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New Houston Restaurant 2840 at Dukessa is Well-Priced — and Even Has Parking

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 12:22 pm   /   Food Finds, Mediterranean

Near the Galleria, it can be a struggle to find restaurants that have  both ample free parking and good, reasonably priced food. Newcomer 2840 at Dukessa — partly named for its address at 2840 Chimney Rock — is the solution to those uptown dining woes. It opened on November 1 and serves lunch from 11 […]

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Shire sandwich at Hobbit Cafe

Under The Radar: Middle Earth Dining At Hobbit Cafe

Posted: May 21, 2018 at 1:03 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Nestled in the cobblestoned, tree-lined corner bordering 2243 Richmond and Portsmouth lies Hobbit Cafe. Originally named The Hobbit Hole Cafe, this cozy eclectic eatery has been catering to vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike since the early ’70s (their original location was on South Shepherd). Many longtime Houstonians have probably been here at least once or twice. […]

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Under the Radar: Mezza Grille Entices With A Diverse, Global Menu

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 2:12 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Mediterranean

In the here-today-gone-tomorrow world of restaurants, nearly 13 years in business is a rare achievement. Nonetheless Mezza Grille, the family-owned, modern American fusion restaurant has quietly made itself a staple in the lives of a very loyal customer base. Tucked into a corner of Dimensions Shopping Plaza on the west side of The Galleria, Mike […]

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Eats & Greets: Broken Barrel Brings Casual Elegance to The Woodlands

Posted: April 18, 2017 at 9:28 am   /   Mediterranean

At newcomer Broken Barrel (1950 Hughes Landing #1900, The Woodlands), fine wines mingle with thoughtful presentations of globally-inspired cuisine from chef-owner Hilda Ysusi and business partner Joaquin Valle. A native of Mexico City, Ysusi’s culinary background includes education in Switzerland and at the Culinary Institute of America in New York before taking on a variety of roles at […]

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