Shinjuku Station in Japan is the world's busiest train station; Shinjuku Station in Fort Worth is a Japanese restaurant specializing in small portioned dishes meant to be shared among friends. With brick walls and trendy artwork adorning the walls, this is the kind of place that's perfect for a night out with friends over drinks and exotic Japanese flavors. Try the okonomiyaki, or "Japanese Pizza," which consists of pork belly, cabbage, and Shoma. With beer, wine and specialty cocktails on offer, there is plenty to fuel your conversation deep into the night.
Located in the former Texas and Pacific Railway headquarters building, T&P Tavern has been transformed from a news stand and diner to one of downtown Fort Worth's most popular destinations. In its original glory days, such notable guests as politicians and The King himself, Elvis Presley, stopped by this restaurant, but today it is a favorite of the everyman, offering a balance of sophisticated martinis and outdoor games, such as bean bag toss and giant Jenga.
With a typical Texas cowboy theme, this is a popular local joint that was named in honor of bull riding champion, Samuel Thomas Privett. The signature Anita Rita margarita is out of the ordinary and the small batch, 'Buffalo Butt Beer' is handcrafted and slightly hazy since it doesn't go through pasteurization or micro filtering. The food is also appetizing and fresh. Bookmark this place as a must visit!
Pete's Dueling Piano Bar makes for a rollicking good time, whether with a date or with a group of friends. The concept of dueling pianos is nothing new, but what consistently sets Pete's apart is the caliber of the piano performers. From the technical skill on the keys to the uncanny improvisational skills, these guys know how to give the crowd a time they'll never forget. Grab a drink from the bar, stake out a good position in the crowded masses and revel in the convivial vibes.
A softly-lit dining hall, a cracking fireplace to keep you warm and the smooth buzz of fine wines - if this isn't enough to induce a sublime trance, we don't know what is. Winslow's Cafe ensures all this and more during your time here. Dig into fresh seasonal offerings ranging from wood-fired pizzas to breezy American fare, salads and soups. There is no dearth of wines, with a list featuring crisp Canadian wines as well as perfectly complementing dessert wines. Located in the Fort Worth Cultural District, Winslow's Wine Cafe is the ideal place to unwind after a day's trip to surrounding museums and galleries.
Being local and proud of it takes on a whole new meaning at Brewed. The decor can only be described as eclectic, with a mix of classic arm chairs, taxidermy, metal, bare-brick and wood-work, with turquoise accents that tie it all together. The ambiance is reminiscent of the living room of a marvelously eccentric friend who aches to show of his oddball collection of curios. Warm and inviting, Brewed is a place to gather with friends and sample an inspired selection of specialty coffees, craft beer and seasonal dishes created by locals, using local ingredients. The weekend brunch with fried chicken, biscuits and gravy is an especially popular event and attracts quite a following.
All the four locations of Aspen Creek Grill are popular for their deliciously creative menu and welcoming ambiance, and the Irving post of the chain is no different. An apt place for a lovely meal with your entire family or for an after-work dinner, Aspen Creek Grill is where good times roll. The restaurant is furnished with ample of comfy seating spaces and has several television screens mounted all around, making it a great spot to catch a good game. Their burgers have quite a fan following, especially the turkey & pastrami burger, in addition Aspen Creek Grill is known for their meat-infused pizzas and seafood laden salads. The grill is at its liveliest best during game nights, and if these coincide with happy hours, then the atmosphere is nothing less than euphoric.