Review: Houston Restaurant The Lymbar Renews & Refreshes a Local Latin Legacy

POSTED: June 26, 2023 AT 1:13 pm   /   Food Finds, Latin, Reviews

You don’t have to know Houston restaurant history to appreciate The Lymbar, located at 4201 Main in The Ion, the sleek, steel-and-glass, multi-use “innovation center” in midtown Houston. The modern Latin restaurant’s appeals are immediately obvious. A window-lit bar at the front enlivened by hanging plants beckons happy hour-seekers, perky two-tops on a platform anchored […]

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Review: Rim Tanon In Upper Kirby Serves A Refined Yet Unfussy Take On Thai

POSTED: August 17, 2017 AT 7:40 am   /   Reviews, Thai

At Rim Tanon, a modest but attractively designed Thai restaurant located at 2241 Richmond (near Hobbit Cafe), three people can comfortably dine together on a hundred spot, total, and all luxuriously cruise through the menu. That covers each person ordering an appetizer, entrée and non-alcoholic beverage. That is not to say this is “cheap” Thai […]

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Review: Waiting For The Magic At Le Colonial

POSTED: December 19, 2016 AT 5:08 pm   /   Reviews

THE UPSHOT Diners who prize setting and service over value might find favor with classy and well appointed Le Colonial, rich in hardwoods, shutters and vibrant murals. Unfortunately, we didn’t find enough magic in the pricey dishes to want to return. (It is worth pointing out, though, that the prices are modest compared to other […]

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