Two restaurants closed for serious health violations during Fort Worth’s restaurant inspections for Aug. 22-28.

King Wok at 1229 Woodhaven Blvd. was closed due to roaches, flies and general poor sanitation on Aug. 26.

Pizza Patron at 301 NW 28th St. closed Aug. 27 for serious health violations, due to waste water back-up at hand-washing sinks in the kitchen area, although the score recorded in the report was a 7.

Out of the 80 inspections, none of the restaurants scored over 30. One perfect score was Branch & Bird, located at 640 Taylor St. on the 12th floor.


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Shelly Metz was gearing up for her family’s upcoming vacation to Fort Pierce, researching touristy activities when she came across Treasure Coast Culinary Tours.

Why not, Metz thought, the family loves to try local cuisine, and it’s a great way to get to know the area as first-time visitors.

The Metz family, of Columbus, Ohio, bopped around Downtown Fort Pierce on June 9 — chowing down on crepes, seafood gumbo, blackened shrimp tacos, wagyu beef and crab bisque.

“You know, every restaurant has their signature food or drink, and as people who have never been here before, you wouldn’t

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By Darlene Superville, Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS — From a vaccination site in the desert West to a grade school on the Eastern seaboard, President Joe Biden’s top messengers — his vice president and wife among them — led a cross-country effort Monday to highlight the benefits of his huge COVID relief plan.

Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses have launched an ambitious tour this week to promote the $1.9 trillion plan as a way to battle the pandemic and boost the economy.

The road show — dubbed the “Help is here”

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