Eric Lawlor

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  • 17 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    There are restaurants -- and it's my good fortune to have eaten in some of them -- that offer not just good food but spectacle as well: views of the Sphinx, the Bosporus, the Coliseum, Hong Kong's glorious skyline. The new Cabo downtown, sad to sa...

  • 17 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    There are better restaurants than Treebeards, certainly, but I don't know of any that are held in higher regard. Treebeards is that rare case, a restaurant that actually inspires affection. And not just among a small cadre of loyalists. Go there a...

  • 17 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    The shrimp and pork crepe ($8.95) at Dalat Vietnamese Bistro (3241 Southwest Freeway, 669-9375) is a piece of work any way you cut it. And believe me, you'll do a lot of cutting. Crepes don't come much bigger than this. No, it's not as large as a ...

  • 17 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    The waiter at Cazadores (12323 Kingsride, 465-9377) was no help at all. "What do you recommend?" I asked. "Senor," he said, "I recommend everything." Not much use when the menu you're holding is voluminous. Or appears to be. When examined more clo...

  • 17 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Fusion continues to gather steam, so much of it that I can see the day when the passion for seeing compatibilities where, very often, none exist, will blow up in the faces of its most enthusiastic practitioners. Fusion can work -- we can all cite ...

  • 17 years ago | Restaurant Reviews

    Visiting Cafe Chino for the first time, we were seated in front of a massive and handsome floral arrangement containing some very substantial lengths of bamboo. It made one grateful that Houston didn't experience earthquakes because, had the earth...

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