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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Houston
Food
Feel
Price
7.8
7.0
$10
Surprisingly authentic Mexican street food for the West U set

100% Taquito aptly fills a need for authentic Mex-Mex in this area. The place is full of quirks, from its location in a homogenized strip along I-59, to the Mexico City taxicab that’s parked inside the restaurant, to the trompe l’oeil of dingy Mexican storefronts on the walls.

An extensive menu features sopes, quesadillas, and tortilla soup, but the appropriately tiny, delightfully cheap tacos are the headliners. Tinga (soft, gentle brisket) earns well-deserved praise, but our favorite is carne asada, whose… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Houston
Food
Feel
Price
8.6
6.0
$10
Salty, strong duck noodle soup and a banh bot chien worth hunting for

Look for the green awning that says “Luong Ky Mi Gia”—no, Kim Tai’s not next door. This is Kim Tai. Signage can be expensive, you know. Besides, isn’t there something of an allure to those restaurants claiming to be one thing, but secretly being another, like an illicit speakeasy trucking in duck noodle soup? There’s something charming about this shabby, plain place—perhaps it’s those dangling old lanterns over the counter, or the ornate wood chairs that appear to have been… [More]