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Mike Riccetti

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College Tours: Where to Eat Near Rice University, Houston

Rice is situated near the heart of Houston, which boasts some of the best and most diverse eating options in the country. Chinese, Cuban, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese eateries are represented, and often more than one of each, plus there are several cafés including a dedicated crêperie. More

A Sandwich a Day: The Jive Turkey at Kraftsmen Café

It might not be Textile, but it has sure been a nice addition to the Heights.

A Sandwich a Day: Grilled Cheese with Ham at Revival Market in Houston

Carrie, you've got a point; $12.50 does seem like a lot for a grilled cheese sandwich, even if it contains some additional tasty protein and a quality side. It is quite good, though. Like everything at Revival Market, there is a premium to be paid.

A Sandwich a Day: Pastor and Marinated Pork Torta at Mexico's Deli in Houston

Links are fixed. Lunch there, almost always a torta, was often a highlight of a dreary day at the office.

A Sandwich a Day: Crunchy Chicken at Local Foods in Houston

Try Revival Market (550 Heights at White Oak). The Urban Harvest farmers markets, especially the big one on Saturday morning at Eastside, might still sell their breads, too.

College Tours: Where to Eat Near Rice University, Houston

Lyra, thanks. I have difficulty spelling in English, much less French, but that mistake was rather egregious.

As for Fung's Kitchen, I have had terrific luck there over the years. It's been the best place I've found for dim sum in Houston. Conversely, I have had less enjoyable experiences at Yum Yum Cha due, in part, to slow service. But, I will give it another try. Cheers.

A Sandwich a Day: Pete's Philly at Market Square Bar & Grill in Houston

asado 10, thanks for the heads up about those sandwiches at BB’s and Pappa Geno’s. I will check them out. I drove by BB’s in the Heights earlier today and noticed their sign advertising something like “Tex-Orleans” food, which actually makes sense there.

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