Eats

“Bait” and Switch

Laurie Barker James
My sister’s a sushi freak.  Even when I mocked her and said I would never eat what most people consider to be bait, she persisted.  Over the last two years, she wrote me down, and I came to enjoy her sushi-fied world. ...


“Bait” and Switch

Laurie Barker James
My sister’s a sushi freak. Even when I mocked her and said I would never eat what most people consider to be bait, she persisted.



Wonderful Whiz

Chow, Baby
You know how you can simply sign a form at the doctor’s office to make your whole medical history an open book to pretty much anyone who asks? And how if you don’t want to sign it you get to have a big argument with...


Veinticuatro!

Laurie Barker James
Restaurants come and go, and in Southwest Arlington, the turnover is especially pronounced.



Another Pleasant Sundance Sunday

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had one of those cliché Fort Worth Sundays – brunch at Ferré (215 E. 4th St.), catch the matinee at Bass Hall across the street, then stroll around Sundance Square spending inherited money in cute shoppes.


A Hit

Jimmy Fowler
Every ethnic group has its stereotypes. Some people take umbrage at these clichés. Other folks use them to their advantage.



L on Wheels

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had decided last summer that it hated hated hated the new Arlington Highlands shopping center at Matlock and I-20, not just because it calls itself a “lifestyle center” but because Chow, Baby could never ...


V for Victory

Laurie Barker James
The Vault Mediterranean restaurant has been “coming soon” to the Tower Building in downtown Fort Worth for months. When I learned that the owner was French restaurateur Jean Michel Sakouhi and that the chef was Gabr...



L on Wheels

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had decided last summer that it hated hated hated the new Arlington Highlands shopping center at Matlock and I-20, not just because it calls itself a “lifestyle center” but because Chow, Baby could never ...


Red Tex-Mex

Jorge’s may play to conservative palates, but if it ain’t broke …
Peter Gorman
I’m not a big fan of Tex-Mex the way it’s commonly prepared in the chains or in the more high-traffic ma-and-pa restaurants here.