An Artful Hand

Parting is Such Sweet Marrow

The Year in Restaurants

Get It While It’s Chili

Do you Even Tortaco, Bro?

Blotch Jumbo

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby
The Yosefs

Enfolding New Experiences

I was so embarrassed. I took a friend to Samson’s Market Bistro (4307 Camp Bowie Blvd.), Fort Worth’s only Ethiopian eatery, and he did...

Amateurs at Your Service

Back when Chow, Baby was a server at a fine-dining place, I always viewed Valentine’s Day as amateur night. Except for the wealthy, the...
Clay Pigeon

Birds of Clay

I still get teary-eyed every time I walk into Clay Pigeon Food and Drink (2731 White Settlement Rd.), Chef Marcus Paslay’s outstanding scratch kitchen...
Le Cep

One Too Many Courses

I’m not sure there’s a new restaurant I’ve looked forward to trying more than Le Cep (3324 W. 7th St.). Chef Sandra Avila’s haute...
Mi Cocula

Miraculous Mi Cocula

I recently found myself hanging out around Camp Bowie West, a part of town I refer to as “The Oil Change District,” looking for...

Big Cheers for Little Bikkles

Sometimes this town baffles me. Generic chain restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory get a ticker- tape parade when they come to town, but a...
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Thin Praise

Every year Chow, Baby makes the same New Year’s resolution: Get onto The Price is Right. As a kid I always wanted to bid...

That’s Fan Food in the Fort

Every once in a while, the eyes of the world focus on us: that Super Bowl in Arlington not long ago, the Van Cliburn...

Grinch on the Grill

Kids and restaurants often don’t mix well. I’m not talking about the ubiquitous, screeching litters of crumb-crunchers smearing their gooey little hands on the...

Second-Chance Stocking

‘Tis the season of giving, right? That’s why Chow, Baby gave a second shot to a couple of the restaurants I panned over the...