Chow, Baby

How ’Bout Dat

Chow, Baby
One look at a soursop-an ugly, green, bumpy, pear-shaped alleged fruit, related to the cherimoya (if that helps you place it)-and the only possible reaction is, “What the hell good could come out of this?” A shake, ...


Faith-Based Dining

Chow, Baby
Instead of sweet nothings, Chow, Baby and its squeeze were murmuring reassurances into each other’s ears: “This place has been here for 30 years.



Fish by Steak

Chow, Baby
Given its penchant for holding unfair grudges, Chow, Baby is a little surprised it doesn’t heartily resent the D.C.-based steakhouse Sam & Harry’s for replacing the great local Chisholm Club at the Worthington ...


Loophole D

Chow, Baby
So the other morning Chow, Baby gathered its iced coffee and cinnamon toast and prepared to report on the week’s adventures.



Super Control Freaky

Chow, Baby
“Knock knock.” “Who’s there?” “Control freak. Now you say, ‘Control freak who?’ “


Hunger, Satisfied

Chow, Baby
As Chow, Baby has been complaining about its lack-of-love life for the last few months, it now feels duty-bound to report that it’s not lonesome tonight. Yes, Sweetie Mach II has entered the building.



Ciao, New Orleans

Chow, Baby
There are greater losses in New Orleans, many and much greater losses, but as an ersatz food writer I figure it’s appropriate for me to mourn the destruction of one of the world’s truly great food cities.


Family First

Chow, Baby
Editor’s note: As regular readers know, Chow, Baby hails from New Orleans -



Drown Those Sorrows in Sherry Cream

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby has decided to forget its personal problems by throwing itself into its work. (Why, yes, it was the boss’ suggestion.) Since one of those personal problems is that a Texas August seems to last three months, Cho...


Back in Balance

Chow, Baby
J. Gilligan’s (400 E. Abram St., Arlington) has a full menu of burgers, sandwiches, salads, and chicken-fried, though it’s as much beer bar and music club as restaurant – call it a college hangout for all ages.