Eats

At Your Service

Chow, Baby
It’s reader-service week here at Chow, Baby headquarters – not in the traditional journalistic “we’re here to serve the reader” use of the phrase, which is fine and all, but Chow, Baby prefers the ...


Drool Patrol

Chow, Baby
Like Dr Pepper as a cooking ingredient, frito pie is one of those Texas things (yeah, Oklahoma too, but who cares) that outsiders find kitschy-charming, at best – but if you mention it to Texas natives, particularly those...



Morning Constitutional

Even if veggies aren’t your thing, welcome the Saladmaster.
ERIC GRIFFEY
The guy at my front door wanted to make me a salad. It wasn’t actually my front door — it was the front door of a house belonging to a friend of mine for whom I was house-sitting, a brand spanking new cookie-cutter … ...


Mainly, Yes, But…

Chow, Baby
Yowza, the testosterone. Bob’s Steak & Chop House (1255 S. Main St., Grapevine) sports ultra-dark wood paneling, dim lighting, sweaty athletes on the bar tvs, pictures of horsies over the leather booths – the o...



Manly, Yes, But …

Chow, Baby
Yowza, the testosterone. Bob’s Steak & Chop House (1255 S. Main St., Grapevine) sports ultra-dark wood paneling, dim lighting, sweaty athletes on the bar tvs, pictures of horsies over the leather booths — the only ...


Ol’ Scratch

Hawks Creek Grill delivers tasty American fare but doesn’t seem to be for the young and diet-conscious.
Jimmy Fowler
Golf, like poker, is a deliberative sport that demands grace and calm under pressure.



Superior Homecooking

Chow, Baby
As much as Chow, Baby loves a good taqueria taco, it had never thought to try making them at home – until a recent party at a neighbor’s, where Chow, Baby chanced to chat with the owner of the two La Superior mini-s...


Hit or Miss?

Erratic service and food keep the venerable On Broadway from super stardom.
Peter Gorman
 Sometimes it’s just not your day. And on a recent Friday night at the venerable On Broadway Ristorante Italiano, it wasn’t ours.



Yee-Hmmm

Chow, Baby
Amazing how little it takes to turn a room from upscale Mex to down-home Tex. A few five-pointed metal stars and pastel-tinted photos of flower-filled wheelbarrows, some yee-haw music on the stereo, and bam, the former house of...


Magnolia? Never Heard of It

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby is getting its hopes up for Magnolia Avenue again. Yes, yes, it’s already “one of Fort Worth’s most vibrant restaurant rows,” as the Dallas Business Journal likes to say in a presumably non-co...