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New Aquaintance, Ne’er Forgot

Not Kidding Around

Maybe It Tastes Better at Closing Time

Buns, Actually

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Mostly Spares

Bowling has long been a fascination of Chow, Baby’s — not actually rolling the ball and knocking down pins, but all of the stuff...

Hot Type

Because of the economy, Chow, Baby was nine days late paying its March electric bill ($125.34). Nine days, no big deal, maybe they'll tack...

MidiCi’s Change of Plan

I’m always equal parts excited and leery when a new restaurant adjusts something about its core concept. The change tells me that either management...

North Beach Diet

Chow, Baby was uncharacteristically indecisive at Lone Star Bar-B-Que (6320 N. Beach St., in the Fossil Creek suburbs of Haltom City). For broad-sampling purposes,...

Back to the Pasta

I got a little back-to-the-future jolt when I walked into Aventino’s Risorante for a recent weekday lunch. I thought maybe my DeLorean had hit...

Cold Fusion

Chow, Baby would have to be heavily bribed to go to a place self-described as "Northeast Arlington's ultra-contemporary restaurant lounge," and that's pretty much...

Taco Time … Always

Those of us living in the big city are accustomed to having 37 taco joints within walking distance. But the poor schlubs surviving in...

Lovely Bones

For some reason, a lot of people (two people) have recently asked about the difference between American Chinese and Chinese Chinese cuisine. Here's Chow,...

Haute Dogs

The only thing more American than a good ol’ hot dog is tricking one out like it’s a monster truck. Turning food that was...

Taverna on the Square

Here's how a good manager-type does it: First of all, she's constantly scanning the room, so she notices when seated-long-ago customers start getting fidgety....