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June 14, 2012

Favorite Asian Restaurants #4 - Silver Palace & Hunan Chef

Silver Palace RestaurantAlright, now for something slightly different in my Favorite Asian Restaurant review: Buffets. I tend to hit up Chinese Buffets when I'm in the mood for a variety of food, and that is where they shine: Variety. One-on-one, a proper sit-down restaurant will beat out the quality of food ...

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June 7, 2012

Favorite Asian Restaurant #3 - Pei Wei

Pei Wei RestaurantRight!  The third of my Favorite Asian Restaurants is Pei Wei ((713) 661-0900, www.peiwei.com).The one I visit is located at 5110 Buffalo Speedway #100, in the Kroger Parking Lot just north of West University Place.

Pei Wei is kinda different from the other asian restaurants I've talked ...

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May 31, 2012

Favorite Asian Restaurant #2 – Hunan’s

Hunan's RestaurantNumber two on the list of Favorite Asian Restaurants is Hunan's (713-666-2000, www.hunansbellaire.com) Hunan's is located at 3835 Bellaire, right next to that new Molina's that just opened up and just across the street from West University Place.This place is one of my favorite lunch joints ...

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May 24, 2012

Favorite Asian Restaurant #1 - Panda Garden

Favorite Asian Restaurant #1 - Panda GardenSo, this is a blog post about my Favorite Asian Restaurant.  Neat.  Right. Suppose I'll introduce myself to anyone reading. My name is Christopher Martin, and I'm a six-foot-eight Food Snob. This post is to hopefully allow other folks to take advantage of my years of finding tasty ...

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Aug. 19, 2011

Tiny Boxwoods in West U – Now for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Tiny Boxwoods in West University PlaceOur newest West U restaurant, Tiny Boxwoods, is now in operation for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Yay!  I have sampled the breakfast – our menu items were creative and delicious, especially the breakfast pizza.  The setting is serene and lovely, as one would expect from ace landscapers like ...

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March 8, 2011

Organic Meats Now Served at Edloe Deli

Edloe DeliKudos to E.I. Thomas, the chef/owner of the Edloe Deli for using organic meats in his restaurant.

Niman Ranch meats come from over 650 farmers and ranchers across the country.  Everyone in this network practices sustainable agriculture, crop rotation, and alternative energy sources.  They raise their animals ...

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Nov. 24, 2010

The New/Old Edloe Deli

Edloe DeliMy back-door neighbor, The Edloe Deli, has just reopened under new management.  Well, not exactly new – E.I. Thomas is the chef who has been running the restaurant and he and his wife Jill have now stepped up into an ownership position.

The Deli has been closed for ...

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Oct. 1, 2010

New Internet Cafe – Aroma Classique

Aroma ClassiqueThere is a new internet café in our neighborhood, and it’s a winner!

Check out Aroma Classique at 3953 Richmond at Weslayan, across from Costco.  This little café serves up Mediterranean soups, salads and sandwiches with an emphasis on fresh and homemade.  Yes, the bread is baked on-site ...

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June 25, 2010

West University’s New Colonial Park Concession Stand

Concession Stand at Colonial Park, West University PlaceIn 2010, the City of West University Place completed major renovations to two of its sports facilities.  This photo shows the newly-built concession stand at Colonial Park Pool (4130 Byron St.)

The concession stand at Colonial Park is run by the Edloe Street Café and Deli, which has long ...

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Oct. 26, 2009

Juliette Gordon Low - Happy Birthday!

Brownies celebrate Juliette Gordon Lowe's birthday

We have all celebrated birthdays at Palace Lanes on Bellaire (see http://palacebowlinglanes.com/but this party was unusual -- the birthday girl was absent!   This annual gathering of 70 giggling girls was hosted by Evergreen Service Unit in honor of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouting.

Juliette ...

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