Enoteca Rossa pasta
Kim Coffman

Enoteca Rossa

Houston
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A trip to Bellaire means a trip to Enoteca Rossa, no excuses. The Italian-born chef at this rustic-chic neighborhood spot, which aptly looks like a giant brick oven from the outside, is dishing out some the best Italian dishes in the Houston area, alongside an extensive wine menu and a full espresso bar. On the menu, you'll have the choice between plates like mussels in white wine, paper-thin beef carpaccio with truffle dressing, and local-spins like creamy crawfish risotto and the bolognese rich with shreds of Texas-braised lamb.