JJ Watt misses Houston’s meals scene very a lot

JJ Watt just can’t let go.

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On Sunday, Watt accidentally tweeted a list of local Houston restaurants that he seems to love and miss since moving to Arizona. You may know some of the names.

Kata Robata
Island grill
B&B butcher shop
Breakfast club
Turkey thigh hat
Bagel bobs
Kenny & Ziggys

– JJ Watt (@JJWatt) May 2, 2021

Fans responded with other local spots.

I will add the following:
Corkscrew BBQ
More Vietnamese
Chachos (The one on Westheimer)
Spanish flowers
Taste of Texas
So many good ones, but these are the main ones that haven’t been listed yet.

– Christopher Williams (@cwnutrition) May 2, 2021

Of course, it was about arguing over barbecue joints, as is common in the Houston food debate.

Killen’s is overrated, Central Texas BBQ is way better.

– Brian Roach (@bwroach) May 2, 2021

The grill in Central TX is good, but who has time to spend all day grilling when you’re at H.

– thebearded_ginger (@RYANMIRE) May 2, 2021

Killens ?, apparently you haven’t tried the “Truth Barbecue” yet. It’s over on High Boulevard and Washington.

– GG (@ ggarcia713) May 2, 2021

Barbecue arguments aside, I’d like to praise JJ for its good taste. Kata Robata, his first listed restaurant, is hands down the best sushi I’ve ever had and my favorite place in Houston.

The man clearly likes his fat toro, a wide selection of sake and fresh fish from Japan every day. It’s really next-level stuff.

I’m going to propose to you now, JJ, the humble establishment of Shun. The sushi spot in Montrose is a bit like Kata Robata, but with less sticker shock and more relaxed vibes. I highly recommend it as a change from your typical Japanese suburban joint in town.

In any case, I have a lot to do with Watts coming home and having a list of where to eat everything before he leaves. Such precious things need planning, and getting it down on paper (or Twitter) is a great way to focus on the real purpose of any “home” trip, which is to eat your face off between fulfilling family and work commitments .

Stay hungry, JJ

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