Restaurant Week Review: Lucille’s

For my next stop on my Houston Restaurant Weeks tour, was Lucille’s located in the Museum District of Houston.   If you’re in Houston you should know that the Museum of Fine Arts is free on Thursdays, so I took my son and mom to the museum first for a little fun and cultural history.  The…

Restaurant Week Review: UP Restaurant

All across the country restaurants in major cities are offering patrons a one of a kind dining experience for a fraction of the price. Here in Houston, its actually Restaurant WEEKS and it lasts the whole month of August until the first week of September. I have only participated in New York City and in…

Étoile Cuisine et Bar

My final and last stop for my foodie adventures on my Houston Restaurant Week trip was to Étoile Cuisine et Bar located in the Uptown Park area of Houston.  I don’t believe in my 33 years I have ever treated myself to a nice French cuisine.  I have tasted French food but only in passing, like hors d’…

The Tasting Room Wine Cafe

The next stop on my Houston Restaurant Week tour was The Tasting Room Wine Cafe for brunch.  Offering a $25 three-course brunch per person, I decided my first course would be the CRÈME BRÛLÉE FRENCH TOAST (slow dough brioche, strawberries, real maple syrup). My honest opinion is that I’ve had better and the toast was extremely soggy, however…

The Union Kitchen

Continuing my journey for Houston Restaurant Week, my next stop was at The Union Kitchen located in the Memorial area of Houston. I was excited to taste the menu since I had previewed what they would be serving beforehand by searching online. Unfortunately, my server informed me that they would not be doing the restaurant week menu…

Indika

This is my first time participating in Houston Restaurant Week, which is running until September 1st. So since this is my first experience I decided I wanted to try some Indian food since I do not see many establishments around in Houston. I finally decided to go with the authentic, Indika, located in the heart of…