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The Truffle Shuffle

Maybe It Tastes Better at Closing Time

Deliciosa. Word.

Better Than a Sharp Stick in Your Eye

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Other Side of the Apron

Back when I made my living in the food business, I kind of resented Restaurant Week, when local eateries create a prix fixe menu...

Miracles of Loaves and (Raw) Fishes

I didn’t realize there was anyone left on the planet who won’t eat sushi. As it turns out, these misguided people are everywhere: my...

Love the Love Shack, Baby

What was it Chow, Baby said almost two years ago? That it wishes our star chefs would get over the posheries and open more...

Chow, Baby Schaden-fried

I couldn’t help but feel guilty as I sat in the massive dining room of Chop House Burgers (2230 Park Row Dr., 817-459-3700). I...

Bacon Burgers

Li’l Chow, Baby was inspired by the movie Footloose. Kevin Bacon’s character moves to a small town that doesn’t allow dancing, but that isn’t...

Good Grub in God’s Waiting Room

I spent some time with my two little nieces recently, and while I love them, I got irritated at their picky dining demands. It’s...

Eastward, Yo!

My car knows where to find hole-in-the-wall Mexican food. It’s like one of those pigs that can find truffles, or a salsa divining rod....

Stuffed to the Gills

The problem with sushi is - well, the main problem is that it's expensive, but a related problem is that it's hard to know...

In Praise of Condiment Bars

My conversations about local barbecue restaurants often turn cantankerous. Why? People ask me where I go for barbecue. I tell them Dickey’s Barbecue Pit,...

Authentic, with Additions

Chow, Baby weighed the evidence before it. On the one hand, it was in North Richland Hills, which is not the first place you...