Local Foods – Hit or Miss?

So…the Houston Magazine is my newest passion, thanks to Saf, I spent nearly one hour reading about local food joints. First & foremost, for those of you who are not privileged to be a Houstonian 😉 (don’t worry, no one’s perfect!), we are sincerely and quite candidly one of the BEST foodie towns in this country, hands down!!! And luckily, there is no near-term shortage of up & coming tasty treats to indulge in at your pleasure. So yesterday evening, we made our way to Local Foods in Upper Kirby, offering locally-sourced, healthy ingredient- abundant choices on the menu. It had been on my radar for a while plus the weather was Houston-perfect as in cool, breezy, you know, in the 80s…

Honest opinion, it’s a GREAT joint for healthy eating if that’s what you’re game for. In fact, if you’re like me who prefers to eat healthy throughout the week & then binge during weekends as if my body is somehow programmed to ignore it, this is the perfect weeknight getaway. It does lack a certain “kick” or as I like to refer to it as the good “fat”…but nevertheless, don’t miss out on it while the weather is still perky!

Outdoor seating

Outdoor seating

CABBAGE SLAW edamame, bean sprouts, seaweed

CABBAGE SLAW edamame, bean sprouts, seaweed

TUSCAN KALE golden raisins, pine nuts, parmesan

TUSCAN KALE golden raisins, pine nuts, parmesan

LENTILS tomato, cucumber, cauliflower, basil-mint pesto

LENTILS tomato, cucumber, cauliflower, basil-mint pesto

BEETS pistachio, wheatberry, mint (may I add that I LOVE Beets!!)

BEETS pistachio, wheatberry, mint (may I add that (a) these are not worms, and (b) I LOVE Beets!!)

CRUNCHY CHICKEN  nut “crumble”, provolone, buttermilk ranch, pickles, tomato,  pretzel bun

CRUNCHY CHICKEN
nut “crumble”, provolone, buttermilk ranch, pickles, tomato,
pretzel bun

Voila!!!

Voila!!!

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