Eats

Two Juans Make It Right

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Can you name the current executive chef at Reata Restaurant, probably the most well known purveyor of cowboy cuisine in Sundance Square? It’s not co-founder Grady Spears, whose tenure ended in 2000. Tim Love? Never was an...


Grady’s New Restaurant

Chow, Baby
Last fall, or maybe it was fall the year before, Chow, Baby secretly vowed that it wouldn’t utter the words “Grady’s new restaurant” again until it had sat its very own butt in the damn place.



Two Juans Make It Right

Laurie Barker James
Can you name the current executive chef at Reata Restaurant, probably the most well known purveyor of cowboy cuisine in Sundance Square? It’s not co-founder Grady Spears, whose tenure ended in 2000. Tim Love? Never was an...


Grady’s New Restaurant

Chow, Baby
Last fall, or maybe it was fall the year before, Chow, Baby secretly vowed that it wouldn’t utter the words “Grady’s new restaurant” again until it had sat its very own butt in the damn place. Because ev...



Shroomin’

ANTHONY MARIANI
True, the economy sucks, but you’d be hard pressed to drive a city block in Fort Worth without seeing at least one building being built or remodeled. Out in north Fort Worth, there’s a loud, sweaty construction crew...


How Far Would You Go for a Nyah?

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had hoped to spend its winter international-cuisine-research trip in Lima, fact-checking the rumor that Yucatan Taco Stand started a few months ago – that cabrito means “lamb” in Peru even though it...



Shroomin’

Anthony Mariani
True, the economy sucks, but you’d be hard pressed to drive a city block in Fort Worth without seeing at least one building being built or remodeled. Out in north Fort Worth, there’s a loud, sweaty construction crew...


How Far Would You Go for a Nyah?

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had hoped to spend its winter international-cuisine-research trip in Lima, fact-checking the rumor that Yucatan Taco Stand started a few months ago – that cabrito means “lamb” in Peru even though it...



Soul, Full

KEN SHIMAMOTO
Keith Hicks, chef at the new Westside eatery-watering hole-music spot, Buttons, is a man with a vision. On the restaurant’s web site, he describes the place as “a house of love where people can come, relax, and allo...


Eatery Sorcery

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby’s high turnover in legpeople is due not to the zero pay or the lousy benefits (would it kill Chow, Baby to say “thank you” once in a while?), but because eventually they notice the correlation betwe...