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

Eat Here … You Know the Rest

Chow, Baby doesn’t know what it was thinking. Sometimes an idea for a dining column ends up more like material for a horror story....

No Ragin’, Just Cajun

Chow, Baby developed a passion for Cajun cuisine as a college student. During my once-frequent trips to the Big Easy, while my friends were...

Welcome Melting Pot

Saturday was going great until my party of six was turned away by a local eatery because it was half an hour before closing....

Battered Memories

Part of what’s cool about Chow, Baby’s restaurant critic gig is that I have an excuse to stop at all of those little eateries...

Beer-ology

Wine-and beer-tasting dinners are just not Chow, Baby’s thing. Having a thoughtful selection of drinks with dinner is great. Providing some education for the...

Can We Talk?

These days the internet is polluted with angry listicles like “10 Ways to Piss Off Your Bartender,” and “How to Make Your Server Hate...

One Oldie, One Goodie

The two sides of Chow, Baby’s family could not be more different. Dad’s side is all Texas — his parents survived the Depression in...

Pickled on the Plaza

Taco Diner (156 W. 4th St.) and I got off on the wrong foot. It wasn’t all their fault. Sitting on the patio of...

You Can Go Home Again

Dear Michael’s Cuisine Restaurant & Ancho Chile Bar (3413 W. 7th St.), It’s been too long, my old friend. How have you been? I still...

Little Remains

I was devastated when Chef Jesus Garcia left Little Lilly Sushi (6100 Camp Bowie Blvd., Ste. 12) a few months ago and moved out...