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My husband and I are going to be in Houston for a couple of days and we're looking for a few suggestions of restaurants.. hopefully types of cuisine we don't have in Phoenix, which would be: Indonesian, Afghan, Argentine and Jamaican ... can you help?

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  1. This may get you started --- try the local review site:

    http://www.b4-u-eat.com/

    You can search for various cuisines on the sidebar. For Indonesian you'll also want to look at Malaysian and for Jamaican, Caribbean.

    With those restaurant names you can also do a search of this board; I'm pretty sure we've had a recent mention of Khyber and I know there have been discussions of Malaysian, Jamaican and Marini's.

    Of the restos you'll find on those lists I don't have much experience. I went to Tropical Grill some time ago but was not that impressed. Marini's is an old favorite but it's really just an empanada house and the empanadas have fillings aimed at Texas tastes.

    Also here are a couple of websites I just happen to have bookmarked:

    http://www.thereggaehut.com/home.asp

    http://www.theoriginalmarinisempanada...

    There are undoubtedly websites for some of the others.

    Sorry I can't be of more help and this board has been pretty dead for the past couple of weeks.

    1. Still no responses? A suggestion: re-post your query inclluding Houston or Hou in the title line. The overwhelming majority of posts on this board that do not include an indication of the city are by Dallas hounds who seem to think T-E-X-A-S spells Dallas. Some of us don't even bother to open such threads since they're a waste of our time.