Sometimes, I just like to toot somebody’s horn. And sometimes, I feel peevish and grumpy. Restaurant reviews are a good place to exercise these human-dramas on a small-scale—though I’m happy to report that the eating always precedes the judging.
When I’m not cooking at home, I like to see what other people are inventing and how they’re presenting it. Below are reviews of mostly favorites, from Houston, New York and other cities I love.