Amazón Grill, Kirby
The more casual sibling of Churrascos, which has locations in Westchase and River Oaks, Amazón Grill still brings the flavorful, creative Latin cuisine restaurateur Michael Cordúa is known for. The family-friendly, self-serve eatery in Upper Kirby features warm wood paneling and plenty of natural light, and the outdoor patio is the perfect spot for drinks once temperatures cool. Signature dishes include the empanadas, fish tacos and of course, homemade plantain chips. Follow these up with one of their carnival-inspired desserts, like the funnel cake, table top s’mores and minature tres leches.
Congratulations to Mei Lin, winner of Top Chef Season 12.