Chow, Baby

Cold Fusion

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby would have to be heavily bribed to go to a place self-described as “Northeast Arlington’s ultra-contemporary restaurant lounge,” and that’s pretty much what happened.


The Belknap Zone

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Most of Haltom City is in a time warp – Exhibit A: Peggie & Ivy’s Old South – but there must be a flux beam trained directly on Vietnam Plaza (4045 E. Belknap St.).



Stuffed to the Gills

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The problem with sushi is – well, the main problem is that it’s expensive, but a related problem is that it’s hard to know how much to order.


You Got That Right

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It so happens that Chow, Baby prefers its seafood po-boys plain. On the right kind of bread (crusty French), the only things that fried shrimp or oysters really want is a little my-nez, a little butter, and some lemon squeezings.



Highway Patrol

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Unfortunately for Chow, Baby’s “take any U.S. highway out of town” fallback for finding yummy dining, the stretch of Business Highway 287 that is Saginaw Boulevard is populated mostly by fast-food chains. But ...


Familia Matters

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Last month’s trip to Olive Garden is still paying off in terms of baseline-setting. What is it they say, “When you’re here, you’re family”? Har.



Seoul Satisfying

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Chow, Baby got back from Mardi Gras in New Orleans – yes, things are getting back to normal, thanks for asking.


Overture, Dim the Lights

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If “soft opening” is a restaurant’s final dress rehearsal, “mock service” is the casting audition. This is where friends and family are invited to dine for free at a soon-to-open restaurant so the ...



In the Loop

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In the velvet darkness, the blue neon light burns bright at The Loop (404 Airport Fwy. at Brown Trail, Bedford). Unsure which Janet it was playing – Susan Sarandon’s character in The Rocky Horror Picture Show or Jan...


Plate Expectations

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Chow, Baby had one of those semi-panicky, earth-shifting “everything I thought was true is a lie” moments at, of all places, a suburban Best Buy.