For the Airline Markets Tour, chefs Ryan Hildebrand and Pat Sommers of Triniti took guests to five of their favorite Houston joints to show them where the chefs eat.
Stop 1: El Bollio
What started out as a small Mexican bakery in the Greater Heights area of Houston, has become a popular destination for fresh pastries in Houston. Tour guests were treated to some of the finest baked goods, complimented with fine coffee.
Address: 2517 Airline Dr.
Stop 2: Canino Markets
Canino Markets has been Houston’s farmers market since 1958. With over 20,000 square feet of produce, chefs showed the guests around the facility and allowed everyone to shop the fresh fruit, vegetables and more.
Address: 2520 Airline Dr.
Stop 3: Connie’s Seafood
The next stop on the Culinary Tour was Connie’s Seafood, where guests received oysters on the half shell, fish ceviche and a drink of their choice. Connie’s has been a must-have for fresh seafood since 1979, and our guests were able to get a taste of that fact.
Address: 2525 Airline Dr.
Stop 4: Tampico Seafood
Tampico opened in 1996 and has been named one of the best seafood restaurants in Houston. Their famous, secret recipe is the “Red Snapper a la plancha,” and tour guests got a chance to taste the delicacy along with seafood cups and grilled Snapper with friend rice.
Address: 2115 Airline Dr.
Stop 5: Chicago Italian Beef & Pizza
What can top off a great day of dining? Chicago-style deep dish pepperoni pizza, vegetable pizza, and Italian beef sandwiches. The group got to experience this Houston Heights favorite that has focused on tradition as it was passed on to a new generation in 2012.
Address: 1777 Airline Dr.
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