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

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...

So Many Tables, So Little Time

It seems like a lot of my favorite restaurants in town haven’t been around very long. It could be that the new places are...

Ramen-arama

Back in Chow, Baby’s college days, it slurped down more than its share of ramen noodles. I used to buy them for 50 cents...

A Foodie Walks Into a Tapas Bar …

Are we on the verge of another tapas craze? Several years ago, every eatery in town came up with a “small plates” menu. Tapas...

Color it Meaty, Matey

Growing up, I used up more than a few crayons on those coloring pages that restaurants hand out to keep kids quiet. The one...

Take a Left at the Water Cooler

I couldn’t find West Fork Grill (1200 Summit Ave, Ste. 100) the first time I went. A friend had invited me to lunch there,...

Heeere’s the Beef

A lot of restaurants in town are sorta kinda socially responsible — as long as it suits their needs. Maybe the chef buys from...