You're a gringo; you have young loud kids who love sandboxes; you don't mind excruciating wait times. This is the Tex-Mex haven for you. Locals know to avoid the wait and eat at the bar. Good: chunky salsa, thick, handmade corn tortillas, fajitas, charro beans and refried beans. Bad: watery 'ritas (on the rocks), slow service, noise.
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Lupe's, Inside the Loop What is it about that west Houston neighborhood phenomenon, Lupe's Tortillas (318 Stafford Street,  496-7580), that has won so many devotees over the years? I can't think of many Houston eateries whose c...