“Come to The Rocket,” a friend said. “It’s a new burger place on the North Side. It kinda reminds me of Casino’s.”
Did you know there are 2,847,632 restaurants in Tarrant County? Chow, Baby completely made that number up (obviously), but that’s what it seems like every August, when Chow, Baby and the Eats writers begin considering con...
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In the realm of Fort Worth’s Mexican cuisine, you’ve got to figure that if your business didn’t start on the North Side, it ought to get there as soon as it can.
Boy, what an astoundingly terrible two days Chow, Baby had, the kind of days that make optimists look forward to the rest of their lives (it’s only going to get better!) and make pessimists never want to leave the house a...
Surrounded on all sides by fried chicken, hamburger, and pizza chain restaurants, Eliazar Salinas, the owner of Hurst’s authentic Mexican cantina and grill Tequila Rain, had to find ways to distinguish his family venture.
This is a plea to a certain television network to stop running all those “Do You Have the Travel Bug?” commercials. Having seen the ads a million times now, Chow, Baby is convinced it is seriously afflicted with thi...
LEONARD CALLAWAY II
One of the longest-running family food institutions in town, Los Vaqueros in the Stockyards, opened a second Fort Worth location not too long ago. The new restaurant, in the Grand Marc building by Texas Christian University, is...
Like most people, Chow, Baby is vulnerable to the recency effect, a cognitive-recall bias that over-credits the new, as in “Wow, this meal I’m having right now is the greatest [or worst or other superlative] of my e...
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
No doubt, many people passing by Jon Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine restaurant on Bryant Irvin Road may have wondered how well “fine” and “Texas” go together at the eight-year-old restaurant. Bonnell...
Chow, Baby has lived on Fort Worth’s East Side for seven happy years now, but only the other day did it realize: What a strange choice for a professional eater.