Olivella’s Resets the Bar

An Artful Hand

Auténtica Cuba

Parting is Such Sweet Marrow

Blotch Jumbo

Eats

Eats

Trailer Park’s New Truck

Remember when food trucks were novel? It wasn’t that long ago that every newspaper and glossy brag-rag in town was all over the craze....

Vietnamese 101

There was a time when you’d have to drive out to the suburbs to get good Vietnamese food, but that’s thankfully no longer the...

Blowing My Cover

For the first time ever, I was spotted and unmasked as Chow, Baby while reviewing a restaurant. One of the fun parts of being...

Viva Jalisco!

The motto of the Mexican state of Jalisco translates to “Jalisco is Mexico.” Among other things, Jalisco claims that mariachis, the sombrero, and tequila...

A New Brew

Is there another place in town like Brewed? Sure, you could probably get some food, a pint of beer, a glass of wine, and...

Mexicue

Tex-Mex and barbecue are the twin pillars of Texas cuisine, but mixing them together can feel about as wrong as kissing your sister. Foods...

Pardon Me, Roy Pope …

The first time I ever went to Roy Pope Grocery (2300 Merrick St, 817-732-2863) was in 1990-something. I was a senior in high school,...

Aloha, Poke

In almost every cuisine, there’s a dish that’s served raw –– like Italian carpaccio, French steak tartare, Japanese sashimi, and Korean hoedeopbap (usually some...

Summer of Love and Medi

I walk into Café Medi and make a beeline to a booth in the back to hide and watch the scene. Immediately, it couldn’t...

All Hours Pizza

The American Pub fills a woefully underrepresented niche as a spot for late-night carb-loading. In addition to its well-stocked bar, the pub intends to...