This order-at-the-counter place should have something for all tastes. A fast-moving line ensures that your meal will not take long. Del Grande’s touch can be seen throughout the menu. A simple shrimp and avocado salad is enhanced by chipotle salsa and jicama. The black bean soup is made bolder with roasted tomatoes. The California burger, in addition to having slices of avocado, also includes artichoke hearts. Heartier dishes include a Spanish chicken romesco made with roasted peppers and almonds, and the roasted half-chicken with garlic mashed potatoes. Various locations around town.
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Nice salad: The funnest thing about eating at Cafe Express (1422 West Gray, 713-522-3100; and other locations) is hitting the high-quality condiment bar, where you can customize your plate with such delicacies as roasted garlic, cor...