Spicy. Sweet. Tangy. Delicious. Houston’s Asian dining is legit awesome, because we have it all. From Japanese noodle bowls to South Indian dosas and everything in between. Join us on a culinary adventure through some of the city’s most beloved Asian restaurants and food trucks.
Located in Houston’s posh Upper Kirby neighborhood, Qin Dynasty melds quality ingredients, a comfortable environment, and a dash of friendly service to provide diners with an A+ experience. Some crowd favorite menu items include: Wonton Soup, Beijing Duck, Grilled Seafood with Black Bean Sauce, and Lo Mein. Want to end your meal on a sweet note? Try one of their many fresh squeezed juices or a slice o their ice cream banana cake.
Just south of Downtown Houston, the unassuming Siu Lap City is serving up Cantonese-style Chinese barbecue, based on a family recipe created and perfected over generations. Want to try their most popular dish? Get there early! The roasted pork belly is usually the first item to sell out. Other top-recommended dishes include: BBQ pork, pork ribs, and the roast duck. Authentic, reasonably priced, and centrally-located. What more could you ask for? Answer: nothing.
Nestled between The Heights and Washington neighborhoods, Ginger & Fork welcomes guests with a fresh, bright decorative aesthetic, but the real treat is what comes out of the kitchen. The regular customers recommend the popular soup dumplings, Peking duck, and garlic ginger cauliflower. In the mood for a cocktail? Their stellar menu of libations includes one of our favorite drinks in the city, the Whiskey Root, composed of bourbon, Benedictine, ginger, Thai basil and orange bitters. So refreshing.
Looking for a consistently awesome Asian restaurant to fulfill your cravings? You need to try P. King in the Montrose area. The exterior of the building may seem a bit small, but the dining area is surprisingly comfortable and spacious. With the menu packing a wide variety of dishes, here are some items to get you started: spring rolls and lettuce appetizer, Mongolian beef, chicken red curry, and moist pork belly bao. Fresh and high quality ingredients every time.
If you’re on the hunt for a huge lunch portions for a reasonable price, hail a ride to Heights Asian Cafe without delay. This Heights-area favorite, is serving up a mix of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Thai dishes out of one modest location. Key things to try: noodle bowls, crab rangoons, pho, wonton soup, orange chicken and egg rolls. All of the Asian-American comfort foods under one roof. Yum.
Located in the ever-popular Rice Village area, Tiger Noodle House is a great option when you’re in the mood for authentic Chinese food. Before we share the top things to try at Tiger Noodle House, one thing to note: if the menu says an item is spicy, it’s actually spicy - not fake spicy! Things to order: beef scallion roll, dongpo pork, a variety of dumplings, stir fried bamboo, and the sweet and spicy chicken. If you’re really a fan of spice, the Tiger Noodle Soup (level two) is calling your name. Sweating already.