas. (Note: Don’t confuse puffy tacos with the bowl-like “puffed” tacos.)
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Hey, Bud! Was the website wrong for Winter Restaurant Week?
—Reader looking for Winter Restaurant Week menus
The website is WinterRW.com. Please forgive my bad link to the menus offering $29-$39-$49 specials this week, with 16 restaurants extending the specials through Jan. 20 and nine through Jan. 27. Try the $29 three-course dinner at Thailicious in Southlake, for example, or the $39 three-course dinner at Rise n°3 Souffle. There’s also a $39 special at The Classic at Roanoke, a good value.
Hey, Bud! I saw where a Grub Burger Bar is opening?
—Heritage Trace guy
Grub, a College Station-based chain of specialty burgers and chicken sandwiches, will open Jan. 15 at 3101 Heritage Trace Parkway in the Parkside at Alliance Town Center. From a glance at the menu, I’d try the pepper Jack-jalapeno-habanero Scorpion Burger, the bacon-cheddar “Lockhart legend” or the absinthe mushroom-Swiss “Voodoo” mushroom burger.