In recognition of Veterans Day, restaurants owned and operated by Dallas-based Consolidated Restaurant Operations will offer a complimentary meal to all veterans and active duty military personnel on Saturday, Nov. 11. Participating restaurants include Silver Fox Steakhouse, which will offer an entree up to a $40 value; Cantina Laredo (free entree up to $20 value); El Chico (free entree up to $15 value); and III Forks (free entree up to $40 value). Proof of military service required.
In the Sack is now open downtown in the space previously occupied by Oliver’s Fine Foods. An offshoot of the Dallas original, it’s a combination liquor store/grocery store/restaurant with a cool twist: free delivery within a seven-mile radius. Repeat: This is a liquor store that DELIVERS. FOR FREE. In the Sack also offers a handful of ready-made take-home plates, from pastas to burgers, that can also be delivered. 415 Throckmorton St., Fort Worth, 817-720-7225, www.inthesack.com.
Taste of Northeast is happening from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Hurst Convention Center. The annual event will feature food and drink samples from more than 25 northeast Tarrant restaurants, such as Black Walnut Café, Crepes Bistro, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Anna’s Mexican Grill and Applebee’s. There will also be live entertainment and a gift market. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of. www.tasteofnortheast.com.
Popular south-side Caribbean restaurant Angie’s Bikkles has moved to a new spot in north Fort Worth at 5601 Basswood Blvd. The strip mall space has less legroom but better parking than owner Maureen Hucey’s original spot in the hospital district. www.angiesbikklesrestaurant.com.
Fans of authentic Greek food, take note: The Fort Worth Greek Festival is going down Nov. 10-12 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. It’s like a big Greek food pot-luck: Church members serve homemade dishes such as dolmas, gyros, spanakopita, moussaka and flaming saganaki – cheese set ablaze with liquor and served on pita bread – against a backdrop of live music and dancing. Admission is $1 and all food items are purchased with tokens, sold for $1 each. www.fortworthgreekfestival.com