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E2 = Excellent Eats

By Jonathan Nassar

It’s raining ramen

As I write this, cold weather seems to have come very quickly! Wasn’t it 90 degree weather just a day or two ago? Where’s my jacket? I’ve been waiting for cold weather to come for so long, I feel a little silly for being so […]

By | 2018-10-31T00:10:56+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on E2 = Excellent Eats

E2 = Excellent Eats

By Jonathan Nassar

The Best Part of Waking Up

When I met my wife, she told me she didn’t like coffee. So naturally, I repeatedly took her to coffeeshops. Now, coffee is a part of every weekend for us, and our most […]

By | 2018-04-26T15:46:18+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on E2 = Excellent Eats

E2 = Excellent Eats

Editor’s Note: Since March of 2011, long-time Timbergrove resident Lorraine Cherry wrote neighborhood restaurant reviews under the headline of E2 = Excellent Eats. Following her death in November, Timbergrove resident Jonathan Nassar has stepped up to continue the popular column.
By | 2018-02-24T14:54:31+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on E2 = Excellent Eats

E2 = Excellent Eats

by Lorraine Cherry

Redfish and Salmon and Shrimp, Oh My!

An attractive new restaurant that specializes in seafood has popped up on Highway 290 just outside the loop. The name is Pinch, as in “a pinch of seasoning.” We recently visited Pinch for lunch and came back the next week for […]

By | 2017-04-29T23:24:01+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on E2 = Excellent Eats

Where have all the restaurants gone? Long time passing…

by Lorraine Cherry

I began writing this column 6 years ago in February 2011. There’s been so much change in Timbergrove that we now have a lot of residents who didn’t live here back then. For your benefit, as well as anyone else who might be interested, I thought I would take this […]

By | 2017-04-17T11:18:15+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on Where have all the restaurants gone? Long time passing…

How to Bag a Baguette!

by Lorraine Cherry

In my humble opinion (which people actually used to say before IMHO became popular), a good baguette is the finest bread in the entire world. But please note the qualifier: a good baguette. A good baguette, along with a hunk of cheese, some salami, and a bottle of red wine, can be the […]

By | 2016-12-28T23:17:20+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on How to Bag a Baguette!

Currying favor with Northwest Houston: Indian food comes to the ‘hood!

The long drought is over! Before I explain, in the interests of full disclosure, I confess that I love Indian food. And I am not alone. For years, there have been complaints from all over our part of Houston that there were no Indian restaurants nearby. Well, folks, that time is gone.Perhaps you watched over […]

By | 2016-10-11T13:00:35+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Activities, Excellent Eats|Comments Off on Currying favor with Northwest Houston: Indian food comes to the ‘hood!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for…..gelato?

by Lorraine Cherry
I scream, you scream, we all scream for…..gelato?
Gelato is one of the fastest growing sweet treats in the country, and there are a lot of good reasons for this. Although roughly similar to ice cream, there are significant differences in how it is made and in how it tastes. Unlike ice cream, gelato […]

By | 2016-06-30T13:14:13+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on I scream, you scream, we all scream for…..gelato?

E2 = Excellent Eats

by Lorraine Cherry

Beyond this Point There Be Dragons: Venturing into the Unknown for Lunch

We’re going on an adventure! Houston is one of the most diverse cities in the country, with a huge (yuuuuuge??) variety of ethnic markets. So, we can spend a few hours visiting a foreign country by driving just a couple of miles […]

By | 2016-03-06T21:43:24+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Excellent Eats|Comments Off on E2 = Excellent Eats
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