Thursday, March 6, 2014

Honduras Food--good eats in Galveston

Galveston Island has 32 miles of beaches, blocks of hundred-year-old buildings, streets of unique shops and galleries and an overall quirky island charm. 

With so much to experience, few folks get far enough from the main drag to find the town's almost-secret spots where dining is an adventure in fresh, from-scratch and fabulous flavors.

So I'm sharing one of my favorites from a recent trip--a newly-opened back-street cafe called Honduras Food, serving (you guessed it) home-style Honduran specialties.

The setting is modest but Mama cooks and serves a menu of simple delicious dishes like these Tacos de Pollo Hondureῆos:

Crisp-fried taquitos of house-made corn tortillas wrapped around toothsome chicken (rich chicken taste plus subtle flavors of herbs, garlic and onions). Notice the fresh cabbage-slaw topping, light sprinkle of white cheese and side of house-pickled onions? When was the last time you saw that much love in a $6.99 lunch?

I can't even describe how good the soups were except to say you'll want to lick the bowl.

The next time you're down in Galveston, stop by Honduras Food and discover it for yourself.  

1110 - 23rd Street, Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 539-5020, Cash only

Open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 
9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 

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  1. It is always fun to have that insider scoop (especially when you are an outsider!). Thanks for sharing your find - and just in time for Spring Break travelers.

  2. Always food on your blog to forget about gardening! Someday, I hope to make it to the other end of my new state home...never been except to connect on a flight.


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