The More Things Change

Eastern Traditions

Don’t Blame the Bird

Have Your Beer and Eat It, Too

Blotch Jumbo

Eats

Eats

Feeling the Pinch

We've all experienced the rise in food prices during the past year: 50 cents more for a gallon of milk, eggs up by about...

City on the Edge of Forever

Normally in May, Chow, Baby embarks on its big spring vacation, which for IRS purposes is known as global-cuisine research. (Most other vacations are officially...

Slow Your Roll

Sitting along the north side of I-20 in Arlington at Matlock Street, Arlington Highlands has been quaintly described as a "shopping center," which is...

Baptism of Sauce

There's something cool about an independent business opening in a building that used to house a chain restaurant: good ol' American entrepreneurship trumping monolithic...

He’s a Claun

Sorry to channel Andy Rooney, but it seems like the definition of "appointment" has changed in the last few years. Used to be so...

Hit, um, Brix

The dark wood tables and booths at Brix Pizza and Wine Bar are surrounded by a single line of tall, imposing wine bottles. They...

High Steaks

Here's Chow, Baby and its conflicting loyalties standing smack in the middle of Main Street. On the west side of the street is the...

Where the Boys Aren’t

Lunching at Lambert's (2731 White Settlement Rd.) last week, Chow, Baby was reminded of that advice-column staple, the woman just turned 30 who's complaining...

Simple, Italian

Who would ever have guessed that a free-standing building at the very west end of Camp Bowie Boulevard with a sign outside advertising "Indoor...

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...