Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States. It's a big city with endless highways and rivals Los Angeles in its never ending sprawl. It's not a pretty city due to its loose zoning laws, but there's enough things to keep you busy and entertained. The restaurant scene is...more
The Teahouse is my favorite place for tapioca in Houston, Texas. They have all types of flavors and choices that would dwarf Starbucks. My personal fave is the taro non blend with baby tapioca with cream.
House of Pies is a beloved institution in Houston and is open 24 hours everyday. The diner has a mix of breakfast and comfort food. The desserts, particularly the pies and cakes are amazing. If you are in Houston, make sure you stop by House of Pies....more
Sammy's is a great nightclub, especially for those who grew up in the 80s. They often have an 80s cover band playing hits such as "Jessie's Girl" and "I Just Can't Get Enough." Not surprisingly, the crowd is a little older and are there to live out their 80s...more
Fit is based in the SW section of Houston in an Asian shopping center. It's a Japanese store, which sells all types of knick knacks and assorted items. You can easily spend a couple of hours perusing the store because they sell so many functional items at cheap prices. I bought two cute plastic...more
Que Huong has been opened for at least two decades and is still a popular Vietnamese restaurant in Houston. The menu is extensive and goes beyond the typical fare that is served in most Vietnamese restaurants. On the weekends, they serve Mi Quang, which is a central Vietnamese noodles dish with...more
Baby Barnaby's Cafe is the smaller, miniature version of Barnaby's Cafe. Seating is small and compact so come on the weekdays to avoid the queues. The brunch dishes are delicious. In addition, you can also order healthier items such as egg white scrambled eggs, so you don't have to...more
Sinh Sinh serves cheap and delicious Cantonese food. It also opens late, so you'll often see young folks here eating out with their friends. My cousin drove me here and we ordered several dishes. They all turned out to be great.
Tan Tan is cheap, delicious, and serves popular Cantonese dishes. It's popular with the Asian community in Houston. I recommend ordering custom made wonton soup, where you have the option of ordering what type of noodles you want, and ordering what type of seafood or meats you want in your...more
Pollo Riko (meaning chicken and rice in Spanish) is known just for that. The Colombian rotisserie chicken is slow cooked and tastes juicy and moist. To get the chicken and rice along with a side dish for no more than $6 is a real steal.