Custom crispy critters: Choose half orders of any two grilled items on the menu to compose your own special Mixed Grill plate, $18.95 at the Tuscany Grill [3910-C Kirby, (713)522-4722]. Candidates most worthy of consideration are the plump little quail stuffed with fontina cheese, prosciutto, sun-dried cherries and walnuts, and the spicy ahi tuna steak, rubbed with a tongue-prickling blend of red and black pepper and grilled medium-rare. Whatever your pleasure, the side orders of fluffy mashed potatoes spiked with horseradish, and crunchy grilled vegetables, smoky-salty with soy, are not to be missed.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to Houston dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More Food & Drink News
- Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Labor Day Weekend BBQs & Brews
- Upcoming Houston Food Events: A Saint Arnold and Original Ninfa's Meeting of the Minds
- Openings and Closings in Houston: Pour Society And A Newly Announced Speakeasy
- 100 Favorite Houston Dishes 2015, No. 62: Oxtail at Le’ Pam’s House of Creole