Eats

Stir It Up

JIMMY FOWLER
Barbara Renfro, the 54-year-old executive chef at Arlington’s Jamaica Gates restaurant, was born and raised in a suburban section of the Jamaican parish of Portland, located on the island’s northern coast. Renfro wa...


Neighborhood Watch

Chow, Baby
It was with great wariness that Chow, Baby approached Southern Recipes Grill (2715 N. Collins, Arlington). This pretty stand-alone building is the former home of Jango’s, which several years ago left such a bad taste in C...



Neighborhood Watch

Chow, Baby
It was with great wariness that Chow, Baby approached Southern Recipes Grill (2715 N. Collins, Arlington). This pretty stand-alone building is the former home of Jango’s, which several years ago left such a bad taste in C...


Stir It Up

JIMMY FOWLER
Barbara Renfro, the 54-year-old executive chef at Arlington’s Jamaica Gates restaurant, was born and raised in a suburban section of the Jamaican parish of Portland, located on the island’s northern coast. Renfro wa...



Mr. Friday Night

Chow, Baby
After promising itself for forever, Chow, Baby finally made it to the legendary Friday-night lamb & seafood buffet at Chadra Mezza (1622 Park Place Av.).


Tet (Not) Offensive

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Like many Asian cultures, the Vietnamese celebrate the lunar New Year. They call it Tet, and on Jan. 26, Vietnamese people welcomed in the Year of the Water Buffalo (slightly different than the Chinese’s Year of the Ox). ...



Mr. Friday Night

Chow, Baby
After promising itself for forever, Chow, Baby finally made it to the legendary Friday-night lamb & seafood buffet at Chadra Mezza (1622 Park Place Av.). Jeez louise, this is the bargain of the century! Chow, Baby covered i...


Tet (Not) Offensive

Laurie Barker James
Like many Asian cultures, the Vietnamese celebrate the lunar New Year. They call it Tet, and on Jan. 26, Vietnamese people welcomed in the Year of the Water Buffalo (slightly different than the Chinese’s Year of the Ox). ...



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...