Join The Discussion

 

Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

read more >

Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

read more >

Westchester Plaza manager says "business as usual" for now

The future of a redevelopment plan for the 50-year-old Westchester Plaza on Fort Worth's Near Southside is unclear.

read more >

Texas jobless rate falls as employers add workers

Texas unemployment fell to 4.3 percent during February for the sixth straight month of declines, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

read more >

Monty Bennett: Businessman, water district activist

Monty Bennett’s name will not appear on the ballot for the Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors yet he remains a powerful backstage player whose influence could shape the direction of the district’s business for years to come.

read more >

 

Tapas and wine restaurant to open near TCU

Betty Dillard 

bdillard@bizpress.net

Sera Dining & Wine, a neighborhood tapas and wine concept, is set for an early fall opening in the same space as the former Sapristi! Bistro and Wine Bar in the Forest Park area of Fort Worth.
Former Sapristi! general manager John Marsh and sous chef Brandon Hudson are returning to the new restaurant, located at 2418 Forest Park Blvd. Marsh has hired Hudson to serve as executive chef. Hudson most recently served as sous chef at SMOKE in Dallas. He also has studied under Michelin-rated chefs in Spain.


“Brandon and I have been talking about working together again for a few years now,” Marsh said. “After 30 years in the business, to be opening Sera, and doing it with Brandon in this space, it feels like I’m coming home.”
The name “Sera” comes from Latin origin, meaning “it will be.” Featuring a Coastal French-Spanish influence, the restaurant will offer shareable small, medium and large plates, with dishes ranging from $6 to $32. Items on the menu will change seasonally, as they will be made from locally sourced produce as much as possible. Some of the dishes may include: Crispy Whole Sardines with Meyer Lemon Aioli, Hen of the Woods Mushroom with Quail Egg & Morcilla Sausage, and Slow-Cooked Suckling Pig with Quinoa & Herbs. Guests can also expect to see lots of seafood and a regularly changing vegetarian dish as well as a specialty wine list that will be focused exclusively on Spanish and French wines paired with the menu.
“I’m thrilled to be back home cooking in Fort Worth again,” Hudson said. “And even better, I’ll be making the food I’m most passionate about.”


The updated 3,456 square-foot space will showcase a modern Mediterranean feel, with seating for 130 guests, including extra bar seating, a private dining area and a few tables for dining al fresco.
Marsha said the restaurant will bring about 15 new jobs to the local economy, and he will begin hiring this month.
Sera will serve dinner Tuesday through Saturday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. as well as “Sunday Suppers” once a month.
Sera is located in the Forest Park neighborhood near Texas Christian University and minutes from downtown, the cultural and hospital districts, and the Will Rogers complex.
For more information and updates, visit Facebook.com/SeraFW.
 

< back

Email   email
hide
Catch
How 'bout them Cowboys?