Archive for the ‘Houston’ Category

Canino’s

22Jun10

I have a few favorite areas in Houston, and the corner of Airline just south of 610 is one of them. Down here is the meeting of several of Houston’s culinary gems: Canino’s grocery outlet, Taqueria Tacambaro, the back of Canino’s, and Connie’s Seafood (which deserves a writeup on its own). Canino’s is a produce and grocery […]


I’ve been reading all sorts of negative reviews about this place, and I think the heart of the problem is that people come in to T’Afia expecting a gastronomical revolution. I think they need to take a step back and look at the restaurant for what it is, which is local food done right, simply […]


OK, two restaurant posts and two Thai places, but I swear there’s more to Houston than these. I think I’m on a Thai fix right now. I also went to La Madeline that day, and I don’t think that would warrant a write-up.  Besides, this place is radically different from Thai Nazi. One of the best parts […]


Stumbled upon this house in the Montrose while walking through the neighborhood. Wife dubbed it the “villain’s lair.” Looks kinda like an S&M hobbit hole to me. Gets a B+ in Zombieproofness.


I am reticent to post this, but since this is the first post of a blank blog that hasn’t even been Google Botted, then I feel that it is safe to reveal this to the world: Houston has a Soup Nazi, and he runs a Thai restaurant. Not just any, mind you, but possibly the […]