Embraceable Ewe


 Skewers (3991 Richmond, 713-599-1444) is a counter-service eatery devoted to kabobs. Shiningly clean, the tables are hospitably set with a sea-salt grinder, some sliced pita bread and a little dipping bowl of olive oil and za'atar, a mixture of sumac powder, dried thyme, white sesame seeds and salt. The lamb kabob ($9.95) is soaked in a secret marinade that we're willing to wager contains pomegranate juice. The resulting meat arrives darkly crisped on the outside, pink on the inside, and tender as a mother's love all over. You can accompany it with a bottomless glass of rose water ($1.29), a drink made with a syrup derived from the petals of a certain variety of rose grown in Bulgaria. There is no wine or beer available because of the proximity of HISD's headquarters, but the menu graciously offers "BYOB…anytime."
Anthony Butkovich

Location Info


Skewers Cafe & Grill

3991 Richmond
Houston, TX 77027

Category: Restaurant > Greek

Region: Greenway Plaza

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