Ali Bahramian wanted to combine the casual atmosphere and quick service of a coffee shop, a diner, and a fast-food eatery, so he decided to start his own from scratch. He developed his own menu built on sandwich, salad, and soup recipes he created himself, enlisted the help of his architect wife Mariam to design a space, and selected soothing jazz and blues music as a backdrop for his eatery.
Within the fully realized Orange Lunch Box, Ali and his staff bake fresh sandwich bread in-house each day and chocolate-chip cookies each hour to pair with cups of coffee. The culinary crew serves salads and sandwiches topped with a range of meats and cheeses, Italian-inspired spreads, and local produce. Orange Lunch Box's interior eschews the presence of television and instead captures diners' attention with a color palette of warm orange, cool green, and room-temperature purple.
Tucked away under a flight of stairs lies a family-owned eatery where meaty sandwiches and wraps reign supreme. Yorktown Deli's chefs layer grilled chicken, fresh avocado, lettuce, tomato, and pesto in the italian chicken sandwich, which arrives fresh from the kitchen in the shape of Italy. Other sandwiches include tuna melts and the Avocado Heaven, a colorful portrait of avocado, lettuce, tomato, red pepper, and cheese. To create each of the deli's eight wraps, chefs roll meats such as grilled chicken, turkey, and salami with veggies, condiments, and cheese, and diners can wash down meals with iced coffee, lattes, and espresso.
For a Southern bite with a hint of spice, try Abe's Cajun Market's Cajun-inspired fare.
Plan to indulge a bit at Abe's Cajun Market, though, because they don't offer any low-fat fare.
Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at Abe's Cajun Market.
Free wireless internet is also available at Abe's Cajun Market, so bring your tablet or laptop along.
The perfect place for a large party, Abe's Cajun Market will comfortably host your friends and family.
Summer meals will taste even better when you enjoy them on Abe's Cajun Market's gorgeous patio.
Good luck spotting a suit and tie at Abe's Cajun Market — casually-dressed diners are the norm here.
If time is of the essence, Abe's Cajun Market's take-out option may be a better fit.
You can also have Abe's Cajun Market cater your next event.
Drivers can park in the neighboring lot.
You can enjoy a delicious meal at Abe's Cajun Market for a bargain rate, with most tabs there running well under $15 per person.
All major credit cards are accepted.
For a lunch that will ease those midday hunger pains, head to Pete's Fine Meats and Deli for a deli sandwich or salad.
None of the fare at Pete's Fine Meats and Deli is low-fat, so you'll have to put the diet aside for a visit here.
Get your whole crew together at Pete's Fine Meats and Deli, offering lots of special space for larger parties.
For no extra charge, utilize Pete's Fine Meats and Deli's free wifi.
No need for a wardrobe change when you hit Pete's Fine Meats and Deli — it's strictly casual.
Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy Pete's Fine Meats and Deli's cooking from the comfort of their own home.
Parking is provided in a nearby lot, so diners can easily walk to and from their cars.
There's no need to spend a fortune on a delicious meal at Pete's Fine Meats and Deli — most prices are under $15.
Pete's Fine Meats and Deli serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you.
Lisa Patel was at a crossroads; she knew she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare, but she didn’t know which one. After getting into a car wreck that injured her back, she discovered the benefits of chiropractic medicine and, ultimately, the solution to her dilemma. She went on to pursue a doctorate from Texas Chiropractic College and today treats all manner of pain and ailments with spinal adjustments, acupuncture, and rehabilitation techniques at Precision Chiropractic. She works alongside a team of massage therapists, who strive to complement her practice with a variety of bodywork techniques designed to recalibrate the muscles of semiprofessional athletes, marathon runners, and chauffeurs who have to pack up their car and take it home in their backpack after every shift.
Try not to be distracted by the giant conveyor belt of piping hot and freshly-baked flatbread snaking its way around the deli area when you enter Phoenicia Specialty Foods. And don’t be surprised to see people carting entire grocery baskets full of their own steamy, hot bread to the checkout lanes. The baked in-house bundles are a bit of a store specialty, but by no means is it the only thing Phoenicia Specialty Foods’ Westheimer location has going for it. Tucked between the Westchase District and the Energy Corridor, Phoenicia stocks homemade yogurt, freshly baked desserts and a full deli of hot and cold dishes to eat on the patio or take to go. With high ceilings, lots of natural light and plenty of long, tall shelves, there’s a good bet you can find anything you need at this specialty outlet, including fresh produce.