Eats

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...


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...


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...