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Fiesta for the Rest of Us

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It took a while, but Chow, Baby finally finished off the liter bottle of Mexican vanilla that it got last year at a supermercado in Zacatecas. (You know, this stuff is really good in coffee.


The Chefs Must Be Crazy

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In an episode of Chow, Baby’s favorite cartoon show, The Tick, one of the superhero’s punny cohorts is gearing up to battle evil: “This looks like a job for Bipolar Bear! … But I just can’t seem to...



Never Saw Such a Sausage

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Chow, Baby’s whole house has that heavenly bouquet of smoke, the kind that signals the very best Texas barbecue. True, most of the aroma is due to the fact that Chow, Baby forgot to open the chimney damper last week when ...


Hell Freezes Over

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For a variety of reasons that seem stupid now, Chow, Baby thought it would be a good idea to visit some of the area’s popular chain restaurants. For one, it had already dreamed up that neat headline.



No Joy for Love

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Editor’s note: Chow, Baby, en route to the Big Easy for a holiday visit, asked fellow columnist Last Call to deliver some bad news from the Big Apple.


Second Time’s the Charm

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Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it’s enemy action, Mr. Bond. - Auric Goldfinger



Cutting Corners on the Square

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Pinching pennies? Next time you’re getting a hot-stone massage at Marie Antoinette’s or a $150 Western-style shirt at Leddy’s Ranch, pick up one of those slick Insider newsletters that Sundance Square (the man...


Cocina Auténtico

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Chow, Baby knew it was going to enjoy its lunch at Zapata’s Cocina Mexicana (702 N. Henderson St., lunch only). One, it was reader-recommended (thanks again, Matthew!), and reader tips are always jake.



Is That Racist?

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One night back when Chow, Baby was a carefree New Orleans teenager, it was dispatched to the family’s favorite Chinese restaurant to pick up dinner.


La Onda del Sur

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Looks like Salvadoran cuisine is the new black – at least for Chow, Baby, who loved everything about La Campiña Salvadoreña (1115 E. Pioneer Pkwy., Arlington) when it visited a couple of months ago and is eagerly lookin...