Houston http://wrkf.org en In Houston, Diversity You Can Sink Your Teeth Into http://wrkf.org/post/houston-diversity-you-can-sink-your-teeth Stephen Klineberg polishes off a spicy lamb mint burger, mops his brow and recalls the Houston he moved to as a young professor in the 1970s.<p>"It was a deeply racist, deeply segregated Southern city," he says; an oil boomtown of black and white Americans.<p>There were no restaurants like Pondicheri, where Houston chef Anita Jaisinghani's hip take on Indian street food — and the air conditioning's battle with 100-degree heat — conspire to make the Rice University professor sweat.<p>Houston back then was about steakhouses and Tex-Mex, smog and concrete. Sun, 30 Jun 2013 09:08:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 12687 at http://wrkf.org In Houston, Diversity You Can Sink Your Teeth Into