Eats

Centro de Flavor

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Craving a really good, non-Norte-americano taco? Head past the “Centro De-Anti Stress” on Seminary Drive to Hemphill Street, where the signs on the structures are mostly en Español. In a brightly colored two-story ...


Forgive Us Their Faults

Chow, Baby
Asmost Bible Belt North Texans surely know, Yom Kippur, beginning sunset Wednesday, is the Jewish Day of Atonement that asks us – well, “them” – to acknowledge mistakes and make amends. Once again Chow, ...



Palate Palette

Chow, Baby
Even after buying the new leftovers fridge and a couple of other big shiny things (unpaid pretend-celebrity endorsement: Ed at Arlington Appliance rocks!), Chow, Baby still has a wad of gas-well money left.


Titillating

JIMMY FOWLER
Cutie Pies Roadhouse has been custom designed for one particular demographic. Multiple plasma TV screens broadcast NASCAR and pigskin drama. ZZ Top, the Nuge, and other classic rockers growl from the speakers. Most notably, all...



Palate Palette

Chow, Baby
Even after buying the new leftovers fridge and a couple of other big shiny things (unpaid pretend-celebrity endorsement: Ed at Arlington Appliance rocks!), Chow, Baby still has a wad of gas-well money left. Or rather, its house...


Smells like Chain Spirit

Chow, Baby
Boy, what’s not to like about Yucatan Taco Stand (909 W. Magnolia Av.)? It recently took over the old BJ Keefer’s space, which did have pretty good burgers but, in the grand scheme of Magnolia restaurant-row-ificati...



Simply Large (and Tasty)

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
It was a plain burger joint with a plain name in a cookie-cutter strip mall in the asphalt wilderness of Mansfield, so expectations were low. And wrong.


Smells like Chain Spirit

Chow, Baby
Boy, what’s not to like about Yucatan Taco Stand (909 W. Magnolia Av.)? It recently took over the old BJ Keefer’s space, which did have pretty good burgers but, in the grand scheme of Magnolia restaurant-row-ificati...



Cowboy Comfort

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had assumed that the reason its family members clamor for Reata (310 Houston St.) every time they flee here is simply because they like the food. New Orleans doesn’t have much in the way of Upscale Texas cuisin...


Git ’Er Done

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
A couple of weeks ago, Rodney Lambert undoubtedly caused many of his regulars – including our own Chow, Baby – minor heart stoppage when he relocated his Deer Creek BBQ Co. without telling many people.