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20 Restaurants to Try in 2020

BY DAI HUYNH, STAFF WRITER | FEBRUARY 1, 2020 Houston has morphed into a dining mecca, drawing tourists with more than 10,000 diverse eateries and restaurants. Yes, we said it: tourists. In the past year or so, we’ve received calls from out-of-state friends and family members asking about all the great dining ...


2019 Alison Cook's Top 100

1. Kata RobataJapanese | Upper Kirby 2. XochiMexican/Tex-Mex | Downtown 3. BCN Taste & TraditionSpanish | Montrose 4. Theodore RexContemporary American | Warehouse District/Downtown 5. Tony'sItalian | Greenway Plaza 6. IndigoContemporary American | Northline 7. UB PreservContemporary American | Montrose 8. SquableContemporary American | Heights 9. HimalayaIndian and Pakistani | Sharpstown 10. Giacomo's Cibo e VinoItalian | River Oaks 11. Mala Sichuan BistroChinese | Chinatown 12. Georgia JamesSteakhouse | Montrose 13. Nancy's HustleContemporary American | East ...


23 Best Restaurants in Houston

by CHARU SURI and DIANA OATES  October 10, 2019 It's an exciting time to eat in the city.   The restaurant scene in Houston has boomed in recent years, enhancing what was already a rich and varied offering. People may be given to starting with good old home-grown Tex-Mex (and the best in Houston are ...


38 Essential Houston Restaurants, Winter 2019

By: Amy McCarthy From inside the loop to Houston’s happening suburbs, this map of Houston’s most essential restaurants is the perfect way to answer a question that everyone has to ask at one time or another: What's for dinner tonight? Notably, this map doesn't track the city's trendiest or hottest new ...


The Best Bets for Houston Restaurant Weeks 2017

  A total of 250 restaurants. Five weeks. Tons of dining deals.  Yes, it's time once again for Houston Restaurant Weeks, returning to town from August 1 through September 4, in an effort to raise a whole lot of money for the Houston Food Bank.  Last year, Houston Restaurant Weeks was able to ...


The South’s Best Restaurant 2017: Commander’s Palace

A restaurant that embodies the phrase “only in New Orleans.” Commander’s Palace is a neighborhood restaurant in the way that New Orleans is an American city. Although true, there is nowhere else like either. A massive mansion adjacent to an ancient cemetery and traditional double-gallery-style houses, its misfit look has ...


Houston’s Must-Eat Restaurants: Six Special Menus to Try Before It’s Too Late

BY JAILYN MARCEL 12.15.16 What better way to experience the seasons’ transition than through food? With more than a week left until the equinox’s official finale, we’re sharing some of our favorite seasonally-themed bites at Houston restaurants. Here — six essential restaurant menus for those looking to savor the flavors of ...


Houston’s 100 Very Best Restaurants

By ALICE LEVITT AND KATHARINE SHILCUTT 9/19/2016 AT 12:00AM For the diner on the go, we present our no-frills list of the city’s top spots. Dig in.   WE KNOW—our annual Best Restaurants issue is massive this year, with an even 100 restaurants spanning every different cuisine, price point and neighborhood across ...


10 Hot Reservations to Make for Houston Restaurant Weeks

By Robin Sussman July 14, 2016 It’s finally here: Houston Restaurant Weeks means a month (August 1–September 5) of delicious discounted dining, special menus, and most importantly, a percentage of the proceeds to benefit theHouston Food Bank. Diners can access a growing list of more than 200 restaurant participants and menus ...