NICE NARANJA

The small portion of pasta naranja ($14.99/$19.99) at Bayou City Seafood & Pasta (4730 Richmond, 713-621-6602) is enough to feed two people, so you can imagine just how big the "large" is. The menu claims it's healthy, but before some of you stop reading, you need to know that it's also tasty. Like the Italian (or Mexican) flag, the pasta is red, white and green, with the remaining ingredients, broccoli, spinach, mushrooms, artichokes and tomatoes, all contributing to the color spectrum. But it's the lobster, shrimp and scallops -- along with the spicy, light orange sauce -- that make this a dish to remember.
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