Critics Picks

Appetizers

Vespaio

Barbecue

Sam's for BBQ, Country Pork Ribs at Artz Rib House

Hamburgers

Casino el Camino

Steak

Hangar Steak with Demiglace & Pommes Frites at Jean-Luc's French Bistro

Chicken-Fried Steak

R.O.'s Outpost

Chile Pepper Dish

Camarones à la Plancha at Polvo's, Shrimp al Diablo at Evita's Botanitas

Chips & Hot Sauce

Evita's Botanitas

Soup

Lobster Bisque at Emilia's, Crawfish & Asparagus Bisque at Kaya Blue Cafe

Salad

Thai Beef Salad at Lemongrass Asian Cuisine

Seafood Dish

Squid or Salt & Pepper Soft Shell Crabs at T & S Seafood

Pub Grub

Fish & Chips at B.D. Reilly's Pub

Sushi

Osaka

Bowl of Pho

Tan Tan Vietnamese Restaurant, Sunflower

Breakfast

Juan in a Million

Migas

Migas con Machacado at Polvo's

Sandwich

Carved Turkey with Dressing & Cranberry Mayo at Portabla, Hummus & Artichoke at Marakesh

Dessert

Petit Paris Brest at Aquarelle

Pies

R.O.'s Outpost

Finger Foods

Spanish Tapas at Malaga, Vietnamese Satays at Sagiang

Ice Cream

Dolce Vita

Coffee

Pacha Coffee House

Pizza

Reale's, Cippolina pizza happy hour specials

Enchiladas

Amaya's Taco Village

Vegetable Dish

Jalapeño Creamed Spinach at Hoover's Cooking

Wild Game Dish

Rabbit Three Ways at Emilia's, Elk Loin Chop at Girasole

Bargain Dish

$2.50 Vietnamese Deli Sandwiches at Ba Le, $3.25 Lunch at Saigon Deli, $3.25 Burger Basket at Crown & Anchor Pub

Tofu Dish

Veggie Heaven, Satay, MaPoDoFu at Hunan

Tex-Mex

Amaya's Taco Village, Nuevo Leon

Italian

Vespaio

Chinese

Formosa, Din Ho

Thai

Lemongrass Asian Cuisine

Vegetarian

Madras Pavillion

French

Jean-Luc's French Bistro

Vietnamese

Sunflower Restaurant

Other Ethnic

Marakesh (Middle Eastern), Chelo Kabob (Persian), Bismillah (Pakistani)

New Restaurant

Emilia's

Bakery

Bread Alone -- Retail, TapRoot Breads -- Wholesale

Patio Dining

Tree House Italian Grill

Service

Jeffrey's

Wildest Décor

Kaya Blue Cafe

Fast Food

Tâm Deli & Cafe

Takeout

Cafe Mia

Delivery

Rockets

Male Chef

Will Packwood at Emilia's

Female Chef

Marion Gillchrist at La Traviata

Dim Sum

T & S Seafood

Beer

Tim Schwartz's hand-crafted brews at the Bitter End Bistro & Brewery

Vegetarian Buffet

Madras Pavillion

Happy Hour Deal

Half-price appetizers at Manuel's, Half-price appetizers at Jean-Luc's French Bistro

Comfort Food

Dot's Place, the Frisco Shop

Late Night

T & S Seafood till 2am on weekends, Si Bon till 2am on weekends

Kids' Menu

Granite Cafe

Place to Take Your Parents

Jean-Pierre's Upstairs

Places We Wish Were Still Open

Pao's downtown, Tocai, Little Bombay, 22

Worth Noting

Lucky Dogs, the menu from Quality Seafood, Saigon Deli

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