It occurred to me -- perhaps too late -- that the owners of Line & Lariat, which is the subject of this week's cafe review, may not appreciate my saying that there's a confusing lack of diners at the downtown restaurant. After all, one of my friends recently noted: Houston diners are afraid to eat a ... More >>
At the Chili Shak, a California boy makes the best bowl of red in Houston.
If Pvt. Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue had been into chili instead of shrimp, I imagine that The Chili Shak is just the sort of place he and Forrest Gump would have opened. The list of menu items that come topped with owner Bernard Montgomery's chili -- based on a secret family recipe passed down fro ... More >>