Eats

Kings of Queen Cities

Chow, Baby
Fresh-painted and grime-free, Buffalo Bros. (3015 S. University Dr.) nonetheless feels less like a college bar than a blue-collar beer joint designed for the average Joe Bob, with shadowy lighting, taciturn customers (most drin...


Cef Zambrano

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby’s newest crush is sommelier Cef Zambrano, the Rat Pack-suave proprietor of his eponymous wine cellar/bistro/classy hangout at 910 Houston St. and possessor of the softest hands in town.



Big Bistro

Can newly opened Lili’s back its major ambitions?
Jimmy Fowler
There may be no better place for a ma-and-pa restaurant than Magnolia Avenue.


When Worlds Collide

Chow, Baby
Before Chow, Baby can explain how putting a Copeland’s in Southlake Town Square’s Hilton Hotel violates the most basic laws of nature, it must first introduce a vocabulary word.



No Phu-y

A new Vietnamese restaurant boasts a winning combination of quality fare and low prices.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Another new Vietnamese restaurant has just opened — and it’s not even in Haltom City (a.k.a. Tarrant County’s Little Asia).


The Big Buck Stops Here

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby will put its love of adventure and sense of direction up against anybody’s – except when it comes to Grapevine. (And maybe Arlington Heights.) The problem is paradoxical: Chow, Baby doesn’t know its...



South of Heaven

Recently opened SoDo Grill employs some international flair to liven up lunch.
Jimmy Fowler
On Mondays, restless Fort Worth restaurateur Jerrett Joslin gets the blues — but not from a hangover or a Robert Ealey song.


Yo, Y’all

Billadelphia’s opens a second location — you got a problem widdat?
ANTHONY MARIANI
Billadephia’s bills itself as an authentic — not Philly-like but authentic — Philadelphia food experience.



Seventh Heaven

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby was preparing to give Bobby Albanese a piece of its mind. The successful restaurateur – in this industry, “successful” means that one of the Albanese brothers’ six previous restaurants (Ruffin...


Beyond Popcorn

The food might outshine the film at two nearby dinner-and-movie chains.
Kristian Lin
As the film critic for this newspaper, I’m occasionally asked whether I eat while I’m watching movies.