About 40 minutes south of Houston there's a small restaurant in a strip mall whose owners are from Lima, and they are making some very good and authentic Peruvian food. Ana Cecilia and Oscar Dasso opened the place in 2008, and it has since become a favorite of Peruvians and others looking for lomo saltado, ceviche or beef seco.
I spend a good deal of time in the Clear Lake area, and during the past several months a number of people have mentioned Chuyos to me, so on a recent weekend I took a trip to League City, straight down 45 South, pork on my mind.
A clean, well lighted place is Chuyos, and at 1:30 on a Sunday afternoon it was host to a few families and several couples. The occupants of my table were the only ones not speaking Spanish, which I took as a good sign.More »