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A December 2006 trip to Houston by tcguide

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Quote: I grew up in Houston and I have lived in New York City since 1998. Eat trip home is a chance to chow down.

Hickory Hollow

Restaurant

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Ally and I were in Houston for Christmas break. On a cloudy December 28, we drove over to the heights neighborhood of Houston and tried the family friendly old-school Hickory Hollow restaurant. They had me at the chicken fried steak and the all-you-can-drink soda fountain!Here is what we ate: I had the 3 meat plate with beef brisket (chopped), sausage, and chicken fried steak. Side of potato salad and friend okra. Ally had a 2 meat place with chicken fried steak and beef brisket (sliced). And a side of hot tots (like super sized tater tots studd with mashed potatoes) and friend zucchini. I would have to say that the chicken fried steak was the highlight since not all BBQ places serve it! All t...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 8, 2007

Hickory Hollow
101 Heights Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77007
(713) 869-6300

Ibiza Food and Wine Bar

Best Of IgoUgo

Restaurant

Ibiza Food and Wine Bar Photo, Houston, Texas
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When I eat in my hometown of Houston, it's usually Mexican, barbecue, or some other local specialties. On Dec 29, 2006, just before going to a Houston Rockets game, we ate at Ibiza, a great place for contemporary tapas and unique main plates. These are not typical traditional tapas plates, and I really didn't find any typical tapas dishes except for the Spanish olives, Serrano ham, and Manchego cheese. It's a large restaurant and much bigger than NYC tapas places, which all seem really small!For our small plates, we enjoyed a peppercorn crusted tuna ($12), grilled shrimp with crabmeat cornbread and tasso cream ($11), and Spanish Piquillo Peppers stuffed with smoked duck breast and pistachios (...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 27, 2007

Ibiza Food and Wine Bar
2450 Lousiana
Houston, Texas 77006
(713) 524-0004