Looking for a pick-me-up after a day spent shopping in Cherry Creek? Get thee to Houston's
for the lightly spicy, Thai tuna sushi appetizer and a refreshing cucumber Tom Collins.
The starter---which can also be ordered as an entrÃ©e--- is made with sashimi-grade tuna and is served roll-style with creamy avocado, toasted coconut, and crunchy, diced macadamia nuts. Rice and a silky rÃ©moulade, spiked with serrano and jalapeÃ±o, bind the flavors together. For those craving more heat, a zesty Sriracha mayo comes on the side.
Houston's Tom Collins, made with Hendrick's Gin
, muddled spears of cucumber, lime juice, and Sprite, provides the right amount of cool to offset the dish's heat.
: Try to nab a table at the bar alongside the kitchen, where you can watch the chefs at work.
303 Josephine St., 303-333-4688