Eats

Gringood

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
El Gabacho is hidden in the Shoppes at Brownstone Village, a frou-frou set of stores in that part of Arlington that’s not quite collegeville, not quite the pretentious entertainment district, and fairly far away from the ...


Good ’Wich of the East

Chow, Baby
Like everybody else in the world, Chow, Baby saw this “now officially a recession!” coming, and so over Thanksgiving week in New Orleans it began the transition to a sandwich economy: easing in with roasted-duck po-...



Gringood

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
El Gabacho is hidden in the Shoppes at Brownstone Village, a frou-frou set of stores in that part of Arlington that’s not quite collegeville, not quite the pretentious entertainment district, and fairly far away from the ...


Over the River and Through the Square

Chow, Baby
Granbury has changed a little since Chow, Baby’s last cruise down Highway 377: more ugly billboards, a few extra Kountry Krap stores on the square, and, bummer, Chop N Block – our raison d’roadtrip – is ...



Buffalos, Wings, and Frogs

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Buffalo Bros is the brainchild of Ed McOwen, a homesick Buffalo, N.Y., native and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America who also is a chef at Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine. About a year ago, McOwen convinced boss J...


Over the River and Through the Square

Chow, Baby
Granbury has changed a little since Chow, Baby’s last cruise down Highway 377: more ugly billboards, a few extra Kountry Krap stores on the square, and, bummer, Chop N Block – our raison d’roadtrip – is ...



Buffalos, Wings, and Frogs

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Buffalo Bros is the brainchild of Ed McOwen, a homesick Buffalo, N.Y., native and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America who also is a chef at Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine. About a year ago, McOwen convinced boss J...


The PITs

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
As Matthew Hancock tells it, the most recent version of The PIT Barbecue Restaurant was pretty much his idea of heaven on Earth.



Holiday Greenery

Chow, Baby
Today’s journalism-lingo term is evergreen, meaning a non-time-pegged article that an editor keeps on hand to fill space in case of emergency – say a columnist gets sick, or suddenly takes off to visit its family in...


Holiday Greenery

Chow, Baby
Today’s journalism-lingo term is evergreen, meaning a non-time-pegged article that an editor keeps on hand to fill space in case of emergency – say a columnist gets sick, or suddenly takes off to visit its family in...