What better way to extend your weekend festivities than with a little holiday we like to call Sunday Funday! Fort Worth is a prime location to fill your Sunday calendar before business begins and your called to hang up your weekend “party pants.” Team up with your closest mates and start your day with brunch on a patio serving up bottomless mimosas, or grab a few beers with the boys to watch a few football games that are sure to entertain you throughout the afternoon. Experienced participants know last call ends early just in time for a decent bedtime hour before beginning yet another long workweek. Is it Sunday yet?
Fred's Texas Cafe
Located in West Ft. Worth, this 30- year plus dive bar is definitely a standout amongst the rest, even with the high end retail surrounding it! The Outlaw Chef, as Terry Chandler likes to be called, is proud to be a part of history and provide palatal comfort to his guests with his own take on traditional cowboy cuisine. Offering up their specialities of cold schooners on tap, the Diablo burger, and the Quail and Eggs, no wonder the local revelers keep coming back for more! This Cowtown institution (coincidentally named after the owner’s dog) provides a laid back atmosphere to knock back a few beers with good company, watch a ball game, or take in their Country Sundays with live music on the patio beginning at noon! And who says you can’t get better with age?
Cafe Modern at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
For the culinary art sophisticate, Café Modern is capturing both local and national attention! With its opening in 2002, it strives on providing exceptional food and exquisite architecture for all to view. This Cultural District abode offers a serene like setting amongst a glass curtain wall with beautiful scenery, great service and oh so attentive staff. Using nothing but the freshest of ingredients, Chef Dena Peterson prides herself in serving cuisine that is not only artful and delicious, but ecologically sustainable. Putting her own Southern spin on her culinary treasures, she sources ingredients from local family farms and artisanal producers who practice traditional agriculture. From these fresh and seasonal ingredients, she puts her classical culinary techniques to work preserving nutrition and maximizing healthy eating. Sit inside or outside enjoying the personal brunch favorites including: the Modern Benedict, the Japanese burger, and the Southern Tomato Pie! End result- a dining experience unique to no other.
The Pour House
The Pour House has been a local Ft. Worth favorite for over a decade. Opening in 1995 in downtown and relocating in 2009, this West 7th venue is a great landing spot for watching sporting events amid their mass of TV’s, listening to live music, and getting your karaoke on! Bragging rights are overdue, when it comes to their awarding menus including their Sunday “hangover” brunch. In lieu of menu changes at the end of August, this much talked about brunch is serving up specials such as green eggs and ham, frosted flake french toast, and a little breakfast street taco fare! For the self servers, they offer up an omelette bar to create your own savory dish, an ultimate bloody mary bar sure to cure any hangover, and a tantalizing mimosa, and for your male accompaniment-a “manmosa” or two! Providing a sports bar like atmosphere, this roomy dive is perfect for large groups looking for a football watching party!
Voted best breakfast in Fort Worth, Lucile’s Stateside Bistro is your go to for your favorite home cooked meal! Leaving the door open since 1927, this full service restaurant and bar serves up American classics to fit today’s go getters with breakfast (served all day on Saturday and Sunday), lunch and dinner dishes made from classic family recipes. The daily blackboard features a wide variety of items including: fresh seafood, homemade soups, and their infamous chicken fried steak. Their fully stocked bar features a vast array of beverages including martinis, bottled wines, and cold bottle and draft beer. Indulge in the banana nut french toast, huevos rancheros, or eggs any style to get your Sunday started off right! Anyone save room for dessert?
What better way to round out your full day of Sunday Funday activities then heading to Woody’s Tavern! Voted one of North America’s top sports bar by ESPN, Woody’s offers the best drinks for the best prices while entertaining sports enthusiasts on their massive TV screens full of sports and an internet jukebox providing patrons with a variety of musical genres. Pool, shuffleboard, and trivia games round out the fun, if your not interested in the sports playing overhead. Serving up domestic pints and wells all day Sunday for $2.00, along with $7.00 Pitchers til 9 p.m. Come before 6 p.m. to receive complimentary happy hour bites. Night cap anyone.
Noted “social chair, event planner, and fashion go to girl”-Allison Edwards is a Fashion and Nightlife Blogger for Where Wear in the City: http://www.wherewearinthecity.com, dedicating her writing to the likes of fashion, events, nightlife, and anything in between in Dallas and LA. She also is a freelance writer and has written for Arts and Culture DFW, and Pink Memo.