Brennan’s of Houston

Dirty Martini with blue cheese stuffed olives

Dirty Martini with blue cheese stuffed olives

Last night, Patty and I joined friends at Brennan’s of Houston for a wonderful evening, taking advantage of Houston’s Restaurant Weeks special menu.  Participating restaurants donate $5-7 to the Houston Food Bank benefitting underfunded families.

Brennan’s offers the finest in Texas coastal cuisine, combining Louisiana creole flavors with southern style cooking, such as their trademark turtle soup.  Inside, the decor is white table cloths and deep-cushioned chairs, men in dinner jackets, ladies in dresses, cocktails at the bar and well, it’s simply the best of Houston’s fine dining experiences.

Beyond the turtle soup, you’ve got to have the Bananas Foster, prepared table side with rich aromas of sizzling butter, sugar and cinnamon rising up from the skillet.  There’s shrimp (we had ‘shrimp corn dogs with okra and peppercorn – to die for!), crab, beef, chicken and lots of seafood selections on the menu for every person’s dietary desires . The service is excellent and vigilant.  I used the Sommelier to help choose a red wine to go with our meal. He suggested the perfect bottle of Cote d’ Rhone and we loved it.

Last night was a delightful experience with friends and Brennan’s remains one of my top Houston restaurant choices.

http://www.brennanshouston.com

About Wayne to the Max

Active writer, dancer, traveler, Christian and father, aviation enthusiast, photographer, music lover and a DJ, hiker, Harley driver and fine wine drinker. My digital photo artist page: www.WayneToTheMax.com
This entry was posted in Food, Photography, Travel and Destinations, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s