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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Houston's

378 Park Ave. S. (E. 26th & E. 27th Sts.) Send to Phone
212-689-1090
Packs of chic young professionals meet and greet at this American-fare eatery.

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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Houston's Restaurant Review

: This branch of the nationwide chain, with its successful formula for basic American food, flourishes in its Park Avenue location. Jammed like a subway at rush hour with attractive, chic, young professionals meeting and mating around a large and handsome horseshoe-shaped bar, this darkly-lit spot with large booths turns out pretty good food that's pretty pricey. If you go during the after-work cocktail crush---and if you're over 35---you probably will not enjoy the high-energy buzz of those attempting to connect. For appetizers, we like the signature creamy spinach and artichoke dip and the spring rolls with seared tuna, avocado, spicy shrimp and pork. With regard to entrées, Houston's is known for its barbecued ribs and they don't disappoint---unless you are a Texan. If you’re in the mood for lighter fare, try the Hong Kong wild bass with steamed rice and bok choy. Choose the crispy french fries to accompany the ribs or the ground-chuck burgers.
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