First Bite: Cafe Louie on Houston’s East Side Thrills With Exemplary Lunch & Breakfast

POSTED: May 25, 2022 AT 10:47 am   /   Breakfast, Food Finds, Lunch

On a recent Friday morning, I walked into Cafe Louie, a new Second Ward eatery at 3401 Harrisburg. The barista already knew my go-to coffee drink, a flat white, which I’d ordered on my previous visit. Though it’s only been officially open since May 11 (following a quiet, soft-opening), the café already feels like a […]

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Rosie Cannonball Brings a New & Needed Business Lunch Spot to Montrose

POSTED: October 17, 2019 AT 4:07 pm   /   Food Finds, Lunch

Before it closed to be remodeled and turned into steakhouse Georgia James, Underbelly often had a bustling lunch crowd. Next door, sister business The Hay Merchant took over lunch service after Underbelly’s demise, including some of the classic favorite dishes such as the fan-favorite Korean Goat Dumplings. Undeniably, though, not everyone wants to dine in […]

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Best Restaurants for Lunch in the Heights — by a Longtime Resident

POSTED: June 28, 2019 AT 10:00 am   /   Barbecue, Burgers, Food Finds, Lunch, Mexican, Tacos, Tex-Mex, Thai, Vegetarian

Having lived and worked in the Heights for almost 15 years, I’ve eaten a lot of lunches in what was Houston’s first suburb. Initially, good options were limited: walk-up fast-food joint Someburger, the now-shuttered Dacapo’s and Triple A, and Tex-Mex classic Teotihuacan, which is still serving a comforting array of fajitas, enchiladas, and shrimp dishes. […]

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