Eats

White Like Me

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby has been reading a book called Stuff White People Like, compiled from the blog of the same name. It’s basically a field guide to the things some people do to feel special and unique even though millions of othe...


Roll, Baby, Roll

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
What do you do when you and some friends are in the Mid-Cities around happy hour and are craving a mid-week pick-me-up? You could do a lot worse than swing into Bedford and hit Duke’s Original Roadhouse, where you’l...



White Like Me

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby has been reading a book called Stuff White People Like, compiled from the blog of the same name. It’s basically a field guide to the things some people do to feel special and unique even though millions of othe...


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...



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...


Mac Daddy

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In my South Arlington neighborhood, Mac’s Steaks and Seafood (or, as the signage says simply, Mac’s Grille) has been an institution for nearly two decades. Sunday brunches are so crowded you can barely breathe insid...



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...



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...