Eats

Lakeside Bayou

The resident restaurant at the Southlake Hilton, Copeland’s decadent haute N’awlins fare is quite the temptress.
Jimmy Fowler
On the exterior of the modest Hilton hotel that opened last year near the Southlake town square, the sign for the resident restaurant – the New Orleans-based chain Copeland’s – is more conspicuous than the red...


Food (Like Fame) Is Fleeting

Chow, Baby
No question about it, Chow, Baby has the best job in the world. (Ha-ha.) But sometimes the grass seems greener on the other side of the cubicle wall.



Tiny Thai

But Chef-owner Thippawan Phasavat’s Hurst eatery is big on flavor.
Jimmy Fowler
There are a couple of things missing from the tiny, family-operated Thai Thippawan restaurant in a Hurst strip mall.


Putting Money Where the Mouth Is

Chow, Baby
Boy, it’s been a long time since we’ve had an installment of “Eateries Near Thrifteries,” the occasional series in which Chow, Baby fuels up at delicious dives before an afternoon digathon through staine...



Pies in the Sky

Chad’s Pizza and Burgers in Weatherford is trying to bring fresh food to the fast-food-loving masses.
Peter Gorman
Anybody who grew up in New York, Philly, Chi-Town, or Jersey will tell you that once you move anywhere else, you’ve got to give up your appreciation for pizza.


Vice Squad

Chow, Baby
Here in the land of ribs, fajitas, and chicken-fried, Chow, Baby can understand that it’s hard to be a good Lentenite, which may explain why so many people wimp out with lame sacrifices like chocolate, cigarettes, alcohol...



The Italian Job

Chasing down Bobby Albanese is worth the effort.
Jimmy Fowler
Just who does restaurateur Bobby Albanese think he is?


Oooh, Mama, That’s Tasty

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby was very excited a few years back to learn about umami, the “fifth taste,” rounding out salty, sour, sweet, and bitter.



Simple Shogun

The newly opened Ronin Sushi and Sake isn’t fancy, just fabulous.
Jimmy Fowler
A fearsome black bust of a horn-helmeted samurai glares out from an alcove near the sushi bar of the recently opened Ronin Sushi and Sake in Montgomery Plaza.


Hey Baby, What’s Your Sign

Chow, Baby
The Year of the Rat begins Thursday, and according to Chow, Baby’s extensive knowledge of Chinese astrology (20 minutes each at Wikipedia, astrology.com, and the U.S. Post Office, where Chow, Baby bought a sheet of pretty...