South Beach: Yardbird

Despite being one of the southern most cities in the US, I ordinarily would never trust Miami to produce quality southern cooking. For ceviche and cuban sandwiches I would go to Miami, but for grits and collard greens in Florida, I figured you’d be better off in a place like Gainesville. Perhaps Gainesville does have…

Pondicheri

Houston is pretty well known for it diverse selection of really cheap “ethnic” food. (I’ve never really known what people mean when they say ethnic food, but for now, let’s assume it means anything non-western). A lot of this ethnic food is in west Houston, about a 30 to 40 minute drive from where I…

Uchi

If there is one thing the food blogosphere does not need, it is another review of Uchi. In the 12 months it has been open in Houston, the restaurant has already received more Yelp reviews than almost any restaurant in the city. Many will stiffen at my reference to Yelp as a source for restaurant…

Brooklyn Athletic Club

The weather in Houston has been beautiful recently – high temperatures in the 70s, and clear, cloudless days. Even the repressive humidity every Houstonian so loathes has lifted for a change.  If there is such a thing as resort weather, this is it. And if there was ever a place to enjoy this weather, it…