Dervish Table Top Grill

Dervish Table Top Grill: Restaurant Review

Dervish Tabletop Grill in Stafford, Tx is one of those restaurants where the dining experience matters much more than the food per se. Menu The restaurant offers à la carte menu as well as Chef’s Special buffet for dinner. The à la carte menu consists of a mix of halal Indo-Pak, Mediterranean as well as […]

The Peri Peri Factory, Houston

The Peri Peri Factory: Restaurant Review

Ever since we moved from Toronto we had been missing Nando’s and Galito’s. When we heard of The Peri Peri Factory opening in Houston few months ago we were excited that we could finally have some halal flame-grilled peri peri chicken here. Thankfully, we were not disappointed. Menu The menu included all the usual Peri […]

S’mores Waffle at Busy Boy Cafe Hillcroft

Busy Boy Sandwiches Mediterranean Grill and Café: Restaurant Review

We have always enjoyed eating halal fast food such as shawarmas, burgers, sandwiches and wraps at Busy Boy Sandwiches Mediterranean Grill and Café. It’s located amidst various other eating joints and ethnic stores on Hillcroft which is also known as Mahatma Gandhi District or Houston’s “Little India”. Yesterday we specifically went to check out their newly […]

Halal General Tso Chicken at Jade Ly Asian Bistro, Sugar Land, TX

Jade Ly Asian Bistro : Restaurant Review

Update 08/29/2018: They no longer sell pork ! Last Sunday it was late last night and we still couldn’t decide upon a restaurant when I remembered Jade Ly Asian Bistro. The place is quite close to our home in Sugarland, TX and I had recently been seeing lots of scrumptious posts by Hassan Studios  who […]

Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook by May Fridel

An Interview with May Abraham Fridel – Author of Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook

I had received a review copy of  Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook  sometime ago and had been wanting to go through it but my newborn  son was keeping me really busy which is why I had to keep postponing it. This book is of special interest to me since my father as well as my mother […]

Halal Turkey and Thanksgiving dinner in Houston

Top 7 Places in Houston for Halal Turkey

Updated on 11/12/2018: After receiving numerous queries, I have updated the details in this post for Thanksgiving Day 2018 for the benefit of my readers. My family does not celebrate Thanksgiving Day but my girls wanted to try some halal turkey this year. I decided to look for some options in the Greater Houston Area […]

2001 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77002

Halal Fried Chicken and Southern Sides at Louisiana Fried Chicken

  My kids had been searching for a good halal fried chicken joint ever since we moved to Houston last year. We finally found Louisiana Fried Chicken and Seafood in downtown Houston (Fannin Street) which not only serves great Cajun Fried Chicken but also a wide variety of authentic Southern dishes. I believe there are […]