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Goodwill Hunting

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Chow, Baby got a press release the other day from Goodwill’s public relations department announcing the opening of its newest superstore (2100 Altamesa Blvd. at Crowley Rd.). Goodwill has a PR department?


Noooo Reservations

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You don’t generally think of Fort Worth as a city focused on immediate gratification, a place like New York or New Orleans where your every sensual need can be met on demand on just about any street corner. But to Chow, B...



Sticky Questions

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Chow, Baby has been musing about – no, not breasts again, unfortunately, just disposable chopsticks. The background on this is that whenever the leftovers fridge gets depleted, *5 on the speed-dial summons the King Wok de...


Ya Too Rude

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The couple seated behind Chow, Baby at Jamaica Gates (1020 W. Arkansas Ln., Arlington) was explaining their dietary needs to wonderful server Maribet: no curry, no jerk seasoning, no peppers (not even bell), no spice or spicine...



The Eating Is Easy

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Chow, Baby has figured out many of the important seasonal changes – Christmas (and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, yeah yeah) decorations go up before Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras imbibing begins as soon as the New Year’s hangove...


Boobie Traps

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Hard to admit, but Chow, Baby had never heard the term “breastaurants” before last week. Never once been to a Hooters, not even “just for the famous wings.” Never been to Bone Daddy’s, either ̵...



Pho Consolation

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Just as an analogy, say your beloved accidentally shattered your killer-cool vintage-retro atomic-starburst hors d’oeuvres platter, which you now realize is your absolute favorite serving piece of all time. So naturally y...


Pho Consolation

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Just as an analogy, say your beloved accidentally shattered your killer-cool vintage-retro atomic-starburst hors d’oeuvres platter, which you now realize is your absolute favorite serving piece of all time. So naturally y...



I Read the News Today. Oh Boy.

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Somehow, probably by signing up for it, Chow, Baby got on the e-mailing list for the trade rag Nation’s Restaurant News. It’s mostly business-side snooze about boring chains (“Cracker Barrel Net Jumps 14% in 3...


Five Easy Pieces

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1. Latin super-chicken. Guatemala-based Pollo Campero (2830 S.H. 121 at Glade Rd., Euless) is sort of like KFC, except that this chicken is fresh-cooked and delicious: lightly spiced, crispy skin holding in the juices so that e...