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Looking for a special place for lunch this Saturday - downtown Houston

buttertart Nov 3, 2008 01:21 PM

Hi, we will be at the Crowne Plaza downtown - and carless - for a conference this weekend and have only one free meal slot, lunch on Saturday. Is there anywhere within striking distance that is particularly good? Like just about all cuisines, would be especially interested in something distinctively Houston, not readily available at home (NYC). Thanks in advance for any guidance you can lend.

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    James Cristinian Nov 4, 2008 05:13 PM

    Although not fond of their new menu, I would go to Ninfa's on Navigation. Great local ambiance, see where Tex Mex fajitas began. It is defiinitely disinctive local Houston at its best.

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    1. re: James Cristinian
      buttertart Nov 6, 2008 08:53 AM

      Thanks very much. Nothing much shaking in this line in NY, perfect.

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