Rice Box — Heights

300 W. 20th
Houston, Texas 77008
713-993-6577
Rice Box — Heights +

Photo by Troy Fields

Details

  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wifi Access
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Popular Montrose-area food truck Rice Box opened its first brick-and-mortar at 300 West 20th in the Heights this past February. Its permanent home opened in the space of former Chirps Chicken & Rice. Co-owners John Peterson and Jenny Vo worked with Jim Herd’s Collaborative Projects to transform the space into a futuristic Blade Runner-inspired Chinese food joint. The list of classic items (from food-truck glory days) are still available, along with a splattering of new dishes, including chow fun (flat rice noodles) and salt pepper tofu. Best new additions are the teas on nitro. Go for the General Tso’s chicken, which comes with steamed rice and a giant egg roll, and try the Thai on Nitro for a surprisingly creamy non-dairy version of Thai iced tea.

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