Restaurant Recommendations - Page 87
Any recommendations for the Houston area? Preferably inside the loop.
For you Houstonians, what do you think about the places on the following list. I have been to a few but I wasn't impressed.
I like Oxheart and Uchi. Lots of good Vietnemese food as well.Also...breakfast klub is good for chicken and waffles.
In the DC suburbs:
Girasole in The Plains, VA. Really great pasta dishes at reasonable prices and a decent wine list... Robert Duvall lives nearby and eats there often. Try it when the weather permits outside dining. Also, arriving during daylight is best. It reminds me a little of Florence, Italy. It's worth the drive, which is very nice if you avoid I66 and take the side roads.
Our favorite Italian place in Seattle was Cascina Spinasse
For brunch I suggest The Boat Street Cafe
For a special occasion make reservations at Canlis
I may have some more thoughts up my sleeve if you want to ask!
The place was popularized by its take on Fried Chicken and Waffles. The chicken was juicy and tasty though a bit cumbersome to eat. My friend had the pasta, which was very good. The mussel appetizer was perhaps the highlight of the night.
I also did O Ya and had the grand tasting experience. I went a little overboard there and the check came out to $400 for one person, and I left hungry. I never thought I'd be one of "those guys" but while I loved the fusion and inspiration behind the sushi, I craved a more traditional style.
I'm thinking about giving Oishii a try as I'm stuck here another night, but I'm a little turned off by some reviews and the fact that they have glowing plates and those types of gimmicks. I may just do L'Espalier again but don't want to get fat.