Category archives for: Fort Bend Foodie

By Denise Monroe

The Fort Bend Foodie 08/07/13

Mia Bella Tratoria First Colony Mall Cuisine: Italian This restaurant is in a prime location.  On a Friday night there were many tables available, yet the hostess tried to seat us at a table right at the entrance of the kitchen.  We asked for a different table away from the kitchen noise and she awkwardly […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 07/31/13

For those of you who are fix it and forget it kind of cooks, here are a couple of easy and delicious recipes for you. Crock-pot Ranch Pork Chops • 1 pkg. of boneless pork chops • 1 can Cream of Chicken soup • 1 packet Dry Ranch dressing mix Layer pork chops in a […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 07/24/13

Don Julio’s 9009 Sienna Christus Dr, Missouri City, Texas  77459 Cuisine:  Mexican This restaurant is in a rather obscure place behind another building off  a side street.  The parking was not quite adequate to accommodate the number of patrons, so be prepared for a distant walk if you go. If you like a noisy place […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 07/17/13

Here is a refreshing summer salad that’s kind of different and easy to make. Peach, Avocado and Crab Salad • ½ lb. lump crabmeat, picked over • 1 Tbs. lime zest • 1 Tbs. lime juice • 1 Tbs. low-fat mayonnaise • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper • ¼ cup Granny […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 07/10/13

Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars Here is a recipe shared from my friend, T.J. Callahan.  Not only is she glib on the radio, she can cook!  It is super easy and delicious, and is a perfect summertime dessert. • 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. Cream cheese, softened • 2 (8 oz.) cans crescent rolls • 1 cup sugar […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 07/03/13

Coal Vines 1550 Lake Pointe Pkwy. Ste. 100 Sugar Land, TX Cuisine: Pizza, Pasta, and Wine Bistro This is a rather small place in a strip center with a nice patio view of Lake Pointe Plaza. The menu is rather limited, offering 6 appetizers, 6 salad options, 8 pizza varieties, 8 entrées, and a couple […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 06/26/13

Fadi’s Mediterranean Grill 716 Hwy. 6 Sugar Land, TX 77479 Cuisine:  Mediterranean Buffet Price Range: $$, varies Menu: It is almost overwhelming when you first walk in to see the huge selection of items.  The menu is displayed on the wall just inside the entrance.  If you need to study the menu at first, you […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 06/19/13

Tucano’s Brazilian Grill 16535 Southwest Frwy Sugar Land, TX Cuisine:  Brazilian Meats & elaborate salad bar Price Range: $21.95 dinner and all day Saturdays, $14.99 lunch Hours:  Mon. thru Thurs. 11am to 10pm Fri. & Sat. 11am to 11pm Closed Sundays. Menu: Quite an elaborate salad bar (buffet style) with every kind of salad you […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 06/12/13

Pier 36 Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar 1410 E. Hwy. 90A @ FM 359 Richmond, TX 77469 Cuisine: Fresh Gulf Seafood Price Range: $13.50 – $18.95 entrees Menu: Your usual seafood offerings. Appetizers of note are the baked oysters, seafood fondue, crawfish bisque, & shrimp empanadas. House Specialties offer catfish, tilapia, or red snapper served […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 06/05/13

Calico Beans Since it’s barbecue season, I thought I’d share my favorite family recipe for a side dish that is always requested when brisket or other meat is smoking on the grill.  This one is for you mom. Calico Beans 1 can green lima beans, drained 1 can red kidney beans, drained 1 can large […]

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