This may be a bar providing Alamo Drafthouse moviegoers with a new foraging alternative, but Chef John Bullington's snacky menu includes interpretations of classic Mexican street food, such as N.Y. Strip alambras and a giant Sonoran hot dog. Brunch is exciting as well, what with tangy avocado tomatilla sauces, and poblanos in the chichimigas.
The menu covers many regions of the Subcontinent, with an emphasis on Southern cuisine and a few Indo-Chinese dishes from the Manchurian region. Asiana has won over the neighborhood with authentic, lesser-known dishes appearing on weekends, as well as a great lunchtime experience.
This local upstart takes aim at the big delivery chains by offering pizzas – with gourmet ingredients and good crust – for practically a steal.
Try this place for great enchiladas and multiflavored margaritas that should come with warning stickers: "Muy bueno!"
When the founder of this chain introduced his new pies to his mother, all she could say was, "Shut up and eat!"
Mediterranean comfort made with local ingredients. Tarts, fish, pasta, and salads are all achingly fresh. And the adventurous cocktail list is a nice surprise.
You'll find a full range of both fried and broiled seafood in the boat formerly occupied by the Captain's Seafood & Oyster Bar.
offers a wide selection of traditional Tex-Mex favorites as well as an enticing array of Interior Mexican dishes. The cabrito is worth a return visit.
One of the best-kept secrets in town – who knew? It's been open for almost 20 years, serving succulent, tender pork; fabulous soup; and all of your other Tex-Mex favorites.
When the gang's hungry, take a crowd to eat in, or arrange to have them cater your next outdoor fish fry.
is a comfortable family restaurant with something on the menu to please everyone. Try the fried green tomatoes.
If Mom's barbecue sauce doesn't bring you back, Joe Bob's Beans will. You'll also feast on ribs, brisket, sausage, turkey, ham, and even barbecued bologna.
offers all of your family's favorites at affordable prices without MSG. Flavors are based on rich stocks, and sauces contain a minimum of oil. The deep-fried items are crispy, and what lies under the thin batter are fresh ingredients.
Definitely try the General Tso's chicken, a standout with a sinus-clearing spice rating. The hot-and-sour soup also leaves a pleasant, peppery afterburn.
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