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Fort Worth’s Hao & Dixya Share Their Cultures Through Virtual Cooking Classes

February 25, 2021 | By June Naylor

In the refrigerated section of Fort Worth food market The Table sits a powerful testament to friendship.

Executive Chef Gerard Thompson Embraces Biscuits and Frito Pie at the Lauded Rough Creek Lodge

November 1, 2018 | By June Naylor

Gerard Thompson wields a large, sharp knife with one hand and carries a wooden stand holding a cured hog’s leg in the other. He moves quickly to greet tables of newcomers and regular guests at Rough Creek Lodge. Thompson, the lodge’s executive chef, shaves off paper-thin slices of prosciutto from the ample pig trotter and hands them out as appetizers.

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