A half rotisserie chicken plate at Houston’s El Rey Taqueria is an affordable meal at $13.99.
Whether it’s inflation, economic concerns, or a big income tax bill coming due – it seems like plenty of us have reasons to try to cut expenses these days.
But you still need to eat. And eating
out is one of the main pastimes in Greater Houston, especially given how great the food scene has gotten in the Bayou City.
So, in this month’s installment of
The Full Menu, Houston food writers discuss some of their favorite places to eat that won't break the bank.
Houston has a host of Tex-Mex restaurants that offer free chips and salsa. Then add in a relatively cheap entree, and you have a filling meal. Felice Sloan recommends the Enchiladas de Tejas at Molina’s Cantina for $13.95.
How do they define affordable? For the purposes of today’s discussion, they’re categorizing it as $15 for one person and $30 for two people.
In the audio above, we hear from
Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston, Felice Sloan of the Swanky Maven lifestyle blog, and David Leftwich of Houston Food Finder.
Houston’s Tatemó is nominated for best new restaurant in the nation by the James Beard Awards. And, while plenty of the menu is on the higher end, during the Saturday and Sunday lunch and brunch menu, an order of masa pancakes is $12 and a quesadilla is $8.
Establishments Mentioned in this Edition:
El Rey Taqueria
The Taco Stand
La Calle Tacos
Gringo's Mexican Kitchen
Shri Balaji Bhavan
(L-R) Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston, Felice Sloan of the Swanky Maven lifestyle blog, and David Leftwich of Houston Food Finder, discuss the local restaurant scene on The Full Menu.