Sage 400

2800 Sage Road Houston 77056 713.961.9566


Serving Tanglewood and the Galleria area, AND hotels guests in the myriad of nearby high-rise hostelries, Sage 400 is a quiet quality restaurant which reminds one of Uchi in Montrose. A sculpted cluster of large thick silver bamboo shoots provide a central décor focus, in an otherwise austere but pleasingly contemporary setting. Almost instant service. Appetizer: Shishoto pepper; Spicy edamame; Edamame hummus; Pork belly confit, miso cured; Beef rolls; Chicken yakitori, skewers of grilled chicken; Agedashi tofu Tofu taki, mushrooms; Tempura crawfish; Shrimp katsu; Tuna tartar; Hot rock beef; Hamachi carpaccio; Albacore carpaccio; Seared or baked scallops; Miso Chilean sea bass. Soup: Miso avocado; Asari miso w clams; Sweet shrimp miso. Salad: Cucumber; Sunomono, shrimp, octopus, surf clam, white fish & crab stick over cucumber salad; Sage 4500, diced fresh salmon sashimi, avocado w honey wasabi mayo dressing in rice paper bowl embedded in mixed greens; Tuna tataki salad. Entrée: Miso Chilean sea bass; Shrimp sansel, grilled jumbo w yuzu honey glaze, curry potato croquette; Cuck leg confit, Hijiki seaweed saute & orange ginger glaze; Beef medallions; Yakimono from the Grill: lamb chop, salmon, angus beef NY strip or ribeye; chicken; Stuffed pork katsu w crabstick, asparagus, cream cheese & jalapeno; Tempuras. Sushi: Thirty-one choices. Roll: Twenty-six varieties, many unique and original. Dessert: Almond jello w fresh fruit; Tempura ice cream, vanilla wrapped with pound cake and tempura fried; Mochi ice cream wrapped w fine rice cake; Ice cream, green tea, red bean or vanilla. $$$


Piggy’s Kitchen & Bar

3412 W. Lamar at Dunlavy Houston 77019 281.849.9606

One of the “creek” restaurant group (Dry-, Onion-, Canyon-, and Cactus Cove) Piggy’s Kitchen is located walking distance from Allen Parkway/Buffalo Bayou Park, and is the perfect place to hang out before or after your visit to the Bayou. A shady, inviting garden setting provides a place to meet friends to enjoy weekend brunch, lunch, dinner, or just some cool libations. Brunch (weekend only): Two egg classic, bacon or sausage, grits or hash, biscuit or whole grain toast, + apple butter; Frittata, oven dried tomato, sorrel, basil, garlic, mozzarella, chipotle crema + arugula salad; Chicken + waffles, confit chicken wings, buttermilk waffle, honeycomb butter; Country fried steak & eggs, 8 ox CFS, two eggs your way, bourbon gravy + tater tot hash; Egg in a hole, seedful bread, cheese, fried egg center, sun dried tomato aioli + tater tot hash-add bacon, sausage, or avocado; Nachos verde, blue corn tortilla chips, salsa verde, black beans, smoky queso, pickled shallots, fresnos, feta, chipotle crema, avocado; Raclette and bacon burger, beef, raclette, applewood bacon, aioli, fried egg on brioche; Everything salmon, smoked salmon on bun, fennel cream cheese, red onion, + side salad. Small Plates: Hummus; Meatballs; Piggy’s fries; Cheese Board; Confit chicken wings; Baked oysters; Calamari. Entrees: Center cut pork chop, rosemary potatoes + haricots verts; Cornish hen, vegetables + rosemary potatoes; Smoky pork ribs; Grilled ribeye, choice of two sides; Fresh catch, seasonal veggies. Sandwiches: Raclette & bacon burger; Chicken sandwich; Smoked turkey. Salads & pizzas: Big choice of each. $