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Tai-ke, fabulous place for Chinese food in St. Louis!

What is it about Sichuan pepper numbing sauce that has me remember the meal for days? I never really understood 3 cups chicken before. Pork belly buns with cilantro? Yes please! Tai Ke is really good. It is Taiwanese street … Continue reading

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Where to eat in Houston in 2016

St. Louis friends are visiting Houston and asked for restaurant recommendations. Sadly, I would be nearly 5 years out of date. Are La Guadalupana, Hobbit Cafe, Lemongrass, Shri Balaji Bavan and La Mexicana still it? Should I just recommend food … Continue reading

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Houston, don’t you like your vegetables? Fish?

My friends from Venezuela have transformed their Farm to Market restaurant into a fish place. Apparently up in Humble people aren’t too crazy about their vegetables.We loved the old restaurant and thought the theme was brilliant. But maybe it was … Continue reading

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The friendliness of Houston restaurants

He told us it was his restaurant and he decided what people ate and when people ate it and if we couldn’t sit there for 50 minutes between courses, it was because we did not know how to enjoy life. … I didn’t think so. IMG_4884.JPG The friendly bar that found a nook for us. IMG_4868.JPG The students hard at work, Gijsbert Werner , Erik Verbruggen (not in photo), Aniek Ivens , Daniel Engelmoer. IMG_4881.JPG Us with the amazing pair, Toby Kiers , and Nancy Collins Johnson (missed her in the photo). .IMG_4889.JPG The angry chef at Rhodos, who thinks it is all right to make people wait 50 minutes between courses. IMG_4891.JPG The bill. Continue reading

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Trying to find a good place to eat in College Station? Veritas!

I don’t know why we spent such a long time trying, and didn’t just go buy some steaks and grill them along with some ripe zucchini, drizzled with olive oil. … One final rant for the day: the signs in the bathrooms about how a single glass of wine will ruin your fetus or even your future fetus.

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Have you been to El Real Tex Mex?

El Real Tex Mex has great pozole, and was a great place to watch the thunderstorm with fringy, from the Human Genome Center. … IMG_2561.JPG IMG_2565.JPG I dumped all that stuff on the plate to the left into the pozole. IMG_2563.jpg Continue reading

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Taco trucks, bill boards, and the sky

We did stop at the third taco truck, Gallegos Tacos, not because we could tell anything about its quality from the road, but because it was on our side of the street. … I remembered the Texas conundrum, that by the time it is cool enough for real hiking, it is hunting season. IMG_2541.JPG Not 20 minutes off the plane, and biting into that taco! Continue reading

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