I met up with the beautiful Alana Stewart. She was in town to launch her new movie. As Farrah’s best friend, she’s got some great stories to tell. Here is a little sneak preview of our interview.
Fire up a steak and invite your friends over.
H Texas caught up with the Dynamo Girls at the Hotel Galvez as they were shooting their calendar. Ladies, you are beautiful!
3755 Richmond, (713) 622-6778 ; www.tonyshouston.com
If you’re dining at Tony’s, you know you’ve arrived. The in place to see and be scene while feasting on the finest European/Italian-style food in Houston, the service is impeccable and every dish a masterpiece. Don’t miss Tony’s special souffle for desert. $$$$
MAX’S WINE DIVE
4720 Washington, (713) 880-8737
Max’s Wine Dive is packed with a trendy crowd, so get there early if you want a seat. Brought to us by the folks from The Tasting Room, the owners call the cuisine upscale, down-home food. Now serving lunch. Open Tues. – Sun. Open late. $$$
Restaurant Week “Rainbow Lodge”
On the last night of Restaurant Week, we wanted to return to Voice. They were sold out. Vic & Anthony’s couldn’t get us in until ten o’clock. So, we selected local favorite, Rainbow Lodge, to round out our experience. We left disappointed. The first course was hot or chilled tomato soup. The table-side presentation was nice: the waiter poured each one individually. However, all were ordered hot and arrived lukewarm. There were only two entrée choices: steak and shrimp. The shrimp plate was tiny; smaller than most appetizers. It contained three shrimp over chic peas. The croissant bread pudding with bourbon caramel and vanilla ice cream was the only saving grace of the evening.
2011 Ella Blvd, (713) 861-8666
The new Rainbow Lodge is located in the oldest log cabin in Houston, the former home of La Tour D’Argent, at the corner of Ella and East TC Jester (inside Loop 610). The famous animal mounts and antiques decorate the restaurant, as well as its many private dining rooms. $$$$.