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

Lucky at Lunch

"And with diners cutting back on pricey dinners, we'll see more lunch deals at expensive restaurants." That was cut from an early draft of...

Cross My Palm with a Fried Egg

It's...

Don’t Know Much about History

From the company's web site: "5 & Diner is a 50's-style Diner restaurant concept offering tasty food and fun in a casual, family-friendly...

Better Than a Sharp Stick in Your Eye

Man, this new color-coded, sortable Places to Eat List rocks. Chow, Baby, who is building a new bookcase even though it's not really allowed...

The Lights are Brighter

Chow, Baby has always accepted the premise that "atmosphere" (however you reckon it: décor, lighting, music volume) counts a lot toward the dining experience....

Color Me Hungry

As everyone who does things knows, sometimes you have too many things to do. In such cases you could, theoretically, buckle down and tackle...

Off to the Races

Chow, Baby isn't sure which is more surprising: that there's such a thing as a horse masseuse, or that Chow, Baby has lived in...

Lunch with the Look-Alikes

Chow, Baby has long wanted to do an occasional series called "Lunch with the Stars," in which we would find out if people who...

Generous (Pro)Portions

Chow, Baby picked the wrong day to launch its lifestyle change ("diet" is so 1980s) of no longer eating six people's worth of food...

My Three Sons

Update to the peeves log: Chow, Baby has finally decided to stop punishing Lanny Lancarte for serving chicken surprise at Restaurant Week 2007. Now,...