The More Things Change

Don’t Blame the Bird

Pouring Glory: Branded

Not Pho Frogs

Paris Coffee Shop vs. Westside Café

Blotch Jumbo

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

First Look Again: Tokyo Café

I won’t pretend to be objective about the re-opening of Tokyo Café (5121 Pershing Av, 817-737-8568) this week. The venerable Japanese eatery has been...

Ramen Re-Imagined. Again.

Remember when the ramen craze hit? Every writer in the world wrote some form of this sentence: “This isn’t your college dorm room ramen.”...

Competitive Ordering

Our server kept complimenting everything my co-worker ordered. I was feeling a little competitive because all of my choices were met with polite indifference....

Cooking with Chow, Baby

My oldest niece just happens to be approaching babysitting age at just the right time. As it turns out, my spawn will soon be...

Oh, Snap

My grandparents will eat at only one restaurant. Whether it’s a special occasion or just an early evening repast, the two nonagenarians prefer the...

Old School Charley’s

As I was sitting in the tiny, ramshackle dining room of Charley’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers (4616 Granbury Rd, 817-924-8611), I wondered why the venerable...

College Daze

As I grow older and further away from my university days, I sometimes think that college kids get a bad rap for behaving badly...

Baby on Board

Fact: Every baby ever born, boy or girl, looks like Winston Churchill … except mine. The Chow, Baby clan recently added a member ––...

The Bright Side of #Kentrification

It seemed like a few people were grousing when Will Churchill and Corrie Watson, siblings and co-owners of the Frank Kent brand, started moving...

Whither Restaurant Week?

Is it just me, or does is seem like DFW Restaurant Week is losing its steam? By my count, there are only 15 restaurants...