Olivella’s Resets the Bar

An Artful Hand

Parting is Such Sweet Marrow

The Year in Restaurants

Get It While It’s Chili

Blotch Jumbo

Chow, Baby

Chow, Baby

Chicken-Fried Redemption

When sports writers use the word “enigmatic” to describe an athlete, that’s usually code for someone who had the world by the cajones but...

Cheddar’s is for the ’Burbs

Until recently, my only impression of Cheddar’s Casual Café (1937 Airport Fwy, Bedford, 817-540-0778) came from a friend of mine who used to work...

Chow, Baby Schaden-fried

I couldn’t help but feel guilty as I sat in the massive dining room of Chop House Burgers (2230 Park Row Dr., 817-459-3700). I...

The West 7th Vortex

Restaurants come and go. That’s just the nature of the business. I’ve worked in and have written about the biz long enough to know...
Ol’ South Pancake House, 1509 S University Dr, FW. 817-336-0311.

You Can’t Go Home (Fries) Again

After college, I spent a lot of time trying to unlearn some things from the bottom of a rocks glass in local taverns. When...

Like the Grave, Bella Italia West Beckons

The first time I ever walked into Bella Italia West (5139 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817-738-1700), the year was 1990-something, and I was a senior...

DFW Restaurant Week: From Clay to Grace

I usually never partake in DFW Restaurant Week. As a reviewer, I try to seek out cuisine that readers can try themselves. Since the...

Viva, La Vivo

It struck me as I walked into Vivo 53 (525 Taylor St., 855-216-2378) that this city has quietly built a small but solid stable...

Haute Dogs

The only thing more American than a good ol’ hot dog is tricking one out like it’s a monster truck. Turning food that was...

Moon Over Mash’d

When I first heard the name Mash’d, I fantasized about a restaurant constructed entirely of mashed potatoes. I wanted to eat my way out...