6 Ways to Surf and Turf

Ray Dennison and Robin Barr Sussman | June 28, 2017 | Feature

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The Carpet Bagger filet at B&B Butchers is topped with a fried oyster.

B&B Butchers The Carpet Bagger filet comes with a fried oyster on top. The renowned spot also now has a 12-course meat tasting menu, including its exclusive A5 certified Kobe beef from Japan. 1814 Washington Ave., 713.862.1814

The Palm Chef Bruce Bozzi brings back a beloved Palm tradition with fresh, tender summer lobster. Order it with a side of watermelon and burrata salad or fresh corn. 6100 Westheimer Road, 713.977.2544

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse A staple since 1976, the meat case has the highest-quality corn-fed beef and USDA prime graded cuts. Inside the city’s largest cellar, 3,900 distinct wines can be paired with anything. 1200 McKinney St., 713.658.1995; 5839 Westheimer Road, 713.780.7352

Steak 48 This recent newcomer to River Oaks District has a very buzzy bar. Although it’s known for prime steaks that come out on searing hot plates, the kitchen also has the city’s most impressive seafood tower. Select items yourself, or let the chef guide you. River Oaks District, 713.322.7448

Trulucks Summer crab season is here. Order the filet Oscar Royale, which comes topped with caviar, king crab and bearnaise sauce. 5350 Westheimer Road, 713.783.7270

Vic & Anthony’s The market-price tomahawk chop and a side of jumbo lump crabcakes with chive beurre blanc is the ultimate expense-account lunch. 1510 Texas Ave., 713.228.1111


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