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Uchi is a classy Japanese restaurant which specializes in sushi and sashimi offerings. Award-winning chef, Tyson Cole, who owns the restaurant, has used innovative experiments with tastes and textures to create dishes which have expanded the horizons of the Japanese cuisine in the city. The classy furnishings, dim lighting and contrast of beige and brown with vivid red, oriental wallpaper on one of the walls, creates an ambiance which is perfect for a special occasion. Uchi has a private dining room which can accommodate around 26 people for a sit down dinner and even more for a standing cocktail party. Two smaller rooms are also available for rent.
Chef and owner Marco Wiles received his training from his Italian mother, as well as from cooking in other Houston Italian restaurants. The originality of his dishes makes this a great dining experience for any Italian food lover. The decor is bright and comfortable with tones of yellow in the walls and wood floors. The pastas are made in-house from imported ingredients. Specialties include octopus salad, venison fettuccine and lamb chops. An all-Italian wine list is offered to add flavor to any entree. The Zuppa Inglese, a brandy-soaked cake, is a must for dessert.
Since opening in 1965, Tony Vallone has redefined Italian flavors with his eponymous brand. Pioneering restaurant of the regional cuisine in the state, the place has hosted celebrities, dignitaries and royalty, including seven active Presidents. Authentic Italian flavors are concealed within inventive platters that are delicious as well as visually impressive. Indulge in Seafood Gazpacho, Salmon Tartar and Three Graces, to complement the impressive wine cellar. Surrounded by Versace china, Riedel crystal and Christophe flatware, your fine dining experience will be one of pure luxury. Whether it's celebrity-watching, sampling haute cuisine, or crossing off your culinary bucket list, dining at Tony's promises an experience like no other.
Pappas Brothers Steakhouse is just one of the many Pappas restaurants that prevail in Houston. The cuisine this family seems to have spells success. Soft lighting and 1920s brass-rimmed decor give this Galleria-area favorite a sense of class and style. The old-fashioned phones located in every booth are real and never fail to stimulate conversation. Live entertainment further ensures a memorable evening. The menu is steak-heavy, but alternate seafood selections are available. Menu prices are a steal for very high quality food. Wines to quench your thirst are available too.