Meaty Oysters: New Houston Restaurant’s Over-the-Top Dish Should Not Be Missed – Papercity


carpetbaggersWe were at B&B Butchers and ordered the Carpet Bagger on the Half Shell, four fried oysters ($18) in crockery “shells” that came out on a long rectangular platter. Yes, there were oysters, but there were also substantial pieces of thick-cut bacon and filet mignon, all skewered together and topped with Roquefort cheese, a Roquefort sauce and a touch of sriracha. Moist, seasoned perfectly, and rich,

Carpet Bagger on the Half Shell is an excellent vehicle for one of my favorite foods. The meats were not an afterthought, either. The pork was slightly crispy, and the steak was tender. All three flavors and textures melded in a very satisfactory manner.

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