“Texas” and “barbecue” are two words often mentioned in the same breath. But if you think grilled meat is the only thing the Lone Star State is good for, Houston is ready to prove you wrong.
Here are ten of Houston’s hottest restaurants that offer an out-of-this-world food extravaganza.
712 Main St., Houston
If you’re ever in Houston and unsure of what you want to eat, this newly-opened food hall will serve you everything from tacos to oysters and burgers. Finn Hall features ten different eateries and two bars amid an art deco interior. The hall takes pride in the fact that they serve a diverse array of cuisine to complement the wines, spirits, lagers, and ales also available in the area.
Blood Bros. BBQ
5425 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire
When in Texas, it is a must to try their barbecued meats. In Blood Bros. BBQ, they take their barbecue seriously. Their signature pork ribs are highly recommended. These grilled beauties are meaty, juicy, and fragrant with just the right amount of spices, you’re sure to go back for a second plate.
3737 Buffalo Speedway Suite 100, Houston
Executive chef Drake Leonard’s casual dining offers Cajun-Creole fare with a European touch and an extensive beer and wine list. The seasonally-curated menu includes slow-roasted cochon de lait and blue crabs and oysters from the coasts of Louisiana and Texas.
Tobiuo Sushi Bar
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd Suite H130, Katy
This Houston sushi bar has an extensive menu of creative sushi pieces crafted by accomplished executive chef Mike Lim. Seafood delicacies here are made from fresh ingredients from the Salmon Tartare to the Soft Shell Crab Maki. Tobiuo also offers a 24-hour omakase featuring 10 to 12 plates of chef-tailored dishes.
24 Waterway Ave #125, The Woodlands
This contemporary restaurant offers an a la carte fusion of Asian and European cuisine. A casual place by day, TRIS transforms into a chic, elevated 60-seat bistro by night.
Helen Greek Food and Wine
2429 Rice Blvd., Houston
This cozy taverna in Rice Village has often been hailed as one of the best restaurants in Houston. It serves classic Greek fare with a modern twist, incorporating Texan flavors. It also has an exclusive menu of Hellenic wines to boast.
222 W. 11th St., Houston
The Heights brings to Houston a new and trendy Tex-Mex restaurant and bar that offers both familiar Tex-Mex and Mexican dishes and some more ambitious ones. When dining there, be sure to try Ostiones Asados and the Roasted Corn Saffron and Serrano Risotto. For an original concoction, try the Lunayena cocktail.
449 W 19th St., Houston
Verdine is another newly emerging restaurant from The Heights that offers a plant-based vegan menu for health-conscious diners. Local and organic ingredients were used for its dishes like the Beet Falafel Bowl and the Modern-day Caesar Salad. The restaurant is open for lunch from 11 AM to 3 PM daily.
1751 Sea and Bar
191 Heights Blvd., Houston
1751 is one of Houston’s premier gin bars, its name owing to a vast assortment of gins in Houston. They offer a seasonal menu featuring quality seafood and meats from the Gulf Coast. Their food centerpiece is a full raw bar with a whole range of seafood treats from oysters to fatty tuna.
1717 W 34th St., Houston
Les Ba’get offers an extensive Vietnamese home-style cooking menu in the heart of Houston, which includes the traditional banh mi and pho, vermicelli noodles, and spring noodles.
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