Foodie Friday – Houston (Katy) Edition: Green Garden Chinese Restaurant

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Green Garden Chinese Restaurant

19922 Park Row Drive
Katy, TX 77449-4915

I love take out. I have been to almost every “Chinese” food place near me. And it’s almost always the same. Sometimes it’s too sweet or too sour or doesn’t have enough taste. The chicken usually comes out in small pieces and is a mixture of light and dark meat. I’ve never had AMAZING Chinese food, but there have been some that come close.

From the day I started dating my boyfriend, he had been telling me about the BEST Chinese food he had ever had. He would talk about it every time we tried somewhere new and he could not help himself but compare it to what he says is the best.

About two weeks ago, we had the opportunity to go to Houston. On our last day there, he finally decided to show me this Chinese food heaven that he had been bragging out for the last 3 years.

And let me tell you…

IT WAS AMAZING! Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Pablito’s Bakery in Austin, TX

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I discovered Pablito’s Bakery because a friend from back home checked in there one Sunday morning raving about their menudo and barbacoa. Living in Austin, TX I have lowered my expectations for Mexican food and have never found anything in this city that can ever come close to the Mexican food from my hometown of Del Rio, TX. So when I saw someone from my hometown raving about a Mexican food place in Austin, I just KNEW I had to try it out.

I went on a Saturday morning after teaching my 8:15 am Zumba class. I was excited, but at the same time I didn’t want to get my hopes up. Continue reading