100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No. 59, Baklava French Toast at Harry's Restaurant & Cafe

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Photo by Kaitlin Steinberg
It's the delicious love child of Greek baklava and French toast.
This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal favorites, things she thinks any visitor or Houstonian ought to try at least once and dishes that seem particularly indicative of the ever-changing Houston foodscape. It's a list to drool over.

I love French toast. But if there's one sweet, carb-laden item I love more than French toast, it's gotta be baklava. And if there's one thing I love more than baklava, it's baklava French toast, which I only recently discovered is a real thing.

At Harry's Restaurant & Cafe, where the motto is "the globe on your fork," the chefs combine the Mediterranean flavors of baklava with familiar, custardy French toast for a breakfast (or lunch) dish that's out of this world.

Though plain French toast is on the menu at Harry's (which serves breakfast all day until it closes, at 2:30 p.m.), it's the combination of nuts, honey and Greek yogurt that caught my attention while I was perusing the menu. It's a bit decadent for breakfast, I thought to myself, but who among us doesn't deserve a sweet treat every now and then, right? Right.

So I ordered it for lunch.


Location Info

Harry's Restaurant & Cafe

318 Tuam, Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant


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