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Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Pouty Baby

With the dollar getting weaker and weaker abroad, Chow, Baby's research trips are getting shorter and closer to home. No carbonara in Rome or...

Can’t Touch This

Writing a weekly column nearly two weeks ahead brings on a jet-lag-like disorientation. This being its first column of 2008, Chow, Baby should be...

Hibachi Botchy

Chow, Baby was in a great mood Friday night, having just achieved a new high score in a game it maturely calls Hobby Slobby:...

Baby Wrote You an Xmas Letter

Dear Friends and Family,We had some sadness and some gladness this year. The sadness, of course, is that some of Chow, Baby's faves closed...

Planning Way Ahead

A guilt-ridden Chow, Baby decided to tackle its "Places Readers Have Generously Alerted Me to, and I've Written Them Back with 'Thanks a Lot,...

Shadows and Mirrors

Chow, Baby's psychotherapist father did his children a great disservice by teaching us, early on, about Jung's shadow theory. Being five at the time,...

Making Plans for Lanny

Chow, Baby's been thinking more on that brilliant idea it had a couple of weeks ago, the one about Lanny Lancarte, honcho of the...

Revisitation Rights

Other than weight gain, heartburn, and permanently food-stained shirts, the only drawback to Chow, Baby's job is that the constant hunger for the new...

Kings of Queen Cities

Fresh-painted and grime-free, Buffalo Bros. (3015 S. University Dr.) nonetheless feels less like a college bar than a blue-collar beer joint designed for the...

Cef Zambrano

Chow, Baby's newest crush is sommelier Cef Zambrano, the Rat Pack-suave proprietor of his eponymous wine cellar/bistro/classy hangout at 910 Houston St. and possessor...