The lush back garden matches the outdoorsy vibe of the restaurant.
The lush back garden matches the outdoorsy vibe of the restaurant.
Photos by Nancy Kerschen

Chef Chat, Part 3: Mark Schmidt of the Rainbow Lodge

On Tuesday and Wednesday, we chatted with Mark Schmidt of the Rainbow Lodge. Today, we take a photo tour of the on-site herb and produce gardens surrounding the restaurant.

The lush back garden matches the outdoorsy vibe of the restaurant.
The lush back garden matches the outdoorsy vibe of the restaurant.
Photos by Nancy Kerschen
Banana trees keep a watchful eye over the grounds.
Banana trees keep a watchful eye over the grounds.
Flourishing verdant mint leaves springing from their bed.
Flourishing verdant mint leaves springing from their bed.
Zesty lime hanging from the branches.
Zesty lime hanging from the branches.
The hot Houston climate suits these immense pomelos well.
The hot Houston climate suits these immense pomelos well.
Aromatic bay leaves welcome you to the front garden.
Aromatic bay leaves welcome you to the front garden.
A glossy, plump eggplant ripening on the vine.
A glossy, plump eggplant ripening on the vine.

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