Eats

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.


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).



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.


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.



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...


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.



Far North by Northwest

Chow, Baby
Cruising weather has finally arrived, time to scope out and bitch about all the new housing developments with stupid “Something Woodsy at Something Zoological Something Watery”-type names and restaurant chains with ...


Rock the Casbah

It’s tiny and semi-divey, but this new Middle-Eastern diner near UTA is grand on taste.
Jimmy Fowler
Attention, all non-Middle-Eastern students at the University of Texas at Arlington: A couple of hot, chewy falafels dipped in hummus can soak up as much of your runaway beer buzz as pizza or hot wings.