Eats

Managing to Please

Chow, Baby
General managers are the unsung heroes of fancy restaurants. Certainly Chow, Baby has never sung about them. No, Chow, Baby waltzes into a classy joint (when the budget permits) and, if it has a great time, leaves raving about ...


Fill ’Er Up

Peter Gorman
Next time you feel a bout of road rage coming on, don’t just go bashing some driver’s car with a tire iron. Instead, head over to the Chef Point Café at the Conoco gas station/convenience store on Watauga Road in t...



On the Road to Izquierda

Chow, Baby
In most Spanish-immersion situations, Chow, Baby gets by just fine with a jolly ¡Hola!, Gracias, and Por favor, show me donde I am en el mapa. (Verbs is hard.) Still, sometimes it’d be nice to know a bit more.


Gravi- tational Pull

Laurie Barker James
Montgomery Ward Plaza’s burgeoning retail complex now includes a variety of sit-down restaurants. However, there are very few grab- and-go options, unless you count the 99-cent bagged popcorn at the SuperTarget. Wayne Jon...



On the Road to Izquierda

Chow, Baby
In most Spanish-immersion situations, Chow, Baby gets by just fine with a jolly ¡Hola!, Gracias, and Por favor, show me donde I am en el mapa. (Verbs is hard.) Still, sometimes it’d be nice to know a bit more. Like on th...


Gravi- tational Pull

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Montgomery Ward Plaza’s burgeoning retail complex now includes a variety of sit-down restaurants. However, there are very few grab- and-go options, unless you count the 99-cent bagged popcorn at the SuperTarget. Wayne Jon...



Rings of Fire

Laurie Barker James
In addition to a new name and new owners, the restaurant formerly known as Duce also has a new concept. Gone are former owner Tim Love’s tapas – in their place, bona fide and excellent entrées.


It Was a Very Good Year

Chow, Baby
It’s amazing, and rather sweet, how many readers have recently expressed concern for Chow, Baby’s budget. They have a point. Since Chow, Baby’s last allowance increase, back in ahem-boss-are-you-listening 2005...



Rings of Fire

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In addition to a new name and new owners, the restaurant formerly known as Duce also has a new concept. Gone are former owner Tim Love’s tapas – in their place, bona fide and excellent entrées.


It Was a Very Good Year

Chow, Baby
It’s amazing, and rather sweet, how many readers have recently expressed concern for Chow, Baby’s budget. They have a point. Since Chow, Baby’s last allowance increase, back in ahem-boss-are-you-listening 2005...