The days get shorter and the nights get colder. It’s time to put on a sweater and cuddle up in a soothing bowl of your favorite soup. There is a soup for every appetite in Houston, whether it is a nutritious bowl of matzo balls in chicken broth or a sumptuous red lentil soup. So there is nothing like a hot cup of soup to soothe your bones and spirit.
Take advantage of the unusually cold days in H-Town by getting a bowl of French onion soup, peanut butter soup or smoked duck gumbo from one of these 10 Houston eateries.
Most popular Supper in Houston
Soups are usually served hot or hot, and they are prepared by mixing meat or vegetable components with broth, milk or water. Here are some of Houston’s most popular soups.
Red lentil soup
Unless you cook it in butter, the red lentil soup is vegan by nature. Because the lentils provide smoothness in the soup, no extra milk, cheese or cream is required. With lentils and vegetables, it is a balanced meal that is low in carbohydrates but rich in protein and minerals.
Chicken soup with matzo balls
Chicken soup is prepared from chicken that has been cooked in water with a variety of additional ingredients. Matzah balls, also known as matzo balls, are Ashkenazi Jewish soup buns prepared with matzah flour, beaten egg, water and fat (oil, margarine or chicken fat).
Sopa de video
Sopa de Fideo, also known as sopita de video, is a noodle soup made in stock. Video is a noodle, and in the plural, videos, it refers to vermicelli. The thin noodles used in the soup are usually cracked or sliced and then browned separately before simmering along with the rest of the soup components.
Peanut butter soup
Peanut butter soup is a delicacy made from peanuts that has been crushed into a paste, also known as peanut paste. Fufu, banku, kenkey and other foods are served with peanut soup.
Smoked And Gumbo
Duck and sausage, as well as other vegetables and spices, are used to make smoked duck gumbo. It simmers until the sausage is cooked through and the gumbo is thickened and then served with scallions.
Best places to come Supper in Houston
1. Kata Robata: Nagasaki Chanpon Ramen
Chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi’s approach to both traditional and modern Japanese dishes incorporates some of Houston’s freshest seafood of the highest quality, which is brought in several times a week from Japan. The hot food complements the sushi and sashimi, especially the excellent grilled meat cooked on the restaurant’s famous robata. The Nagasaki Chanpon Ramen at Kata Robata is cooked with clam, shrimp, cabbage, pork, onions and ginger and is always entertaining. Be sure to try it when you are here.
Opening hours: Breakfast: Mon-Fri: 11:30 – 15:00, Sat: 12-15 | Dinner: Mon – Thurs: 17.00 – 22.30, Fri – Sat: 17.00 – 23.00 | Full day dining: Sun: 12.00 – 22.30 | Front edge: 12.00-15.00, 16.00-21.30 daily
Location: 3600 Kirby Dr suite h, Houston, TX 77098, USA
2. Istanbul Grill & Deli: Red lentil soup
Istanbul Grill & Deli is just one of the hidden gems that characterize Houston as a truly global city where you can take to other cultures without leaving your house. In the rice village there is a little bit of Turkey. Let the taste of the red lentil soup from Istanbul Grill, a long-standing Rice Village favorite, fill your emotions with a lemon flavor. Your taste buds will be happy.
Times: Tues – Thurs: 11.00 – 22.00 | Fri – Sat: 11.00 – 22.30 | Sun: 11.00 – 22.00 | Closed Monday
Where: 5613 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005, USA
3. Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen: Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls
Kenny and Ziggy’s make it their mission to provide the greatest Geshmak experience to their customers by mixing classic New York deli food with trendy cuisine. Let Houston’s leading New York-inspired delicatessen take care of you if all you want is a comfortable and smoky hot bowl of matzo ball soup. K&Z starts with a tasty chicken broth and then adds celery and carrots, thin noodles and shredded chicken. The next approach is to create large, airy matzo balls. It has the most exquisite taste one would ever encounter.
Open from: 8.00 – 21.00
Located at: 2327 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056, USA
4. Rainbow Lodge: Smoked Duck Gumbo
In downtown Houston, on the banks of the White Oak Bayou, a log cabin serves game and seafood. The presentation of their cuisine includes a lot of seafood and steaks. In the winter months, a good gumbo is essential and Rainbow Lodge has put you off with their smoked duck gumbo.
