McDonald’s tests out a one-of-a-kind new restaurant model in Fort Worth

This roundup of Fort Worth restaurant news has quite a few openings and closures including a trendy new revolving sushi place, a longtime steakhouse dive in the Stockyards and a bistro that was serving tea. Other tidbits include winter menus and holiday fares.

Here’s what’s happening in Fort Worth restaurant news:

Revolving Sushi is the name of a new restaurant now open at 3088 Basswood Blvd. #250, in far north Fort Worth near I-35. They do the trendy revolving sushi concept, in which a conveyor belt circulates through the restaurant, allowing diners to snatch up the items of their choice as they trundle by. They’re coming on strong, serving revolving sushi all day, and will be hospitable through the holidays, open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. The restaurant is a sibling to Takara Japanese Restaurant and is located right next door; in fact the two restaurants are adjoining. Takara opened three years ago, and does more traditional Japanese food and sushi.

Fork In The Road, an American/burger restaurant in Arlington at 1821 S. Fielder Rd., is closing after nine years in business, with its final day on Saturday December 3, or until supplies last. According to a Facebook post, the restaurant said that it was unable to stay open with increased prices, shortages, and increased rents, and it was time to retire.

M & M Steak House, a longtime steakhouse in the Stockyards at 1109 NW 28th St., is officially closed. The restaurant, which first opened

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Wonderkid Restaurant From the Owners of Bon Ton Closes at Atlanta Dairies on Memorial Drive

Wonderkid, the Memorial Drive restaurant owned by Darren Carr and Eric Simpkins (Bon Ton, The Lawrence), closed over the weekend after nearly three years at Atlanta Dairies in Reynoldstown.

Rumors of its impending closure began circulating earlier in November, with one reader telling Eater that their server stated the restaurant’s last day was set for December 1. However, Wonderkid instead closed following dinner service SundayNovember 27.

“There just comes a time when you either lick your wounds and move on or just keep battling,” Carr said of the decision to close Wonderkid. “We felt the best move was to admit defeat. I could make a lot of excuses about the pandemic being the only reason, but it was a combination of the last three years and not being good enough. I don’t think we conceptually nailed it.”

Wonderkid opened in December 2019, just three months prior to the start of the pandemic. During its first year, the restaurant sported a food menu from chef Justin Dixon that included everything from chili-spiced sticky wings and pan-roasted duck with red cabbage spätzle to a diner-style cheeseburger, deviled eggs topped with bacon and pickled okra, and a falafel waffle served with sides of tabouleh and roasted eggplant. Brunch featured familiar comfort dishes like steak and eggs, eggs in hell, and bagels and lox.

Dixon left Wonderkid in 2021 to focus on his critically acclaimed sandwich pop-up Humble Mumble, currently in residence at Collective at Coda food hall in Midtown.

Like both Bon

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We Asked 17 Drinks Pros: What’s the Best After-Dinner Drink?

Dessert may be some folks’ favorite course, but here at VinePair, we believe the best way to end a meal involves a tipple or two. From cocktails and cordials to wines and digestifs, the act of consuming after-dinner drinks is a long-standing tradition. And thanks to the rise of craft cocktails and the resurgence of amari in recent years, the nightcap has returned with vigor.

Today’s after-dinner drinks take many forms and range from customary digestion-aiding drinks and dessert wines to intricate specialty cocktails. If you’re new to the movement and are just entering your grown-up after-dinner drinking phase, finding the right sip to fit your preference can be daunting — especially in today’s Espresso Martini-laden landscape. To help guide you, we’ve polled a team of experts. Ahead, bartenders, sommeliers, and other beverage pros share their favorite drinks to sip post-meal.

The Best After-Dinner Drinks, According to Drinks Pros

  • negroni
  • Jean-Marc Roulot L’Abricot Liqueur
  • Palm wine
  • Underberg
  • Forthave
  • Carajillo
  • Ferrari
  • Chartreuse VEP
  • Drambuie
  • Braulio
  • Pineau
  • Kijoshu
  • 2000 D’Oliveiras Malvasia Colheita Madeira
  • Francoli Antico Amaro Novelis Liqueur
  • Averna

“My cocktail of choice is always Negroni, and is, of course, served over one big ice cube. The most interesting Negroni I think I’ve ever had was in Positano a month ago. It was fermented in butter for 24 days before serving.” —Justin Moran, founder, The Hidden Sea, South Australia

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“An after-dinner drink should be

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