What’s that Wild Hog Festival about?

Hog Fest is nearing…Only 3 weeks and the frenzied cooks will be buzzing like bees, huddled around their smokers into the wee hours of Saturday morning. They will be religiously checking their meats and trying to stay warm around campfires as the festivities start inside Moores and The Forge Friday night. Several will dash intoContinue reading “What’s that Wild Hog Festival about?”

East Texas music icon, Lynn Groom, Wednesday, Oct 2

Get ready! Tyler native and Texas music icon, Lynn Groom, brings his nationally acclaimed, one-man show of keyboard wizardry to The Forge for a special one night only performance, Wednesday, October 2, at 7 PM.  Come on down for a special night of music! To find out more about Lynn Groom check out his websiteContinue reading “East Texas music icon, Lynn Groom, Wednesday, Oct 2”

Salsa Wars today!

Don’t Forget, today is Salsa War day at the Forge! Bring your Salsa down and see who will be this week’s Forge Food War Winner, complete with bragging rights. The contest is at 1:00 today. See you there! We will be mixing it up a bit these next few weeks with a twist on entertainmentContinue reading “Salsa Wars today!”

Potato Salad Wars declares winner!

And the winner is….. Travis Cormier, a full time cook and great person extraordinaire won the hearts and taste buds of the patrons at the Forge this Sunday with his very sweet and tangy potato salad. The competition was strong and all the salads were delicious. Many had a very hard time deciding which oneContinue reading “Potato Salad Wars declares winner!”

Potato Salad Wars!

Potato Salad Wars! Sunday, July 28th at 1pm we want your ‘tater salad!   That’s right! The Forge Bar and Grill in Ben Wheeler is having a Potato Salad throw down of epic proportion! We are asking everyone to bring down their home made potato salad or their Mamaw’s potato salad! We don’t care asContinue reading “Potato Salad Wars!”

Friday/ Saturday Special, March 8th & 9th

This Friday and Saturday, March 8th & 9th we will be serving a Beef Stew and Salad. Nothing warms you up in this March weather like a hearty stew! All specials are for a limited time only! Stay tuned next week for Irish Tacos and Corned beef in honor of all things leprechaun and Irish!

Valentines Day at the Forge!

Celebrate Valentines Day at the Forge! Come down to the Forge for a special night to remember.  You and your Valentine can enjoy a steak and shrimp or smoked salmon and shrimp dinner while listening to the smooth voice and acoustic of Taylor Heard, 7 p.m. No reservations required. No romantic evening would be completeContinue reading “Valentines Day at the Forge!”

Best Restaurant AND Best Pizza of Upper East Side of Texas

Thank You County Line Magazine for naming The Forge the “Best Restaurant of the Upper East Side of Texas for 2012” and “Best Pizza.” We are honored to be given such high acclaim by such an excellent publication read by so many. Our little bar and grill is not going to be much of aContinue reading “Best Restaurant AND Best Pizza of Upper East Side of Texas”

A Duo and Those Damn Quails…

So we had an excellent night of entertainment with the Jerry Branch Duo. They really filled the house and the music kept the room alive. I have to say, I just love the vibe of our little bar. All these great bands that fill this little bar, fill me with such awe at the talent.Continue reading “A Duo and Those Damn Quails…”