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Houston’s Restaurant

5888 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057

Made-from-scratch American classics like Barbeque Ribs and French Dip Sandwiches are the foundation of our menu.  Unique salads, sandwiches, and fresh fish filleted in house are served in an casual yet sophisticated atmosphere.  The Chicago Style Spinach Dip is a must!

Recommendations:

Appetizers: Chicago Style Spinach Dip; Rosemary Foccacia & Olives.

Entree: Scottish Salmon; Cajun Red Trout; Seasonal Vegetable Plate; Hawaiian Rib Eye; Famous French Dip Au Jus.

Dessert: Apple Walnut Cobbler; Tres Leches.

Price: $11-30

 

Benjy’s Restaurant

2424 Dunstan Rd, Ste 125, Houston, TX 77005

Benjy’s modern American dining experience is the combination of a focused chef driven menu and warm Texas hospitality. Using fresh local produce our chefs apply world flavors and techniques that allow the  ingredients to express themselves without borders. Rounding out the dining experience is a passionate wait staff that creates a relaxed atmosphere utilizing  an accessible wine list and progressive cocktails.

Recommendations:

Appetizers: Pistachio Crusted Goat Cheese Cakes (spring onion and English peas); Chicken and Ratatouille Stew (miso and local olive oil); Caramelized Cauliflower (pickled chiles, herbs, roasted peanuts and fish sauce vinaigrettte).

Entree: Saffron Risotto (diver scallops, gulf shrimp, chorizo and sofrito); Vegetarian Frito Pie (eggplant-quinoa chili and goat cheese); Hay Smoked Duck (soba noodles, soy milk-ramen broth, shiitake mushrooms and boy choy); Blackened Scottish Salmon (herbed local tomato & cucumber salad,  pumpernickel croutons and sumac yogurt).

Dessert: Mom’s Chocolate Cake (old fashioned cake with chocolate-pecan icing and vanilla bean ice cream); Mascarpone-Yogurt Cheesecake (pistachio – olive oil sponge cake with pomegranate molasses).

Price: $11-30

 

Treebeards

1117 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002

Treebeards has been cooking fresh Southern food for hungry downtown Houstonians since 1978. For lunch at any location with your friends and family, you can’t find a more satisfying meal served in a comfortable atmosphere.

Recommendations:

Entree: Vegetarian Red Beans & Rice-or- Red Beans & Rice; Shrimp Etouffee; Chicken & Sausage Gumbo; Treebeards’ Jambalaya.

Dessert: Buttercake; Yellow Cake with chocolate icing; Italian Cream Cake; Bread Pudding with whiskey sauce.

Price: Under $10

 

Andalucia Restaurant and Bar

1201 San Jacinto St Ste 161, Houston, TX 77002

Andalucia Tapas Restaurant and Bar offers a traditional Spanish cuisine. If you’re looking for the most authentic and interesting dishes from Spain, Andalucia provides exactly that. Have a glass of Sangria and enjoy their live flamenco dancers and guitarist.

Recommendations:

Appetizers: Aceitunas Españolas (Spanish marinated olives in garlic, herbs & spices); Pimenton Escalivado (Roasted peppers marinated with garlic, herbs & spices); Salpicon de Mariscos (Spanish ceviche of shrimp, scallops & whitefish); Pulpo a la Vinagreta (Octopus in a balsamic olive oil sherry vinaigrette); Carpaccio de Cordero(Lamb carpaccio with lemon oil tapenade).

Entree: Zarzuela de Mariscos (Seafood stew with white fish, scallops, squid, clams & mussels); Croquetas de Pollo  (Chicken croquettes with saffron rice and chili aioli); Paella Valenciana (Chorizo, chicken, pork, calamari, shrimp, clams & mussels); Cordero Tagine (Lamb tagine with apricots and almonds. Served with couscous); Torta de Cangrejo (Crab cakes with sofrito citrus butter); Gambas a la Brasa (Grilled shrimp with orange mojo sauce on saffron rice).  

Dessert: Flan; Creme Brulee; Chocolate Mousse Cake; Arroz Con Leche (Spain’s favorite dessert! A thick and creamy rice pudding with added texture and flavor of raisins & cinnamon).

Price:  $11-30

(So much food…could not put everything on site. Go see menu)

 

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