The More Things Change

Eastern Traditions

Don’t Blame the Bird

Have Your Beer and Eat It, Too

Blotch Jumbo

Eats

Eats

Remote Locations

This is a plea to a certain television network to stop running all those "Do You Have the Travel Bug?" commercials. Having seen the...

Go, Cowboys

One of the longest-running family food institutions in town, Los Vaqueros in the Stockyards, opened a second Fort Worth location not too long ago....

The Latest, the Greatest

Like most people, Chow, Baby is vulnerable to the recency effect, a cognitive-recall bias that over-credits the new, as in "Wow, this meal I'm...

All Booked

No doubt, many people passing by Jon Bonnell's Fine Texas Cuisine restaurant on Bryant Irvin Road may have wondered how well "fine" and "Texas"...

You Snooze, They Lose

Chow, Baby has lived on Fort Worth's East Side for seven happy years now, but only the other day did it realize: What a...

Flippin’ Good

Flips Patio Grill, with two locations -- the original in Grapevine and a new one in north Fort Worth -- is a burger joint/sports...

Prisoner of Love

In tribute to the writer Donald E. Westlake, who died late last year, Chow, Baby is re-reading all 100-plus of his pulp, crime, and...

Love at First Bite

You can't channel surf for 30 seconds without encountering what might be called "fast-food porn": those burger ads full of swelling, curving buns, bright...

The Potato Dumpling Gang

Admittedly, Chow, Baby was bursting with crankiness way before it arrived at Greenwood's German Restaurant (3522 Bluebonnet Circle). But that's no excuse for the...

Seconds

In many ways, Z's Café is like any other small restaurant. Block letters spelling "HOPE" sit on the counter. Inside a display case are...