Jim Adler | The Tough, Smart Lawyer
By Jim Adler May 24, 2016

Like all Texans, attorneys for Jim Adler & Associates have favorite Texas places — favorite restaurants, parks, attractions, arenas, stadiums and stores. Let’s look at some:

Favorite Restaurants

Houston’s Goode Company Barbeque restaurant, says Jim Adler.

Houston steakhouse Brenners on the Bayou, says attorney Bill Adler of the Houston office.

Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina in San Antonio, says attorney Debra L. Paiz of the San Antonio office. “A wonderful selection of margaritas and authentic Mexican food.”

Taqueria La Ventana in Dallas, says attorney Alexandra Van Deman of the Dallas office.

“An excellent little taco shop with the very best street tacos. Get the chicken tacos and add green sauce.”

El Patio in Port Lavaca, says attorney Ky Rathkamp of the Houston office.

“The best authentic Mexican food in South Texas.”

Black’s Barbecue in Lockhart, says attorney Paul Sembera of the Houston office. “The BBQ capital of Texas. Best brisket and beef ribs in the state. Worth the drive.” For sushi, Kata Robata in Houston, “whose chef has been nominated for a James Beard Award.”

Casa Vieja in Carrollton, says attorney Rolando E. Quesada of the Dallas office. “Excellent Colombian food/platano — hole in the wall, but authentic, with good music Friday-Saturday.”

Taqueria Jalisco in Bastrop, says attorney Alexander Taylor of the Channelview office. “They’re open early with the best breakfast tacos and have very reasonable prices.”

Favorite Parks, Attractions

Houston’s Braeburn Country Club for its golf course and driving range, says Jim Adler, and The Houstonian “for working out.”

The bike trails in Houston’s Memorial Park, says attorney Bill Adler, as well as the annual Texas Renaissance Festival between College Station and Houston.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Galveston, says Taylor. “The water is bitingly cold, but so refreshing in the dog days of summer.”

Dallas World Aquarium, says Van Deman. “Much more than an aquarium. They have manatees, a sloth, turtles and monkeys.” Also, Klyde Warren Park in Dallas —  “great food trucks and a great children’s area” — and White Rock Lake for runs — “hardly ever crowded, beautiful scenery, and a lot of the 10-mile trail is shaded.”

Galveston Seawall, and Memorial Park in Houston, says Rathkamp.

San Antonio River Walk, says Paiz.

Deep Ellum in Dallas, says Quesada, “for the live music and food.”

Hermann Park in Houston, says Sembera. “Massive, with many attractions — the Houston Zoo, a golf course, gardens, paddle boats, running trails and Miller Outdoor Theater.”

Favorite Arenas, Stadiums

American Airlines Center in Dallas, says Quesada.

For baseball, Minute Maid Park in Houston, says Sembera, “a beautiful stadium built around Union Station, a former railroad hub. The air conditioning is a great way to beat the summer heat.” And for football, Darrell K. Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin.

AT&T Center in San Antonio, says Paiz.

Kyle Field in College Station, says Taylor. “The traditions make it one of the most interesting  venues in the country.”

Favorite Stores

Costco “for all the necessities,” says Jim Adler.

The Galleria in Houston, says Rathkamp. “Very diverse shoppers/tourists from around the globe.”

Buc-ee’s on Texas highways, says Sembera, “by far the best place to people-watch and shop while on road trips throughout the state. Grab some Beaver Nuggets and explore the best gas station in the country.”

The Shops at La Cantera in San Antonio, says Paiz, “to shop and dine.”

NorthPark in Dallas, “for its central location,” says Quesada. “Great stores, artwork and people-watching.”

Kidswap consignment store in Dallas near SMU, says Van Deman. “Great kid clothes, and cheaper than a retail store.” For yoga, Uptown Yoga in Dallas’ St. Thomas neighborhood. For haircuts, Salon Cypress in Cypress, near Houston.

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