Houston Tex-Mex Favorite Tacos A Go Go opens at Greenway Plaza
Tex-Mex taqueria Tacos A Go Go has opened its fifth Houston location in the Greenway Plaza/Upper Kirby area, offering new offerings including flour and corn tortillas — homemade daily — as well as cocktails and fajitas to go, according to a statement.
The 3773 Richmond Ave location will also feature a large outdoor patio that can seat over 100 people, ample parking, starter cocktails like the pineapple serrano margarita, and coffee bar creations to pair with breakfast tacos. lunch, including Mexican-influenced coffees, horchata latte, and fortified hot chocolate. Fajitas A Go Go, located inside the restaurant, will also allow diners to order takeout fajitas in person, online or through Uber Eats.
March restaurant reopens with a menu inspired by the south of France
After closing for the winter holidays, the chic Mediterranean restaurant in Montrose, by reservation only, March launched its new spring menu last week, this time focusing on Occitanie, a region in the south of France . Available through August, this seasonal menu offers chic new takes on traditional French cuisine in six or nine courses, including bouillabaisse, a traditional fish stew made with mussels and prawns; foie gras with braised cherry; and a clapassade stew, consisting of a simmered, honey-glazed combination of lamb heart and salsify – a Mediterranean root vegetable – topped with black olive powder. Cocktails will largely focus on French brandy, and dessert includes Mont Blanc, a decadent chestnut mousse with vanilla and passion fruit that executive pastry chef Shawn Gawle has modeled to resemble the snow-capped French Alps.
Texas monthly highlights the best food and drink in the state
Food critic Patricia Sharp highlighted the state’s best food, atmosphere and drink in Texas monthlythe latest issue of, and, of course, Houston made the list. Among the dishes to try, Sharp has included Winnie’s fried shrimp and po’ boy oysters, Ixim Houston’s fried meatballs, Duck N Bao’s Peking duck and Da Cama Canteen’s tandoori roots. For those with a sweet tooth, Sharpe sprung from Jardinier’s colorful butterfly pastry, with green yuzu mousse and raspberry compote topping, and Night Shift’s passion fruit pornstar martini as a cocktail worth a deviation. Sharpe also noted places in town that are perfect for alfresco dining, including Brennan’s, Coltivare, the newbie JM-Bar BQ, and Hungry’s.
Ike’s Love & Sandwiches opens at Rice Village
The San Francisco-based sandwich shop plays into its love theme by hosting the grand opening of its second Rice Village location on Valentine’s Day, the Houston Chronicle reported. 2518 Rice Blv. outpost began its celebrations at 10 a.m. with free t-shirts and sandwiches for the first 50 people in line and a $6 offer on select sandwiches for all customers.