Fort Worth Weekly
Written by: Shilo Urban

French explorer René-Robert Cavelier sailed into Texas’ Matagorda Bay in 1684 after missing his intended destination, the mouth of the Mississippi River. He led three failed expeditions to find the river’s entrance. Lost somewhere near Navasota, La Salle’s mutinous crew killed him in an ambush before he could ever make the connection between Texas and Louisiana.

The idea for newly opened Tricky Fish was born in Matagorda Bay, a fishing hotspot for trout, redfish, oysters, shrimp, and blue crab. Owned by Addison-based Razzoo’s, the first iteration of the Cajun-inspired eatery opened in Richardson last fall, followed by the much-delayed Fort Worth edition in Waterside this summer. 

I arrived at the shiny new restaurant during a quiet weekend lunch, circling around the make-your-own mimosa bar stocked with strawberries and fruit juices. During weekdays, Tricky Fish offers…

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