Posts Tagged ‘sweet’

New ‘Cue

STEVE WATKINS
At first sight, Roscoe’s Smokehouse in Burleson seemed to violate so many rules of Texas barbecue that I almost didn’t go in. The lawn is well manicured, the building looks like it’s never been condemned, and ...


Semi-Homemade

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Park Hill Café, on the corner of University and Park Hill drives, looks like one of those places in a cutesy antique market: about a dozen shabby-chic mismatched tables in the dining room, lots of tchotchkes, lots of signs tha...



Something Special

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In Spanish, “algo” translates into “something.” And the menu at Mi Tierra Latin Fusion Restaurant is literally full of algos. Every section is preceded by “algo”: “algo to start,”...


Stupid Is

Chow, Baby
Whenever Chow, Baby muses, as it often does, on how well-educated it is (Hook ‘Em Horns!), how widely traveled it is (Hail Colombia!), how just plain brilliant it is (… we’ll think of an example later), it als...



To the Max

JIMMY FOWLER
What you’ll probably notice about writer-director Spike Jonze’s long-anticipated Where the Wild Things Are is that a lot is missing: cheap pop-culture references, self-conscious meta jokes about children’s mov...


Time to Switch to Whiskey?

Last Call
“Time to Switch to Whiskey” is a Corb Lund song that the local Kyle Bennett Band covers and that has been stuck in my head for about the past two months. Not because of the music, though it’s great.



Maybe It Tastes Better at Closing Time

Chow, Baby
Puffed-up press releases are like a drunk in a bar telling you how hot you are- sure, the source is the suspect, but you still want to believe the hype.  Heading to Bar-B-Cutie (5710 Rufe Snow Dr., North Richland Hills), the n...


L on Wheels

Chow, Baby
Chow, Baby had decided last summer that it hated hated hated the new Arlington Highlands shopping center at Matlock and I-20, not just because it calls itself a “lifestyle center” but because Chow, Baby could never ...



Simple, Italian

Located off the beaten path, Margie’s Original Italian Kitchen should be a mecca for foodies of all stripes.
Peter Gorman
Who would ever have guessed that a free-standing building at the very west end of Camp Bowie Boulevard with a sign outside advertising “Indoor Plumbing” would house one of the best Italian restaurants in Fort Worth?...


Pretty, Standard

Excellent service, décor, and some dishes can’t make up for Sesame Grill’s inconsistency.
Peter Gorman
It’s hard to imagine a cleaner, more sparkling place than Sesame Grill out on Boat Club Road in Lake Worth, just 50 yards from Jacksboro Highway.