Eats

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.


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...



Mi Nuevo Favorite Restaurant

Chow, Baby
Well, it’s about time. How long has Chow, Baby been begging for a good Latin fusion restaurant? That question isn’t rhetorical. The answer is, two and a half years, ever since Chow, Baby’s first meal at North ...


Almost Famous

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
“Asian with a twist” is how Blue Mint describes its cuisine. Considering that Thai fare involves a mix of foods from all of the countries surrounding Thailand, “with a twist” is right. On the menu at thi...



Mi Nuevo Favorite Restaurant

Chow, Baby
Well, it’s about time. How long has Chow, Baby been begging for a good Latin fusion restaurant? That question isn’t rhetorical. The answer is, two and a half years, ever since Chow, Baby’s first meal at North ...


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 ...