Friday, October 21, 2016

Grilled Brat and Chili Cheese Dog

Oktoberfest Special - Grilled bratwurst with onions and mustard, front, and regular Chili Cheese Dog, rear

@ Wienerschnitzel (1202 50th St., Lubbock, TX)

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Detroit Style Pizza

The Motown (small) - 2 kinds of pepperoni - 'regular' and 'cupping.'

@ Pizaro Pizza Napoletana, Montrose location only.  Note:  this is a new offering; a full description of the ingredients was not on the menu and the options (there are 5) are not yet listed on the website.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Half Pepperoni, Half Andouille Pizza

Personal pizza (9") - one half pepperoni with mozzarella, provolone and grana padano plus one half spicy andouille sausage with red pepper, red onion, jalapeno and green onion

from Luna Pizzeria (original location)

Friday, September 16, 2016

Texas Barbecue

Meaty pork ribs on top of thick slices of fatty beef brisket and custom made sausage with a slice of bread for backdrop,

More detail of the fatty brisket and sausage with the remains of one rib in the foreground,

Pinto beans,

Corn pudding with grated cheese

@ Truth BBQ, 2990 US 290 West, Brenham, TX

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Indian Plate Lunch

Paneer Tikka Masala, Punjabi Chole Masala, onions, papadum, mango pickle and naan

from Indian Spices and Snacks, Sugar Land

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Sicilian Pizza

Barry's Special - pepperoni, mushrooms, ham, bell pepper, onion and Italian sausage

from Barry's Pizza and Italian Diner

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Shrimp and Crab Piquante

Shrimp and Crab Piquante over rice with stewed okra and tomatoes, green beans and jalapeno cornbread,

@ Zydeco Louisiana Diner, downtown

Monday, April 11, 2016

Gyro Plate

Sliced gyro meat, tzatziki sauce, oven-roasted lemon potatoes, salad and pita bread

@ El Greco Greek Grill

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Seafood Gumbo and Shrimp Po-boy

Cup of N'awlin's Seafood Gumbo, served with saltines

Fried Shrimp Po-boy on a light New Orleans style baguette with mayo, lettuce, tomato and pickle, remoulade on the side

at The Cajun Stop

Monday, March 28, 2016

Spinach and Mushroom Enchiladas

Corn tortillas filled with spinach and sauteed mushrooms, topped with a marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese, served with chia seed brown rice and refried beans, accompanied by a Blue Healer Smoothie - blueberries, banana, spinach and soy milk

@ Green Vegetarian and Kosher Restaurant

Friday, March 11, 2016

Afghan Buffet

Cucumbers, carrots and onions with a garlic dressing, baked eggplant with tomato, Chicken Shami kabob and Chicken Tikka and a ground beef dish with corn, peas and limas

Kabuli Pallow - rice, carrots and raisins cooked in a meat broth; there was no lamb meat that I found; Mahi Grill (Fish Grill - Tilapia)

served with fresh baked Naan and fresh brewed green tea

at Afghan Express

Friday, March 4, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Stir Fried Spicy Seafood

Shrimp, mussels, calamari, onions, carrots, green beans, mushrooms, jalapenos and Thai basil, served with rice

@ Thai Spice Express

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Vegetarian Thali

Top Row:  Rasam, Mehdu Vada, Poori (partially eaten), Chilli Pakora (jalapeno, partially eaten),orange sections, cantaloupe, honeydew melon
Middle Row:  Curd Rice, Lemon Rice, Mutter Paneer
Bottom Row:  Raita, Dal Palak

Self-serve off a buffet, accompanied by a freshly prepared Masala Dosa

at Udipi Cafe, Hillcroft

Monday, February 15, 2016

Beef Cheek Tostadas and Enchiladas Rojas

House-made, thick, irregular tortilla chips plus pico de gallo salsa

Beef Cheek tostadas (2) - tostadas topped with black beans, beef cheek tinga, lettuce, avocado and crema

Enchiladas Rojas - a blend of chili (sic) peppers over open faced (stacked) enchiladas filled with Monterey Jack and diced onion, topped with over easy egg, served with refried black beans and Mexican rice

@ Habanera and the Gringo

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Tacos Mixto

Asada, Chipotle Tinga Brisket and Pollo en Mole tacos with onion and cilantro on corn tortillas, plus pico de gallo and salsa verde and Maiz en Vasito chica - small cup or corn with crema, queso fresco and chile

@ 100% Taquito

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lamb Kabobs and Tabouli

Tabouli plus Rice and Lentils

Lamb Kabobs with pickles, onions and tomato

@ Fadi's Mediterranean Grill, Meyerland

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Bánh xèo

Vietnamese rice crepe with pork, shrimp, onions and bean sprouts

Close up of vegetable accompaniments - shredded carrot and daikon, lettuce, basil and cilantro, with fish sauce, hot tea, Sriracha, hoisin and soy sauces

at Thien An, 2611 Caroline

Friday, January 22, 2016


Fish  Döner on Armenian matnakash bread with seasoned, fried basa, yogurt/garlic sauce, cucumber, cabbage, cilantro, corn and tomato plus spices with hot sauce on the side

at  Dögarz Döner

Friday, January 15, 2016

Classic Laghman and Uyghur Yogurt

Classic Laghman (noodles) - Stir-fried lamb, bell peppers (red and green), red onions, tomatoes, napa cabbage and mushrooms on top of hand-pulled wheat noodles in a broth including tomato paste, chili sauce, nuts, and spices including Sichuan peppercorns

Uyghur Yogurt - yogurt with raisins and kalonji (listed under beverages on the menu).

at Uyghur Bistro, (there are pictures of the entire menu on Yelp)

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Roti Canai and Singapore Laksa Noodle Soup

Indian style pancake with spicy chicken and potato curry for dipping,

Noodles with shrimp, chicken, pork, and vegetables in a spicy lemongrass and coconut curry soup

at Mamak

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Lemongrass Grilled Pork Banh Mi

Lemongrass grilled pork on a Vietnamese baguette with duck pate, garlic truffle aioli, cucumber, pickled daikon and carrot, scallion, cilantro and jalapeno, with house-brewed pandan soy milk

at Les Ba' Get