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2007 Stories by Paul Galvani

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  • Mockingbird Bistro

    published December 27, 2007

    When you order the char-grilled Amer­ican Kobe beef burger ($28) at Mockingbird Bistro (1985 Welch, 713-533-0200), get it with a... More >>

  • Frenchie's Italian Restaurant

    published December 20, 2007

    At last: For all the tiramisu I've tried over the years — all the questions I've asked about each version's ingredients, and... More >>

  • Prego

    published December 13, 2007

    Some see lasagna as an outdated potluck dish from the '70s. But at Prego (2520 Amherst, 713-529-2420), the lasagna ($8) reaches new... More >>

  • Brasserie Max & Julie

    published December 6, 2007

    A slice of France: Can a simple slice of a pâté maison ($6.95) instantly transport you to your favorite spot in... More >>

  • Blue Nile

    published November 29, 2007

    To steak tartare, sashimi, ceviche, carpaccio and crudo, you can add gored gored ($10.50). When you order it at Blue Nile... More >>

  • Gulf Shrimp and Grits at Vin

    published November 22, 2007

    In the Low Country of South Carolina, "breakfast shrimp" is a staple of fishermen and locals alike. At Vin (530 Texas, 713-237-9600), this... More >>

  • Chicago Italian Beef

    published November 15, 2007

    The Chicago Italian beef sub ($9.25) at Chicago Italian Beef (1777 Airline, 713-862-2828) is a hoagie roll filled with paper-thin slices of... More >>

  • Ninfa's

    published November 8, 2007

    Who wouldn't want to try a dish called chilpan­zingas? The dish ($9.25) has been around almost as long as the original... More >>

  • Trevisio

    published November 1, 2007

    When you first set eyes on the di mare pizza ($16) at Trevisio (6550 Bertner, 713-749-0400), you may think something's missing. It's... More >>

  • Jimmy Wilson's Seafood & Chophouse

    published October 25, 2007

    The marinated blue crab fingers ($8.99) at Jimmy Wilson's Seafood & Chophouse (12109 West­heimer, 281-497-1110) is a refreshing,... More >>

  • Dozo

    published October 18, 2007

    The "king crab legs grilled in cheese sauce" listed on the menu ($24) at Dozo (2938 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. S., 713-785-8899) may not sound... More >>

  • El Matador Mexican Bar & Grill

    published October 11, 2007

    They say the mark of a good Mexican place is the enchiladas (the others, of course, are the salsa and the margs). By that measure, El Matador... More >>

  • Ziggy's Healthy Grill

    published October 4, 2007

    If you have a hard time getting your head around the words "healthy," "tasty" and "­nachos" and all in the same sentence, then try the Ziggy... More >>

  • Gringo's Grill

    published September 27, 2007

    At Gringo's Grill (12330 Southwest Fwy., 281-980-1784), the cheese they put on top of the seafood au gratin ($9.99) is sure to put a smile... More >>

  • Fernando's Latin American Cuisine

    published September 20, 2007

    Fernando Echeverria, owner of Fernando's Latin American Cuisine (14135 SW Fwy., 281-494-9087), has figured out a shortcut for preparing one... More >>

  • Segari's

    published September 13, 2007

    Forget heavy sauces and fancy preparation — some seafood dishes are best prepared and served "au naturel," like Laura's sautéed... More >>

  • T-Beaux

    published September 6, 2007

    The oysters T-Beaux ($9.49) is a signature dish at T-Beaux (5050 N. Highway 6, 281-345-4478). Six fresh oysters are topped with crabmeat... More >>

  • Fonda Doña Maria

    published August 30, 2007

    The huarache de steak ($3.95) at Fonda Doña Maria (120 Tidwell, 713-695-5540) could be the original "sole food," since... More >>

  • Tampico Seafood & Cocina Mexicana

    published August 23, 2007

    You won't find the mojarra a la plancha ($14.99) on the menu at Tampico Seafood & Cocina Mexicana (2115 Airline, 713-862-8425). But... More >>

  • Killen's Steakhouse

    published August 16, 2007

    The créme brûlée bread pudding ($7) at Killen's Steakhouse (2804 Main, Pearland, 281-485-0844) is so good, patrons like... More >>

  • Bamboo Garden

    published August 9, 2007

    At first glance, the crispy chili baby corn ($6) at Inchin's Bamboo Garden (14025 Southwest Freeway, 713-529-2245) looks a lot like Tater... More >>

  • Tony's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

    published August 2, 2007

    If you think there's only one Tony's in town, think again. This Tony's — Tony's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina (2222 Ella Blvd.,... More >>

  • Myles J

    published July 26, 2007

    If the filet mignon beef tip martini ($8) at Myles J (4304 Westheimer, 713-850-1850) were served on a regular plate, it would be good. But... More >>

  • Kuala Lumpur

    published July 19, 2007

    The Malaysian curry seafood noodle soup ($5.95) at Kuala Lumpur (7818 Bellaire, 713-981-8822), made with chicken broth, includes strips of... More >>

  • Amedeo's Italian Restaurant & Bar

    published July 12, 2007

    What's special about the "special artichoke dip" ($8.50) at Amedeo's Italian Restaurant & Bar (22704 Loop 494, Kingwood, 281-359-4451)? For... More >>

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