Published Jul 31, 2023 by Megan Broussard
Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW) is back, and this year, the 20th-anniversary celebration promises an array of exciting newcomers that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. From August 1 to September 4, food enthusiasts can savor the best of Houston's culinary scene while supporting a charitable cause. Here are some of the fantastic new additions to this beloved foodie event:
Nestled in the heart of River Oaks, Bari Ristorante is a charming Italian eatery that prides itself on "setting the table the Italian way." Their HRW menu features a delectable three-course dinner, showcasing the finest imported seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. With an elegant ambiance and house-made flavors, Bari Ristorante promises an unforgettable dining experience.
Located in Rice Village, Hamsa brings the vibrant flavors of Israeli cuisine to HRW. Offering both lunch and dinner menus, their featured dishes include lamb hummus with freshly baked pita, succulent tenderloin skewers, and refreshing cauliflower couscous. These delightful offerings are perfect for summer and are bound to leave you craving for more.
Montrose welcomes Marmo, an Italian steakhouse with an enticing HRW lunch and dinner selection. Indulge in signature dishes like Tuscan fried chicken, Bolognese, chicken parmigiano, and squid ink campanelle. As a bonus, Marmo hosts live music every night, featuring some of Houston's most talented musicians, adding a delightful musical touch to your dining experience.
A hot spot in Montrose, Ostia is a must-visit for HRW, offering classic Italian meals for both lunch and dinner. Settle into the charming greenhouse section and savor the delectable Caesar salad, a true gem of Houston's culinary scene. For a perfect ending to your meal, explore their impressive cocktail menu and indulge in a delightful libation.
Although Houston's temperatures may hit the double digits, it won't stop you from enjoying the mouthwatering ramen delights at Rakkan for HRW. Beyond their delectable ramen options, Rakkan's four-course dinner menu features salads, appetizers like gyoza and chicken karaage, and a delightful mochi dessert.
Since its establishment in 2017, Triola has been captivating diners with its blend of traditional Italian, New American, and Southwestern-inspired cuisine. This family-owned restaurant in The Heights is a fresh addition to HRW's impressive lineup, providing a unique dining experience that showcases their culinary diversity.
Houston Restaurant Week is not just about enjoying culinary masterpieces; it's also about giving back to the community and combating food insecurity. Join this amazing cause and share your HRW experiences on Instagram by tagging @liveworkhou.
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