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Seafood

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    November 18, 2010
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    October 19, 2010

    From Fish to Feast: Breaking Down a Yellowfin Tuna

    Photos by GroovehouseTo see the entire slideshow, click here.​When you have a landlord that occasionally goes deep sea fishing, you can expect some goodies to come your way every once in a while. That's what happened this past Sunday afternoon, when my boyfriend came home to find his landlord ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 26, 2010

    Sushi Surprise

    This nondescript-looking restaurant is serving the real thing.

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    August 9, 2010

    $13 at LaFayette Cajun Seafood

    Crab bisque.​Where: LaFayette Cajun Seafood, 10829 W. Bellfort, 281-564-1388. What $13 gets you: a bowl of passable crab bisque and either snapper Pontchartrain or blackened snapper Opelousas smothered in a diet-mocking helping of heavy, creamy, saucy sauces. Some girls decompress by booking ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Ocean's Heaven

    Ceviche and 'ritas are the perfect summer combo.

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    July 27, 2010

    Soft-Shell Crab (Legs) at Patu's Thai Cusine

    ​I try to eat, or should I say, enjoy as much soft-shell crab possible while it's in season, but for the second time in a row, I have failed. Recently at Reef, I attempted to order their gigonzo tempura soft-shell crab (big as my forearm, no joke) only to find out they were out that night. Al ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 17, 2010

    Don't Miss Dish

    Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Nachos at Cyclone Anaya's

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    May 27, 2010

    Recipe: Ceviche Mixto

    ​Nowadays, there are hundreds of variations of ceviche, even in Peru itself, where ceviche bars are incredibly popular. Despite all the new fusion foods available, this version, my Abuelita's, is still a favorite. Abuelita, who is from Callo, Peru, learned how to make ceviche from her mother, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Going Overboard at Truluck's

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttFresh crab claws and oysters: a triumphant start to any meal.​The last time I ate at Truluck's (5350 Westheimer), the restaurant was still located in the charming silver diner car -- still abandoned, by the way -- up the road from its current location on Westheimer. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Deal

    ​Baja Seafood and Oyster Bar on Westheimer where Tommy's Steakhouse used to be is offering a grand opening special: all the oysters, shrimp and fish you can eat for $17. I think I could make a serious dent in the oyster supply at this place. The restaurant is owned by Bob Walsh and his family ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 4, 2010

    Mex on the Beach

    The wild tropical seafood restaurant Yelapa Playa Mexicana was named for a beach on the Pacific Coast of Mexico.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Krabby Patty Sandwich

    ​On the way to Baton Rouge, I hit Lake Charles around noon and decided to take a break. The crab cake burger at Mazen's Seafood on Prien Lake Road made a decent lunch. The crab cake was a nice blend of crabmeat and seasoned breading served with lettuce, red onion, and cherry tomatoes on toaste ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 28, 2010

    Mamma Mia

    Sonia's ravioli stuffed with chicken and mushrooms at Arturo's.

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    January 14, 2010
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    January 14, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Fresh Fish Available Under the Bridge

    ​Pier 8 Seafood (409 Todville Rd., Seabrook) under the famous Kemah bridge is hands-down our favorite place to get an affordable "you buy, we fry" seafood lunch. This Filipino family-owned business offers fresh, quality seafood at reasonable prices, preparing deep-fried fish the way it is done ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Catfish and Grits

    ​While researching this week's review of Cedar Creek Café, I tried the restaurant's extensive breakfast menu. The Southern-style "biscuits Benedict" featuring poached eggs and fresh hot biscuits were an interesting spin on morning food. But my favorite breakfast was the fried catfish and chee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Food Fight: Battle Ceviche

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​In keeping with our recent trend of expanding the weekly food fights to encompass more than just burgers and donuts, this week's battle pitted two restaurants against one another to see who could craft the finest fish dish. Ceviche is made differently from country ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Recipe: Chef Johann Schuster's Ceviche

    ​Chef Johann Schuster, of Charivari Restaurant in Midtown, tossed together three bowls of a fine ceviche at last weekend's Houston Peruvian Festival. The keys to a good ceviche, Schuster says, are fresh fish and sharp knives. But chewing raw fish is a bit more pleasant if there's, you know, ot ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 19, 2009

    Flounder Fish & Chips

    A new Kata Robata on Kirby offers stellar fish and lots of attitude.

