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Pollo Bravo

  • Dining

    November 28, 2013

    Top 10 Ice Cream Spots

    Rest of the best 2013.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Rest of the Best 2013: Top Ten Ice Cream Spots

    Our 2013 Best of Houston® winners have been announced, but in many cases, picking the best item in any category was no easy task. In order to show off all the culinary greatness Houston has to offer, we'll be rounding up the "rest of the best" in some of our favorite categories during the next seve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    The Eating...Our Words 100: Tracy Vaught, Owner of Backstreet Cafe and Hugo's

    What she does: Tracy Vaught is the owner of Hugo's and Backstreet Cafe and a partner at Prego and Trevisio. ""I do all the planning, train managers, set all the standards for the restaurants, design menus," says Vaught. "Investments and charitable giving. I am the one who has political involvement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    The Eating...Our Words 100: Enrique Bravo of Pollo Bravo on How Selling Chicken Helped Him Realize His American Dream

    Who he is: Ask Enrique Bravo who he is, and he'll tell you, "I'm just a guy from Puebla, Mexico." Dig a little deeper and you'll find that he's much more than that. He's a restaurateur who's made it against all odds -- a guy who made a reality of his American dream. When he arrived on United Stat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Where the Chefs Eat, Latin Edition: Castre, Guerrero, Ortega

    Last week, we told you where chefs Ryan Hildebrand, Michael Pellegrino and Kaz Edwards like to eat when they're not in the kitchen. Today, we bring you three Latin chefs' perspective when we chat with Roberto Castre, David Guerrero and Hugo Ortega. Roberto Castre Executive Chef and Owner, Latin ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 92, Black Bean Burger from Natachee's

    ​This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes: No. 93, Helado de Lúcuma at Pollo Bravo

    ​This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Abu Omar: Houston's Only Halal Taco Truck

    ​I scanned the short menu on the side of Abu Omar, a silver-sided taco truck on Hillcroft at Pagewood. It wasn't very forthcoming about the kinds of meats it served, just listing items like tacos and tortas. "Do you have chicharron?" I asked the smiling young man, Roberto, inside. "No," he re ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 6, 2011

    Bravo, Bravo!

    This hybrid Mexican-Peruvian restaurant is a delicious surprise.

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Pollo Bravo: Laid-Back Peruvian Food at Laid-Back Prices

    Photos by Troy FieldsCausa rellena at Pollo Bravo.​On my first visit to Latin Bites Cafe, the charming Peruvian restaurant that has taken over the former location of Ray's Franks (and, before that, Dharma Cafe), I was immediately struck by how upscale it was. I suppose I had been expecting som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Top 10 Restaurants in Gulfton

    Photo by Troy FieldsMaking fresh tortillas for baleadas at Honduras Maya.​Two weekends ago, I called my father up to see if he wanted lunch. I was craving pupusas and was pretty certain he'd never had any. And what Mexican man wouldn't enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of tortillas, beans, chees ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston: Country Cooking

    An around-the-world guide to the foods of Planet Houston

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Aw, come on, that's not... that's not something that should be done, there.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're still trying to figure out a way to combine grits and dumplings. Don't tell us it can't be done; we've got a dream. How did we start the week ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    A Peruvian Anniversary Party at Pollo Bravo

    Scandalously good lúcuma ice cream, a rare treat in Houston.​Pollo Bravo (10434B Richmond Ave.) is the only place in town I know of that makes homemade lúcuma ice cream. They're the only place I know that serves lúcuma ice cream, for that matter. The flavor is difficult to describe -- caram ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Openings and Closings: 2009 Edition

    ​The year gone by marked some very exciting restaurant openings (such as Haven, Branchwater Tavern, Yelapa Playa Mexicana and Stella Sola) and some equally important closings (such as Cafe Annie, Bedford, Las Alamedas and Felix Mexican Restaurant). To close out the yea ... More >>

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    September 11, 2007
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    September 11, 2007
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