This delightfully cozy yet elegant, white-tablecloth Turkish and Mediterranean restaurant is located in an old house in Rice Village. Their homemade pida bread is perfect with their zahter olive oil dip, and their meze platter is one of the best ever and a perfect way to try multiple appetizers. Turkish pizzas and gyros make for a light lunch, while the many different kinds of kebabs available from doner to shish and the national dish of Turkey, iskender, are all
exceptionally tasty. All their desserts are homemade but the baked rice pudding and flan are wonderful.
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Two of the best Turkish restaurants in Houston, Pasha and Istanbul Grill, are a stone's throw away from each other in Rice Village, yet empirical evidence suggests the latter is more heavily frequented than the former. Perhaps this ...
The cubes of tilapia in the fish kabobs ($13.99) at Pasha (2325 University, 713-592-0020) are marinated in olive oil and Turkish spices before being charbroiled, which adds a smoky flavor to the fish. There's no need to remove the t...
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