The Spirit of the American Doughboy statue at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth in March 2011.
The Spirit of the American Doughboy statue at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth in March 2011. Paul Moseley pmoseley@star-telegram.com
The Spirit of the American Doughboy statue at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth in March 2011. Paul Moseley pmoseley@star-telegram.com

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About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

@budkennedy

Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com