Eats

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 ...


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...


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...



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...



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 ...


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.


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...