Peli Peli Katy
BY MIKE PUCKETT
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Below is from their website…
Peli Peli is the only South African fusion restaurant in Texas and the 2010 Click2Houston winner for Best Romantic Restaurant in Houston. Guests are invited to dine under Peli Peli’s 30-foot tall, one-of-a-kind Acacia Tree and illuminated sky which creates an atmosphere perfect for romantic dinners and special occasions. Peli Peli also features avant-garde architecture, a spacious dining area, a Sunday brunch, full bar & lounge, a cozy, private dining room and an outdoor patio facing the Piazza. In addition to its awards for atmosphere (2009 Houston Press – Reader’s Choice) and ambience (Best Romantic Bar and Music Venue – Citysearch 2009), Peli Peli is one of only a handful of restaurants in Houston that have been rated at least 4-stars on every online food and drink website.
Good Eats Houston Recommends…
Peli Peli Prawn Cakes
Tiger Prawns • Kingklip • Peli Peli Seasoning Signature Breading • Peppadew Tartar Sauce
Succulent Pan-Seared Scallops • Bacon • Peli Peli Sauce
Both paired with: Cape Town Cucumber
Cucumber vodka, mint, lemon, peri spiced rim
Champignon Mushrooms • Kingklip Stuffing • Peli Peli Sauce • Mixed Cheese
Homemade Parmesan Cracker • Fire-Roasted Oysters • Peli Salsa • Peppadews • Cilantro
Both paired with: Peli Peli Freedom
Chardonnay, Privat Label
Hints of lemon grass, buttery character and creamy
Basted Filet • Garlic Herb Butter • Sautéed Baby Spinach • Roasted Red Potatoes • Carrot Bredie
Basted Chicken • Garlic Herb Butter • Onions • Sautéed Baby Spinach • Roasted Red Potatoes • Carrot Bredie
Both paired with: Ancient Earth
Pitotage/Shiraz Blend, Bellingham Winery
Bright fruit and spice flavors in this wine, while Shiraz adds color, deep berry tones, and hints of forest floor and wood smoke
Cape Town Skillet
Tiger Prawns • Scallops • Peli Peli Shrimp • Mussels • Sautéed Calamari • South African Rice
10 oz. Pan-Seared Chilean Sea Bass over Sautéed Baby Spinach • Buttercream Sauce • Peli Herb Mix
Both paired with: Grace
Cabernet Sauvignon, Private Label
Hints of truffle New wood strengthens the structure whilst balancing tannis fruit and acidity to add a spicy, vanilla complexity
Great Karoo Lamb Chops
4 Lamb Chops • Lemon Juice • Peli Herb Mix • Homemade Mint Sauce
Paired with: Breede River Tonic
Saffron infused gin, grapefruit liqueur, lemon juice and tonic
Rich German Chocolate Cake Layered With Chocolate Mousse
Traditional South African Dessert with a Peli Peli Twist
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Rich Moist Cake • Homemade Sticky Toffee • Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
All three paired with: Dom Pedro
South African cream and coffee liqueurs with whiskey and a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream
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