Monday, November 30, 2015

Beirut Sharwarma and Fried Cauliflower

Chicken, tomato, lettuce, pickle spears, mayonaisse, on a grilled pita,

Fried cauliflower with sumac

@ Abu Omar Halal, in the parking lot of a Shell station, OST @ Almeda

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Fatty Brisket and Jalapeno Sausage

Smoked over oak and pecan, with pinto beans and mustard potato salad, pickles, raw onion and white bread

at The Brisket House

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Nashville Hot Fried Chicken Donut Sandwich

Nashville Hot style fried chicken breast on a glazed donut with cheese and pickles.

plus two glazed vegan cake donuts

at Hugs And Donuts

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Comida Corrida

A Prixe Fixe three course lunch for those on the run, starting with Sopita de Tortilla, a cup of rich
Tortilla Soup with green, red and yellow tortilla strips, avocado and crema in a broth based on pasilla chiles,

a main of Carnitas Tacos with onion and cilantro, a cup of refritos negroes with queso fresco, and a smoky salsa,

and a dessert of Corn Mousse.  There are at least three choices for each course and each diner gets a liter of agua fresca to accompany the meal, plus a liter of water.  This was Agua Fresca de Melon.  The drinking glasses are made of old bottles.

at Cuchara

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Italian Hot Dog

Quarter pound all-beef frank with home fries, red and green peppers and onions on a baguette, with packets of yellow mustard and ketchup

from Luigi's Pizzeria (Bellaire location)

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Lamb over Spicy Rice

Lamb gyro meat over spicy rice with corn, onions, tomatoes, lettuce and white sauce

from Jones Halal Fried Chicken

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Pulled Pork Plate

'Pulled' pork, cucumbers and red onions, green beans, pickles and raw onions, Texas-style barbecue sauce,

from Roegel's

Monday, November 2, 2015


Carne Mechada, Queso Duro and avocado on top of thick, mashed, fried plantains

@ El Fogon Criollo, 5877 S. Gessner @ Harwin.  The owners formerly ran the El Punto Criollo cart on the west side.  The restaurant menu is half Venezuelan, half Mexican.