Posts Tagged ‘baby’

Smashburger:

It’s … complicated
Chow, Baby
This week we revisit the concept of added burger juice! This is the phenomenon whereby burger places overcook their meat, then compensate for the resulting dryness and flavorlessness by ladling on after-market juice, presumably...


Frenchy II: Revenge of the Brie

Chow, Baby
INTERIOR FANCY-FRENCHY BISTRO — DAY  — TABLE BY THE WINDOW CHOW, BABY and THE BELOVED are brunching at SAPRISTI (2418 Forest Park Blvd.), a cozy bistro with soothingly warm yellow walls, stained-glass lampshades, antiq...



Relationship Issues

Chow, Baby
A month ago, So 7 Bistro chef/owner Jean Michel Sakouhi announced that he was downscaling his fancy-Frenchy menu and rebranding as So 7 Bar & Grill (2401 W. 7th St.). His reasoning, as quoted by the Star-Telegram: “I thin...


The Lasagna Cure

Chow, Baby
You know what’s a drag? Waking up with a headache, queasy stomach, and overpowering thirst — even when you didn’t have a single drink the night before. What a waste of general malaise. But whatever the cause — hangover ...



I Scream for Vegan Brownies

Chow, Baby
So here’s Chow, Baby standing paralyzed in moral combat before the self-serve soda dispenser at Spiral Diner (1314 W. Magnolia Ave.), having filled its glass to the brim with agave-sweetened watermelon cream soda, then having...


A Three-Sashimi Lunch

Chow, Baby
One thing about not leaving the house much for a couple of weeks, you don’t spend a lot of money on dining out. Plus, the happy Packers fans who had been staying on Chow, Baby’s couch left behind little go-boxes from Olenja...



Feed a Cabin Fever

Chow, Baby
Last week’s icy roads and rolling blackouts (no TV for several minutes at a time!) meant that homebound Chow, Baby actually had to turn to books for entertainment while (the whiny tone spikes here) it cooked for itself using ...


On Any Given Sunday

Chow, Baby
The drawbacks to all-you-can-eat buffets are legion: the near-obligation to overeat, because after the first bite it’s all “free”; too often the food is steam-table soggy or heat-lamp dried out; and worst of all, no lefto...



Same Ol’ (Non-Evil) Chuy’s

Chow, Baby
According to its college smoochie and still good pal — see, it can happen — Chow, Baby spent a significant portion of its U-years at the original Chuy’s, on Barton Springs Road in Austin. (“I’ve been there?” “Yes,...


Same Reason Willie Sutton Robbed Banks

Chow, Baby
Moving quickly from the Pet Peeve list into Berserk Button territory: people who whine that Chow, Baby eats in Arlington too much (averaging once every 2.89 weeks in 2010) and, in a non-overlapping yet equally maddening categor...