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Saying Yes to Yelapa

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​It looks like the curse may have been lifted from 2303 Richmond. The location has seen many restaurants come and go over the years, some which have had achingly short lifespans. Most recently, it was the home of The Chimney (for a few short months) and before that, Sau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Ceviche at El Sinaloense

    ​On the southwest side of Baytown, sandwiched between the giant ExxonMobil Baytown Refinery and the City Hall, is a neighborhood I call "old Baytown." It's an area of older shops and houses, with what appears to be a largely Hispanic population. Market Street runs through the middle of it. I c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Mojarra Frita at Cocina de Colima

    J. C. Reid ​Colima is a small state in western Mexico, bordering on the Pacific Ocean. You don't hear a lot about cuisine from Colima, but apparently it's well-known in Mexico and best known for its seafood, mainly grilled and fried fish, and its ceviche. In a testament to the diversity of reg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    First Look: Eddie V's Prime Seafood

    Photos courtesy of Eddie V'sChilean sea bass​The first thing you notice at Eddie V's Prime Seafood, the newest mini-chain addition to Town & Country's enormous CityCentre development, are the white waistcoats on the servers. Yup, it's that kind of place. It's traditional, even retro, in layou ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 27, 2009

    Battleground Fried Shrimp

    The Monument Inn continues an old tradition of dining on hallowed ground.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Seabrook Seafood Stores Are Back

    Photos by Robb Walsh​Beeline snapper was $4 a pound and American red snapper was $6 a pound at the dockside seafood markets in Seabrook a few days ago. Big gulf shrimp were $3.95 a pound -- cheaper if you bought five pounds or more. The dock for Gulf shrimp boats in Seabrook is still functioni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    The Meaning of Mojarra

    Photo by Robb Walsh​After more than a week of fishing in Arkansas, I headed for Taqueria Jesus Maria as soon as I got back to town. I had Tex-Mex in mind, but I skipped the enchiladas when I saw the special on a whole fried mojarra. I love to eat the crispy fried fish chunks on a hot corn tort ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 16, 2009

    Gators and Gumbo

    Enjoy the Tex-Cajun cooking at Al-T's — just don't ask too many questions about it.

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    June 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    From Sea to Shining Seafood Platter

    Chances are that if you eat seafood in Houston on a regular basis then Jim Gossen provides at least some of it. Gossen is the founder and CEO of Louisiana Foods, one of Houston's largest seafood distributors. The history of Louisiana Foods reads like the recent history of the seafood business in Sou ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    The King Catfish Ranch

    If you're looking for shining examples of the local indigenous cuisine while driving Highway 59 through East Texas and you've already had your fill of barbecue then its time to pull over for some catfish. I purchased this fried catfish dinner with cole slaw, french fries, odd cylindrical hush puppie ... More >>

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    January 1, 2009
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    December 18, 2008
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    November 27, 2008
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    October 16, 2008
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    October 2, 2008
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    August 7, 2008
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    July 10, 2008

    Voice: Tastes Great, Less Filling

    The food at Voice in the Hotel Icon is fabulous. Too bad the place is such a rip.

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    May 1, 2008
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    February 7, 2008

    Fish Frenzy at Tokyo One

    Pile your plate with scads of sashimi at this new all-you-can-eat Japanese buffet

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2008

    $13 at Pesquera’s Ocean Grill & Oyster Bar

    Where: Pesquera’s Ocean Grill & Oyster Bar, 34616 Highway 249 in Pinehurst, 281-259-5000 What $13 gets you: A surprisingly sophisticated meal aboard an absurdly tacky fake boat Let me start by saying I love restaurants on fake boats. There are loads of them in the Houston area, and all the ones ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 31, 2008
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    December 13, 2007

    Danton's Gulf Coast Seafood Kitchen

    The newest Gulf seafood joint in town is knocking them dead with cheap oysters and awesome gumbo

  • Dining

    November 1, 2007

    Valentino's Seafood

    A Texas shrimper is finding out how hard it is to run a seafood restaurant in Houston

  • Dining

    September 20, 2007

    Brasserie Max and Julie

    We love to see classic French food in Houston, but we complain bitterly if it isn't just like what we had in Paris

  • Dining

    September 13, 2007

    Segari's

    Plain and Simple

  • Dining

    September 6, 2007

    T-Beaux

    Sunny Oysters

  • Dining

    September 6, 2007

    Reef

    Chef Bryan Caswell is putting a new spin on Gulf red snapper and serving up some fish you've never heard of

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2007

    Oysters Out of Season

    Oyster season doesn’t open until November, and the half shell oysters don’t get really sweet until Christmas. But grilled oysters are good to eat all year long. Especially when they are made with oysters that were frozen on the half shell back in the middle of the winter when the oysters were pl ... More >>

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