The b7 frites ($5) at Block 7 Wine Company (720 Shepherd, 713-572-2565) come in several shades, from yellow, to golden, to orange, to dark brown. The hand-cut, skin-on, thin fries are also a variety of textures, from soft and supple to firm and crisp. They're doused with a good helping of salt and sprinkled with finely chopped parsley and rosemary, which adds a surprising flavor. The fries alone are terrific, but the homemade ketchup, with hints of sweetness, and the homemade aioli put them over the top.
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