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Monkey Business

FrankenKitchen, It’s Alive!

Stop Ruining Your Eggs

Ghost Chasers

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

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,...

Real Value at El Patron

I have a friend who stops at garage sales every time he comes across one. It’s the biggest reason I stopped meeting him for...

The Fake Chow, Baby Strikes Again

There is someone going around town pretending to be me. Again. Crazy, right? I know this only because some unsuspecting restaurateur emailed me asking...

Los H’s Worth Finding

Ever wonder what places like Fuzzy’s or Torchy’s would be like if instead of purveying gimmicky, so-so Tex-Mex they served authentic Mex-Mex/taqueria cuisine? Los...

Zenna for the Young

I’ve come to the not-so-shocking conclusion that I am officially a fuddy-duddy. (Who else but a crotchety old fusspot would even use that phrase?)...

Food Trucks Fall, Pop-Ups Rise

Like hoarfrost and the mayfly, food trucks are vanishing as quickly as they materialized a few years back. Last weekend, the Clearfork Food Park...

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...

Clearfork Clearance

As soon as I arrived at my table and started to sit down inside the well-appointed dining room of Malai Kitchen (5289 Monahans Av,...

A River Bend Runs Through It

In the middle of a labyrinthine industrial area of warehouses and giant office buildings, River Bend Café & Catering (7251 Stoneway Dr N, Ste...

Mariachi Tacos: Great Things in Store

The convenience store at the cross-section of 4th Street and South Sylvania Avenue may appear to the layperson to be just another ragtag bodega...