Eats

The G-Spot

In the chainland of Keller, an exquisite, local, American eatery opens.
Peter Gorman
Manny G’s just opened in mid-September and is already a welcome addition to fast-growing Keller, which has too many chain restaurants and not enough regular joints, places where the owners actually take pride in what they serve.


Revisitation Rights

Chow, Baby
Other than weight gain, heartburn, and permanently food-stained shirts, the only drawback to Chow, Baby’s job is that the constant hunger for the new and unusual means it rarely revisits old favorites.



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...


Made

New blood invigorates the Albaneses’ flagship restaurant.
Jimmy Fowler
The saga of Fort Worth’s food-lovin’ Albanese family continues.



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.