Eats

That Ol’ Cheese Magic

Chow, Baby
No need to get into who’s been too busy and hardly ever home, and who’s been a boring dud just sitting on the couch watching TV all the time. Point is, Chow, Baby and the beloved needed a romantic evening out to rek...


Blogrolling in Our Time

Chow, Baby
You’d think Chow, Baby scans the local foodie blogs to steal ideas, but in fact it’s just looking to see if its name is mentioned (as in, “As the brilliant Chow, Baby brilliantly pointed out…”). Th...



Love the One You’re With

Chow, Baby
Well, Chow, Baby can’t find the perfect analogy on Internet Movie Database – Tony Curtis in Boeing Boeing is the general idea but not quite right – so it’s going to have to invent one. Let’s preten...


Serious, Neapolitan

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Campania, in the southwest corner of Italy, just above the toe of the “boot,” boasts that thin-crust pizza originated in Naples, the region’s largest city. In addition, the Neapolitans say they also created th...



Love the One You’re With

Chow, Baby
Well, Chow, Baby can’t find the perfect analogy on Internet Movie Database – Tony Curtis in Boeing Boeing is the general idea but not quite right – so it’s going to have to invent one. Let’s preten...


T for Trying

Chow, Baby
Ooh, Chow, Baby got served! The challenge came via Jason, a former co-worker who is now a rocket scientist at Lockheed Martin. This is one typical career progression for Weekly staffers; since the other option for aging journal...



Bubblicious

ANTHONY MARIANI
Opened by sisters and partners Holly, Nga, and Kim Vu in early 2007, Noodles @ Boba Tea House is situated in a corner spot in a new strip mall at the intersection of North Beach Street and Basswood Boulevard. The sisters have p...


T for Trying

Chow, Baby
Ooh, Chow, Baby got served! The challenge came via Jason, a former co-worker who is now a rocket scientist at Lockheed Martin. This is one typical career progression for Weekly staffers; since the other option for aging journal...



The Word in Anglo is Good

Chow, Baby
Big, big news in the Eateries Near Thrifteries department: Picosos Mexican Restaurant (1950 Menefee Av.) has given frugal Chow, Baby another northwest destination for spending a little and getting a lot.


Brawny

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In March, the mostly industrial area around White Settlement Road and Foch Street got a little fancy. Now sitting alongside the car dealerships, auto shops, a lumberyard, a venerable barbecue joint, and a couple of mom-and-pop ...