Eats

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.



A Hit

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


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.



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 ...


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...


Next Time, the 15-Piece Box

Chow, Baby
“We’ll just let me be the judge of that,” thought Chow, Baby self-importantly as it popped into Very Good Chicken (3996 Denton Hwy., Haltom City).



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.


Drink Me

Chow, Baby
What’s the story on Poly Pop? From untrustworthy web sites, Chow, Baby has learned only that one Paul Hollis, who may have lived near Polytechnic High School and may now be buried in Polytechnic Cemetery, invented this po...