Local Hero

In a popular side dish, beets are mixed with pistachios, wheat berries and mint.

Local Hero

by John DeMers | Photography by Julie Soefer | Houston magazine | September 5, 2014

I’m welcomed to the new location of Local Foods, in the space that was Taco Milagro, by a collection of antique scales, and I’m tempted to spend more time pondering how things used to be weighed in neighborhood grocery stores than perusing the menu. Yet peruse I must, since the moment of ordering comes front and center, in a hurry. From the people who brought us Benjy’s back in 1995, cool counter-service Local Foods is an effort to give a crucial Houston intersection a no-pretense “fast casual” eatery that also happens to be first-rate farm-to-table.

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