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It’s all about the bubbles at a’Bouzy in River Oaks.

Alice Blue
Neighborhood bar and eatery offering a menu that leans towards European dishes along with classic cocktails.

Bayou & Bottle
It’s bourbon and big bites in the lobby bar and restaurant of the downtown Four Seasons Hotel Houston.

Bernie’s Burger Bus
Black Angus burgers and scratch-made fries and condiments in The Heights.

Borgo Food Station
A Euro market in River Oaks.

Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors
A real neighborhood eatery from the Adair family offering American fare, burgers and more.

FM Kitchen and Bar
Burgers, a bar and live bands nightly at this Shepherd Drive spot.

Ginger & Fork
Authentic Cantonese food with American cocktails.

Helen in the Heights
The Heights goes Greek with Helen in the Heights.

Killen’s STQ
Wood-fired steaks and barbecue at Killen’s STQ.

Indian fine dining in a sleek space on the edge of Levy Park in Upper Kirby.

Le Colonial
Elegant Vietnamese cuisine is served at this bi-level jewel at River Oaks District.

Lee’s Fried Chicken & Donuts
Fried chicken and donuts, morning, noon and night.

MFA Café
See the art and then taste artistic cuisine at this museum café.

One/Fifth Romance Languages
Western European eatery in a historic building in Montrose.

Oxbow 7
Upscale local bayou food at Le Méridien Houston Downtown.

The Pit Room
The Pit Room offers barbecue, brisket tacos, cold beer and more in Montrose.

Relish Restaurant & Bar
American fare --- from salads and burgers to fried chicken --- in River Oaks.

Riel Restaurant
Texas Gulf Coast fare with a hint of the chef’s native Canada at this Montrose restaurant.

Meat lover’s heaven in The Heights.

Roka Akor
Roka Akor is a posh haven for steaks and sushi.

Salmontin La Maison du Saumon
Expect salmon, salmon and more salmon at this River Oaks café.

Theodore Rex
No dinosaurs here, just accomplished American Regional food and a nice wine list.

The flavors of Oaxaca in downtown’s Marriott Marquis Houston.

The Galleria outpost of Yauatcha, offering dim sum all day and more.


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