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Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Cutting the Tension with a Fork

Chow, Baby adores its friends Smiley and Mr. B., but they do have one flaw. Feature, sorry, Chow, Baby meant to say "feature": They're...

Not Kidding Around

Apparently lamb is the new crème brûlée - a dish Chow, Baby had never thought much about until one day the light hits the...

When Irish Eyes Are Crying

Let's deal with the Burning Question first: Yes, Guinness tastes better in Ireland. Amazingly better. Part of this is simply freshness, explained the publican...

City on the Edge of Forever

Normally in May, Chow, Baby embarks on its big spring vacation, which for IRS purposes is known as global-cuisine research. (Most other vacations are officially...

He’s a Claun

Sorry to channel Andy Rooney, but it seems like the definition of "appointment" has changed in the last few years. Used to be so...

High Steaks

Here's Chow, Baby and its conflicting loyalties standing smack in the middle of Main Street. On the west side of the street is the...

Where the Boys Aren’t

Lunching at Lambert's (2731 White Settlement Rd.) last week, Chow, Baby was reminded of that advice-column staple, the woman just turned 30 who's complaining...

Late in the Hip Parade

Not picking on any one place in particular, but Chow, Baby is beginning to suffer from hip-sushi-joint fatigue. In now-and-then doses they're exciting and...

License to Pho

Chow, Baby wasn't going to make a big deal out of its birthday this year, but the Texas Department of Public Safety sure did....

Rise & Whine

New rule: No more eating at places whose front-door "Help Wanted" sign appears to be a permanent fixture. At Rise & Shine (1815 W....