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  • Robb Walsh's 100 Favorite Houston Dishes

    published July 29, 2010

    Over the course of the past few months, I counted down 100 of my favorite Houston dishes. I chose some because they are such quintessential... More >>

  • Ohio Barbecue

    published March 25, 2010

    Rib tips and fries was one of the lunch specials at Bobbie Que's Rib Shack on Scott Street the day I stopped by. I love the crispy, crunchy... More >>

  • Meat and Potatoes

    published March 18, 2010

    The chicken-fried steak at Frank's Chop House (3736 Westheimer, 713-572-8600) is house-breaded and expertly fried to order so that the... More >>

  • Meatball on 34th Street

    published March 11, 2010

    Spaghetti "Works" at Doyle's on 34th Street near T.C. Jester is a heaping pile of spaghetti with the restaurant's Sicilian-style meat and... More >>

  • Scintillating Sichuan

    published March 4, 2010

    The chicken with hot peppers at Sarah Place, a Sichuan restaurant in Bellaire Chinatown, is served with a raft of bright-red dried... More >>

  • DIY Soup for Dinner

    published February 25, 2010

    The waitress at Hot Pot City on Beltway 8 at Beechnut brought two pots to our table and set them on the built-in burners. Each pot was... More >>

  • Lox and Huevos

    published February 18, 2010

    The gefilte fish appetizer at Rustika Café & Bakery consisted of two of the white fish lumps covered with sautéed tomato and... More >>

  • The Rise and Fall of Bangkokheimer

    published February 11, 2010

    My dining companion asked for "three peppers" when we ordered the shrimp and pineapple curry at the new Thai Bistro location on Westheimer... More >>

  • Mex on the Beach

    published February 4, 2010

    The Peruvian-style ceviche at Yelapa Playa Mexicana had mahi-mahi, squid and shrimp pieces tossed with "local citrus" fruit and avocados in... More >>

  • Brain Tacos or Cheesy Migas?

    published January 28, 2010

    The "Trump Taco" at Chacho's Tacos on Westheimer in the Galleria was overloaded with grilled sirloin, mushrooms and cheese. The... More >>

  • Comfort Food on Steroids

    published January 21, 2010

    The grilled cheese sandwich at Two Saints Restaurant on Memorial came on thick-sliced, toasted artisan bread. The complex yeasty texture... More >>

  • Duck Fat: the New Butter

    published January 14, 2010

    Popcorn tossed with duck fat instead of butter is my new favorite bar snack. I had some with a glass of St. George American single malt whiskey at... More >>

  • International House of Sandwiches

    published January 7, 2010

    Item #17 on the menu at Juan Mon's International Sandwiches is the "Venice," a fresh baguette stuffed with spaghetti, salami, provolone... More >>

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