Unique Eats and Eateries of Houston

Unique Eats and Eateries of Houston

by Sam Brown


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There's no better way to escape a hot and muggy Houston day than by stopping into a fantastic restaurant for some of the country's best food. Luckily, America's fourth-largest city offers an incredible array of dining options; your only problem will be choosing between them! Unique Eats and Eateries of Houston offers an indispensable guide for the hungry traveller. From the discerning gourmand to the pizza-and-burgers crowd, everyone will find something to meet their nutritional needs. Discover The Original Ninfa's on Naviagtion for their famous fajitas, or sample standout Japanese cuisine from Chef Hori-sama at Kata Robata. Try buffalo burgers while waiting for traffic to clear up at Bubba's Texas Burger Shack. Kick your boots up, and throw back a Lone Star at Rudyard's, then head to the Livestock Show and Rodeo for some Mutton Bustin'. Order a beef rib at Killen's BBQ, but don't be surprised if it's the size of a kindergartener—everything's bigger in Texas! Tried-and-true Texan Sam Brown brings a local's insight to all the recommendations in this tasty tour of his hometown, along with the fascinating stories of the people and places behind the food. This book will lead your taste buds on an unforgettable adventure through Houston's diverse and delicious culinary scene.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681061986
Publisher: Reedy press, LLC.
Publication date: 05/01/2019
Series: Unique Eats and Eateries
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,246,893
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

A native Texan, author Sam Brown has lived in Houston nearly all his life. After college, he spent a year working and traveling in Asia. Sam returned home to teach science and writing in his beloved city of Houston before an early retirement in 2018 to write full time. Sam resides in the Montrose area of Houston with his beautiful wife and painfully cute rescue dog. He loves Houston sports, day drinking, and watching videos of dogs meeting babies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments VII

Introduction VIII

Axelrad and Luigi's Pizza 2

Goode Company BBQ 4

The Maple Leaf 6

Kenny & Ziggy's 8

Barbecue Inn 12

Voodoo Queen Daiquiri Dive 14

H Mart 16

Anvil Bar and Refuge 18

Bombay Pizza Company 20

Lankford Grocery 22

Cleburne Cafeteria 24

Al Quick Stop 26

Conservatory 28

Star Pizza 30

Dollar Hot Dog Night at Minute Maid Park 32

Hay Merchant 34

Frank's Pizza and Backyard 36

Hugo's 38

Riva's Italian Restaurant 40

Goodnight Charlie's 42

Tex Chick Puerto Rican 46

Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine 48

Hugs and Donuts 50

The Breakfast Klub 52

Sarah Place 54

Dolce Vita 56

Local Foods 58

Tiger Den Noodle House 60

Hickory Hollow 62

Himalaya 64

Don Café and Sandwich 66

Kata Robata 68

Hubcap Grill 70

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 72

Barnaby's Cafe 74

Korean Noodle House 76

Tan Tan 78

Paulie's 80

Cafe Brussels 82

Bubba's Texas Burger Shack 84

Platypus Brewing 104

Corkscrew BBQ 106

Little Matt's 108

Killen's Barbeque 110

Maine-ly Sandwiches 112

One/Fifth 114

Helen in the Heights 116

Camerata 118

Gelazzi 120

The Richmond Arms 122

Frenchy's 124

Bernie's Burger Bus 126

Les Givral's Sandwich & Cafe 128

Oishii 130

King's Bierhaus 132

Bacco Wine & Spirits 134

Mala Sichuan Bistro 136

Melange Crêperie 138

The Original Ninfa's on Navigation 140

Saint Arnold Brewing Company 142

Lopez 144

Whataburger 146

The Pass & Provisions 148

The Hobbit Cafe 150

The Pastry War 154

HK Dim Sum 156

Pappa Geno's 158

Nam Giao 160

House of Bowls 162

Oporto Fooding and Wine House 164

The Pit Room 166

Tacos Tierra Caliente 168

James Coney Island (JCI Grill) 170

The Rice Box 172

Lone Star Beer 174

Roost 176

La Guadalupana 178

Rudyard's British Pub 180

Saigon House 182

Zen Izakaya 184

Yo-Yo's Hot Dogs 186

Sushi Miyagi 188

Theodore Rex 190

Common Bond 192

Three Brothers Bakery 194

Yokushi Robata 196

Sammy's Wild Game Grill 198

Blue Bell Country Ice Cream 200

Restaurants A-Z 202

Appendix 205

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