Where to Eat Now: In Memoriam

Where to Eat Now: In Memoriam

Mother’s Cafe, in Austin, in 1981.We lost some great Texas restaurants in the past year, whether to the pandemic or other causes. Here, as part of our Where to Eat Now package for 2021, we remember a few of the places we’ll dearly miss. Houston  Big, slick Américas celebrated pan-Latin cuisine long before it became fashionable. Pioneering Benjy’s brought hip dining to quiet Rice Village. Bernie’s Burger Bus had towering, decadent burgers down pat. Helen in the Heights sizzled with Greek Cypriot meatballs. Finally, we bid a fond ciao to two pizza specialists: Dolce Vita, with its Neapolitan pies, and Barry’s Pizza, a fixture for 37 years. San Antonio Chef-owner Lisa Astorga-Watel’s brunch and Bloody Marys put Bite on the map. Southern waffles and blue-plate specials had a steadfast following at…View Original Post

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