Morning Constitutional

Even if veggies aren’t your thing, welcome the Saladmaster.
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...

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.


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...

Porridge Cubed

Expect simple, elegant food, and not a fantasia of flavors, in the land of The Lunch Box.
Jimmy Fowler
 It would be tempting to use a cliché like “hidden treasure” to describe the Camp Bowie eatery The Lunch Box.

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...

Afternoon Delight

Now open for Sunday lunch, the kitschy Sake performs valiantly.
Jimmy Fowler
 When your restaurant is squeezed between a denture-repair shop and a nail salon in a small South Arlington strip mall, does ambiance really matter? In the case of Sake Japanese Steakhouse, located just south of I-20, the answ...

The Price is Wrong

Chow, Baby
You could have knocked Chow, Baby over with a bay leaf when its server at Biriyani House (1309 S. Cooper St., Arlington) mentioned that this little Indian hole-in-the-wall near UTA opened more than two years ago.