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. $$$$.