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Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar
Taste the flavors of Amalfi at this West Houston restaurant.

Upscale Tex-Mex in Uptown Park.

Bistro Menil
The Menil Collection restaurant offering a museum-worthy, European-inspired menu.

Bollo Woodfired Pizza
Neapolitan pizzas emerge from a wood-burning oven at this Upper Kirby eatery.

Bradley’s Fine Diner
American cuisine and Midwest flavors offered amid funky, casual décor.

A neighborhood joint with American Regional food.

Mexican seafood in the Galleria area.

Harwood Grill
River Oaks steakhouse with a cool patio.

Helen Greek Food and Wine
Modern Greek fare and a Hellenic wine list in a small space in Rice Village.

Holley’s Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Chef Mark Holley prepares low country recipes and utilizes fresh Gulf Coast seafood at his Midtown restaurant.

Hunky Dory
Reimagined British-American pub fare in the Heights.

A Japanese gastropub in Midtown.

Killen’s Texas Barbecue
Ronnie Killen turns out his popular barbecue in Pearland.

Local Foods
Food doesn’t get more local than what the kitchen turns out at this Upper Kirby eatery.

Mala Sichuan Bistro
Montrose restaurant for Chinese food served in an inviting environment.

MF Sushi Houston
Museum District sushi restaurant from chef Chris Kinjo.

Paul’s Kitchen
An eclectic menu created with locally sourced products at this Upper Kirby restaurant.

Pax Americana
All-American cooking at "Pax Am" in the Museum District.

Peli Peli
A taste of South Africa in The Galleria.

Pour Society
Grab a burger and a craft beer at this sleek Memorial pub.

Punk’s Simple Southern Food
It’s Southern and it’s simple: What’s not to love?

Saltair Seafood Kitchen
A creative seafood establishment from local restaurateurs Charles Clark and Grant Cooper.

Urban Eats Bistro + Bar + Market
Culinary-and-arts market and also a bistro and bar in The Heights.


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