Sometimes, the simple things in life are the best, like the brie sandwich ($5.50) at Salento (2407 Rice, 713-528-7478). It's nothing more than a large piece of crusty French baguette sliced down the middle and gently warmed, then filled with generous slices of well-ripened, creamy French brie and tomato slices. Biting through the crusty loaf into the cold tomato and then the warm, creamy Brie is a comforting experience, to say the least. This simple sandwich satisfies not just the stomach but the soul.
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Paul Galvani