Houston is a bustling place that attracts a number of tourists from all over the world. What intrigues tourists is the Mexican influence all over the place here. And, this is easily seen in the food served here as most of the dishes are Tex-Mex-inspired. However, the culinary scene of Houston is fast developing now with a number of restaurants coming up that offer global cuisines to the people here. In fact, there is no dearth of restaurants bringing authentic taste of the global dishes. And, the same is the case with Italian cuisine, as there is a dazzling array of Italian restaurants serving lip-smacking Italian dishes. Some of the top class Italian restaurants are included here.
Coltivare in Heights is well-known for producing its own ingredients in its garden that extends to 3,000 sq. ft. of area. Some of the dishes served here include wood-fired pies, whole roasted fish, unsurpassed cacio e pepe, and moreover, there is the seasonal fruit crostata which tastes amazing when it is topped with yummy Mexican vanilla ice cream.
Tony’s in Greenway is a well-known spot which is a huge hit among the elites. They are particularly impressed by the swanky interiors and flawlessly prepared dishes. One could find such delightful dishes here as truffle soufflé, porcini pasta, salt-crusted snapper, etc.
Dolce Vita in Montrose has literally defined the culinary scene of Houston when it comes to the Italian cuisine. The restaurant serves Neapolitan styled pizzas, with such flavour combinations as garlic, roasted clams, pear, taleggio, and truffle oil.
Sud Italia in Rice Village offers a comforting dining experience as people savour the dishes in a tranquil environment inside the beautifully adorned bungalow, away from the chaotic din of the marketplace. As the name suggests, the menu focuses on bringing Southern classics to the people. Some of the hugely hit dishes include squid-ink delectable lobster pasta, saffron-kissed scrumptious arancini, flawlessly prepared zuppa di mare that is prepared in tomato broth and is served along with grilled lamb chops.
Arthur Ave is named after the famous spot of the same name in Little Italy. Chef William Wright comes up with such amazing dishes as mozzarella, chicken Parm, penne alla vodka, etc. While there is a dazzling array of items in the dessert as well, as one gets to taste such incredible delicacies as Russian soft serve, cannoli, etc.
Coppa Osteria in Rice Village is a huge hit among the foodies as they couldn’t hold their temptation of returning to the spot repeatedly. They are clearly enchanted by the immaculately prepared food served here. Moreover, the glass-enclosed kitchen enables the expectant diners to have a peep inside and see how the chefs are trying earnestly to churn out fresh dishes for them. People particularly like to eat spaghetti carbonara, and conchiglie Bolognese, to name a few.
Enoteca Rossa in Bellaire tries to bring Italian simplicity by perfecting in the traditional combination of classic plates, pizza, wine and espresso. One could find such dishes here as beef carpaccio that comes with truffle dressing, creamy crawfish risotto, Bolognese rich, etc.