Posts Tagged ‘restaurants’

Restaurants Should Charge For Water

Jeff Prince
A Las Vegas restaurant is catching flak for charging .50 cents for water and not telling customers about it until they get their bills, according to this Delish.com story. I’ve got no problem with restaurants charging ext...


Happy Bubbles to Me

Chow, Baby
Birthdays are always a little bittersweet for Chow, Baby. On the one hand, I’m a year older, and another year has passed in which I didn’t realize my dream of becoming a movie star-astronaut-fireman-novelist-scientist-profe...



Happy Bubbles to Me

Chow, Baby
Birthdays are always a little bittersweet for Chow, Baby. On the one hand, I’m a year older, and another year has passed in which I didn’t realize my dream of becoming a movie star-astronaut-fireman-novelist-scientist-profe...


The Sizzle on 7th

Fort Worth’s booming “urban village” has some not-so-hot zones.
DAN MCGRAW
A walk down Crockett Street in the West 7th development on a recent Saturday afternoon felt like a stroll through a ghost town. The area — full of apartments, bars, restaurants, and trendy shops — is designed for pedestrian...



Holding Out Hope on Hulen

Chow, Baby
It wasn’t so long ago that the area between the Vickery Boulevard bridge and Bellaire Drive, which folks once thought of as Cullen Davis’ backyard, had evolved into a thriving little hot spot. The heat has cooled, however, ...


Complaints at City Hall

This new Keller eatery strives for fancy but achieves it only intermittently.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Arthouse in Keller is a mixed-use living/shopping development anchored at one end by City Hall Restaurant. The restaurant’s floor-to-vaulted-ceiling glass walls and maple-toned floor give it a resort feel, as if the place sho...



Off to Palio’s

With locations in Mansfield and Fort Worth, this Italian pizza joint caters to health nuts and the gluten intolerant.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In the northwestern Italian city of Siena, the Palio is a twice-yearly horse race with religious connotations. In the North Texas cities of Mansfield and Fort Worth, Palio’s is a pizza joint with some unusual features. The fa...


Tres Jose’s In Lead For My Affections

Jeff Prince
After more than 20 years as a regular customer at Los Alamos Cafe, I have been forced to find a replacement. It hasn’t been easy. Good food, plenty of it, lunch specials at $7 or less, pleasant and casual surroundings, fr...



Yee-Haw, Sir

Cowtown Diner offers homemade cookin' at downtown prices.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
The recently opened Cowtown Diner in Sundance Square has been getting some flak for daring to use the word “Cowtown.” Perhaps it’s because Fort Worth is shining itself up as more culture than cowboy, or maybe ...


Lucky at Lunch

Chow, Baby
“And with diners cutting back on pricey dinners, we’ll see more lunch deals at expensive restaurants.” That was cut from an early draft of last week’s trends column, because Chow, Baby thought it merited...