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Steamboat Bills – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Steamboat Bills – Lake Charles, Louisiana

Steamboat Bills seafood looks like it might be a tourist trap, but it’s not. We stopped here for an early lunch while driving through Lake Charles. I’m glad we stopped when we did, because by the time we left there was a line out the […]

Crawdad Boil- Houston, TX

Crawdad Boil- Houston, TX

Spring in Texas means CRAWDADs!Yesterday the Hubs and I went on a day long adventure to procure the ingredients for a down-home crawfish Boil. (Who’s your crawdaddy?) we went to a couple stores to pick up the crawfish (about 6 lbs), potatoes, corn, andouille sausage, […]

New Years Eve 2013

New Years Eve 2013

Jenny made us a wonderful New Years Eve feast. We started off with some white wine while cooking. The Seaglass 2012 unoaked Chardonnay was crisp and refreshing, but lacked the buttery sweetness of the secondary malolactic fermentation that I really like. Then for dinner we […]

Hokkaido Japanese Kitchen – Houston, TX

Hokkaido Japanese Kitchen – Houston, TX

Hokkaido Sushi Kitchen is hidden in a strip mall on Bellaire Blvd in the Sharpstown area of Houston. It’s inexpensive and always packed. We started off with the complementary miso soup. It had a very full flavor with pieces of seaweed and tofu. It was […]

Taqueria Jefes (next day) – Houston, TX

Taqueria Jefes (next day) – Houston, TX

Yesterday’s trip to Jefes was so good that we had to go back. This time we tried the pastor torta. It was the same tasty pork from the burritos with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, and cheese all served on a soft white bread roll. The bread […]

Taqueria Jefe Dos- Houston, tX

Taqueria Jefe Dos- Houston, tX

Well, we went back to Jefe’s. This time we both chose the torta pastor… Which is just like the previously mentioned Pastor Burrito but on delicious French bread. I don’t know which I like better but whether pastor is on bread or a tortilla… I […]