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Aug 19, 2012 07:00 AM

Places that Hounds Love to Hate (but I like)

TroyTempest had this idea, so I thought it would be fun. Here's one of mine:

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  1. Chuy's. Love the tortilla soup and the mexi-cob (1/2 order: sub beef fajita and add extra green chile).

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    1. re: amysuehere

      Amy what is the mexi-cob? (combination?)

      1. re: sweet100s

        mixed greens, cabbage, carrots, green chile, avocado, tomato, shredded mont. jack and cheddar and chicken - I order a half-order (which is more than enough) and sub out fajita meat, hold the avocado, extra green chile....and I put a ton of the salsa on top.

      2. re: amysuehere

        Ha, me too! JalepeƱo ranch, chips and a mini bean and cheese burrito with green chili sauce...sometimes it just hits the spot. And then I can't go back for a year because I feel so gross and self loathing.

        1. re: tim irvine

          I have never been to in n out, and when we get one i hope that it is good. My gripe with it is that no matter how good it is, there is no way that it can live up to the hype.

          1. re: TroyTempest

            I don't know. My daughter had her first in n out this summer, a double double animal style. She said she'd give Phil's an 8 and gave this a ten.

          1. Thanks rudeboy for following up on this. Mentioned already in the previous thread:

            1. It's closed now, but Katz's.

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              1. re: Pmd669

                Barry Katz's restaurants are still open in Houston. It's essentially the same food. I usually wind up at one of the two locations when I'm visiting family. I prefer the Katz Express version because it removes the (usually awful) waiter element.