Schedule for the Week of March 9th – 16th

Wednesday, March 11th

7pm – 11pm

This week on the menu we will have Shrimp and Crab Pasta! Also available on UberEats

Saturday, March 14th

10 am – 5 pm

This weekend we will have Crawfish Grilled
Cheese w/ Tomato Basil Soup along w/ our Tuscan Chicken Grilled Cheese and Tomato Basil Soup

We will only be at the farmers market on Saturday this weekend! We will be at a different location on Sunday

Sunday, March 15th

Tates Uptown – #SundayFunDay is from 12 pm -6pm (Food will be available from 12 pm – 4pm)

I will be rolling out a new #Sunday Brunch Menu every Sunday. This Weeks Menu:

Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner!

Chicken ‘n’ Waffles or Chicken ‘n’ French Toast

Chicken ‘n’ Waffles

Soft and Fluffy Buttermilk Waffle w/ Makers Mark Infused Maple Syrup and 3 pieces of Crispy Chicken

We will also be debuting our new Jalapeno Cornbread Waffle w/ Fireball Syrup and 3 pieces of Crispy Chicken

Chicken ‘n’ French Toast

Buttery Soft Brioche French Toast topped in your choice of any of the syrup choices above. Hot Sauce will also be available

#SOCODTX Your New Sunday Funday in Dallas.

#SundayFunday like you have never seen before in #Dallas. We are all family now!
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Food by @brunchaholics_ • @thekennyreeves on the mic • @djnitecrawler in the mix!
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$4 Green Tea Shots & $40 3 Liter #Mimosa Towers #SOCODTX

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Benjy's (Houston, TX)

I celebrated my birthday January 26th and decided to check out a new place (which I always do): Benjy’s.

This is an upscale place in Houston. There are two locations, but I visited the one on Washington Ave. and reserved a patio spot. The patio was amazing. Very nice day. Our location in the sun is the culprit for some of the shadows in the pics so bare with me. I’ll explain the extreme shadows in my pics later, please forgive me).
The scenery was very nice, and the service had a very classy feel. This would be a good spot for a date or nice dinner. I also hear their happy hour is legit.

The Munchables

 

Benjy’s Brunch Menu
 

The food was delicious! (I think I’m on a good streak of amazing places btw,  I’m gonna have to keep this up!)
I decided to treat myself to an appetizer and a meal. First, I had the Biscuits and Country Gravy. Unfortunately, it was underwhelming. The gravy was decent but the biscuit itself was too sweet for my liking, almost cake-like.

 

Biscuits & Country Gravy
 

As for my actual meal, well, I’ll be going back to have it again and again: the Fish and Grits (which was EXCELLENT!). Pure love for that meal. God bless the chef who made it, lol.
The fish was flaky and decadent, the shrimp was cooked to perfection, and the polenta with the folded cheese balanced the meal perfectly. The sauce used was amazing as well. Overall, just a great dish. The downside: it was slightly pricey, but good food has no price. Remember that!

 

Fish & Grits
 

I was with a few friends, so of course I had to showcase their meals.

There was the KFC (Korean Fried Chicken) which I sampled. The chicken was cooked well, but I was expecting a little more seasoning. It was slightly bland. 

The KFC – Benjy’s – Houston
   
The Breakfast Plate looked like a regular breakfast plate but the presentation was well-executed. The friend eating it said that it was quite good.

 

Benjy’s Breakfast Plate
  

The Braised Brisket Migas are the next menu item I will be ordering in addition to more fish & grits. Fluffy, perfectly cooked eggs with tender and juicy brisket is a must. Don’t ever doubt the power of brisket! 

Braised Brisket Migas
 
 The Benjy’s French Toast was a table favorite; sweet but not overbearing with the syrup on it. Again, I’m not a big sweets person, but I thought the French toast was well executed. Almost had a melt in your mouth texture. Definitely worth ordering. 

 

Benjy’s Famous French Toast

 
The LITables

If you’ve been following my brunch journey then you know I love Mimosas. The Mimosas at Benjy’s are here to compete! They are very strong and not your typical orange juice and champagne. There were options of blood orange and white peach Mimosas, both of which were great tasting, but I preferred the white peach slightly more.

Once again, the downside: Benjy’s Mimosas are pricey and unlike food, that’s not ok…especially if you’re not using high quality champagne. However, the venue is so nice that they can get away with it. Personally, I think they should switch to a bottomless option or drop the carafe to around $10.

 

Blood Orange & White Peach Mimosa Carafes
 
Final Thoughts

I truly enjoyed my birthday at Benjy’s and would love to go back. The Mimosas were memorable and I had a dream about the fish and grits the other day; can’t wait to try that in my kitchen.

Benjy’s on Washington Ave. recieves a 4 out of 5. The biscuits and And bland chicken took it from 5 out of 5, but the fish and grits almost saved it.

Brunchaholics Out!!!!