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Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Beyond Lederhosen

My introduction to all things German was at Edelweiss German Restaurant (3801 Southwest Blvd.) when I was a kid. My memory of the place...

The Lowdown

It’s funny how much a name matters. Would anyone have boogied to the Beach Boys if they’d stuck to the original name, The Pendletones?...

Just the (Food) Facts, Ma’am

Chow, Baby eschews “hard news.” Corruption, exposés, and who-shot-John are usually the province of my more flinty-eyed colleagues. Chow, Baby gets flinty only about...

Signs of Civilization

Is there anything more agonizing than dating? If you younglings think I’m talking about your pimply dramas, fuggetaboutit. I’m referring to the cold, cruel...

Widen Your Horizons, Cowboy

Every time my grandmother bites into a good piece of beef, she uses the same line: “This cow must have been in love.” Everybody...

Back to the Pasta

I got a little back-to-the-future jolt when I walked into Aventino’s Risorante for a recent weekday lunch. I thought maybe my DeLorean had hit...

Haute Cuisine Worthy of Haute Prices

Chow, Baby wasn’t born with a silver spoon in its mouth, which is just so wrong. Many were the nights that young Chow, Baby...

Toast Points: Eat Early, Healthy, and Away

Every year around this time, I convince myself that this is going to be the year when I get in shape, finish that novel...

Bless This Lasagna

A few months ago, I wrote a column about locations that are restaurant sinkholes — places where, for unknown reasons, restaurants go to die...

On Foot for Food

Chow, Baby is not good at maintaining automobiles. I often wish I had a grown-up around to nag me about things like getting my...