Tell Us Your Picks: Houston Restaurant Weeks

hrw_logo_2014Last Friday, August 15, marked the halfway point for Houston Restaurants Weeks 2014. We asked you to share with us your favorite Houston Restaurant Weeks meal thus far, and here are some of your answers.

Follow your fellow readers’ suggestions and get out and try those restaurants you haven’t gotten around to visiting while also supporting the Houston Food Bank. For a complete list of participating restaurants in this annual and much anticipated fundraiser, click here.

Caracol2200 Post Oak Blvd., 713-622-9996, caracol.net
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“Grilled vermillion snapper and a heavenly sweet potato ice cream sundae.” – Tom Williams

Tony’s, 3755 Richmond, 713-622-6778, tonyshouston.com
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“The risotto was supreme, especially with a whiff of balsamic vinegar topping it. And the red snapper was 10 times better than before.” – Connie Burke

Glass Wall, 933 Studewood, 713-868-7930, glasswalltherestaurant.com
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“Hands down my favorite meal so far during this year’s HRW has been at Glass Wall. Go with a group of four so you can try all of the wonderful choices, but the paella [shrimp, clams, white fish, andouille sausage, roasted peepers, saffron infused valencia rice] is truly superb. Each course was meticulously crafted and offered a sumptuous experience for the price.” – Emily Hilton

Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith, 713-522-9711, brennanshouston.com
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“The salmon lunch plate [Southern cast iron-seared salmon over a maque choux of sautéed peppers, onions, fire-roasted corn, tomatoes and okra] at Brennan’s — best-tasting salmon I have ever tried.” - Marlon Sanchez

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 5175 Westheimer, 713-621-0353, etoilecuisine.com
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“The short ribs [five-hour braised beef short ribs, butternut squash mousseline, Cabernet Sauvignon syrup] are the best!” – Anonymous

60º Mastercrafted, 2300 Westheimer, 713-360-7757, 60degreesmastercrafted.com
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“Chicken piccata at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted coupled with its HRW wine pairings.” – J. Fair

“60 Degrees Mastercrafted with wine pairing: Gulf oysters gratine, SW Caesar, Akaushi bistro steak and coconut tres leches.” – Erin Brown

The Federal Grill, 510 Shepherd, 713-863-7777, thefederalgrill.com
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“Brunch at Federal Grill – oysters, angry shrimp and blueberry cheesecake.” – Anonymous

Luigi’s Cucina Italiana, 3030 Audley, 281-888-9037, luigiscucinaitaliana.com
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“The risotto di mare – arborio rice with asparagus, porcini mushroom, grilled shrimp, scallops and crab meat — at Luigi’s.” - Cindy Featherston

Grace’s, 3111 Kirby, 713-728-6410, gracesonkirby.com
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“Roasted pork [a roast of pork studded with fresh cloves of garlic and parsley, slow roasted and served with mashed potatoes] at Grace’s.” - Emily Mitchell

Le Mistral, 1400 Eldridge Pkwy, 832-379-8322, lemistralhouston.com
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“The Kurobuta pork osso buco [slowly braised Kurobuta pork osso buco with rosemary and tomato, creamy parmesan polenta] at Le Mistral.” – Anonymous


by My Table staff | SideDish | Date August 19, 2014

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