Food in Houston

12.29.2023, archive

A list of our favorite restaurants in Houston, in no particular order:

Nancy’s Hustle
2704 Polk St A, Houston, TX 77003
Order: glazed sweet potato, nancy cakes, dumplings, half chicken, cheeseburger, parmesan cheesecake
904 Westheimer Rd Suite A, Houston, TX 77006
Order: hama chili, pork belly, madai niguiri, akami niguiri, sake ringo, brussel sprouts, fried milk
4740 Dacoma St Ste F, Houston, TX 77092
Tasting menu highlights: quesadilla, gordita, taco de camote
Ninfa’s on Navigation
2704 Navigation Blvd, Houston Texas 77003
Order: Flour tortillas, beef & chicken fajita plate, queso fundido, margaritas
3300 Smith St, Houston, TX 77006
Biscuits and muffins with butter, crabcakes, gumbo, filet mignon, bananas foster
Handies Douzo
3510 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007
Order:  Hand rolls, chutoro, otoro, spicy tuna sashima
Kata Robata
3600 Kirby Dr suite h, Houston, TX 77098
Order: Jalapeño hamachi, chef’s sushi selection, Texas Wagyu Katsu Sando, strawberry & nutella shaved ice
Istanbul Grill
5613 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005
Order: Lahmacum, pide, döner kebab
Cafe Lili
5757 Westheimer Rd #112, Houston, TX 77057
Order: labneh, moujedra, vermicelli rice, fried kibbe balls, hummus, red fish (Saturday special), date & coconut cookie

Truth BBQ
110 S Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007
Order: brisket plate, sausage, cole slaw
1600 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006
Order: plantain and bean empanadas, enchiladas, chile en nogada, churros con cajeta
4210 Roseland St, Houston, TX 77006
huevos rotos, anchovies, pan con tomate, bomba rice, fideuá, duck with Idiazabal cheese and membrillo, gin tonics
2048 Colquitt Street Houston, TX 77098
Order: Marinated olives, delicata squash and mole, spicy carrots, Nonno’s pasta, dill bread, peanut brownie pie, olive oil cake
807 Taft Street, Houston, TX 77019
Order: Carrot cocktail, flounder, duck, zeppole
Goode Co. Seafood
2621 Westpark Dr, Houston, TX 77098
Order: Campechana, fried flounder, fried shrimp, cajun fries
Local Foods
2424 Dunstan Rd # 100, Houston, TX 77005
Order: Crunchy chicken sandwich, bahn mi, kale salad, savory granola
Hillstone (formerly Houston’s)
Order: Spinach artichoke dip & salsa with chips, French dip u jus sandwich, barbecue ribs

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