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Up the Creek, Gladly

Who’s Sorry Now?

R is for Ridglea

City on the Edge of Forever

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Grumpole at the Bailey

According to the USDA, the food price index for “food away from home” (that is, dining at restaurants) increased 6.4 percent in 2008 and...

Rich Food

Madea's Down-Home Cooking (1019 W. Enon Av., Everman) is easy to find; just cruise around this five-square-mile city (takes about 10 minutes) until you...

What’s in a New Name

Chow, Baby has enough trouble keeping track of old favorite restaurants that have closed down and soon-to-be favorites that are springing up without having...

Popping the Cork

Sometimes I can’t help myself. There I was at Beik Mediterannean Grill (2747 S Hulen St, 817-924-2749), watching my server struggle to open the...

Managing to Please

General managers are the unsung heroes of fancy restaurants. Certainly Chow, Baby has never sung about them. No, Chow, Baby waltzes into a classy...

Billadelphia Frydom

Chow, Baby got to Billadelphia’s (2110 W. Berry St.) about 30 seconds before the lunch bell rang at next-door Paschal High School, so it...

Generous (Pro)Portions

Chow, Baby picked the wrong day to launch its lifestyle change ("diet" is so 1980s) of no longer eating six people's worth of food...

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,...
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For Mature Audiences

The fact that I don’t have children has never stopped me from judging parents who can’t control their brood in public. I was at...

Chow Baby

When Chow, Ma left the country, she charged me with the task of keeping her Chow, Puppy full of Puppy Chow. I am a...