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

No Faux Pho Here

Chow, Baby’s first misgiving about Pho Que Huong (4601 W. Fwy) was the restaurant’s location, in the upscale Chapel Hill shopping center. Admittedly, Chow,...

Bring On the Hate — With Pink Sauce and Fries

It’s odd, and oddly disappointing, that the Chow, Baby web page gets only the very occasional e-comment accusing its namesake of bragging on itself,...

Club Sandwiches

Being more interested in the differences among people than the similarities, Chow, Baby is not much into activities that require a membership card —...

Who’s Sorry Now?

Yes, it’s Yom Kippur again (rather, it was last Friday), the Jewish Day of Atonement and the Chow, Baby week of revisiting restaurants it...

Playing the Food Card

Not to compare Chow, Baby’s beloved East Side of Fort Worth to the beleaguered South Side of Los Angeles, but one neighborhood similarity is...

Lamb for Break-Fast

People can debate the merits and minuses of major world religions all they want, but to Chow, Baby, at least one aspect is a...

If Tacos Could Talk

Chow, Baby didn’t really — maybe a little bit, but not really — expect its Taco Bell Cantino Tacos ($1.49 each) lime segments to...

Ruining the Curve

Whew, Chow, Baby has finally cleared one of its Places to Eat sublists: the Dallas-wannabe West 7th development, where half a dozen restaurants have...

Going Up the Country

It gives you one of those Twilight Zone feelings, driving through architecturally undistinguished Benbrook and then through a bunch of nothing to wind up...

Grumpole at the Bailey

According to the USDA, the food price index for “food away from home” (that is, dining at restaurants) increased 6.4 percent in 2008 and...