Tag Archive for wings

Drive Inn, Drive Out

I’m leaving. I’ll come back again. I make no apologies for the way I wax enthusiastic about Down House, so it’s no wonder that when the same folks tried their hand at an ice house, I needed to hear little…

Hay Merchant

The long-anticipated Hay Merchant opens today on Westheimer, and I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak during their soft-opening period. Local media has already provided a pretty good insight into the launch, and the owners have begged forbearance…

Houston Want Wingy

Buffalo, New York claims to be the birthplace of the Buffalo Wing, but I think what they really mean is the traditional Buffalo sauce because, frankly, chicken wings have been eaten since, well, just after the egg. Or is it…

Crawfish and Noodles

I appreciate the straightforward candor of Vietnamese restaurant nomenclature. Many have the word “Pho” in their names or, as we saw with Duc Chuong II, the name of the dish they serve is featured more prominently than the name of…

Natural Selection

After my first visit to Down House early this summer, my first thought was that I could spend all day there. A discreetly marked building with an open floor plan that is at once inviting yet refined. The vintage aesthetic…