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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Top 10 places to eat in Houston

The Houston area has a vibrant selection of restaurants to choose from. Given the large selection, it's a real test to come up with a short list of overall favorite Houston places to eat, ranging from fancy to very casual:

1. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, 5839 Westheimer, Houston - menu - Juicy Texas steaks and seafood.

2 . Cullen's, 11500 Space Center Blvd., Houston - menu - An upscale American grille. Read our recent blog post on Cullen's.

3. Potatoe Patch, 2020 FM 1960 East, Houston - menu - Home of the throw'd roll. Keep your head up or you may miss a hot roll coming your way.

4. Ristorante Cavour, 1080 Uptown Park Blvd., Houston,- menu - Housed in the Hotel Granduca featured here at Southpoint, with a rich Italian cuisine.

5. Droubi's, 7333 Hillcroft Street, Houston - menu - Great Meditterranean deli and bakery, with interesting grocery items. Enjoyed the chicken shawarma.

Breakfast at the Bistro in the Lancaster Hotel
6. The Bistro, Housed in the Lancaster Hotel featured here at Southpoint, dining selections with a Gulf Coast flair.

7. Goode Co. Barbeque, four locations - menu - Great Texas BQ, with famous pecan pie.

8. Quattro, 1300 Lamar Street, Houston - menu - Housed in the Four Seasons Hotel, with contemporary Italian dishes.

9. Pesce, 3029 Kirby Drive, Houston - menu - Great seafood selections from the creators of Carrabba's (now part of Outback).

10. Central Texas Style BBQ, 4110 West Broadway, Pearland - menu - 10 mouthwatering BBQ meat selections.

Of Note:
The BANK is now Voice Restaurant and Lounge housed in the Hotel ICON featured here at Southpoint.

Brennan's, 3300 Smith Street, Houston - closed and undergoing reconstruction after fire damage from Hurricane Ike. The manager and his daughter were injured in the fire. Here's how to help.
A rich flavor of New Orleans with live jazz, glad to hear it will reopen fall 2009.

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Posted by Carl Burnham at 11:58 PM
Edited on: Thursday, May 28, 2009 7:33 PM
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