Tacos

Craft Coffee Comes to Houston Taco Restaurant on Shepherd Drive

POSTED: January 2, 2024 AT 5:02 pm   /   Coffee, Tacos, Washington Corridor

Tío Trompo taquería, located at 316 Shepherd, has partnered with Houston coffee professional Jonathan Elkins to launch an in-house coffee program called White Tile Café. The program started on Friday, December 29 and offers craft coffee, espresso, lattes, cappuccinos and more. Guests can enjoy the new drinks  alongside some of Houston’s best tacos and trompo, […]

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Underbelly Hospitality’s Mexico City Inspired Concept Debuts This Week

POSTED: November 13, 2023 AT 1:58 pm   /   Breakfast, Farmers Market, Food Finds, Mexican, News, Tacos

We may be heading toward the end of 2023, but this year is still shaping up to be a busy one for Underbelly Hospitality. It was announced this Fall that Wild Oats, which serves up fresh takes on traditional Texas fare, was relocating to 1222 Witte Road, home to a new dining and entertainment development in […]

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Underbelly Hospitality is Shuffling Restaurants at the Houston Farmers Market

POSTED: August 17, 2023 AT 2:12 pm   /   American, Farmers Market, Mexican, News, Restaurant Openings, Tacos

On the heels of a busy summer, with the unfortunate closing of GJ Tavern and the long-anticipated opening of Pastore, fall brings another season of change to Underbelly Hospitality as the group continues to navigate its own way after founding chef Chris Shepherd’s departure. After establishing a presence at the Houston Farmer’s Market with both […]

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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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Some of the Best Houston Tacos Are Now at — a Gas Station?

POSTED: May 13, 2019 AT 3:13 pm   /   Food Finds, Tacos, Tex-Mex

Some dining experiences are essential to understanding Houston food culture. For example, visiting Tacos Tierra Caliente for a couple of warm corn tortillas filled with tender lengua (beef tongue) or juicy barbacoa, crisp onion and fresh cilantro, then walking across the street to West Alabama Ice House for a cold beer. It’s practically an initiation rite for […]

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