'San Leon' on Serious Eats

Southern Belly: Gilhooley's, in San Leon, Texas

Editor's note: Occasionally what looks at first glance to be a conventional guidebook transcends the genre in surprising ways. John T. Edge's Southern Belly is just such a read, which is why I'm pleased that he has allowed us to excerpt selected items from it on Serious Eats, where they appear every other week. —Ed Levine "Back in the kitchen, they shuck a dozen, set them topless over a pecan- and oak-fueled fire, swab each with butter and Parmesan cheese, and cook until the shells shade toward black, the oysters lips curl, and the cheese burbles and spits." http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1565125479/serieats-20">By John T. Edge | If a team of New Urbanists set out to design the perfect waterside joint according to the... More

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