Tuesday, July 28, 2009

My World

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We can't spend all our time in Hermann Park
or the museum district.
Eventually we have to eat!
I'd like to take you for a midday meal at one of our favorite places.
It's not too far from the museums.

This is Baba Yega located in the Montrose area of Houston.
Two older houses put together to make this restaurant.
Simple fare for vegetarians or carnivores.

We got there early to take a few photos.
It fills up fast.

But the real reason we love Baba Yega's is the garden.
We try to get a table on the enclosed porch so that we can
hear the waterfall.

There are koi in the pond.

There's a waterfall and several fountains.

This looks back to the covered porch.
A very popular place!

There are small sculptures hidden in the garden.
This funny little pig is one of my favorites.

(Click to make the pictures larger.)

I hope you enjoyed your midday tour!

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Joy to You!


Pam said...

I definitely enjoyed your wonderful tour. Thanks for sharing you beautiful photos and for stopping by my blog.

Louise said...

What a lovely place to linger over a nice meal. Thanks for sharing!

The Bodhi Chicklet said...

OK, I want to move to Texas! I thought Hermann park was in the Dallas area, though. Must be another spectacular park I have in mind, which I visited a little over 10 years ago. *sigh* But it's Texas-like here today - hot, humid, and the sun is beating down. It's pool time!

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Snap: A fun trip to a neat restraunt. I enjoyed the food when I was in Houston.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Baba Yega's looks like a great place. What kind of food is served??? Where did they come up with the name????

Love those gardens. WOW!!!

storyteller said...

What a nifty restaurant ... lovely place to visit. Thanks for the virtual tour ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Ebie said...

This is my blog.
Its a lovely place, love the koi pond. I crochet too, I specialized in afghans, and prefer to use Red Heart years. Your kitties are cute. I got only one.

Denise said...

Wish I was closer! Great description and I enjoyed your photos.

Kim Mailhot said...

What a sweet spot to enjoy a meal ! Just gorgeous - love the pond !
Love to see bits of your world, Snap !

Lisa Wilson said...

Looks like a very pretty place! I love the tree in the first photo.

Alicia @ boylerpf said...

I love listening to a waterfall and especially while dining...just makes the meal that much more special. Great pictures...I can see why you like to go here!

Lily Hydrangea said...

this looks like a cool place to hang out.

Gaelyn said...

Hope the food is as good as the garden is beautiful. What a wonderful place to sit and enjoy a meal.

diane said...

What a lovely place to eat. Such a great outlook. Yum I would like to be there right now.