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Truck Yard Spreads Its Wheels To Fort Worth; Chef Tim Byres Will Show Off Texas Cuisine In China

Plus, Whisk Crepes Cafe pops up at Veritas Wine Room.

Truck Yard is headed to Cowtown.
Truck Yard is headed to Cowtown.
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Amy McCarthy is a reporter at, focusing on pop culture, policy and labor, and only the weirdest online trends.

FORT WORTH – Popular Lower Greenville food truck park Truck Yard will make the move to Fort Worth in 2016. The concept’s second outpost will take over the Crystal Springs Dance Pavilion, a historic venue with a serious Western swing pedigree. Perhaps most excitingly, Fort Worth residents can look forward to Truck Yard’s excellent cheesesteaks and cocktails on draft by fall 2016. [SideDish]

KNOX-HENDERSON – Veritas Wine Room will host its second Whisk Crepes Cafe pop-up dinner on Sunday, February 28. According to Whisk owner Julien Eelsen, the monthly dinners are Veritas may soon become a monthly occurrence. Look forward to sweet and savory crepes stuffed with smoked duck and arugula or bananas and Nutella, all priced at around $10 each. Service will start at 5 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. or until sold out. [EaterWire]

DIPLOMACY WIRE – Chef Tim Byres will pack his knives and show off his take on modern Texas cuisine in Beijing, China this weekend as part of the USA-China Tourism Year. In Beijing, Byres will showcase cuisine from The Theodore via a 3-course menu for more than 350 U.S. and Chinese government officials. This won’t be Byres’ first fling diplomacy, either – he’s also represented the U.S. State Department in Kyrgyzstan and Malta in the recent past. [EaterWire]