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Don’t Blame the Bird

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Paris Coffee Shop vs. Westside Café

Blotch Jumbo

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

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....

Stalking Ian

First let Chow, Baby clarify that its fondness for Café Modern's sous chef is based solely on personal and professional respect, and has nothing...

Office Suite

Here's a fun thing to do next time you get maddeningly stuck in traffic on East Loop 820, which for Chow, Baby is every...

Food (Like Fame) Is Fleeting

No question about it, Chow, Baby has the best job in the world. (Ha-ha.) But sometimes the grass seems greener on the other side...

Putting Money Where the Mouth Is

Boy, it's been a long time since we've had an installment of "Eateries Near Thrifteries," the occasional series in which Chow, Baby fuels up...

Vice Squad

Here in the land of ribs, fajitas, and chicken-fried, Chow, Baby can understand that it's hard to be a good Lentenite, which may explain...

Oooh, Mama, That’s Tasty

Chow, Baby was very excited a few years back to learn about umami, the "fifth taste," rounding out salty, sour, sweet, and bitter. ...

Hey Baby, What’s Your Sign

The Year of the Rat begins Thursday, and according to Chow, Baby's extensive knowledge of Chinese astrology (20 minutes each at Wikipedia, astrology.com, and...