Times: Tues – Fri: 11.00 – 22.00 | Sat: 17.00 – 22.00 | Sun: 10:30 – 21:00 | Closed Monday
Where: 2011 Ella Blvd, Houston, TX 77008, USA
5. Niko Nikos: Avgolemono
There are so many delicious things on the menu and the dessert selections are incredible. If you are used to Greek food, you are aware that the quantities are usually generous and you often take leftovers home, making the following day even better. Niko Niko’s serves avgolemono soup without eggs, in a thin but tasty broth with chopped chicken breast, rice, carrots and celery.
Opening hours: 10.00 – 21.00
Location: 3 locations across Houston on Market Square, Montrose and Memorial / Spring Branch
6. BB Lemon: French onion soup
BB Lemon is an upgraded eatery and bar serving simple, traditional meals and beverages. BB Lemon offers Houstonians a quiet, neighborhood location with the most exquisite cuisine. The combination of beef stock, butter, red cooking wine and chopped yellow onions in French onion soup is absolute perfection, especially when served in a smoky hot crock like at BB Lemon, a New York-style cafe.
Open from: Sun-Thurs: 11.00 – 21.00 | Fri – Sat: 11.00 – 22.00
Located at: 1809 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007, USA
7. Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen: Sopa de Video
Sylvia Casares is known for its tasteful cuisine, which includes 19 different enchiladas as well as delicious Mexican desserts. When you visit one of her two restaurants or use her catering service, you will be able to taste the love and attention she has poured into her dishes. Sopa de Fideo is a vermicelli-based chicken noodle soup from South Texas served here. It tastes so delicious, like you’ve never had anything like it before.
Times: Mon – Wed: 11.00 – 21.30 | Thurs – Fri: 11.00 – 22.30 | Sat: 10:30 – 22:30 | Sun: 10.00 – 21.30
Where: 2 places in Houston, ie. Eldridge and Woodway
8. Africa: Peanut butter soup
Experience the many flavors of African food, ranging from spicy and delicious to spooky. At Afrikiko you will find everything you need. Peanut soup is often called peanut butter soup, has its roots in West Africa and is a hallmark of Ghanaian cuisine. Peanut butter, sliced peppers, diced onions, chopped garlic, tomato sauce and peppers are used in the African rendering, which has served Ghanaian specialties for more than 15 years.
Opening hours: Tues – Sun: 12:30 – 22:00 | Closed Monday
Location: 9625 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77036, USA
9. Backstreet Café: Tortilla Soup
The food at Backstreet Cafe is a great expression of Houston’s diversity, with Southern, Cajun, Creole, Latin American, and Asian influences, to name a few. Seasonally, the menu varies to reflect the best taste, with a focus on local and sustainable food. Their tortilla soup is packed with soft roasted tomatoes, delicious avocado slices and chopped smoked chicken cooked with fresh chicken broth. The main attraction is a wealth of fried tortilla strips that bring a lot of crunch to the dish.
Open from: Tuesday: 15.00 – 21.00 | Ons & Tors: 11:30 – 21:00 | Fri: 11:30 – 22:00 | Sat: 10.00 – 22.00 | Sun: 10.00 – 15.00 | Closed Monday
Located at: 1103 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77019, USA
10. Annie Café & Bar: Wild mushroom soup
In a bright, elegant atmosphere, the converted famous restaurant Houstonianere offers well-rounded, inviting food. The sumptuous wild mushroom soup is prepared with cream, and one flavor confirms that the flavor is 100% mushroom (meaty Portobello and a combination of buttons and probably more nutty species like chanterelle and shiitake). The soup is garnished with toasted brioche, huitlacoche, a Mexican delicacy and a piece of duck prosciutto the size of a cent.
Times: Sun-Thurs: 11.00 – 21.00 | Fri – Sat: 11.00 – 22.00
Where: 1800 Post Oak Blvd Suite 6170, Houston, TX 77056, USA
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