ike drama: hungry?

i'm heading back to houston today after almost 3 weeks in LA. i am told my townhouse sustained the wrath of ike with no damage, the cats are happy and healthy, but i am still without power. hence, i don't see any home cooked meals in my future.

you guys are probably pretty hungry by now too or longing for some grub that is more organic or doesn't require the use of a can opener first.

here is a list of neartown/downtown/montrose/upper kirby restaurants that have been reported as open on the houston chronicle or houston press' websites. note: some of these businesses may be serving a small or limited menu and may not even have A/C.

bb's kitchen
empire cafe
maria selmas, el pueblito, lucky burger
souper salads (w. gray)
christian's tailgate (midtown)
goode company BBQ, seafood, and taqueria
miyako (but don't go anyway)
red onion (kirby)
hunan village
jenni's noodle house
ruchi's (shepherd) - personally, i still wouldn't go
stag's head
mission burritos (w. alabama)
khyber grill
avalon diner
frank's pizza (downtown)
treebeards travis
vic and anthony's
star pizza (heights)
terlingua on studemont - fajitas to go only

get some coffee and get online:
cafe brasil (has wifi)
catalina coffee (has wifi)
onion creek (has wifi)
daily grind

if you know of any other restaurants open in the area, please post it below as a comment.

the houston chowhounds and i will be meeting downtown for lunch at the lake house on discovery green tomorrow. our inside source tells us they will be resuming operations tomorrow at 11 AM.

what better time than now for some hot comfort food while sitting around with friends enjoying the nice post-hurricane temperatures?


jb said...

voice at hotel icon is also open with a limited menu for anyone who is downtown.

Anonymous said...

You're so much better than Yelp.

Anonymous said...

I wish I could have met you guys at the Lakehouse yesterday. Work is such a pissy bitch right now...

helengranberry said...

I got an email fron the Flying Saucer downtown that they were open.

Helen A. Handbasket said...

The Flying Saucer downtown is open. Not the best food, but the fantastic beer more than makes up for it.

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