Monday, December 11, 2017

Pollo Asado al carbon, Medio

Medio Pollo Asado con chile, cibolla, arroz, charros, y salsas, plus tortillas de maiz y limon

from Pollos y Tacos La Bala, S. Post Oak @ Willow

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Korean Fried Chicken

Small Combo Order - 6 wing pieces (3 flaps, 3 drumettes), 3 drumsticks, soy-garlic flavor, plus pickled radish

@ Bonchon, Sugar Land

Friday, December 1, 2017

Chicken Biryani - Kerala Style

Basmati rice plus chicken and spices, nuts and raisins, cilantro and curry leaves, with lime pickle in upper right corner

Raita (thick),

from Desi Indian Restaurant, 209 FM 1092, Stafford, TX

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Spicy Noodles, Uzbek Salad, and Lentil Soup

Spicy Noodles - pieces of beef and chicken plus peppers, onions and tomatoes in a spicy gravy, served over wheat noodles in a heated bowl, (Lunch Special portion)

Uzbek Salad (Achikchuk) - crisp bell peppers, cucumbers, red onion and chives, dressed with lemon juice and a splash of olive oil

Lentil Soup - brown lentils, carrots and bulgur wheat, with a little spice

@ Tarim Central Asian Grill - Uzbek, Turkish and Uyghur Halal Food

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Chicken Francisco Sandwich and Fattouche

Chicken Francisco Sandwich - diced chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, pickle, mayonnaise, corn and mushrooms on a toasted roll,

Fattouche - medley of mixed greens including red and green bell pepper, plus tomato, cucumber and radish, with toasted pita bread, fresh lemon juice and virgin olive oil dressing and pomegranate syrup, with Laziza non-alcoholic apple flavored malted beverage

@ Barbar Mediterranean Grill, 7917 Westheimer

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Chicken with Olives

Chicken with Olives and French Fries, with a loaf of whole wheat bread in the background

Salad, rice with mushrooms and onions in the background

Berrad - Moroccan Green Tea with Mint

@ Cake Delights, 6121 Hillcroft, C1

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Bo Kho Banh Mi

Vietnamese Beef Stew with beef and carrots, served with a baguette, lime wedge and chili paste

@ Cafe TH

Monday, October 30, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


Sausage/Chorizo (fried) - diced chorizo, mozzarella, caramelized onions, and spices

Artichoke (baked) - artichoke heart, mozzarella and provolone, basil

Dulce de Leche (baked) - with chopped walnuts, powdered sugar and whipped cream

@ Empanada Factory, 3833 SW Freeway

AYCE Middle Eastern Buffet

From the top, clockwise - pita bread with zataar on top of tabouli and baba ganouge, potato salad (chilled), spicy hummus and Middle Eastern chopped vegetable salad,

Seasoned potato wedge, chicken kabob, chicken with sumac, roasted cauliflower, falafel

@ Dimassi's, Richmond @ Sage

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Pho Tai Nam and Soda Chanh

Beef noodle Soup (small) with Eye of Round Steak and Well Done Flank.  Vegetables, herbs, lime and jalapenos in the background on the left and DIY Soda Chanh on the right:  a glass of limeade, about 4/5 full, and a can of Seltzer to add carbonization.

@ Pho VN 21, 5800 Bellaire Blvd., Suite 101

Monday, October 9, 2017

Pho Tai with Soda Chanh

Rice Noodle soup (large bowl) with eye of round steak,

Condiments for the soup plus hand-squeezed limeade with soda

at Pho Danh, 11209 Bellaire Blvd. in Hong Kong City Mall

Friday, September 29, 2017

Pho Tai, Bo Vien with Pork Dumplings and Thai Milk Tea

Pork Dumplings

Pho Tai, Bo Vien - Vietnamese rice noodle soup (medium bowl) with rare steak and meatballs,

Herb and vegetable accoutrement for the pho plus Thai Milk Tea

at Pho Binh 59 South

Trader Joe's Spicy Lentil Wrap with Spicy Tahini Sauce

Lavash, red lentils, bulgar (sic) wheat, onion, green onion, parsley, cumin, red pepper, and cabbage, with spicy tahini sauce

from Trader Joe's

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Chow Fun

Chow Fun with stir fried rice noodles, bean sprouts, egg and green onion with added shrimp and Chinese sausage, plus a vegetable egg roll, condiments and Ginger Lemongrass tea

from The Rice Box, 300 W. 20th,

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Gui Cuon Thit Nuong and Hu Tieu Mi Dai

Gui Cuon Thit Nuong - Grilled Pork Rolls with grilled pork, rice vermicelli and vegetables rolled in rice paper with peanut dipping sauce

Hu Tieu Mi Dai - Clear Rice and Egg Noodle Soup with Chicken, Pork and Shrimp,

from Tau Bay, 8150 Southwest Freeway

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Empanada de Carne, Chicha Morada and Parihuela


Empanada de Carne with chimichurri sauce

Chicha Morada - traditional Peruvian purple corn drink with apple and cloves

Parihuela - traditional Peruvian fish soup - fish (tilapia), shrimp, crab, mussels, calamari, and octopus in a tomato broth

@ Che Inka

Friday, August 18, 2017

Bo Luc Lac

"Shaking Beef" - flame-broiled filet mignon and onion, kale vinaigrette salad (kale, red onion, tomato, feta cheese, dried cranberries, cucumber, slivered almonds, walnuts), vinaigrette, rice

@ Hughie's, (18th Street)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Lagman (Uyghur Noodles)


Uyghur style stir-fried meat and vegetables - lamb, peppers, onions

@ Afandim Uyghur Restaurant, 9126 Bellaire

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Piggy Po-Boy, Chow Chow and Chips

Minced ham and salami, jalapeno cheese, mayonnaise, chow chow, pickapeppa sauce, dill pickles, with Zapp's Original and a jar of Antone's chow chow.

from The Original Antone's Import Co., 3823 Bellaire

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Beef Noodle Soup and Samsas

Samsas (2 piece) - beef kabob meat pies

Beef Noodle Soup with bok choy, fresh noodles, cilantro and chives

at Uyghur Bistro

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Chicken Tortilla Soup and Quesadilla

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quesadilla - cremini mushrooms, butter, shallots, garlic, flour tortilla, chili powder, spices, goat cheese, chili peppers, cheddar jack cheese and parmesan cheese,

from Central Market, Chef Prepared Foods Department

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Ayam Goreng Kuning

Indonesian style fried chicken fried in a yellow (turmeric) curry batter.

@ Rice Bowl II

Thursday, July 6, 2017

1/2 Peri-Peri Chicken with Collard Greens

1/2 chicken - Peri-Peri and flavor-infused rotisserie chicken

Collard greens,

House hot sauce - includes Peri-Peri peppers, cayenne, red peppers, habanero, jalapeno, garlic, vinegar, sugar and spices,

@ Peli Peli Kitchen